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Saving Hostels Rebuilding Lives

July 21, 2017 :: 1.29pm
more than a roof old blog

Dominic Williamson, Executive Director of Strategy and Policy, explains why we’re launching our Save Hostels Rebuild Lives campaign…

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Bristol Pride 2017

Standing together and being proud

Rob Sprackland is a Volunteer Group Facilitator at our Bristol Recovery College. Rob, along with clients Jayne, Rochelle and others helped design and build our Pride float this year’s parade on the 8 July. Rob has been part of the Pride float team since 2015 and in his first blog, tells us about the planning and […] Read more

Jul 17th | Team | Client blogs, Guest blogs, News, Recovery from homelessness, Volunteering
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From the streets to the mountain tops

Our client and volunteer, Mandy, has shown incredible strength in conquering homelessness. Next it’s Mount Snowdon. Mandy shares with Communications Officer Martin, her inspirational challenge and her determination to help others who are homeless. Read more

Jun 16th | Martin Kitara | Client blogs
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The Buckingham Palace Garden Party

In November, St Mungo’s Royal Patron, His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent, came to visit our New Street project in Bristol and we worked closely with the Lord Lieutenant of Bristol, Mary Prior, on the arrangements. We were delighted when Mary extended an invitation for staff and clients to attend a recent Royal Buckingham […] Read more

May 26th | Jo Lenny | Client blogs, Uncategorized
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An opportunity to unleash my potential

We recently published our first client edition of Frontline, a quarterly magazine which goes out to 27,500 St Mungo’s supporters. Our client and volunteer, Jordan who co-edited the magazine tells us about his involvement in the project. Read more

May 19th | Jordan Fraser | Client blogs, Uncategorized
Hospice 2017

People who are homeless and facing the end of their life

As Dying Matters Week comes to a close, Niamh Brophy, St Mungo’s Palliative Care service – the only one of its kind in the homelessness sector in the UK  – explains more about how the service helps people the end of their lives. Read more

May 12th | Niamh | Support, Uncategorized
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Transatlantic practice exchange….the countdown has begun!

St Mungo’s Housing First worker Louisa has been selected to travel to Los Angeles as part of the Transatlantic Practice Exchange. She tells us about how she’ll be using the experience to bring back fresh ideas and approaches to help in her work ending homelessness. Read more

May 5th | Louisa Steele | Guest blogs, Uncategorized
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Laying the foundations

 “I’m being upskilled to work for a contractor. They’re impressed with my work and the qualifications St Mungo’s client, Tommy, shares with Communications Officer, Martin,  the story of how learning new skills has helped transform his life. Read more

Apr 21st | Martin Kitara | Client blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Recovery from homelessness, Uncategorized, Volunteering
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When I left Oldham…

“I had family problems with my mum and brothers and I got kicked out when I was 18. I made my way to London.” David, 28, tells Communications Offficer, Martin, how different his life is 10 years after leaving home. Read more

Apr 7th | Martin Kitara | Campaigns, Recovery from homelessness
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Save Hostels Rebuild Lives

This week, St Mungo’s launched our Save Hostels Rebuild Lives campaign, calling on the government to properly consider the damaging effect changes to funding for supported housing could have on homeless people. Take five minutes to find out why, and what you can do to help. Read more

Mar 29th | Francesca Woodward | Campaigns, Hostels, shelters & projects, News

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