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News and Events from 2010

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.


December 2010
Gift Drive
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
VIP Awards

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.
read more

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.

12th August 2010
Volunteer Management Charte

London’s Volunteer Management Charter Signs up its 100th Organisation

1st - 7th June 2010
HFVC Celebrate Volunteer's Week 2010

Read all about HFVC Celebrations for Volunteers' Week 2010

25th May 2010
Young Entrepreneurs

Young Entrepreneurs Pitch their Ideas for Prizes

25th May 2010
London Marathon and HFVC

This year, clients from the Personal Best programme gave up their time to volunteer at this year’s London Marathon

13th May 2010
Seb Coe inspires Olympic Gold

Read all about Seb Coe's visit to HFVC


22th May 2010
Events4Youth Brentford Fayre

The Events 4 Youth team and Filipino Youth Foundation held their first solo event at the Brentford May Fayre

7th May 2010
Job Bus Drives Around H&F

HFVC took to the streets in an old fashioned Route Master London Bus to promote the Personal Best Project.

7th May 2010
Betfair do Garden Revamp

Betfair Volunteers spent the day at Deaf Plus ready to tackle their garden, which was in desperate need of a ‘garden-lift’.

9th Feb 2010
Boris Johnson Comes to Town

The Mayor of London meets Personal Best Volunteers in Hammersmith and Fulham.

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!