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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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Funding News – ARTiculate

What a great announcement! We have been awarded an ARTiculate grant by the Arts Council NI to work with young people in our area, encouraging them to build their own resilience skills through art activities. We will be working with Big Telly Theatre Co. to enable participants to explore soundscapes and become more attuned to their Inner Echo.

Social Enterprise NI Awards 2018

What a brilliant evening at the Social Enterprise Awards 2018, we had such a fabulous time. Congratulations to all the winners and highly commended.It was a fantastic night and even though we didn’t win in our category we did win the beautiful centrepiece!! It’s wonderful to see the inspiring work being carried out in this…
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