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  We understand that the pandemic has stretched local non-profit groups immensely, and a few extra pairs of hands and skilled volunteers or advisors can help a lot. That is why, with less than one month to go until Volunteers’ Week 2021, taking place 1-7 June, we’re encouraging groups to sign up to potentially be […]

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Six local residents named as part of newly launched community grants panel

Photojournalist Cinzia D’Ambrosi and visually impaired campaigner Ramona Williams are among six local residents who have joined UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham’s new Community Grants Panel which pilots distributing decision making power to local people. The place-based giving scheme’s first ever community panel will receive full training and go on as a group to make […]

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Local frontline charities receive £130,000 from our Winter Wellbeing Fund

[First published by LBHF Council on 1 April 2021] Another wave of grant aid to grassroots projects assisting local H&F residents during the pandemic means that more than £133,000 has now been distributed. A further £50,000 has been paid out this month by the Winter Wellbeing Community Fund, set up by Hammersmith & Fulham Council and […]

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Women’s domestic violence charity gets £10k grant

[First published by LBHF Council on 19 March 2021] A £10,000 grant to London charity Advance is helping to change attitudes and make Hammersmith & Fulham a safer borough for women. The grant from the charity UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham and H&F Council supports the work of an organisation set up in 1998 to campaign for […]

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UNITED begins search for new Chair as Kevin McGrath stands down

UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham Chair Kevin McGrath DL OBE has stood down after driving significant growth of the place-based giving scheme.  Kevin first became involved with UNITED in the early discussions in 2014/15 and was invited to asked to become the first Chair of UNITED with a personal mission to take the vison from HUC […]

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Hammersmith debt advice charity and nine other groups get cash boost

[First published by LBHF Council on 4 March 2021]   Local groups to benefit from the latest wave of H&F Winter Covid Fund grants include a debt advice and support service for borough residents. Crosslight, which is supported by St Paul’s church, Hammersmith, was set up nearly a decade ago to give help and information […]

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Local groups to refer residents in need of a bike

[First published by LBHF Council on 27 January 2021] Refurbished bikes are being offered in a bid to encourage more of us to cycle safely around the borough. A partnership between a Fulham bike shop and a  local charity is spearheading an ambitious project to make professionally restored bicycles available for free. Made possible by […]

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£10,000 in grants have been paid to local families thanks to H&F’s Winter Wellbeing fund

[First published by LBHF Council on 22 January 2021] Nearly £10,000 has been paid out in the last week to support families and children in Hammersmith & Fulham. The money will directly help grassroots projects in the borough, supplying food and other essentials to those most in need, with one of the awards assisting the […]

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Hammersmith HIV charity delivers emergency food parcels to those in need

[First published by LBHF Council on 22 January 2021] Fifty local residents most at risk have received emergency food parcels as a result of a Hammersmith & Fulham charity fund. Home deliveries coordinated by the River House Trust have been made to older people in the borough who are living with HIV. It is one […]

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UNITED administers £75,000 of LBHF awards at time of year when many charities run low of cash

[First published by LBHF Council on 24 December 2020] In only three weeks, a fund set up by Hammersmith & Fulham Council to support the efforts of community groups to help children and families in need has distributed £75,000 in grants. The Winter Wellbeing Community Fund turns government aid money into grassroots help for those struggling […]

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The H&F Big Christmas Lunch will feed 500 older residents – thanks to your donations

[First published by LBHF Council on 23 December 2020] More than 500 older local residents are looking forward to a Christmas meal after the UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham charity met its target to raise £16,000.  The operation has truly brought the community together. Working with Hammersmith & Fulham Council, the charity has raised the […]

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Seven more community groups share latest funding from our Winter Covid charity appeal

[First published  by LBHF Council on 11 December 2020] A generous grant is allowing a community centre to provide culturally tailored meals to those forced to isolate as a result of the pandemic. A £1,000 grant from the UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham charity, working with Hammersmith & Fulham Council, means the Edward Woods community centre […]

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QPR FC Women are delighted to announce their new shirt sponsor UNITED in Hammersmith and Fulham

[First posted by QPR 09/12/2020] The new partnership will see the UNITED in Hammersmith and Fulham brand displayed on the front property of QPR FC Women’s home strip and training kit this season. UNITED in Hammersmith and Fulham is a local charity that believe that everybody has something to offer. They get behind community activities […]

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UNITED’s first rapid awards bridge the digital gap

[First published by LBHF Council on 23 November 2020] More than £8,000 in grants has been sent to local groups responding to the winter Covid-19 lockdown, including support for volunteers supplying reconditioned tablets and laptops to low-income households. The money has come from the charity UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham, working in partnership with Hammersmith […]

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Grants available to support London focused local groups through Lockdown 2.0

A number of grants are available this winter, including our H&F Winter Covid Fund, and through London Community Response . It is recommended that groups responding to coronavirus in the community apply today as funding is limited. The H&F Winter Covid Fund We have partnered with H&F council to offer grants of £100- £1,000 to […]

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Local media company and partner with UNITED to battle holiday hunger in Hammersmith & Fulham

Hours before the half term was set to begin, UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham received a call from Immediate Media of Brook Green. The team wanted to use their unused site café to prepare extra meals for those who had fallen through the gaps. The pair set to work and have reached a total of […]

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Hammersmith BID and UNITED continue fundraising for Homeless Community

UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham is delighted to continue supporting Hammersmith BID’s Small Tap Big Change initiative, aiming to combat challenges associated with homelessness exclusively in the borough.   Despite some success in housing people on the edge, London’s homelessness crisis has deepened since the beginning of COVID-19. Money will be raised online and by […]

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Vacancies for a Community Grants Officer and Trustees

We are interested in hearing from people from diverse communities, who reflect our local area. We are also keen to hear from first time Trustees. Volunteer Trustee Role Description Community Grants Officer Job Description

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Black Lives Matter at UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham

Recent events in the USA have put a much needed spotlight on global racial injustice, and shown that ethnicity can literally be a matter of life and death. We at UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham have set out a series of actions to play a stronger part in eliminating inequality and prejudice every day.   […]

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UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham Issue First Ever Annual Impact Report

As we release our first ever Annual Impact Report (March 2019-20) we are incredibly proud of our achievements. We have had to flex, change and be responsive with the times and have big plans to continue a long way. A full pdf copy is available for download here.

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