7th and 9th of December 2010
Disney's Christmas Cheer!
On the 7th and 9th of December this year, two teams of employees from Disney worked in partnership with the H&F Volunteer Centre to put on festive Christmas parties for elderly service users at Bishop Creighton House.
21st – 24th October 2010
HFVC at European Conference
Delegates from all over Europe descended on Athens, Greece for the 19th European Workshop on Voluntary Action from the 21st – 24th October. This year’s theme was ‘Strengthening the Voice of Active European Citizenship’ and took place at the beautiful Titania Hotel.
The Hammersmith and Fulham Volunteer Centre have once again worked very closely with different organisations and businesses to secure presents for those much in need at the Christmas time period. Fantastic support came from Fulham Cross Girls School and Creative Arts Agency who helped wrap the presents.
30th September 2010
Breakfast Networking Meeting
“Engaging with the corporate sector” was the theme chosen to reignite the breakfast networking meetings, which took place at the Jury’s Inn hotel, Imperial Wharf on 30th September 2010.
Nearly 20 delegates attended the meeting which included a speed networking session in the morning as an ice breaker and networking ‘starter’. This proved to be very successful as many people were enjoying it.
29th October 2010
Volunteering at Fulham Palace Gardens
This year’s Make a Difference Day took place at Fulham Palace Gardens. Staff from Hammersmith and Fulham Brent, Hillingdon as well as volunteers all came together on the 29th October as our contribution to Make A Difference Day.
26th November 2010
Friday 26th November saw the West London V-Involved Team pay tribute to a group of tireless young volunteers who were honoured at a VIP Awards Ceremony at the Hammersmith Town Hall.The Glitzy Oscars themed Ceremony complete with Red Carpet featured almost 70 volunteers from across West London aged between 16-25 years receiving awards for the voluntary work they had done.
13 May 2010
Marion Schumann, HFVC's Director interview
As the central hub for the voluntary sector in the borough, GREG BURNS caught up with Marion Schumann, director of H&F Volunteer Centre, to find how the area is coping.
20th August 2010
Teenagers touched by families devastated by knives and guns
Families and friends left devastated by losing loved ones to knives and guns spoke at an emotional event aimed at steering youngters away from a life of crime. More than 600 young people attended the Make A Stand day in Ravenscourt Park, Hammersmith. Read More.
3rd March 2010
Events 4 Youth Launch
Hammersmith & Fulham Volunteer Centre's new innovative Big Lottery – Funded project 'EVENTS 4 YOUTH'
22nd and 23rd Feb 2010
Betfair and Forward Mental Health
Betfair find its good to swap spreadsheets for paint brushes with the help of Works4U!