Monthly Archives: June 2012

Rebuilding Shattered Lives

More women rough sleeping in London

The latest figures came out today about the number of people contacted sleeping rough in the capital last year. They show a startling 43% increase. As Kim Harper, our Policy, Public Affairs and Research Manager writes, the figures show too that more women slept rough in London last year. Read more

Jun 29th | Kim Harper | Guest blogs
Tanya English speaking at our Action Week Summer Garden Party

What Action Week means to us

Our 2012 Action Week saw the launch of our new campaign, focusing around women, Rebuilding Shattered Lives. Tanya English, Executive Director of Fundraising and Communications, explains more about our plans. Read more

Jun 28th | Tanya English | Events, Hostels, shelters & projects, News, Support
Women-only Move On Training sessions for Action Week

Helping women move on

Monday 18 June saw the start of our Action Week on women and homelessness and the first session of a new, women-only Move On Training programme, organised by St Mungo’s in a project in South London. Joanna Boldeau, Move On Training Coordinator, explains more. Read more

Jun 19th | Gemma Hollingshead | Events, Hostels, shelters & projects, News
Clients are encouraged to get involved in a range of activities to support their recovery

I liked the fact they were open to my own volunteering suggestions

  As Volunteers Week comes to a close, one of St Mungo’s long-standing volunteers, Dan, tells us why he gives his time to St Mungo’s and what motivates him to support clients at our hostel in Covent Garden. Read more

Jun 8th | Dan | Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories, Support
From teaching yoga or coaching football to language translating and cooking to advocacy the variety of skills people freely offer makes it a really satisfying challenge to involve volunteers in the wide range of St Mungo’s own services.

Three steps to make a difference

Today marks the start of National Volunteers Week (1-8 June). Iver Morgan has been St Mungo’s Volunteer Coordinator for six months. Here he talks about what motivates him and how he’s growing and developing our volunteering opportunities. Read more

Jun 1st | Iver Morgan | Events, Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Support

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