Hounslow Giving, Empowering Communities

Hounslow giving is a new platform for ‘giving’ to the local community; Hounslow Giving aims to bring in additional resources and enable more effective use of existing resources.

Hounslow Giving built on; extensive local knowledge and encourages a stronger sense of community. And more than giving money; it includes traditional volunteering, individual and corporate, time banking, befriending and community activism. Everybody has something to give.

Business

Giving as a business The business of giving in the Borough of…

Individuals

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The Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise Sector (VCSE)

There are 700 VCSE organisations in the London Borough of Hounslow providing services across all sectors inc. youth, arts, education, environment, homelessness, health & wellbeing.

Why loneliness?

  • Loneliness is associated with an increased risk of developing coronary heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure – equivalent of smoking 15 cigarettes a day
  • Lonely people have a 64% increased chance of developing clinical dementia, depression and suicide among the older community
  • Loneliness and social isolation are harmful to our health: research shows that lacking social connections is as damaging to our health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day (Holt-Lunstad, 2015)

Isolating loneliness

Why loneliness? Hounslow Giving conducted a feasibility study in the Spring of…

Would you like to learn more?

Hounslow Giving believes that everyone can give money, time, space, ideas & networks to help change lives for the better. For more information please contact Parule on 075381 55535 or send us an email.

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