Monthly Archives: October 2015

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Cathy Tyson stars in ‘She Called Me Mother’

Actress Cathy Tyson is currently starring in a heart-rending play that deals with family, relationships and homelessness.  The production tours the UK until late November. Cathy plays 70 year old Evangeline, in a new play by writer Michelle Innes. The character of Evangeline, who sells magazines at London Bridge station, was inspired by our Rebuilding […] Read more

Oct 26th | Peter Allen | Events

Homeless Health Matters – everywhere

12,224 St Mungo’s Broadway supporters have a message for the government: make homeless health a priority. Tomorrow – one year on from first launching our Homeless Health Matters campaign – we’re presenting our Homeless Health 47 petition as an urgent prescription for the Department of Health. Research shows that the average age of people who […] Read more

Oct 19th | Catherine Glew | Campaigns
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Legacies, wills and Remember a Charity week – a solicitor’s perspective

This year’s Remember a Charity Week, at the end of September aimed to highlight that you don’t need to jump out of a plane to show your support for charity! Instead including a gift in your Will can make a huge difference to a cause you are passionate about. This week, we hear from Pauline […] Read more

Oct 15th | Team | Uncategorized
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Tackling homelessness across continents

This week Kate Thomson, our Apprenticeship Coordinator and Iver Morgan, our Head of Volunteering, are travelling to Canada on a funded study trip to gain an insight into how organisations there are seeking to end homelessness. Iver explains more. At 6am this Saturday morning I’ll be walking the streets of Toronto.  Why you may well […] Read more

Oct 14th | Iver Morgan | Guest blogs
Staff from Chestertons Westminster office, before their Outreach shift

To mark World Homeless Day 2015, estate agents Chestertons take part in Outreach Shift.

Chestertons, one of London’s largest letting and estate agents, has made St Mungo’s Broadway its new  Charity Partner.  In the week the partnership is announced, and in the lead-up to World Homeless Day 2015, the first three members of Chestertons staff took part in some of our outreach shifts to see firsthand what’s involved in […] Read more

Oct 9th | Hayley Conboy | Guest blogs, Real life stories, Volunteering

Think again about welfare and recovery

St Mungo’s Broadway is at the Conservative Party conference in Manchester this week. Public Affairs Coordinator Catherine Glew explains what messages we’ll be sharing with the government on behalf of our clients, on employment, welfare and addiction.  Today [Tuesday 6 October 2015] at the Conservative Party conference, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith and Health […] Read more

Oct 6th | Catherine Glew | Guest blogs
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Party Conference agendas should include homelessness

This party conference season we are asking politicians to make good on their commitments to end homelessness Our Policy, Public Affairs and Research Manager, Beatrice Orchard, explains what’s on the agenda for St Mungo’s Broadway at the Labour and Conservative Party conferences. This week Jeremy Corbyn, the new leader of the Labour Party, said he […] Read more

Oct 1st | Bea Orchard | Campaigns

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