The hard work and commitment of the people who make Hockley Hustle happen, and everyone who buys a ticket, means that we are able to support some amazing charities.
The Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire based charity works tirelessly to prevent homelessness, help homeless people, and provide opportunities to some of the most vulnerable groups in our society. Their street outreach team provide incredible frontline support to our city’s rough sleepers.
Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum
This independent, voluntary organisation and registered charity offers refugee and asylum seekers in Nottingham with a safe space to acquire accurate information, fair and practical advice, as well as the support and friendship that we all take for granted.
Rethink Mental Health
Approximately one in four people in the UK experience a mental health problem each year. Rethink Mental Health directly support around 60,000 people who are experiencing difficulty every year, providing expert information, support groups and crisis services, as well as campaigning for national policy change.
The Nottingham and Nottinghamshire-based charity delivers education on healthy relationships to all areas of the community, in order to promote gender equality, prevent domestic abuse and sexual violence, and encourage healthy relationships. They also provide guidance and support to survivors.
Nottingham’s open-access day service provides the homeless and vulnerably-housed community with clothing, hot food, a warm shower and access to advice and support services. At this time of year, they are in desperate need of warm clothes and sleeping bags. Please bring anything you have spare along to the wristband exchange when collecting your wristbands.
Himmah Food Bank
According to the Trussell Trust, there are over a million people using their foodbanks in the UK. Himmah is a local charity set up to support families in Nottingham who may be struggling to put food on the table, by providing them with food parcels. Please bring nonperishable food goods to the wristband exchange when you collect your wristbands.