Category: Client blogs

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From the streets to the mountain tops

Our client and volunteer, Mandy, has shown incredible strength in conquering homelessness. Next it’s Mount Snowdon. Mandy shares with Communications Officer Martin, her inspirational challenge and her determination to help others who are homeless. Read more

Jun 16th | Martin Kitara | Client blogs
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The Buckingham Palace Garden Party

In November, St Mungo’s Royal Patron, His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent, came to visit our New Street project in Bristol and we worked closely with the Lord Lieutenant of Bristol, Mary Prior, on the arrangements. We were delighted when Mary extended an invitation for staff and clients to attend a recent Royal Buckingham […] Read more

May 26th | Jo Lenny | Client blogs, Uncategorized
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An opportunity to unleash my potential

We recently published our first client edition of Frontline, a quarterly magazine which goes out to 27,500 St Mungo’s supporters. Our client and volunteer, Jordan who co-edited the magazine tells us about his involvement in the project. Read more

May 19th | Jordan Fraser | Client blogs, Uncategorized
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Laying the foundations

 “I’m being upskilled to work for a contractor. They’re impressed with my work and the qualifications St Mungo’s client, Tommy, shares with Communications Officer, Martin,  the story of how learning new skills has helped transform his life. Read more

Apr 21st | Martin Kitara | Client blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Recovery from homelessness, Uncategorized, Volunteering
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“It’s been the best year of my life”

At the 2017 Skills for Care Accolades St Mungo’s has won Best Employer Support for Apprenticeships. As National Apprenticeships Week draws to a close, Kevin reflects on how his year as an apprentice has changed his life. Read more

Mar 10th | Kevin Farrell | Client blogs, Recovery from homelessness, Uncategorized
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I am Ascania!

“A friend of mine helped me to come. He paid for my ticket. He’s gay as well and he had been persecuted.” – St Mungo’s client Ascania, shares with Communications Officer, Martin, her story of escape from persecution in Jamaica to being homeless in London. Read more

Feb 23rd | Martin Kitara | Campaigns, Client blogs, Real life stories, Recovery from homelessness
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Walk up Snowdon

Clients and staff from across our projects are coming together in June to walk up Mount Snowdon in Wales in memory of those who have died as a result of sleeping rough. They hope to raise awareness and funds for vital services which ultimately change our clients’ lives. St Mungo’s volunteer, David, explains why he’s […] Read more

Feb 14th | David | Client blogs, Recovery from homelessness
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Christmas trees and family trees

The festive season is well and truly upon us. It’s a season of spreading good cheer, spending time with family, and sharing, caring and giving. In this blog, David, a member of our Client Advisory Board, shares his plans to reconnect with his family tree in Ireland over this holiday period. Read more

Dec 23rd | David | Client blogs

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