What Your Support Means…to our friends in Syria

At Hands Up, we spend a huge amount of time making sure we know exactly […]

Singing for Syrians 2017 is here!

Singing for Syrians 2017 is here and we’re launching it in the House of Commons […]

Tickets are now on sale for Hands Up’s party: Syria, Food for Thought on 12th October – book quick!

Tickets are go – grab yours here Hands Up is back with a party this […]

The people behind Hands Up; the Board and the Team

THE TRUSTEES Amanda Ogilvie, Trustee Amanda is a charity and social enterprise solicitor at Bates […]

Cycling for Syria! These lads are taking on the challenge, raising money for Hands Up as they go…

Check this out people, Lucas, Adam and Lucas are cycling the length of the Pyrenees […]

Hands Up newsletter – June 2017

Here’s the latest newsletter with everything that Hands Up has been doing, from new partners […]

A fabulous community sponsorship programme taking shape for Syrian refugees

This is a prime example of people bothering to get up and do something and […]

Syria, Food for Thought – SAVE THE DATE

Brace yourselves people, because Hands Up has a party coming to town… get the date […]

In May we spent a few days on the Syrian Turkish border meeting partners and visiting projects…

Sitting in an office in London (or anywhere in the UK) it is hard to […]

While in Gaziantep in May, we had the opportunity to speak with one of the doctors we fund at a primary health clinic in southern rural Aleppo, this is what he had to say…

Gaziantep, 10th May 2017, 12:55pm While meeting with staff from SAMS office in Gaziantep, we […]

Hands Up for Art?!

We went down to Park Loft Studios today to drop off some MarmalAid for their […]

MarmalAid goes north

#MarmalAid sales are on in Little Dockray, Penrith at #marmaladeawards. Come and see us! 🍊 #penrithgoesorange #handsupfoundation […]

A letter to those who sang for Syrians in 2016 – raising over £140k!

Dear Singers, Thank you for all you did to raise money for some of Syria’s […]

MarmalAid – you spread on your toast, we’ll spread the love

Marmalade, the taste, smell and sight of it on toast conjures up different feelings for […]

This schoolgirl is raising money for Hands Up by shaving her head, we are VERY impressed!

Yeshe, in year six at Queen Anne’s School, is bravely shaving her head to raise […]

Leona Lewis sends a message for Singing for Syrians!

Hands Up – the latest, our first newsletter…

Dear all, We are very excited to send you Hands Up’s first official newsletter – it has […]

Dominic West is in for Singing for Syrians – are you?!

Click the image to watch…

The Flower Seller of Aleppo – a rare snapshot of life inside Aleppo

L’Institut Francais are holding a screening of ‘Farouk, besieged like me’ by Mouhassaron Mithli

Check l’Institut Francais’ website for tickets… In this deeply personal documentary, veteran Syrian documentarian Hala […]

A letter on how to help Syrian refugees

Dear friends, Many of you have been asking where and how you can help Syrian […]

Making MarmalAid in 2015

Check out this video of MarmalAid making by the very lovely people at North 19 […]

A story of marmalade and a tale of two trees

Damascus, March 2011 There are two trees of note in Beit Louisa, Bab Salaam, Damascus; […]

We had a Syrian Pop Up – throwback to our first Syrian Supper…

26th July 2012   Tonight we have our first Syrian pop-up restaurant. It is a […]