tackling health inequalities in North West London
See Through Theatre Company
See Through Theatre Company,
Gospel Oak
Money raised through the Health Lottery
The Health Lottery scheme manages 51 Society Lotteries that operate in rotation and each represents a different geographical region of Great Britain.

Projects funded using money raised by healthHope

Total amount distributed to charities to date is: £1,372,438

ACTIVE COMMUNITIES

Active Communities is a funding programme which invests in local people and groups in communities with great ideas to make their communities even better.

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
Muslim Elders Group  Barnet £10,650  This existing two year project is the continuation of a Trust funded initiative which will deliver 80 weekly sessions for 30 socially isolated and widowed elderly Muslim women in Barnet, with 22 participants attending regularly every week. The sessions will consist of activities including exercise classes, arts and craft projects, basic English lessons, trips, speakers and the opportunities for socialising and chit-chat. Each session will finish with a hot meal served for lunch.
Sport at Heart Brent £24,730 This new 24-month project will deliver a weekly programme of activities for young children and families in a deprived area of Brent. Activities will range from drama to sports and other physical activities and will be based in local venues such as sports centres, outdoor play spaces and schools. Depending on local need the group hope to run two annual family fun days and additional provision in school holidays.
Akash Residents Association Camden £15,000 This new two-year project will provide a programme of activities tailored to the interests of elderly residents living in supported accommodation. It will include gardening, arts and crafts, exercise, day trips, a luncheon club, tea and coffee afternoons, a video club day trips. The aim of the project is to bring residents together as a group on a regular basis
See Through Theatre Company Camden £36,360 This two-year project is the continuation of an existing 10-month initiative, previously funded by the Trust, which aims to deliver a twice-weekly programme of singing, drama, dancing, story-telling and poetry for elderly people at the Queens Crescent Community Association (QCAA).
African Women Group Westbourne Park £1,200 This two-year project takes existing strands of activity delivered by the organisation and brings them together to form one initiative. The project will bring together refugee mothers from different communities, races and faiths living in Westbourne Park (North Westminster) and deliver sessions that improve community cohesion, increase English language skills and promote positive parenting skills.
Asian Women Lone Parent Association Camden and Islington £35,331 This new two-year project aims to deliver weekly sessional activities and develop a group of advocates to support Asian lone mothers in Camden. Participants will take part in weekly arts and crafts activities, and will be signposted to other local and mainstream support services. There will be an annual social and celebratory event.
London Tigers Football Club Marylebone £37,930 This new 24-month project will run weekly football sessions for 4 age groups; it will also run a multi-sport annual sports day for the whole community. The project will be based on the Lisson Green Estate, Westminster.
West Euston Partnership  Camden £16,715 This new 24-month project will build on the success of the existing community choir by developing a Music Hub at a community facility in the Regent’s Park Estate in Camden. The project will continue to deliver weekly community choir sessions, as well as four musical events each year that will showcase local talent on the estate.
Friends of Harlesden Town Garden Harlesden £20,990 This new two-year project aims to bring into community use a garden (Challenge Close, St Mary's Road Garden) that is a centre point for anti-social behaviour and make it a more pleasant and enticing space for all members of the local community to enjoy and participate in its on-going development. The project targets the whole of the community. It will also set up a gardening club which will include three 8-week training courses each year for up to 15 people.
The Harrow Women's Centre Ltd Harrow £16,894 This new two-year project aims to establish a sewing and enterprise project to equip local women from Black and Minority Ethnic and Refugee communities with practical skills, and knowledge to enable them to sell their products.
South Hampstead and Kilburn Community Partnership Kilburn £48,799 This existing two-year project aims to deliver accredited music technology courses and work experience in teaching music technology, culminating in an end of year music showcase. Information and Guidance (IAG) around employment, apprenticeships and education will also be provided. The project will target young people on the Alexandra and Ainsworth estate who are at risk of leaving school without any qualifications and those who are not in employment, education or training, and aims to address issues of unemployment, social or emotional isolation and low educational attainment or at risk of poor educational attainment.
Barnet Lone Parent Centre Barnet £21,326 To run weekly activity sessions (decided by participants) in Underhill Baptist for lone parents with dependent children. Each Sunday session will include art/craft activities and visiting speakers suitable for the whole family to enjoy.
Marylebone Bangladesh Society Marylebone £27,126 To run physical activity sessions and women only healthy cook and eat sessions for people from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, particularly the Bangladeshi community.
Tell it Parents Action Group Westminster £28,972 To develop and extend the existing drop-in service for parents in the Queens Park area of Westminster. Taking place at Tell It Parents Action Group, there will be 10 hours per week of activity including an English language conversation group, black parents support group and community choir.
Third Sector Media Queens Park, Harrow Road and Westbourne £6,854 To run creative media sessions for young people to raise awareness and understanding of their issues within the wider community and to promote community cohesion in the wards of Queens Park, Harrow Road and Westbourne
Westminster Bangladeshi Welfare Trust Westminster £30,939 To deliver exercise and fitness sessions and a drop-in club over two years in order to help relieve sickness and reduce isolation of older people (in particular from the Black and Minority Ethnic community) at Dryburgh Hall in South Westminster.
Al Bahdja Community Group   £11,580 An extension of existing activities and aims to maintain its ladies fitness classes which take place twice a week where toddlers are welcomed and to encourage newcomers to the classes.
See Through Theatre Company Gospel Oak £12,970 To deliver a twice-weekly programme of singing, dancing and acting out songs and stories in the style of the old musicals for 18 older people in the Gospel Oak area of Camden.
St Andrews United Reformed Church KIlburn £18,732 To build a network of 30 volunteers of all ages trained to build relationships with older people in Kilburn, conduct a listening campaign with older people and their families, agree a 3 point agenda on how services for older people can be improved and negotiate these improvements with local providers.
Third Age Project Camden £30,536 To recruit, train and support local volunteer peer befrienders in partnership with a large GP practice, a pharmacy, and existing Time Bank.
Creative Futures (UK) Limited Westminster £42,418 To facilitate a weekly drop-in for mothers and children aged 0-3, especially new mothers and babies under one, in north Westminster.
GOAL (Gospel Oak Action Link) Gospel Oak £27,320 To enable young people to design and lead estate-based sports sessions (including holiday provision) and a homework/revision club for younger children.
Henna Asian Women's Group   £29,996 To promote integration and cohesion in the community by providing weekly sessions of a social club offering arts and craft, mediation and massage.
Muslim Elders Group Barnet £14,200 To run 80 weekly sessions for socially isolated and widowed elderly Muslim women benefitting 30 women with 22 women attending regularly in Barnet.
Queen's Park Bangladesh Association Queens Park £26,814 To deliver fitness sessions for women and an elderly luncheon club in St Jude's Hall in Queen's Park.
Somali International Youth Development Harlesden and Stonebridge £8,450 To deliver a Football League-style tournament for the benefit of young people from Harlesden and Stonebridge areas, culminating in an awards ceremony.
Kentish Town Community Centre Barnet £49,820 To enable the group to run a volunteering and community development project for 42 local residents of the Dollis Valley Housing Estate in Barnet. The project will focus on young adults who are not in education, employment or training and new migrant families who are having difficulties settling.
Barnet Community Projects Barnet £25,000 To enable the group to run a volunteering and community development project for 42 local residents of the Dollis Valley Housing Estate in Barnet. The project will focus on young adults who are not in education, employment or training and new migrant families who are having difficulties settling.

LOCAL PEOPLE
The Local People programme takes a neighbourhood approach, engages local people and empowers them to address wider issues in their communities and neighbourhoods through collective action.

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
The Conservation Volunteers  Gospel Oak (Camden) £143,700 Over two years each of these projects will support communities in Gospel Oak (Camden) to develop their capacity to identify and implement the solutions which are best for them. TCV will facilitate a collaborative process which will reduce isolation, promote self-direction and personal resilience. The desired outcome of the projects is a community empowered to make decisions and take action resulting in a positive difference to their lives.
Youth Sport Trust   £149,700  

HEALTHY PLACES, HEALTHY PEOPLE - YEAR 2 and 3
Larger good causes partners who can have the greatest and most immediate impact. These initiatives are not supported by NHS funding.

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
The Conservation Volunteers   £60,000 The funding will bring the community together, tackle social isolation and loneliness and put local people in control of their own outdoor spaces.
Youth Sport Trust   £37,500 The project will work with schools and colleges to build confidence, support learning and improve the quality of life of young people under the age of 19.
Carers Trust   £46,855 To support carers and ensure they are making healthy choices about their own lives as well as the person they are caring for.
Children's Food Trust   £43,255 Provide cooking clubs as a practical, fun and hands-on approach to helping people learn and understand how to eat and live a healthy lifestyle.
Youth Sport Trust   £42,467 Support sports in schools and ensure health education is embedded into club activities and act as a catalyst to promote the wider health agenda in schools.

HEALTHY COMMUNITIES
Set up to address smaller and individual health and wellbeing issues that affect communities within our region, where getting the detail right really matters.

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
Barnet Community Projects Barnet £6,974 Provide young people aged 11 to 18-years-old with weekly activities to improve their understanding of healthy eating and to equip them with the skills to produce cheap and nutritious meals for themselves and others.
Breathe Easy Paddington Paddington £8,000 Deliver weekly exercise and alternative therapy sessions for people suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).
Kyu Yo Bu Shin   £8,554 Provide weekly activities including running, jogging, power walking and yogalates to engage with BME communities.
Westminster Bangladeshi Welfare Trust Westminster £10,000 To provide dance aerobic classes, involve the beneficiaries in running the service, improve their spoken English and promote active citizenship through volunteering opportunities.
Hear Women Organisation   £10,000  

HEALTHY PLACES, HEALTHY PEOPLE - YEAR 1
Larger good causes partners who can have the greatest and most immediate impact. These initiatives are not supported by NHS funding.

Organisation nameTown/CityAmountPurpose
Alzheimers Society   £22,548 Provide a full-time dementia support worker who will assess the needs of people affected by dementia and help them maintain their independence and sense of well-being.
The Conservation Volunteers   £27,932 Offer outdoor physical activity and participation in community-based environmental projects as part of an active group taking part in outdoor tasks.
Carers Trust   £46,801 To support carers and ensure they are making healthy choices about their own lives as well as the person they are caring for.
 
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