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The Hands Up Foundation

The Hands Up Foundation is a young, innovative charity which was set up by four British friends. Inspired by our time in Damascus, we want to remind our friends in Syria that they have not been forgotten. We believe in giving Syrians a hand up not a hand out and in the dignity gained by empowering local Syrian communities.

www.handsupfoundation.org Fundraise for us


Registered charity no. 1156491

Member since November 2020

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We've helped over 26,000 Syrians over the last year - with access to health and education

We've helped over 26,000 Syrians over the last year - with access to health and education

Numbers don't always paint the fullest picture, but there are real people behind each of them. It's so important to remember that.

Singing for Syrians saves Christmas!

Singing for Syrians saves Christmas!

Hands Up presents its sixth Christmas Carol Concert, an evening of festive cheer like no other. With an array of special and talented names joining us – Dame Edna, Katie Melua, Michael Morpurgo & other very special guests – our first-ever virtual concert will be full of beautiful carols, inspiring storytelling, and plenty of surprises, too!

Tune in at 6pm on Wednesday, 2nd December and get ready to be transported to an uplifting world full of Christmas merriment. The best part? You can enjoy it all from the comfort of your sofa! So, no matter where you are in the world or what lockdown-type measures are in place, join us for a memorable and spectacular evening.

Tickets are just £15 and are available online to purchase at https://events.handsupfoundation.org/

We’re also hosting a raffle alongside the concert, full of unique and stellar prizes, from exclusively designed Pooky lampshades to a bottle of 2012 Pol Roger Champagne. Visit www.givergy.uk/handsupfoundation to browse the list and buy your tickets!