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Local groups to refer residents in need of a bike

  Ria Moore (pictured) who founded Pedal Back Cycles with her partner Nikky Redford   [ 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 […]

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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]   Edward Woods is providing culture-specific flavours to residents in need during the cold winter months 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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Coronavirus charity fund hits the magic £100,000 mark

[First printed by LBHF Council on 16 July, 2020] A sponsored bike ride has helped local charity UNITED in Hammersmith & Fulham reach £100,000 in grant awards to local frontline projects working to support residents in need during the pandemic. Engineering manager Jack Upcraft recruited a dozen cyclists to take part in a 245-mile stationary […]

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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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