We are honoured to be be the ACT Charity of the Year 2019.

The ACT auction is now live!

Click here to take a look at and bid on fabulous auction lots such as the chance to watch a broadcast of BBC’s Today Programme, a 4-Person tour of the McLaren Technology Centre,  a private wine tasting of Italian wines for four friends, a butchery class with London Butcher, the Ginger Pig, a framed photograph of the Masai Mara… and many more.

The online auction will close at midday on Tuesday 12th November 2019. All bids will be transferred to the event on the evening of Wednesday 13th November 2019. If you attend the event, you will be able to bid via the tablets.

What your support will achieve

Funds raised at the ACT dinner will help us fund a village in Kenya

This year the ACT auction, raffle and donations will be help hundreds of people work their way out of poverty – a whole village in Kenya, in fact. The ACT Village Uplift Programme in Kenya will attack poverty on a community-wide scale, bringing Hand in Hand’s job creation model to hundreds of grassroots entrepreneurs at once.

If you would like to read about the impact of last year’s ACT Village Uplift Programme then click here.

If you, the ACT, were to raise £70,000 for the ACT village then together we will:




Train approximately 603 people





Create some 422 businesses






Create up to 549 jobs






Improve more than 1,689 lives