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Supporting residents over the summer and beyond

Supporting residents over the summer and beyond The increased cost of living is continuing to have an impact on Hackney’s communities and by working in partnership with the Council, we have been able to distribute a further £75,000 to help. This

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Responding to the increased cost of living

Thanks to generous donations from businesses and individuals, Hackney Giving was able to make four grants this winter to help residents to deal with the increased cost of living. Funding from Hackney Giving contributed to the cost of Shepherdfold Ministry’s

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Earthquake response: support local communities affected

Help Turkish, Kurdish and Syrian people in Hackney Many Turkish, Kurdish and Syrian people who live in Hackney have been directly affected by the recent earthquake. Your donation can support these communities as they come to terms with the effects

Cost of living

The cost of living in the UK is continuing to increase, and with it, financial difficulties for many people. Higher prices for goods and utility bills are hitting many people hard and meaning that some are going without essential items

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Working with Hackney Council to tackle the cost of living

The rising cost of living is an increasing concern for people across the country. For many people living in Hackney, higher utility bills and fuel costs mean the difference between making ends meet and no longer being able to afford

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Business support for Hackney Giving: thank you Novicell

Our partnership with Novicell We’re excited that digital consultancy Novicell is helping us to understand and improve our digital engagement. Novicell approached Hackney Giving and offered to help because their staff team wants to make a positive impact in Hackney

Better Mental Health: £388,672 awarded

In September 2022, Hackney Giving awarded funding of £388,672.12 to nine local not-for-profit organisations supporting people living with complex mental health needs. The grants are funded by City and Hackney Public Health and the programme is being run in partnership

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Fundraising appeal: cost of living

The increased cost of living in the UK is making headlines. For many people living in Hackney, higher utility bills and fuel costs will mean the difference between making ends meet and no longer being able to afford essential items.

Pandemic programme evaluation findings

Hackney Giving distributed funding throughout the pandemic on behalf of the City and Hackney Public Health team: the Covid-19 Information Grants and Covid-19 Information Small Grants were a large part of our grant-making in 2020 and 2021. These programmes have

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Healthy meals on a budget

Hackney Young People’s University received a grant of £4,996 to run healthy eating sessions with young people. The group learned about different vegetables and the variety of ways they can be cooked and saw how to make healthy foods on

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