Monthly Archives: July 2012

Improving clients practical literacy and numeracy skills

How much reading and writing have you done today?

Simon Philips is a literacy tutor with Pathways to Employment, a hostel based service which provides training and activities to St Mungo’s clients. Here Simon writes about a new drop in service in Southwark which gives clients the chance to improve their literacy and numeracy skills. Read more

Jul 31st | Gemma Hollingshead | Hostels, shelters & projects, Support

A greener way to support our work

Return to Earn buys used clothing from members of the public and sends garments overseas to less well-off nations. Marketing Manager Jem Wright explains more about the company and why they are proud to be working with St Mungo’s. Read more

Jul 27th | Team | Guest blogs, Support
Come to our next volunteer open evening 26 July

Finding the right volunteering role

St Mungo’s offers volunteers a range of opportunities to suit people’s availabilities and interests. James from Volunteer Services works hard to match volunteers as best they can in a project that will suit both the volunteer and the clients they’ll be working with.  Read more

Jul 25th | James Atkins | Hostels, shelters & projects, Support
We believe that the Alcohol Strategy should be a driving force in reducing the harm that alcohol causes to people, including our clients, who are damaged and killed by alcohol

Drink up?

The House of Commons Health Committee commented on the Government’s alcohol strategy for England this week. St Mungo’s contributed its views to the strategy, which was published in March. Some of our points were cited in yesterday’s committee report and Kim Harper, Policy, Public Affairs and Research Manager, summarises our key concerns. Read more

Jul 20th | Kim Harper | Hostels, shelters & projects, News
Seb Mayfield - The Big Home Run 2012

My 90 mile Big Home Run

With just days to go until the start of the Olympics in London, St Mungo’s supporter and creator of our newest fundraising event, The Big Home Run 2012, Seb Mayfield, tells us a little about training for his own mammoth challenge. Read more

Jul 12th | Seb Mayfield | Events, Guest blogs, Support

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