The St Helena Association UK, founded by Owen George MBE in 1959, is on the of the leading charities that supports individuals and community causes on St Helena Island. We create and run highly popular fundraising events for the UK based St Helenians as a way of ensuring the unique island culture is preserved as well as enabling us to send money back to those who need it on the island.
Over the 50 years we have been established, we have helped a number of key organisations on St Helena that have a direct impact on the quality of life and well-being of disadvantaged individuals on the island.
St Helena's Active Participation In Enterprise (SHAPE)
Father Dale's Vulnerable People Fund
Arts and Crafts St Helena
Cancer Awareness & Support
Making Ends Meet
The St Helena Association is operated by a number of volunteers who generously give their time to organising events and finding new causes to support. Our committee is made up of highly talented individuals with skill-sets in Health and Social Care, Digital Marketing, Finance and Business Management.
Many hands make light work and we are looking for new members who share our desire to continuously support the residents of St Helena Island. If you are interested in joining, please get in touch with our secretary through our Contact Us page.
Press and Publicity Officer/ Digital Marketing Executive
What People Are Saying About Us And Our Events
“On behalf of the Parish of St James we would like to thank you all in The St Helena Association for your donation to our Vulnerable People’s Fund. God bless you all and thanks. " - Father Dale Bowers (Father Dale's Vulnerable People's Fund)
"Thanks for a wonderful weekend, and efforts to the Committee and those who support this wonderful Event" - Pete and Dorley (Fundraising event attendee)
"On behalf of the St Helena Disabled Persons Aid Society I would like to thank The St Helena Association for your very kind donation. I have placed thank you notices in both local papers. We will ensure that your money is put to good use supporting people who live with a disability on St Helena". - Ian (St Helena Disabled Persons Aid Society
"I would like to say a huge thank you to the St Helena Association for all their hard work and making such a wonderful entertaining day for all of us. I thoroughly enjoyed it and meeting everyone, well most people as I miss so many I would have love to chat and laugh with. Such a lovely turn-out too, and great location. Thank you". - Monica (Fundraising event attendee)