Monthly Archives: June 2011

Action Week 2011

Make room for homeless people in society

Charles Fraser is chief executive of St Mungo’s. Is society big enough for homeless people?  That’s the question we’re asking as the focus for this year’s St Mungo’s Action Week. Our homeless clients at St Mungo’s very much embrace the idea of volunteering, giving something back. Read more

Jun 27th | Charles Fraser | Events, Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people
volunteering blog post

Volunteers step up to help homeless people

Jacqui Randle, St Mungo’s Volunteer Services coordinator, pays tribute to our growing band of volunteers helping homeless people. Earlier this month we celebrated national Volunteers Week with two Open Days at a couple of our London projects. We have around 200 people who volunteer for us and their generosity and compassion, we know, are highly […] Read more

Jun 23rd | Jacqui Randle | Events, Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects
Helen Jaques cycling

Doing the London Triathlon for St Mungo’s

Helen Jaques is a St Mungo’s supporter and fundraiser One of my new year resolutions for 2011 was to do some kind of vigorous and impressive sporting event. Inherently lazy, I needed something to train towards to give me “the fear” and get me exercising more regularly. Read more

Jun 22nd | Helen Jaques | Events, Guest blogs, Support
MH garden for blog

Health and wellbeing in Bath

By Ruby Jennings, social enterprise worker On Thursday 23 June residents and staff at St Mungo’s Mulberry House and Mews are hosting afternoon tea for local councillors, commissioners and healthcare staff. Read more

Jun 20th | Team | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects
Vicki Murdoch, Sleeping bags designer

Luxury eco shopping bags (as seen in the Metro!)

We are very excited to be part of a fantastic new partnership between London Marriott Marble Arch and emerging social enterprise company Sleeping Bags, who create fabulous shopping bags from upcycled hotel bed linen.  An exclusive range of these eco bags, featuring artwork by print designer Vicki Murdoch, is being sold at Marriott Marble Arch and […] Read more

Jun 17th | Team | Events, Support
Putting people at the heart of what we do

Putting personalisation into practice

Personalisation is an increasingly important word for health and social care workers. But what does it mean for St Mungo’s? Christin Marshall, Recovery Manager, explains more. St Mungo’s is embarking on an innovative transformation programme. We want to increase the choices we offer to our 1,600 plus homeless residents in London and the south to […] Read more

Jun 2nd | Christin Marshall | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects
The ReVive team putting the finishing touches to a ceiling

How enterprise is proving a winner

An innovative St Mungo’s social enterprise project has been shortlisted for this year’s Charity Awards – one of only three finalists in the education and training category, with the final winner announced next week (9 June) at the Grosvenor House Hotel. Don Macdonald, St Mungo’s Training and Enterprise Manager, explains more about it. Read more

Jun 1st | Don MacDonald | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects

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