Category: News

Our response to End Child Poverty’s latest figures

This week, the End Child Poverty coalition released their latest child poverty figures which reveal the shocking truth that in some parts of the UK, more than half of children are living in poverty. In real terms, this means living in households which have an income below 60% of the median household income. Some of…
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Could you change the way 1000’s of Londoners fight debt?

Do you know how it feels to be in debt? Do you want to make it easier for other people to escape debt, and to build secure financial futures? If this sounds like you then Toynbee Hall would like to invite you to be a part of the Fairer Finance Panel. The panel will: Let…
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Short Changed – New report calls for a bank account for every young Londoner

London Assembly launch a new report, looking at the financial health of Londoners. Yesterday at City Hall, The London Assembly launched a new report titled Short Changed: the financial health of Londoners which looks at why many Londoners are finding it hard to access quality and affordable financial services despite London being a leading global…
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£21,638 raised during the 2017 Big Give Christmas Challange

We are absolutely thrilled to have raised an amazing £21,638 during the 2017 Big Give Christmas Challenge, a week-long challenge that allows every donation given towards our youth project, Make it!, to be doubled. The figure was made up of just over £10,000 of online donations, which were matched by the fantastic people at Proms…
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Could you change the way 1000’s of Londoners fight debt?

Do you know how it feels to be in debt? Do you want to make it easier for other people to escape debt, and to build secure financial futures? If this sounds like you then Toynbee Hall would like to invite you to be a part of the Fairer Finance Panel. The panel will: Let…
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Success for Toynbee Hall’s pro bono partners at 2017 LawWorks Awards

Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton, one of the pro bono partners supporting our Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC), emerged triumphant at the 2017 LawWorks Pro Bono Awards. We are absolutely delighted to announce that Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton, one of the pro bono partners supporting our Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC), emerged triumphant at…
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The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2017

Double your donation and help us raise £25,000 for young people this Christmas! Donate to Toynbee Hall on theBigGive.org.uk from 12pm on #GivingTuesday 28th November and your donation will be doubled! For the fourth year running, Toynbee Hall is taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge, raising funds for our youth mentoring project Make it! During the challenge…
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Inspiring communities making positive change

3 More Things I’ve Learned – During a couple of days of inspiration, ideas and energising conversation Toynbee Hall CEO, Jim Minton, reports back on what he learned at the recent Locality17 Conference and The London Conference. Working with people and communities facing challenges, it can be hard sometimes to keep a sense of optimism.…
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Bengali Innovators of Toynbee Hall

New exhibition highlights the role of the Bengali community in shaping Toynbee Hall as we know it today. Since the 1970s the Bengali community have contributed greatly to the work of Toynbee Hall. One priority of Toynbee Hall’s current heritage project is to capture the stories of the key influencers in the Bengali community who…
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