WE GIVE LOCAL CHARITIES, VOLUNTEER ORGANISATIONS AND COMMUNITY GROUPS THE HELP THEY REALLY NEED.

Hull and East Yorkshire are packed with the good intentions of charities facing a wide variety of challenges, who often just need that little bit of extra support to meet their goals.

At Smile we’re dedicated to bringing those good intentions to life. And, since our launch in April 2009, we have been delivering collaborative services to strengthen existing services, empower charities to strive to deliver more and developing new facilities for the benefit of people across Hull and East Yorkshire.

We have become the place people know and want to come for guidance, advice and support on all things charitable. Every month we get calls starting with: “Do you think you could…?” And on most occasions, we can!

To join our Smile community, please fill out a membership form on Smile’s Vault website. The information we collect will give us an insight into your current position, funding, skills and resources, and will inform us what areas of your organisation could do with more help. We will never share this information with anyone else. We promise.

  • UNDERCOVER SUPPORT

    UNDERCOVER SUPPORT

    UNDERCOVER SUPPORT Sport With the unpredictable UK weather many of our budding sporting stars get drenched and freezing cold waiting on the side lines as substitutes. With funding from Williamsons Solicitors, Smile has provided [...]

  • OUR CHARITY SURGERIES

    OUR CHARITY SURGERIES

    OUR CHARITY SURGERIES Thanks to the support of Smile events and local businesses we are able to deliver Charity Surgeries for a variety of local charities and community groups. Surgery appointments can focus on a [...]

  • SPRINGHEAD FOOTBALL CLUB

    SPRINGHEAD FOOTBALL CLUB

    SPRINGHEAD FOOTBALL CLUB Sporting Sparkle Smile were tasked with finding local projects for Graham and Lagan Construction Group to work with whilst developing the Siemens site. We sourced the first project within two months [...]

  • COMMUNITY AWARDS

    COMMUNITY AWARDS

    COMMUNITY AWARDS Celebrating success We work with Mail News and Media and a number of local community champions to celebrate all things great, here in Hull and East Yorkshire. We are delighted to help [...]

  • SARGENT ELECTRICAL

    SARGENT ELECTRICAL

    SARGENT ELECTRICAL Winter Grants In 2015/16 we introduced Winter Grants funded by Sargent Electrical, a family-run business and major partner of the Smile Foundation, who see the true value in our approach to community [...]

  • EDUCATION THROUGH INSPIRATION

    EDUCATION THROUGH INSPIRATION

    EDUCATION THROUGH INSPIRATION Our Little Devils Kitchen programme engages the local hospitality industry and volunteers from a host of businesses, including Barclays Bank and Armadillo Storage. Together we have delivered this innovative and interactive [...]

  • ENDIKE COMMUNITY CARE

    ENDIKE COMMUNITY CARE

    ENDIKE COMMUNITY CARE Emergency Support Endike Community Care have had a range of Smile support over the last 12 months, but in March 2016 we received a call from them in a right panic! [...]

  • CORNERHOUSE CARE PROJECT

    CORNERHOUSE CARE PROJECT

    CORNERHOUSE CARE PROJECT Smile were challenged with helping to make a safe environment for sexually exploited young people across Hull and East Yorkshire a reality. The Care Project had been struggling to find appropriate [...]

  • WALTON STREET LEISURE

    WALTON STREET LEISURE

    WALTON STREET LEISURE Mini DIY SOS What do you do when you’re a small local group, with great intentions, but a building where the wind whistles through the windows and the rooms look very [...]

  • BUTTERFLIES

    BUTTERFLIES

    BUTTERFLIES Transformation The Butterflies Group gives vital support to a wide range of people fighting dementia and to their families. Smile and our network of business partners have played a major part in helping [...]

  • ROTARY CLUB OF HULL & HESSLE TOWN COUNCIL

    ROTARY CLUB OF HULL & HESSLE TOWN COUNCIL

    ROTARY CLUB OF HULL & HESSLE TOWN COUNCIL Event enhancements Smile has played a major part in raising the profile of the Rotary Club of Hull and Hessle Town Council’s Humber Bridge Half Marathon [...]

  • MEN IN SHEDS

    MEN IN SHEDS

    MEN IN SHEDS Provision of a new service Local man, Barry Cooper, had a dream. He wanted to start the first ever Men in Sheds project here, in Hull. A project which supports isolated [...]

  • KINGSTON ABC

    KINGSTON ABC

    KINGSTON ABC Transformation For years, Kingston ABC have worked tirelessly to offer young people more than just a boxing club. They offer a facility for finding solace and developing sporting talent.  With little more [...]

  • SUNSHINE HOUSE

    SUNSHINE HOUSE

    SUNSHINE HOUSE Vital new facility Smile was tasked to put some much-needed chocolate on Sunshine House’s biscuit by finding the funding and expertise to refurbish five rooms and create a new forget-me-not room - [...]

  • DOWNRIGHT SPECIAL

    DOWNRIGHT SPECIAL

    DOWNRIGHT SPECIAL A new voice and stronger foundation for the future Downright Special is the first charity we ever supported. They have since steadily developed into a leader in their field and provide a [...]

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HEY Smile Foundation, a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England and Wales. HEY Smile Foundation, The Loft, Gosschalks, Dock Street, Hull, HU1 3AE. Company Number: 06455490. Charity Number: 1125856.