Category: Volunteering

Paint the world orange

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
Mass Lobby

Our clients’ stories inspire change

Last week the Homelessness Reduction Bill passed its second reading in the House of Commons. This wouldn’t have been possible without the support of our campaigners and clients. Manjur, our Policy and Research volunteer reflects on the mass lobby of MPs which clients attended in the run up to the second reading, and how their […] Read more

Nov 4th | Manjur Jalil | Campaigns, Key posts, Uncategorized, Volunteering
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From Jamaica to St Mungo’s

October is Black History Month – an opportunity to learn about the heritage and history of our African and Caribbean communities in the UK. Jordan, our client and volunteer shares his experience of growing up in the UK and Jamaica. Read more

Sep 30th | Jordan Fraser | Guest blogs, Key people, Real life stories, Volunteering
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Our Volunteers – Volunteering Week 2016

It’s Volunteers Week (1-12 June) and we’ve been celebrating the great work that our volunteers do and the huge difference they make to our services and our clients. They’ve shared their stories and the varied experiences that volunteering can bring. Below are just a few of our wonderful volunteers as they explain what makes volunteering at St Mungo’s so rewarding.  If […] Read more

Jun 8th | Iver Morgan | Guest blogs, Real life stories, Volunteering
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Business Coaching for our Clients

It’s Volunteers Week and we are celebrating the huge difference that volunteers make to our clients. One such volunteer is Adrian Saull, a professional Business Start-up Coach who volunteers with St Mungo’s each week to share his skills and experience with clients who wish to develop their business ideas. Here he explains how he helps clients on […] Read more

Jun 2nd | Adrian Saull | Guest blogs, Real life stories, Volunteering
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#GivingTuesday: the antidote to Black Friday?

Our very own Harriet Rimbault was invited to the Houses of Parliament this month to launch #GivingTuesday 2015, the initiative that falls on Tuesday 1 December and asks people to give a little something back. What’s #GivingTuesday all about? Christmas shopping can be stressful enough, but thanks to the added pressure of Black Friday and […] Read more

Nov 24th | Chloe Green | Campaigns, Support, Volunteering
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
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“I was completely struck by his passion”

Our supporters help us in lots of different ways and, wherever we can, we like to help them in return. Some of our corporate supporters, for example, use their work with us as part of their staff development.  Ian Anand, Head of Product Development at Santander Asset Management, recently visited our Bricks and Mortar project […] Read more

Aug 11th | Hayley Conboy | Hostels, shelters & projects, Support, Volunteering
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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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