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Electric rejuvenated
Mary Seacole Park

A forgotten park was brought back to life for the hundreds of local residents who used it every day by a group of volunteers from General Electric (GE).
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Works4U lead Corporate
Discussions at the UN

At the 5th international conference ‘Volunteerism – Avenue for Social Transformation’, in the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), Works4U led discussions around corporate volunteering, social entrepreneurship and social innovation.
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Disney and Works4U working together to help launch a new youth project in Lime Grove Estate, Shepherds Bush.

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Disney brings Christmas spirit to Bishop Creighton House

It has now become a Christmas tradition, for employees from Disney (known as VoluntEARS) to give up some of their time to host Christmas parties for the residents of local care home for the elderly
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IGT paints the office red (and blue and white)

Gaming technology provider IGT were happy and enthusiastic participants of the latest community challenge organised by Works4U repainting the offices of community radio station Bang Radio (We Are Bang).
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CSP Volunteers Hard Work at St Luke’s Hospice
An enthusiastic and committed volunteer team from CSP exceeded everyone’s expectation by helping to transform the front garden and car park of St Luke’s Hospice.
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Disney Community Challenge at St. Vincent's Care Home

Disney voluntEARS, from their Digital Distribution Team, set to transforming St Vincent’s House Care Home, into Central London with their London Icons mural
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Disney Volunteers Paint Hestia Care Home

20 enthusiastic and raring to go volunteers from Disney’s Finance and Accounting teamwere tasked with painting a care home for young people with mental health issues in East Putney.
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Works4U at Business 4 Better Exhibition

In July, Works4U exhibited at the Business4Better exhibition in order to start conversations with businesses
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Diageo team completes challenge at School
The positive contribution we can make to lives, communities and the environment through good business is important to our long-term success
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Grand Opening of Tudor Rose Children’s & Community Centre

Works4U played a large part in organising the opening of the brand new children’s centre.
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Disney Christmas Party at Bishop Creighton House

This December, Works4U brought together Disney and Bishop Creighton House to participate in their 3rd annual Christmas Party
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Betfair & Hammersmith Academy Futsal Coaching Challenge

Taking pride in the communities in which we live and work is at the heart of how we do business.
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Responsible Citizenship: Integral to Success
GE complete Normand Croft Community School Garden Revamp

Relaunch of 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.

Multi-Sector Partnership Benefits Local School

On Tuesday, 10th August, the voluntary, private and statutory sector came together to work on a project at Normand Croft Community School.
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Thumbs up to Betfair for Garden Revamp
Betfair Volunteers spent the day at deafPlus ready to tackle their garden, which was in desperate need of a ‘garden-lift’.
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Swapping spreadsheets for paint brushes is good for Metal Health!
Read about Betfair's latest corporate volunteering project with WORKS4U, at Forward Mental Health!
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Betfair challenge at Loftus Road
14 staff from Betfair were in for a shockwhen they were challenged to revamping a garden in Shepherds Bush.
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DfWP challenge at Bridge Academy
On Thursday 26th November a group of senior managers from the Department of Work and Pensions joined young learners at The Bridge Academy to begin building a small market garden. 
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Disney challenge at HAFAD
HAFAD works towards the empowerment of all disabled people, especially young people. Their building is regularly used for various activities and a major ‘paint-lift’ was needed to create a fresh feel to the organisation.
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Starwood Hotel Group at St Vincents Care Home
The Sheraton and Le Meridien Hotels (part of the Starwood Group of hotels) continue their unbeaten track record of helping local communities, this time with 2 projects helping some of the most vulnerable people in H&F.
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Orange RockCorps at Hounslow Urban Farm
This year HFVC teamed Orange Rockcorps with Hounslow Urban Farm, an educational and recreational farm where children can learn about a variety of different animals. The farm also offers work experience to young people.
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Disney Christmas celebrations
Volunteers from Disney had a busy Christmas period in Hammersmith and Fulham, having participated in 4 Christmas parties and donating boxes of gifts to our annual Christmas Gifts Drive. The Community Affairs Team and Works4U worked together to organise 4 Christmas parties for 3 local organisations.
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UB Christmas party at Cricklewood Homeless concern
United Biscuits, led by team leader Visda Scott, delighted 80 service users from Cricklewood Homeless Concern with a lavish Christmas lunch and celebrations. The presents they put together were amazing and full of wonderful things
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Christmas Gifts Drive
In spite of the credit crunch still affecting many businesses, and the amount of charitable giving supposedly on the decrease, HFVC had a very successful Christmas Present Appeal.
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Works4U Launch
Works4U launches to local businesses in style.

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