Hounslow Social Action & Giving
Welcome to our Hounslow Social Action page run by Ealing and Hounslow Volunteer Centre.
Please find below a number of ways in which you can support the community during winter either by giving your time or by donating items.
Spread the word
Please help us to spread the word, pledge to help out and inspire others to take part!
Use the hashtag #HounslowGiving to share your good deeds and pledges on social media and don’t forget to tag us on our Twitter handle @Hounslowtweets or through our Facebook page below so we can thank you.
LBH PUBLIC HEALTH TEAM
COVID COMMUNITY CHAMPION
This role involves spreading important health messages about Coronavirus into the community. Anyone can become a community champion but it is helpful if you:
- have an understanding of the local community
- have access to informal communication networks
- speak community languages
sign up here
ROYAL VOLUNTARY SOCIETY
NHS VOLUNTEER RESPONDER
NHS Volunteer Responders has been set up by NHS England and Royal Voluntary Service, in partnership with GoodSam, to support the NHS and the care sector during the COVID-19 pandemic.
sign up here
HOUNSLOW MUTUAL AID
This Mutual Aid group has been set up to coordinate support in the London Borough of Hounslow during the Coronavirus pandemic at neighbourhood level. Our Facebook page has information about how to find and support your local groups.
KEY INFORMATION SHARING
Hounslow Council have developed a list of key support services to help those in need. We are asking people to please share the attachment in the link below to anyone who may be in need, as we hope this will help during times of difficulty or crisis. Thank you!
Key information to share
OUTDOOR SOCIAL ACTION
HERON WAY COMMUNITY ALLOTMENT
COMMUNITY ALLOTMENT SUPPORT
We can always do with a pair of extra hands to carry out tasks that the regular membership can’t tackle – this can be moving heavier items that requires a team, woodchipping, painting, planting, hedge trimming…
We also welcome new members to come and join us – they can come Sundays between 12 and 4 to have a chat and a look around – £25 PA membership
THE CONSERVATION VOLUNTEERS (TCV)
We meet on a weekly basis to take part in conservation activities. Get in touch with Pablo for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
LBH CLEANER GREENER HOUNSLOW
As part of Cleaner Greener Hounslow campaign, Hounslow Council have launched a programme of community volunteering to support residents to make Hounslow a cleaner and greener place to live. Environmental Champions will receive training and equipment and be fully supported in promoting the many community projects they organise. Email Alysse Strachan to sign up – email@example.com
HOME-START RICHMOND, KINGSTON & HOUNSLOW
FAMILY ACTIVITY BAGS AND TREATS FOR MUMS
We are planning to offer Activity Bags to our families, plus a little treat for the mums that we support. We trialled it over the summer and it was very well received so we would like to continue with monthly or bi-monthly deliveries.
BEDFONT LANE COMMUNITY CENTRE
CLOTHING BANK FOR BABIES AND CHILDREN
We are still busy at the centre helping people in need with babies & children’s winter clothing. The items are given FREE to people in need.
more information and how to donate
BRENTFORD FOOTBALL CLUB COMMUNITY SPORTS TRUST
VOUCHERS FOR HOUNSLOW YOUNG CARERS
Brentford FC CST runs a number of projects supporting young carers. This year they are asking for Sainsbury’s vouchers to put towards Christmas hampers for their young people. You can drop these off, post them directly or order them online to be emailed to Kathryn Sonczak, the project manager:
Hounslow Young Carers Project
Brentford FC Community Sports Trust
Half Acre House
37 Half Acre
Brentford TW8 8BH
DONATE A GIFT CARD
DONATIONS FOR FAMILIES
Please help local families in need this Christmas by making a reverse advent calendar in November! Simply add an item to a box every day and when you’re finished, take it to the collection box/trolley at Tesco Dukes Green Feltham or ASDA Feltham by Monday 7th December. Your donations will be distributed by Feltham Food Bank and Feltham Salvation Army to support local families this Christmas.
FOOD WITH LOVE
VOLUNTEERS & DONATIONS
We are looking for help with food prep daily from 2.00pm – 4.30pm in our kitchen facilities. We are also looking for formal volunteer drivers.
We need the following:
- Canned Beans and pulses (not baked beans) eg black beans, kidney beans etc
- Canned vegetables such as sweetcorn
- Dried herbs and spices for cooking
- Cooking Oil
Our address is 171 Thornberrry Road, Osterley, TW7 4QG for all donations and volunteers, thank you!
HOUNSLOW COMMUNITY FOODBOX
We are a volunteer run registered charitywhich provides emergency food and support and advice to those who are in need and live in the London Borough of Hounslow.
The Hounslow Community FoodBox is now operating from Rose Community Centre, Hawthorn Road, Brentford, TW8 8NT during the pandemic – please see opening times for collections and donations in the link below.
SUNSHINE OF HOUNSLOW
FOOD VOUCHERS FOR CARERS
Sunshine of Hounslow is a local community group supporting isolated men and women in the community through health and wellbeing activities and advice. We also support carers and those in need with food, either fresh from our allotment or ready prepared. We are asking for vouchers to supplement the food offer from our allotment. Contact Sharnjeet to support – firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you looking for a formal opportunity to volunteer? Browse our database on the right to search for and apply for volunteer roles!
more information about volunteering and sign up to get updates here
Please contact the friendly EHCVS Volunteer Centre team if you have any queries: