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Community groups welcome Ukraine Support Fund grants to assist refugees

Refugees found a friendly place to gather and exchange information at the Ukrainian Institute We’re so proud to be part of such a generous community. We have been overwhelmed by the incredible support for the H&F Ukraine Appeal, which raised more than £21,000 to give refugees from war-torn Ukraine support and a warm welcome in […]

A look back on H&F’s Big Christmas Day Lunch

Published by Hammersmith & Fulham Council, 19 January, 2023  More than 200 older residents enjoyed Our Big Christmas Day Lunch in Hammersmith thanks to donations from local residents and businesses. The guests – who would otherwise have celebrated alone – joined us at the Novotel London West hotel for a two-course festive feast, complete with live music […]

Festive fun brings community together at Big H&F Christmas Day Lunch

The 2022 Big H&F Christmas Lunch was a triumph. It was even more festive for being the first time we’ve been able to host this event for three years due to Covid. This lunch brought hundreds of community members together to celebrate Christmas with food, gifts and music at the Novotel London West hotel in […]

Help us bring Christmas lunch to 500 older H&F residents

Older residents enjoy their Christmas lunch in 2019 Published by Hammersmith & Fulham Council, 7 November 2022 Our Big H&F Christmas Day Lunch is back for older residents who’ll be alone on Christmas Day. With the generous support of residents and H&F Giving, Hammersmith & Fulham Council is again hoping to give up to 500 older […]

We’re helping local charities provide cost-of-living support

Founder of Solidarity Sports Sean Mendez (left) pictured with William McGranaghan, Founder of Dads House (right) Published by Hammersmith & Fulham Council, 27 September 2022 Hammersmith & Fulham Council has given £240,000 in grants to 36 local organisations helping residents with the cost-of-living crisis. Working in partnership with H&F Giving, the council’s Summer Household Support […]

H&F Ukraine Appeal is helping refugees rebuild lives

Tetiana and Tina were both driven from their homes in Kyiv by the constant bombing. Their stories of escaping Ukraine with their children are harrowing, and they suffer from ongoing anxiety and PTSD. They’re the lucky ones though – they had savings to fund their escape and both received assistance. They’re now living in Fulham […]

Supporting Ukrainian refugees

Published by Hammersmith & Fulham Council, 12 May 2022 We’re working to ensure that all arriving Ukrainian refugees are welcomed and supported as they begin to rebuild their lives within the borough. Everyone is welcome in Hammersmith & Fulham, especially those fleeing conflict, persecution, or humanitarian crisis. We’re working with H&F Giving and West London Welcome to create the H&F […]

H&F charity fund gives £200,000 to residents in need

Pictured left to right are Clare Hirons, Julie Cavanagh and Rosie Borgia in the new SEAPIA kitchen Published by Hammersmith & Fulham Council, 19 April 2022 A fresh wave of grant aid to grassroots projects means that more than £200,000 has now been distributed to local residents in need. The Household Support Fund channels government […]

H&F UKRAINE APPEAL: Help those in need

Published by Hammersmith & Fulham Council, 25 March 2022 Everyone’s welcome in Hammersmith & Fulham. That’s why we’re working to ensure arriving Ukrainian refugees receive the best support possible. We’re working with H&F Giving and West London Welcome to create the H&F Ukraine Appeal. The appeal will supply support, advice and items to refugees who […]

Exhibition capturing diversity of Hammersmith and Fulham returns after pandemic

Left to right, Kate Walter (curator), Gaia Bini (ex-social media), Savraj Kaur (Producer), Nahwand (photographer) via H&F Giving Published by SWLondoner, 25 February 2022 Asyia Iftikhar A touring exhibition celebrating the diversity of Hammersmith and Fulham has opened in Fulham Palace post-pandemic. The creative project was launched by Savraj Kaur, 38, executive director of Hammersmith and Fulham Giving, in […]