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Highlights from Woolly Hat Day!

Today is our seventh Woolly Hat Day. Thank you so much to you, our generous and wonderful supporters, who are putting their hats on and their heads together to help us end homelessness and support people to rebuild their lives. And it’s not just people getting involved! In Bristol, special woolly thanks to Shaun the […] Read more

Jan 27th | Judith Higgin | Campaigns, Uncategorized
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Keeping up the momentum in 2017

As we leave 2016 behind – a year full of ups and downs – we look back at what our clients and St Mungo’s achieved this year. Read more

Dec 29th | Martin Kitara | Uncategorized
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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

St Mungo’s 2016 in review

With 2016 coming to a close, many of us are heading off to enjoy the festive season. In a blog based on an article written for 24 Housing, Howard Sinclair, St Mungo’s Chief Executive, looks back at 2016 and shares his hopes for 2017. Read more

Dec 21st | Howard Sinclair | Key people, Key posts, Uncategorized
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Breaking the cycle

The St Mungo’s Apprenticeship Scheme was launched In 2008, to give people who had been homeless the skills and experience they need to find a job within the homelessness sector or further afield. Since then, the scheme has gone from strength to strength – employing over 120 people.  Graeme, an apprentice with the Family, Friends […] Read more

Dec 14th | Martin Kitara | Recovery from homelessness
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Ten ways to better homeless health

Executive Director of Strategy and Policy Dominic Williamson spoke recently at the Westminster Social Policy Forum about homelessness, health and inequality. Here he gives us ten examples of work to improve homeless health. Read more

Dec 8th | Dominic Williamson | Campaigns
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Outside In inside Westminster!

St Mungo’s has released new research this week- Stop the Scandal: the case for action on mental health and rough sleeping – thanks to the valuable experience and input from our clients. To launch the report, our clients went to Parliament and wrote to the Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP, to request […] Read more

Dec 2nd | Catherine Glew | Campaigns, Uncategorized
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Nick’s story – “The Night shelter was a lifeline.”

A pioneering crowdfunding campaign ‘Safer off the Streets’ launched this week to raise £100k to help fund Bristol’s night shelters. St Mungo’s is one of the partners involved… And Nick, who was formerly homeless, explains why to Communications Officer, Jo Lenny.  Read more

Nov 30th | Jo Lenny | Campaigns, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories
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Let’s paint the world orange…

‘Homelessness and domestic violence often walk hand in hand’. Tee Falcone, a member of St Mungo’s Client Advisory Board (CAB) and Ambassador for Women’s Trust, one of our partner organisations, is passionate about combating homelessness and domestic violence. She tells us about the ‘Paint the World Orange’ campaign. This aims to bring hope and a […] Read more

Nov 25th | Tee Falcone | Guest blogs, Uncategorized, Volunteering
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On the other side…

The St Mungo’s Peer Advice Link (PAL) helps people make a transition from supported housing to independent living. PAL is staffed entirely by volunteers with experiences of move on services themselves. After years spent in and out of prison, Seth, a PAL volunteer, has regained a sense of purpose in life through volunteering for the […] Read more

Nov 14th | Martin Kitara | Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories, Uncategorized, Volunteering

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