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Category: News

A New Board

Colin Flinn – our new Chair, spoke after our latest Board meeting – At our board meeting of The Hummingbird Project NI in our new premises at Portstewart. I’m honoured to be chosen a Chair of this project promoting mental health resilience. See the Hummingbird logo produced skilfully in wood by a Men’s Shed with whom we…
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Very Busy – A New Office

We have been quiet for the last few weeks because we have been super busy! Launched the first phase of our young people’s resilience building project, funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. We’ve already had some amazing sessions with a group of spectacular 8-11 year olds, co-designing and using their voices to help other young…
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Amplify NI Sessions

We have begun workshop sessions with Amplify on The People’s Accelerator. By joining the People’s Accelerator, we have the opportunity to develop our project in a supportive and fun environment; to be part of a community of people who share our commitment to tackling social issues and inequalities; to affirm our capacity to realise our idea,…
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Gala in Aid of The Goliath Trust

Our co-director Leigh Carey attended the magnificent Gala in aid of The Goliath Trust on the 11th April in the Europa Hotel, Belfast. Now and then, we have the privilege of meeting truly inspirational people but none more so than Senator George Mitchell. With our keen interest in the preventative ethos to ensure good emotional health…
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Funding News – Paul Hamlyn Foundation

We are excited and honoured to have been awarded the ideas and pioneers grant from The Paul Hamlyn Foundation. With this funding and support we will be doing ground-breaking work with children and young people to co-develop and create early intervention and prevention tools and workshops to strengthen their confidence, emotional resilience and coping strategies. We…
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Christmas with the Community Foundation

Many thanks to The Community Foundation for inviting us to be a part of your Christmas Celebration, was a proper festive, relaxed and hopeful evening.

Funding From UnLtd

Proud of us Hummingbirds to have won our pitch to receive Unltd funding to strengthen our connections with other inspiring professionals and make our training be the best in the recovery business. 2018 is going to be a cracker 

Why Work?

Had a great couple of weeks delivering our “Why Work?” program over 2 half day sessions to Network Personnel clients in Magherafelt, who have been struggling to overcome their work barriers and get confident and motivated to step into the world of work. The feedback from Network Personnel staff and the participants has been amazing, anyone interested…
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Social Enterprise Awards 2017

We are excited and honoured to be shortlisted in “One to Watch” category for the 2017 Social Enterprise Awards. When you are working hard to get funding, win contracts and gain respect as a new organisation, getting recognition from your peers that they believe in your vision and commitment is humbling and heart warming. Yay!!

Be Safe Be Well Men’s Shed

Visited the Be safe Be well men’s shed in Limavady yesterday to see their wonderful premises and chat about how we can work together to improve the lives of the men in our community. Exciting that they have a new shed opening in a few weeks in Portstewart!

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