Call for volunteers to join furniture team

Hub4stuff is appealing for additional volunteers as it expands its service to save furniture from heading to landfill and help alleviate furniture poverty in the area. Hub4Stuff was set up last March to redistribute unwanted furniture to low-income families in the Gosport and Fareham areas. In its first nine months Hub4Stuff saved more than 17 […]

Hub4Stuff awarded grant from Hall and Woodhouse

Hub4Stuff is celebrating a sucessful start to 2023 with the award of a grant from the Hall and Woodhouse Community Chest. Founders Alyson Marlow and Fiona Cooke received the award at a celebration evening hosted by the family brewer and pub chain Hall and Woodhouse. Every year the fund receives hundreds of applications with the […]

Making an impact

The first few months of Hub4Stuff have been busier than the founders ever imagined and a round up of figures illustrated the importance of the service it is offering in the Fareham and Gosport areas. Since setting up in March 2022 the organisation has saved more than 17 tonnes of furniture from landfill – and […]

Hub4Stuff celebrates National Lottery funding

Hub4Stuff is celebrating today after being awarded funding from The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK. We will use its funding to support our mission to give furniture a second chance with the grant helping towards the costs in collection furniture from generous donations and delivering to those […]

Successful start for Hub4Stuff

It’s been a busy start for Hub4Stuff with some incredibly generous donations from the community. Our storage space is now well-stocked with essential furniture items for those in need and we are starting to get our recycling projects underway. Our donation-based van service has also proved popular with the local community and it has been […]

Trustees appointed at Hub4Stuff

Hub4Stuff has appointed its first four trustees as plans for the charity gather pace.  Tom Bryant, Fiona Cooke, Alyson Marlow and Patsie Ruzewicz have joined forces as founders of the new charity which will be operating initially in the Fareham and Gosport areas. All four live in the area and share a commitment to preventing […]

Premises secured for new charity

Hub4Stuff is set to be operating in the heart of the community having signed up to lease space at Bridgemary Methodist Church in Bridgemary. Trustee Fiona Cooke said the location was ideal for the charity and the space would enable Hub4Stuff to begin its upcycling projects and practical training courses. “We were looking for somewhere which […]

Van delivery

Hub4Stuff had taken delivery of its first van and launched its donation-based van removal service. Trustee Tom and his team will be offering the service throughout the Fareham and Gosport areas with all donations going to run the new charity. “Having the right transport is vital to our work in the community,” said Tom. “We […]