Monthly Archives: May 2012

Our Pound Lane project

The best kind of feedback

We appreciate all kinds of feedback but the best is positive feedback from our clients themselves. One of our resident has been so impressed by the work of one of our newer members of staff – someone who is on our Apprenticeship scheme – that he wrote to the manager of his hostel. With his […] Read more

May 30th | Gemma Hollingshead | Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories, Support
St Mungo's celebrates Learning at Work Day 2012

An A-Z of Adult Learners’ Week!

Adult learning is important across St Mungo’s – not only for our clients but also our staff. During Adult Learners’ Week 2012, many different activities took place, quite literally from A-Z. Rod Cullen, Employment Team Group Manager, spells it out Read more

May 25th | Rod Cullen | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, News
Arriving in Paris

Making it count – my cycling challenge

Mary Shields recently completed the London to Paris cycle, to raise money for St Mungo’s after her company, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, began supporting us in 2007. Here she writes about her experience and why she took on the challenge. Read more

May 24th | Russell Benson | Events, Support
St Mungo's Action Week 2012 is just one month away

Homeless, vulnerable

It’s a month today till the start of St Mungo’s Action Week and the launch of our campaign Rebuilding Shattered Lives. This campaign focuses on homeless and vulnerable women. Over 18 months we want to create a showcase of best practice, debate and innovative practice from across sectors and enable people to share experiences and […] Read more

May 18th | David Orton | Key people, News, Real life stories, Support
St Mungo's celebrates Learning at Work Day 2012

Happy Learning at Work Day!

Today at St Mungo’s, we’re celebrating National Learning at Work Day, part of Adult Learners’ Week, the UK’s largest annual festival of learning. National Learning at Work Day aims to promote and support workplace events across the country, drawing attention to the importance of workplace learning and skills. Emma Broomfield, apprenticeship coordinator of St Mungo’s […] Read more

May 17th | Emma Broomfield | Events, Hostels, shelters & projects, Support
Adult Learners' Week 2012

Life is about learning

Midway through Adult Learners’ Week, how are things going? Roger Hamilton, our IT trainer and Activity Development Worker, updates on what he and colleagues have been doing. Read more

May 16th | Roger | Events, Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories
Encouraging learning for clients and staff for Adult Learners' Week

Sharing skills for Adult Learners’ Week

This week is Adult Learners’ Week. St Mungo’s clients and staff will be involved in a packed programme of events to encourage learning. Here’s a taste of what’s planned for the week ahead. Read more

May 14th | Gemma Hollingshead | Events, Hostels, shelters & projects, News, Support
Rosie ran the Great West Run for St Mungo's

Rosie’s Great West Run

Last weekend, supporter Rosie donned her St Mungo’s vest and took on the Great West Run.  This was her first half marathon and she chose to run for St Mungo’s after talking to people sleeping rough in her home town of Exeter. Read more

May 11th | Russell Benson | Events, Real life stories, Support

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