“Helping Hands is basically what it says. It’s about working class people in Edinburgh sticking together and doing positive things for the disadvantaged members of the community. It’s part of the great legacy of the one and only Brad Welsh.”Irvine Welsh

Who We Are

Helping Hands is an all volunteer community based organisation established to work with partners in challenging social and economic inequality in Edinburgh. When people support one another, there’s no limit to what we can do.

Providing Free structured sports coaching for kids in Edinburgh’s housing schemes.


What We Do

Supported by Scotland’s top professional and ex-professional sportsmen and women

Collecting tonnes of food for Edinburgh families in need.

And much more.


Support Our Work

Bank Account

Account Name: Edinburgh Helping Hands
Account Number: 00007277
Sort Code: 877003


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Helping Hands – Solidarity Not Charity