Supporting vulnerable people

MRS Independent Living helps people from communities that have been marginalised and excluded, take action and find solutions to challenges they are facing. The organisation received project funding from Hackney Giving for their Side By Side project. The funding for

Providing food and supplies

Hackney Giving funded Turkish Cypriot Community Association (TCCA) through its coronavirus response round. TCCA is the biggest Turkish-speaking charity in the country and has been supporting older people since 1976. At the start of the pandemic, TCCA started to receive calls

Funded projects

Puppetry for young people

Activiteens was set up in 2004 to relieve the needs of disadvantaged young people by providing out-of-school clubs, mentoring services, day and overnight trips and vocational training courses. They successfully applied for a grant from Hackney Giving during the pandemic to run a puppetry project to support the wellbeing of young people from the Orthodox […]

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