Tag: Key people

Rough sleeping rising march 2013

Homelessness continues to rise

The last few weeks have brought the shock of continued freezing weather – but also some cold, hard facts about the increase in homelessness.  Tanya English, St Mungo’s Executive Director of Communications, writes about what we know about homelessness as we head into a new financial year and uncertain times ahead. Read more

Mar 27th | Tanya English | Uncategorized
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“I crawled to safety”

Our Rebuilding Shattered Lives campaign aims to raise awareness, share good practice and drive lasting change around women’s homelessness. The second theme of the campaign focuses on domestic abuse and sexual violence. We want to hear from women themselves about what works and from staff across sectors who are helping women who’ve experienced abuse. One […] Read more

Sep 4th | Esther Sample | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people, Real life stories
St Mungo's Action Week 2012 is just one month away

Homeless, vulnerable

It’s a month today till the start of St Mungo’s Action Week and the launch of our campaign Rebuilding Shattered Lives. This campaign focuses on homeless and vulnerable women. Over 18 months we want to create a showcase of best practice, debate and innovative practice from across sectors and enable people to share experiences and […] Read more

May 18th | David Orton | Key people, News, Real life stories, Support
Legacy blog post

Now’s the time to include St Mungo’s in your will. Here’s why…

Jim Sawer is a Partner at Thrings Solicitors. Here he explains the importance of legacy giving As a solicitor who deals with wills and estates, I am contacted regularly by charities hoping that I will endorse them if a client asks for suggestions as to which charity I think they should include in their will. Read more

Aug 11th | Jim Sawer | Guest blogs, Support
Jimmy, Paul and Don with one of the donated computers

50 PCs and one Suitcase

Jimmy Connelly, founder of Suitcase Media, explains how a donation will help many homeless people get connected. What’s the connection between a suitcase, 50 PCs and a room in Southwark? Well, Suitcase Media is a community interest company, based in St Mungo’s Business Incubator in Southwark. In return for the space, I run an IT […] Read more

Jul 29th | JimmyConnelly | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Support
Encouraging learning for clients and staff for Adult Learners' Week

Women and homelessness

Esther Sample is St Mungo’s Women’s Strategy Coordinator. Here she explains more about this new role. About a quarter of our 1,700 plus St Mungo’s residents are women. That’s also a general reflection of the figures at national level – when it comes to homelessness, it’s not 50:50. Read more

Jul 18th | Esther Sample | Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people
Jeremy Corbyn pledge for blog

Reflections on Action Week 2011

Tanya English, St Mungo’s Executive Director of Fundraising & Communications, reflects on the success of last week’s Action Week. It’s the Monday after Action Week and I have a tired but happy team on my hands. Last week St Mungo’s launched a major report, started a Big Appeal, held events in Parliament, in the gardens of Westminster […] Read more

Jul 4th | Tanya English | Events, Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Support
Action Week 2011

Make room for homeless people in society

Charles Fraser is chief executive of St Mungo’s. Is society big enough for homeless people?  That’s the question we’re asking as the focus for this year’s St Mungo’s Action Week. Our homeless clients at St Mungo’s very much embrace the idea of volunteering, giving something back. Read more

Jun 27th | Charles Fraser | Events, Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Key people
Fiona Finn - Putting Down Roots

Fiona Finn – Putting Down Roots coordinator

Putting Down Roots (PDR) is our gardening programme for homeless people. The programme recently reached a significant landmark – we’ve just had our tenth anniversary! Read more

Jan 12th | Team | Key people, News
Is homelessness set to rise?

Is homelessness set to rise?

Four leading speakers will debate the issues around homelessness at an event at the London School of Economics on Thursday 3 February Read more

Jan 10th | Team | Events, Key people, News

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