OUR HISTORY
Check out our timeline of highlights and key milestones.
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We have had an amazing journey since launching URBOND charity in 2013.

Our History

22/02/2020

Community Sporting Tournament

Community Sporting Tournament

URBOND organised its 2nd Community Basketball Tournament with 8 teams taking part at this event with over 55 players and 40+ fans watching.

16/11/2019

Annual Charity Ball

Annual Charity Ball

Our 1st Annual Charity Ball event in Portsmouth. More pictures on our Facebook page

12/11/2019

Visit to the UK Parliament

Visit to the UK Parliament

1st visit to the UK Parliament: An invitation by the Local MP on recognition of URBOND’s impact in the community

20/10/2019

Fundraising: Noah, Smangele and Franck participated in the Greats South Run 2019

Fundraising: Noah, Smangele and Franck participated in the Greats South Run 2019

 To raise funds to support URBOND Child Education Programme.

12/08/2019

Formation of the URBOND Ladies Volleyball Team

Formation of the URBOND Ladies Volleyball Team

The team is registrated with Volleyball England to compete at National Leagues. This provides competitive activities to our members.

12/07/2019

URBOND is registered as a Charity in the UK and Wales

Registration Number 1184273.

20/04/2019

Community Sporting Tournament

Community Sporting Tournament

URBOND organised its 1st Community Basketball Tournament with 3 teams taking part at this event with over 18 players and few fans watching.

23/03/2019

Community Sporting Tournament

Community Sporting Tournament

URBOND organised its 1st Community Volleyball Tournament with 10 teams taking part at this event with over 80 players and 40+ fans watching.

12/03/2019

Tree planting at the Somerstown Adventure Playground

Tree planting at the Somerstown Adventure Playground

Community Works: URBOND planting trees at the Somerstown Adventure Playground in Portsmouth with MP Steven Morgan.

09/02/2019

Donation to the Noami House and Jacksplace Hospices

Donation to the Noami House and Jacksplace Hospices

A £500 donation to support the hospices.

12/12/2018

URBOND registered as a charity in The Republic of Guinea

Registration Number 8304

20/10/2018

Fundraising: Anita,Brian and Abdou participating at the Great South Run 2018

Fundraising: Anita,Brian and Abdou participating at the Great South Run 2018

To raise funds to support The Naomi House and Jacksplace Hospices in Portsmouth.

12/05/2018

Launched Women Empowerment Project

Launched Women Empowerment Project

Bi-monthly workshops @ Charles Dickens Centre.

10/03/2018

Planting trees in our community

Planting trees in our community

Community Works: Supported the Portsmouth City Council in planting trees in orchards in the Buckland area.

03/02/2018

Donation to The Roberts Centre Portsmouth

Donation to The Roberts Centre Portsmouth

A £500 donation to support the centre.

07/10/2017

Launched URBOND Volleyball Club

Launched URBOND Volleyball Club

To provide competitive activities to our members. Registered with Volleyball England with 16 registered players from 11 different nationalities.

20/08/2017

Fundraising: Liberty and Abdou participated in the Greats South Run 2017

Fundraising: Liberty and Abdou participated in the Greats South Run 2017

 To raise funds to support The Roberts Centre Portsmouth charity.

08/04/2017

Organised a Prostate Cancer and Diabetes Seminar

Organised a Prostate Cancer and Diabetes Seminar

@ Charles Dickens Centre with 100+ attendees.

11/03/2017

Organised an Education Workshop

Organised an Education Workshop

@ Charles Dickens Centre with 20+ attendees.

08/12/2016

Donation to Raymond Grant Foundation

Donation to Raymond Grant Foundation

A £400 donation to support Raymond Grant.

03/12/2016

Donation to Cystic Fibrosis Kids (CFK) Portsmouth

Donation to Cystic Fibrosis Kids (CFK) Portsmouth

A £400 donation to support the centre.

23/10/2016

Fundraising: Abdou participating for URBOND at the Great South Run 2016

Fundraising: Abdou participating for URBOND at the Great South Run 2016

A fundraising event by URBOND to support Cystic Fibrosis Kids (CFK) charity.

13/08/2016

Fundraising: Kingsley abseiling the Spinnaker Tower for URBOND

Fundraising: Kingsley abseiling the Spinnaker Tower for URBOND

A fundraising event for Cystic Fibrosis Kids (CFK) charity.

13/08/2016

Donation to Elizabeth Foundation

Donation to Elizabeth Foundation

A £500 donation to support the Elizabeth Foundation Portsmouth.

07/02/2016

Launched Community Volleyball Project.

Launched Community Volleyball Project.

Every Sundays from 12pm @ Charles Dickens Centre. All level of players welcomed.

13/04/2015

We’re now a Community Interest Company

URBOND is registered as a Community Interest Company with Companies House (Reg. No.09530457)

11/04/2015

Organised a Carers Seminar

Organised a Carers Seminar

At the Charles Dickens Centre, Portsmouth.

21/03/2015

1st Family Fun Day Event

1st Family Fun Day Event

Organised a family fun day event at the Charles Dickens Centre with 680+ attendees.

10/01/2015

Donation to Food Bank & Homeless in Portsmouth

Donation to Food Bank & Homeless in Portsmouth

Donated food items to the Food Bank & Homeless in Southsea, Portsmouth.

15/11/2014

Donation to the Youth at Charles Dickens Centre

Donation to the Youth at Charles Dickens Centre

Donated gifts and food items to the Youths at the centre.

14/06/2014

1st Community Football Tournament

1st Community Football Tournament

Organised a 7-a-side community football tournament with 15 teams and 100+ participants.

28/08/2013

Launched Indoor Football Project.

Every Wednesdays Evening @ Charles Dickens

10/08/2013

1st Social Evening Event

1st Social Evening Event

Organised @ Charles Dickens Centre (15+ attendees)

10/03/2013

Our journey begins

It all started with football at the Southsea commons, Portsmouth.