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With offices in the south stand of Easter Road Stadium, we worked in close partnership with Hibernian Football Club to harness the power and passion of football to make a real difference in people’s lives and within local communities.

Hibernian Community Foundation adds value and creates positive impact in the local community through our focus on health, fitness and wellbeing;

What we’ve been up to…

Latest News

23rd October 2014

Sports Filming and Photography Course

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Hibernian Community Foundation and Edinburgh College are starting our course on sports filming next Tuesday at Easter Road Stadium, from 1.30pm – 4.30pm. We’ll be at the Hibernian Learning Centre ( Kyle Bartley App), 1st Floor, South Stand. We still have three spaces left for the course. Interested? Contact us at info@hibernianinthecommunity.org.uk or call us on 0131 661 1903

 

21st October, 2014

Friday Technical Sessions resume after the October break.

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Young Hibees aged 5 – 14 years can develop their skills on our Friday afternoon Technical Centre at the Hibernian Training Centre in East Lothian.

Practice and develop skills with themed training sessions provided by our qualified Hibernian community coaches, learning new moves and developing their skills

Hibernian Training Centre: £5 per week – 2pm to 4pm, or pre-book a block of five sessions for only £20
Registered Hibs Kids are also entitled to a 10% discount!

To book your place on the Hibernian Technical Centre please call 0131 656 7062, or email greenshoots@hibernianinthecommunity.org.uk

 

 

30th September, 2014

New Training Courses Launched

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We are delighted to announce new training courses which will create learning opportunities and provide new skills and qualifications for people of all ages within the local community.
The Community Coaching course will allow participants to gain experience in sports and fitness coaching, including experience delivering sessions as part of the community football, schools, and Healthy Hibee programmes whilst the Filming, Photography and Website Design in Sport courses introduce students to opportunities for further study and employment in the Creative Industries, with special emphasis on sport.
We work with Edinburgh College to offer flexible IT courses to fit around individual needs while learning at their own pace with the support of tutors in a modern, friendly and well equipped environment and the new courses should prove beneficial and hopefully enjoyable for everyone taking part.

To find out more information on these courses Email:
info@hibernianinthecommunity.org.uk

 

11th September, 2014

Hibernian FFiT support Pat’s chosen charity – The Child Brain Injury Trust

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As part of the celebration of Hibernian Legend Pat Stanton’s 70th birthday at the match against Cowdenbeath, a team of Healthy Hibees and Football Fans in Training from Hibernian Community Foundation donned their FFiT strips and collected, inside the stadium, for Pat’s nominated charity, the Child Brain Injury Trust. (CBIT) and thanks to the generosity of both sets of supporters, collected a fantastic £639.59

The trust is an organisation that supports children, young people and their families affected by a brain injury and helps them to come to terms with what has happened. Every half hour, a child is affected by a brain injury as a result of an accident, stroke, poisoning or from illnesses such as encephalitis or meningitis. Unlike bones, scars and bruising, brain injuries may not heal and can have a devastating impact upon the life of a child and their families. This is where CBIT come in, helping to support and advise the affected family through their difficulties.

So thanks to everyone who dug out their spare change, went along to Easter Road Stadium and helped support Pat’s chosen charity on his special Birthday.

For more information about CBIT, click the link below.

http://childbraininjurytrust.org.uk/

You can still also donate via text. Simply send a message on your mobile to 70070 which says CBIT14 £10 (or whatever amount you’d like to donate). This will then be added to your phone bill.