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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