Monthly Archives: August 2012

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Arrow Dynamics

Rubbing shoulders with royalty and world famous sportsmen and women was all part of Cromwell Road worker Nick Bowen’s London 2012 Olympics volunteering experience at the archery Read more

Aug 29th | Nick Bowen | Events, News

An inclusive Games 2012 continued…

The London 2012 Games delivered amazing Olympic performances by athletes and volunteers, and on 29 August Paralympians are set to rise to the challenge too. One volunteer, St Mungo’s Roger Hamilton is a Games Maker for the Paralympics and updates us on his experience. Read more

Aug 24th | Roger | Events, Guest blogs, Real life stories

An inclusive Games 2012

The London 2012 Games delivered amazing Olympic performances by athletes and volunteers, and on 29 August Paralympians are set to rise to the challenge too. Here one volunteer Roger Hamilton is about to be a Games Maker for the Paralympics. Read more

Aug 22nd | Roger | Events, Guest blogs, Key people
John and his colleague Jenny offer support to a rough sleeper

A day in the life of a Bristol Outreach worker

John Summerill, an Outreach case worker, explains more about his role at St Mungo’s Compass Centre and how the team help get rough sleepers off the streets of Bristol and into supported accommodation. I’ve been working for St Mungo’s outreach team in Bristol for four years. I primarily work with rough sleepers and people leaving prison who […] Read more

Aug 21st | Gemma Hollingshead | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects
Lucy sharing her story with supporters at St Mungo's Summer Garden Party

Lucy looks back at Action Week

Lucy from St Mungo’s Outside In Women’s Group supported our June 2012 Action Week Rebuilding Shattered Lives campaign. Here she describes her week. Read more

Aug 20th | Team | Events, Guest blogs, Support
Without Walls - an exhibition by artists who have been homeless

Living without walls

Our residents bring to us a wealth of talents and skills. Our aim is to create an environment where people feel safe and supported to develop their talents and achieve their potential. Simon Richardson, Activities Development Worker at Endsleigh Gardens, writes about one exciting project that has come to fruition this month. Read more

Aug 2nd | Simon Richardson | Events, Hostels, shelters & projects, News, Real life stories
Our Skills & Employment programme offers clients an opportunity to rebuild their lives

Universal credit

Universal Credit aims to simplify the benefits system by bringing together a range of working-age benefits into a single streamlined payment. The Government asked the Social Security Advisory Committee to look into the regulations for the new benefit and St Mungo’s submitted our views to the SSAC consultation last week. Kim Harper, Policy, Public Affairs […] Read more

Aug 1st | Kim Harper | Hostels, shelters & projects, Support

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