Tag: London

Exiting the underground by Jackie

Café Art 2017 MyLondon calendar

The Café Art 2017 MyLondon calendar is a social enterprise initiative for London art groups and individuals affected by homelessness. It publishes a calendar every year as part of a contest supported by the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) and Homeless Link. This year, the calendar features four winning photographs from four St Mungo’s clients. Read more

Aug 26th | Martin Kitara | Real life stories, Support, Uncategorized

St Mungo’s, RollOnMonday and Osborne Clarke

This week the RollOnMonday scheme has received a £100k boost from international legal practice Osborne Clarke. Created by the legal website RollOnFriday and delivered by St Mungo’s, the scheme aims to support people who are homeless or at risk, in securing a three month work placement in a law firm or related business. As part of […] Read more

Jun 9th | Hayley Conboy | Guest blogs, Real life stories
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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

Homelessness and Sleep

Getting a good night’s sleep can really help improve our mental health and wellbeing. In a recent survey we found that most Brits would rate having a comfy bed and feeling safe as the secret behind being rested and ready for the next day. But what happens if you’re homeless? How do you find somewhere safe to […] Read more

May 19th | David | Guest blogs, Real life stories
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Many happy returns for Clapham’s Wellbeing Day

One of our clients, Kim, tells us about her time at the Wellbeing Day’s second birthday party. Wellbeing Day happens weekly in Clapham and provides a space for our clients to develop new skills, express themselves, and recover through creativity. Your Wellbeing Centre is quite difficult to find at first. Clue: It’s not the invisible one […] Read more

Feb 4th | Chloe Green | Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories, Support
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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

Karting, Curry and Caring

“Race For Charity”, formerly “Row For Charity” is a fundraising initiative that we started three years ago, our aim was to bring people in the Muslim community together to raise as much money as possible for charities both here in the UK and abroad through our yearly events. Read more

Sep 18th | Team | Campaigns

Benefit delays force our clients to use foodbanks

Last week St Mungo’s Broadway submitted evidence to the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee inquiry on benefit delivery. Dan Dumoulin, our Senior Policy and Research Officer, explains. We welcomed the new committee’s decision to launch this inquiry, as we know delays and errors in the delivery of benefits cause real harm to our […] Read more

Sep 7th | Dan Dumoulin | Guest blogs

“I’ve learned a lot from my journey.”

Our new LGBT*Q+ pathway service in East London provides specialised support for 12 clients, helping them to rebuild their lives in a safe environment. Amy Dwyer, our Marketing and Communications Officer, visited one of the projects while it was setting up. Read more

Aug 18th | Eleanor Levy | Hostels, shelters & projects
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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