Monthly Archives: July 2014

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Voicing our fears

This week, Mark Horvath from Invisible People has been visiting St Mungo’s Broadway. Based in the US, Invisible People helps homeless people to tell their stories. Howard Sinclair, CEO, explains more about Mark’s visit and what he has learned. Read more

Jul 31st | Howard Sinclair | Key people, Key posts, Real life stories
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Challenges new and old

Gordon is a member of the St Mungo’s Broadway client representative group, Outside In. He’s offered to write a regular blog for us, as he faces some big changes in his own life, and also to highlight issues facing other people who’ve experienced homelessness. This is Gordon’s sixth blog. Read more

Jul 29th | Gordon Chaston | Guest blogs, Key people
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Studio 146 – in the mix

Studio 146 at Mare Street in Hackney provides free recording sessions and tuition to St Mungo’s Broadway clients and to Hackney residents who are experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness. Sound Engineer Joe London asked Darren, one the studio’s clients, to tell us about his experience. Read more

Jul 25th | Joe London | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people, Real life stories
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School’s out for summer!

The summer term is coming to an end – for schools, universities and for our own Recovery Colleges in London and Bristol. As part of our Reading Matters campaign, we talked about learning experiences with some of our clients, staff, and with input from some high school students in Hammersmith, west London. Campaigns Manager Jennean […] Read more

Jul 18th | Jennean Alkadiri | Guest blogs, Real life stories
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Woolly Hat Day 2015 – six months to go!

It’s hot and sunny outside and people’s thoughts are turning to ice cream and summer holidays. At St Mungo’s Broadway, however, we’re already planning for when the weather gets colder. In January we hold our annual Woolly Hat Day, where we ask people to raise awareness and funds to help homeless people move on in […] Read more

Jul 15th | Alice Eastwood | Events, Support
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The end of local welfare provision?

Local welfare provision schemes, run by local councils and funded by central Government, are frequently used by our residents to buy some essentials as they move on in their lives. Dan Dumoulin, senior policy officer, explains more. Read more

Jul 11th | Dan Dumoulin | Support
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How football is giving homeless people a second chance

England may be out of the World Cup but Dan Bell, Media Officer, went to meet some people who are finding ‘the beautiful game’ is helping them achieve their own goals. Read more

Jul 1st | Dan Bell | Events, Real life stories

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