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Our Mission

Big Hearts Community Trust is a non-profit based in Gorgie, South West Edinburgh.


We are the charity of Heart of Midlothian FC and we believe in the power of the Club’s crest to reach out and engage with people most in need of support.


As part of our strategic direction 2021-2024, Big Hearts work closely with partner organisations, local authorities and football supporters to help individuals live a safe and fulfilling life.  [Find out more]


By 2024, we are committed to:

– understand people’s needs first to offer them the appropriate support that will improve their life circumstances.

– build & deliver activities addressing the main challenges faced by adults and children in South West Edinburgh.

– act as a proactive a facilitator between local organisations, available resources and the communities we serve.


Our programmes are designed around 3 areas:

Mental Health: delivering bespoke advice and peer-support promoting positive mental health at all ages.

Social connections: offering a safe and welcoming environment to build meaningful social connections.

Equal opportunities: creating opportunities to access essentials for a brighter future, regardless of background.