HCF Walking Football Team Participate in First Competitive Tournament

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The Hibernian Community Foundation Walking Football team took part in their first ever competitive tournament on Sunday 26 November.   The squad travelled up to Kirkcaldy to participate in their first competitive games as a team in the Raith Rovers Christmas Cup 2023.   A squad of 10 players, all aged over 50-years-old, ran out […]

Hibernian Community Foundation’s Christmas Appeal

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The Hibernian Community Foundation’s Christmas Appeal will see us serve a Christmas Day Lunch for 500!   The Foundation is delighted to announce that we will once again be bringing warmth and cheer to the local community as we feed over 500 people from Easter Road Stadium on Christmas Day.   In addition to the […]

Foundation to tackle loneliness through the SPFL Trust’s Festive Friends campaign

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Hibernian Comunity Foundation are bringing Christmas cheer, kindness and compassion to older people in the community by taking part in the Festive Friends programme this year.   Festive Friends is a brilliant opportunity for clubs to give back to their local communities.   41 SPFL associated community trusts & clubs will work with local partners […]

Foundation Provide HTC Tour to Team United Player

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The Foundation was delighted to offer one of our Team United players an exclusive tour of Hibernian Training Centre on Monday 6 November.   16-year-old Stephen Lawson was invited along to HTC to participate in a tour of the training facilities and watch the First Team train ahead of their cinch Premiership fixture against St. Mirren […]

Hibs SOS: Ger Freedman Roundup


‘Supporting Our Supporters,’ a monthly mental health drop-in, is one of the diverse outreach programmes run by Hibs Community Foundation. Organised by fans who’ve completed the 12-week ‘The Changing Room’ sessions run by SAMH at Easter Road, SOS regularly invite guest speakers. October’s meeting welcomed Ger Freedman, the Chairman of Leith Athletic, who also played […]

Recruitment: Football Development Officer

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The Foundation is recruiting a Football Development Officer, please find the details below.   Football Development Officer: Contract: Fixed Term – 12months Hours: 37.5hrs Salary: £22-24k DOE   Hibernian Community Foundation are seeking applications from individuals who are enthusiastic, energetic and passionate about working with children and young people whilst also making a positive impact […]

October’s SOS: Ger Freedman

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Supporting Our Supporters, the mental health drop-in run by the Foundation, is pleased to announce a special forthcoming event. As well as providing a safe space for men to share issues and receive support, these monthly meetings have also invited keynote speakers, with John Hughes and Brian McDermott being welcomed previously. October’s SOS meeting will […]

Rich Gilchrist’s Story

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My symptoms began to manifest when I was much younger, when my family was living in Leicester. I’d always feel uncomfortable in social situations; I suppose I may have been a little autistic. I was referred to CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services), but I didn’t want to feel different or singled out. The […]

Foundation Provided Office Furniture by ReWORK


The Community Foundation office was supplied with furniture by ReWORK, as we continue to expand our team.   ReWork is the furniture re-use scheme which entwines the ethos and values of its creator, Workhorse Group, by supporting communities nationwide by donating furniture free of charge to charities and community hubs.   As the Foundation’s team […]

Successful Community Foundation Matchday

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The first Community Foundation matchday of the season was an incredible success, with funds being raised as we showcased various Foundation led programmes!   Saturday’s home tie against Dundee allowed us to present the programmes that we run across the Foundation whilst raising funds for our Community Outreach and Football for All provision.   We […]