Monthly Archives: July 2011

Jimmy, Paul and Don with one of the donated computers

50 PCs and one Suitcase

Jimmy Connelly, founder of Suitcase Media, explains how a donation will help many homeless people get connected. What’s the connection between a suitcase, 50 PCs and a room in Southwark? Well, Suitcase Media is a community interest company, based in St Mungo’s Business Incubator in Southwark. In return for the space, I run an IT […] Read more

Jul 29th | JimmyConnelly | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Support

Other ways to donate – gifts in kind

Alex Proniewicz is St Mungo’s Donor Relations Administrator. Here she explains which gifts in kind we can and cannot accept. While many people donate money to St Mungo’s, and others volunteer their time, we also welcome donations of food, clothes and other items. Read more

Jul 28th | Team | Hostels, shelters & projects, Support
Francis, activities volunteer

Volunteering for St Mungo’s

Francis Renwick is an activities volunteer. Here he describes his experience as a St Mungo’s volunteer. Having had a brief experience of homelessness a few years ago, I experienced how easy it is to end up in this position. Not only that but I also got to see first-hand how much positive difference volunteers had on […] Read more

Jul 22nd | Jacqui Randle | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Support
Encouraging learning for clients and staff for Adult Learners' Week

Women and homelessness

Esther Sample is St Mungo’s Women’s Strategy Coordinator. Here she explains more about this new role. About a quarter of our 1,700 plus St Mungo’s residents are women. That’s also a general reflection of the figures at national level – when it comes to homelessness, it’s not 50:50. Read more

Jul 18th | Esther Sample | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people
Jeremy Corbyn pledge for blog

Reflections on Action Week 2011

Tanya English, St Mungo’s Executive Director of Fundraising & Communications, reflects on the success of last week’s Action Week. It’s the Monday after Action Week and I have a tired but happy team on my hands. Last week St Mungo’s launched a major report, started a Big Appeal, held events in Parliament, in the gardens of Westminster […] Read more

Jul 4th | Tanya English | Events, Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Support

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