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Walk up Snowdon

Clients and staff from across our projects are coming together in June to walk up Mount Snowdon in Wales in memory of those who have died as a result of sleeping rough. They hope to raise awareness and funds for vital services which ultimately change our clients’ lives. St Mungo’s volunteer, David, explains why he’s […] Read more

Feb 14th | David | Client blogs, Recovery from homelessness
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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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“Wonderful people it has been a privilege to know”

Jennifer Burnham is an art volunteer at our Argyle Street project in London and a tremendous driving force behind our client-led Homeless Diamonds arts magazine. Read more

Jun 2nd | Jennifer Burnham | Volunteering
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How does volunteering make a difference to our female clients?

Hannah has been volunteering with St Mungo’s Broadway for two months and currently runs a healthy eating session at our north London women’s hostel. She explains how she got involved in volunteering and what makes her role so special. Read more

Jun 1st | Hannah Jackson | Volunteering
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Debates, homes and voting

As Election Day approaches, one of our No Second Night Out volunteers Faye Ferguson tells us her thoughts after going to a BBC London debate. The views expressed are her own. Read more

May 6th | Faye | Guest blogs, Key posts, News
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Why I volunteer at St Mungo’s

Joanne McCabe joined St Mungo’s as a volunteer on the Media team at the beginning of June. Here, she shares her experience of donating her time, skills and knowledge to us. Read more

Jul 12th | Joanne McCabe | Guest blogs, Volunteering
Women-only Move On Training sessions for Action Week

Helping women move on

Monday 18 June saw the start of our Action Week on women and homelessness and the first session of a new, women-only Move On Training programme, organised by St Mungo’s in a project in South London. Joanna Boldeau, Move On Training Coordinator, explains more. Read more

Jun 19th | Gemma Hollingshead | Events, Hostels, shelters & projects, News
Clients are encouraged to get involved in a range of activities to support their recovery

I liked the fact they were open to my own volunteering suggestions

  As Volunteers Week comes to a close, one of St Mungo’s long-standing volunteers, Dan, tells us why he gives his time to St Mungo’s and what motivates him to support clients at our hostel in Covent Garden. Read more

Jun 8th | Dan | Hostels, shelters & projects, Real life stories, Support
From teaching yoga or coaching football to language translating and cooking to advocacy the variety of skills people freely offer makes it a really satisfying challenge to involve volunteers in the wide range of St Mungo’s own services.

Three steps to make a difference

Today marks the start of National Volunteers Week (1-8 June). Iver Morgan has been St Mungo’s Volunteer Coordinator for six months. Here he talks about what motivates him and how he’s growing and developing our volunteering opportunities. Read more

Jun 1st | Iver Morgan | Events, Guest blogs, Hostels, shelters & projects, Support

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