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Coleraine Football Club and the Hummingbird Project strike new mental health deal in a ‘Match of the Day’ partnership that aims to improve resilience and emotional wellbeing of local football fans

The Hummingbird Project, located in Portstewart on the stunning Causeway Coast in Northern Ireland, recently announced a new partnership with Coleraine Football Club which will see the Bannsiders support the award winning local social enterprise by promoting its mental health and resilience work with football fans and the local community. The announcement comes at a…
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Match of the Day: Coleraine Football Club and The Hummingbird Project strike a unique new mental health deal

It’s game on today (Friday, April 30th) for the elite sports team at Coleraine Football Club who have teamed up with the Hummingbird Project as part of its continued commitment to community engagement. The new partnership will see the Bannsiders support the award winning local social enterprise by promoting its mental ill health and resilience…
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Our 5th Birthday

16th of March 2021… This date feels significant for several reasons. It was exactly this date a year ago that we had our last “normal” day. We knew something was coming, we figured that we would have to close down for a couple of weeks, stay indoors and let this threat pass. Little did we…
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The National Lottery Community Fund

The Hummingbird Project to support Leaders with Lived Experience thanks to National Lottery funding We are celebrating after being awarded over £56000 in National Lottery funding to put people with lived experience of mental ill-health, and their carers, in the lead to achieve greater knowledge equity with their learned and practice experience colleagues. The new…
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Launch of Hummingbird Connect – a COVID-19 response for our community.

We are delighted to announce that The Hummingbird Project (an award winning local organisation) has today launched a new community referral service with Ballysally Focus on Family, Causeway Women’s Aid, Millburn Community Association, West Bann Development Hub and Cross Glebe Community Association We are all living in chaotic times where our personal resilience is being tested to the…
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The Inclusive Economy Partnership

Great News… The Hummingbird has been chosen to participate in the Inclusive Economy Partnership’s BOOST Programme. BOOST will be delivered by a unique partnership between the government, civil society and business; the Cabinet Office and DCMS are working with the Young Foundation and EY.  IEP aims to tackle the UK’s most pressing social and economic problems through cross-sector partnerships and by scaling organisations such…
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PwC GameChanger Update

PwC GameChanger update: Last week on the 28th of august the GameChanger participants had the pleasure of visiting Glenariff glens, in the beautiful landscape in the Antrim glens. there they completed an evaluation of the programme so far.James McAleese stated: “Emerging is a complex and harrowing set of back stories, a challenging mix of needs,…
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Training Continues…

Delighted to be delivering our Level 1 Emotional Resilience Training to members of staff from WD Meats Coleraine over two weeks in July and August. The participants unanimously agreed that gaining skills in building and maintaining resilience is the key to sustaining positive mental health. Thanks to Sharon Finlay for the welcome and we look forward to…
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The PwC Challenge 2019

We’re delighted to announce we have been chosen as the PwC Challenge Partner for 2019. Chosen by a panel of independent experts including Professor Siobhan O’Neill of the University of Ulster , over £40,000 will be donated to the programme designed to address Suicide Prevention in conjunction with the Bytes Project and Kippie CIC . Working with young people…
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An Evening with Amplify NI

We were delighted to be invited by Amplify NI to tell our story at their storytelling event to highlight the power that communities and people have when they come together to address social change. The night was truly inspiring and we hope that we contributed to the atmosphere with our vision to empower people to determine their…
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