Monthly Archives: June 2015


Healthy gardens, healthy projects, healthy people

As people up and down the country are tending to their gardens, Martin Calderwood, Coordinator for our Putting Down Roots initiative, tells us how gardening can create a sense of health and wellness in people’s lives. Read more

Jun 22nd | Martin Calderwood | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key posts

Men’s Health – A Recovery Approach

Shaaban is a Substance Use Worker at our west London hostel. To mark Men’s Health Week, he shares his own story and how it has influenced his approach to recovery. Read more

Jun 19th | Shaaban Juma | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people, Key posts

Adult Learners’ Week

Adult Learners’ Week is the UK’s largest annual festival of learning, inspiring thousands of people each year to discover how learning can change their lives. Read more

Jun 16th | Team | Hostels, shelters & projects, Support
Spanish Roma Settlement in Garjadera 1

Learning across Europe

Christine Eyers, Manager of our Trade and Train team, went to Madrid as part of the Seelight programme, funded through the EU. Read more

Jun 11th | Christine Eyers | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people, Key posts

What makes our volunteers so special?

1-7 June marks Volunteers’ Week. Iver Morgan, Head of Volunteering, reflects on our past and present volunteers and explains more about the range of opportunities we offer. Read more

Jun 2nd | Iver Morgan | Volunteering
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“Wonderful people it has been a privilege to know”

Jennifer Burnham is an art volunteer at our Argyle Street project in London and a tremendous driving force behind our client-led Homeless Diamonds arts magazine. Read more

Jun 2nd | Jennifer Burnham | Volunteering

How does volunteering make a difference to our female clients?

Hannah has been volunteering with St Mungo’s Broadway for two months and currently runs a healthy eating session at our north London women’s hostel. She explains how she got involved in volunteering and what makes her role so special. Read more

Jun 1st | Hannah Jackson | Volunteering

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