Hoardinguk Ltd

Space,Time,Stuff: Destigmatising Hoarding-Covid19

HoardingUK,the only UK charity solely dedicated to hoarding behaviour,is hosting an arts event inviting those impacted to creatively express their experience of lockdown while challenging the stigmatising use of the word ‘hoarding’. Vibrant, vital people do not deserve to be treated like rubbish.

open_in_new https://www.hoardinguk.org

Registered Charity in England and Wales (1172719)

Campaign target

£5,000

Amount raised

£2,075

Time left

96 days

Donations

8

    Category

  • Arts/Culture/HeritageArts/Culture/Heritage
  • Health/WellbeingHealth/Wellbeing
  • Human Rights/AdvocacyHuman Rights/Advocacy

    Helping

  • General Public/HumankindGeneral Public/Humankind
  • People With DisabilitiesPeople With Disabilities
  • OtherOther

Location

United Kingdom

  • “You are not only improving my work with people who have hoarding behaviour, but have truly transformed my practice completely!”

    — Housing Professional

  • “You said I’d do this for me. You know what? I did.”

    — Woman with hoarding behaviour

  • ‘I’ve attended two local Recovery Colleges and I feel like we’re helping them to understand versus the other way around. I learned more from HoardingUK on ‘Holding Back the Years’ than both of those combined.”

    — Helpline caller

  • “HoardingUK has made this whole process much safer for me.”

    — Male Participant

Situation

Over 3 million people in the UK are estimated to be suffering with hoarding disorder. HoardingUK (HUK) provides a plethora of free information and holistic services which meet the needs of our beneficiaries, though a national helpline, advocacy, support groups, talks, safeguarding and signposting to other services. This list is not exhaustive. In addition to our website we have Facebook groups, social networks and host national conferences. Paid service include in-home support and training.

Solution

HUK provides personal and practical support to people impacted with/by hoarding disorder/behaviour to enable people to improve the quality of their lives and the safety of their homes. Vision: We aspire to transfer our skills and knowledge into the community in order to bring personal, practical and systemic change across the UK.