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245-mile bike ride raises almost £3,000 for Community Coronavirus Fund

Jack Upcraft, local Engineering Manager, organised more than a dozen cyclists participating on stationary bikes and raised almost £3,000 for UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham’s Community Coronavirus Fund.   Andy Slaughter MP for Hammersmith & Fulham, and Patron of UNITED, celebrated the succes:   “What a fantastic achievement by Jack, Smart and 245 Hammersmith, rallying so […]

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The City Bridge Trust awards £180,000 for the development of UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham

  The City Bridge Trust, the City of London Corporation’s charitable funder, has awarded £180,000 to Hammersmith United Charities for the development of UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham as a place-based giving scheme in the diverse London borough. The project links those who want to support the community with local causes in-need that will best […]

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Thirteen more local projects benefit from COVID-19 grants

[As published by LBHF Council] Another 13 projects have been awarded grants from the charity UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham, working with Hammersmith & Fulham Council. The grants, made possible by the generosity of the public and local firms, will support frontline community activities to help residents in need during the coronavirus pandemic. But more help is […]

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130,000 people have been helped by charity drive

[As published by LBHF Council] As the grant distribution programme from the UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham charity enters its 10th week, it has made a difference to more than 130,000 people. Working together with H&F Council, the Hammersmith-based charity has been making fuss-free awards to frontline community groups supporting residents during the pandemic. This […]

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UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham pass almost £50,000 to local groups responding to coronavirus

[As published by LBHF Council] Almost £50,000 in donations has now been passed to groups helping the response to the coronavirus outbreak, thanks to the generosity of donors. New recipients of cash grants from UNITED in Hammersmith and Fulham, working with Hammersmith & Fulham Council, include a young carers’ support group and a project addressing […]

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Small tap, big change second quarter sees over £6,000 in donations

In its second quarter of operation (22 January– 21 April 2020), Hammersmith BID’s Small tap, big change campaign to help the homeless in Hammersmith & Fulham has received just over £6,300 for distribution to its partner charities. UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham is the charity partner, administering gifts. Small tap, big change has 15 registered […]

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Community groups get an extra £6,000 in coronavirus fight

[As published by LBHF Council] Thanks to the generosity of H&F residents and businesses, further grants have been made to support community groups in their efforts to get help to where it is most needed. More than £6,000 has been channelled to frontline organisations by the charity UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham in partnership with […]

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More community groups receive donations from UNITED in Hammrsmith & Fulham Coronavirus Response Appeal

[Pubished 21 April 2020, by LBHF Council] Another dozen community groups have benefited from emergency grants to help those on the frontline fight the effects of the coronavirus outbreak. Thanks to a surge in generous donations and the support of H&F Council, a further £10,085 has been distributed this week by local charity UNITED in […]

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1,000 Freelance Hours Made Available to Local Charities Seeking Professionals During Coronavirus Emergency

[16 April, 2020] UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham is delighted to share that Blume are offering 1,000 hours of free support to help local charities deal with the consequences of Coronavirus.  Experienced Charity Accountants, HR professionals, Fundraisers, Copywriters, and Office Administrators are all on hand to support you with pressing tasks including: Redoing your budgets […]

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Fever-Tree Gives £10,000 to UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham’s Coronavirus Response Appeal

[London, 15 April, 2020] Fever-Tree, the global premium mixer brand and one of London’s most distinguishable companies, is joining in the local fight against coronavirus.   The Company, whose head office is located in Brook Green, Hammersmith, has donated £10,000 to the UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham Community Coronavirus (Covid-19) Response Appeal.   The fund […]

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Humans of Hammersmith & Fulham: Coronavirus Edition

By Savraj Kaur, Executive Director 2020 kicked off to a positive start with the first installation of ‘Humans of Hammersmith & Fulham’ touring exhibition at our first venue, the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith. It included a launch party, hosted by UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham patron Lord Dubs, accompanied by laughter, flowing drinks and emotional exchanges. […]

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Another £8,000 awarded to local groups helping coronavirus response

Original post on LBHF Council website As the community pulls together to fight the coronavirus, eight more local groups have been awarded grants to help them respond to urgent need. An additional £7,800 has been paid by Hammersmith & Fulham Council and the charity UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham in a second batch of funding […]

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More than £12,000 awarded to local groups helping coronavirus response

Originally published on Hammersmith & Fulham Council’s website Hammersmith & Fulham Council and local charity UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham have awarded more than £12,000 to 13 community groups helping support residents during the coronavirus outbreak. The groups awarded the grants include pioneering Fulham substance abuse theatre group Outside Edge and youth charity Solidarity Sports. […]

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UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham Launch Community Coronavirus (Covid-19) Response Appeal

UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham Charity has launched a Community Coronavirus (Covid-19) Response Appeal. This enables local individuals, businesses and foundations across the borough to support local response.   The Appeal is in partnership with Hammersmith & Fulham Council, and is part of a coordinated effort with the voluntary sector to prevent and respond to the pandemic. 100% […]

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UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham Sign Funder statement on Covid-19

18/03/2020 UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham, along with a wider group of funders, recognise that the covid-19 outbreak is an exceptional event that will have an impact on civil society groups, and want to offer reassurance that we stand with the sector during this time. We wish to be as helpful as possible during the […]

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Lord Dubs Launches Humans of Hammersmith & Fulham Exhibit

‘Humans of Hammersmith & Fulham 2020’ is a unique photo exhibition tour presented by United in Hammersmith & Fulham. The charity hopes that it will take away prejudice and exclusion, and inspire belonging, discussion and sharing.   The exhibition, which is open for free at the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, was launched at a reception […]

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17 enthusiastic GoodGym volunteers run for UNITED’s Warmer Together initiative

Good Gym is a community of runners that combines regular exercise with helping local communities. The Hammersmith & Fulham group is made up of runners that stop off on runs to do physical tasks for community organisations and to support isolated older people with social visits and one-off tasks they can’t do on their own. […]

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UNITED supports business community’s homeless initiative

Small tap, big change is an initiative launched by Hammersmith BID aiming to combat challenges associated with homelessness exclusively in Hammersmith & Fulham; UNITED is supporting with the collection and distribution of funds.   Fixed donations of £2 per tap will be collected at contactless devices in pubs, shops and office buildings across Hammersmith town […]

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Is Compassion an Oudated Concept?

By guest blogger: Julian Hillman, United Trustee   Active compassion seems to be approved, nay required, across all the major religions.  In  both Islam and Christianity great emphasis is placed upon the giving of alms.  “Giving alms, or Zakah, to the poor is the third pillar of Islam”*.  The Good Samaritan parable in St. Luke’s […]

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Knitting Club with Mary

An Interview with Julie Cavanagh, Manager at SEAPIA by Lesia Parno-Kyryienko “At the age of eight, I arrived at Sands End on its opening day and I’m still here 49 years later as Manager! It started as a local mothers’ initiative, run by those who were looking for a place for their children to play […]

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