Category: Events

Letter to DS 101016

How many more people have to die before the government acts to end rough sleeping?

The ‘Nowhere safe to stay – the dangers of sleeping rough’ report, released yesterday, has shed light on the stark realities of sleeping rough. The accounts from our clients who took part in the research, are without doubt distressing. How many more people have to die before the government acts to end rough sleeping? Read more

Oct 20th | Dan Dumoulin | Campaigns, Events, Uncategorized
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Walking for Recovery Pride in Haringey

This week St Mungo’s Haringey Recovery Service (HRS) held a two mile ‘Recovery Pride Walk’ in celebration of the journeys of the service’s users. The theme of the walk was “Recovery is a Journey Not a Destination.” For clients who took part, each step they took on the walk marked their journey to recovery from […] Read more

Sep 23rd | Martin Kitara | Events, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories, Support, Uncategorized
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Help the work live on…

The generosity of our supporters enables us to provide projects which support people recovering from homelessness to rebuild their lives, such as the St Mungo’s Recovery College.  In this blog, Jordan tells us how the College has helped him to rebuild his confidence and improve his wellbeing.  Read more

Sep 15th | Martin Kitara | Events, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories, Support, Uncategorized
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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
Ride London

100 Miles….how far is that?

Matt is one of our fantastic and dedicated supporters taking part in Ride London on Sunday. He shares how his preparation for the challenge has gone. Read more

Jul 31st | Team | Events, Real life stories, Support
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“It was awesome”

Bristol Pride was a great gathering last week, which included our clients and staff. David Ingerslev, manager of our Compass Centre in Bristol, explains what it meant to be involved for him and others. Read more

Jul 14th | David Ingerslev | Events, News

What inspires Jen to run for us?

Jennifer Cirone, our Children and Families Support Advisor, is running the Virgin London Marathon for us on 26 April. She explains how important she finds encouragement, both in her running and her work with clients. Read more

Mar 31st | Jennifer Cirone | Events, Guest blogs, Key people

Happy St Patrick’s Day

Like many other people around the world, we will be celebrating Irish heritage, history and culture this St Patrick’s Day. Amy Dwyer, our Marketing and Communications Officer, spoke with our Irish Network about what they do and how our services are marking the occasion.  Read more

Mar 17th | Team | Events, Hostels, shelters & projects, Support
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Hats off to our supporters

Tomorrow is our annual Woolly Hat Day. Our CEO Howard Sinclair talks about why he hopes orange hats will be worn across the country. Read more

Jan 29th | Howard Sinclair | Events, Key people, Volunteering
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Woolly Hat Day – fitting in your fundraising at work

Woolly Hat Day is all about putting your hats on, having fun and raising money for homeless people. It is designed to be a simple and easy way for schools, community groups and workplaces to raise vital funds for our life changing work with homeless people.  Alice Eastwood explains how the Royal Opera House put […] Read more

Sep 4th | Alice Eastwood | Events, Support, Uncategorized

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