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 @EHVolCentre or through our Facebook page below so we can thank you.

COVID RESPONSE

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

NEIGHBOURHOOD SUPPORT

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.

facebook page

HOUNSLOW COUNCIL

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

more information

THE CONSERVATION VOLUNTEERS (TCV)

10TH DEC - RIVERSIDE CLEAN UP

Duke of Northumberland’s Riverside Clean Up

Along Octavia Road, Isleworth, Hounslow TW7 6JN.

Volunteers will meet by the bridge.

Get in touch with Pablo for more information: pablo.alvarez@tcv.org.uk

MORE INFORMATION

LBH CLEANER GREENER HOUNSLOW

ENVIRONMENTAL CHAMPION

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 – alysse.strachan@hounslow.gov.uk

MORE INFORMATION

GOODGYM                                                   

COMMUNITY MISSION RUNNER

GoodGym runs are currently suspended but get in touch with them to register interest for post lockdown runs.

more information

HAMPER DONATIONS

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.

WISHLIST ITEMS                                          

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. 

If you have any of the items in the list below, they will be gratefully appreciated.
Please text or WhatsApp the centre on 07746 700711.
If you or anyone that you know is in need, please text or WhatsApp the centre on 07746 700711 and we will try and help you.

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                                   

REFUGE                                                                  

DONATIONS FOR HAMPERS

We are waiting for details but in the meantime you can donate directly to Refuge through the link below.

more information and how to donate

FOODBANK DONATIONS

FELTHAM FOODBANK

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. 

more information

FOOD WITH LOVE                                             

VOLUNTEERS & DONATIONS

Volunteering:

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.

Food Donations

We need the following:

  1. Canned Beans and pulses (not baked beans) eg black beans, kidney beans etc
  2. Canned vegetables such as sweetcorn
  3. Dried herbs and spices for cooking
  4. Cooking Oil

Our address is 171 Thornberrry Road, Osterley, TW7 4QG for all donations and volunteers, thank you!

more information

HOUNSLOW COMMUNITY FOODBOX

FOODBANK DONATIONS

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.

more information

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 – sunshineofhounslow@gmail.com

More information

ST PAUL’S & GOOD SHEPHERD FOODBANK

FOODBANK DONATIONS

On Monday mornings we’ll be accepting donations at St Pauls between 10-11.30am and running Foodbank at the Good Shepherd 1-3pm. On Wednesday mornings we’ll be open for both Foodbank guests and donations 9.30-11.30am.

more infoRMATION

Volunteer Database

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:

volunteering@ehcvs.org.uk