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Big Hearts is a family focussed charity dedicated to supporting all generations within the community, targeting those families most in need. Our programmes are designed to have a real influence on those involved. We work closely with other organisations to support this including Alzheimer Scotland and Mentor Scotland.

Kinship Care

Our Kinship Care Programme was developed to support a real area of need within our community. Kinship Care arrangements are on the rise across Scotland and we seek to provide valuable support to these families.

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Big Hearts Supporters

The Big Hearts Supporters seeks to make a significant difference across our community by using the fantastic efforts and commitment of our Hearts’ fans.

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Football Memories

The project was launched two years ago and trains volunteers to spend time with people with dementia who have an interest in football, talking about teams and matches from the past and working with images and memorabilia to stimulate memories.

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Gorgie Smiles

Using a fantastic team of Big Hearts Volunteers, we are looking to give some time and care to the green space in the proximity of Tynecastle. The aim of these clean ups is to engage people in fun, positive tasks to improve the local area, and importantly community spirit.

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Big Hearts Care & Repair

Big Hearts is delighted to be working with Care & Repair Edinburgh to provide practical services to older and disabled people in South West Edinburgh, allowing them to lead independent lives at home.

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