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03·09·20
Homelessness is a significant issue in today's world. It is an issue that can affect anyone at any time. Unfortunately, prejudice abounds, and many people cannot imagine a world in which they themselves find themselves without a home. Choosing to become a homeless shelter volunteer is a compassionate extension of […]
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BY Sam Colyer ·
09·02·20
This month we’re talking about the very topical subject of period poverty. It's not really good enough that we live in a world where women are unable to meet basic hygiene needs. We must continue to break the stigma around menstruation to ensure we can have sensible conversations about period […]
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06·01·20
Every day hundreds of people are forcefully driven out of their homes due to conflicts, war or natural disasters. The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR reports that globally, an estimated 70.8 million people are currently homeless. More than 30% (25.9 million) of that staggering figure are refugees, half of whom are […]
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06·01·20
On any given night, there are 150 million people globally who will have to sleep in the street, in their cars, or in abandoned spaces. Homelessness is an issue that spans across all parts of the globe. In first-world countries, third-world countries, and countries are torn apart by conflict, there […]
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06·01·20
We cannot agree more with James Baldwin, an American novelist and activist, who- with a touch of irony- said that “anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor”. Our selection of poverty quotes highlight the injustice of poverty, defined as a condition […]
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BY Sarah Lamptey ·
04·04·19
ShowerBox was borne out of the human need to feel good and lead a safe life. Through funds raised, a trailer was bought at the end of 2018, servicing a winter shelter on Tottenham Court Road, London. Without this trailer, over twenty guests would not have had access to showering […]
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BY Nigel Linacre ·
24·02·19
What happens when a leadership company take a couple of engineers to Kenya?  That combination of vision and practical know how can make magic happen and that's exactly what happened back in 2011 and WellBoring was, well, born. 
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BY Sam Colyer ·
09·02·19
Welcome to #TRVSTLOVES. We curate news, stories, ideas and inspiration from across the world which demonstrate how real action can accomplish positive social impact. In this edition, we're focusing on great initiatives taking place to tackle homelessness
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BY Jasper Thompson ·
25·01·19
Homelessness and rough sleeping is on the rise everywhere.  When Jasper Thompson noticed an increase in rough sleeping in his home town, he decided to do something about it. He wanted to give them a tangible route to turn their lives around. And that starts with housing. And so he started Help […]
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BY Danielle Sturton and Michael Ross ·
06·12·18
Opportunities for Life's mission is to bring clean drinking water to those in need in developing countries. 1 in 10 people on our planet doesn't have access to clean water, OFL pride itself on its 100% model. 100% of public donations fund clean drinking water projects.
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BY Sam Colyer ·
18·11·18
Having wet, cold feet is undeniably miserable. Yet for homeless people, it’s a daily reality, and one that left untreated, can result in a number of nasty health conditions. Ex-serviceman Ian Northcott, also known as the busking bobby (check out the video on youtube!) knew he wanted to do something […]
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BY Deborah Robson-Grey ·
06·08·18
With homelessness in Oxford growing at an alarming rate, the team at Homes4all Oxfordshire pioneered a drop-in café run out of a local shop. They focus on offering friendship and genuine hospitality. So far, they’ve been overwhelmed by the positive response from the homeless community and the generosity of volunteers. […]
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BY Alex McCallion ·
06·07·18
Greater Change is a mobile donation system that enables members of the public to give directly to a homeless individual. It was founded by Alex McCallion in 2017. As a result of ground-level volunteering combined with research, Alex devised a solution that combines cashless technology, support for an individual, and the […]
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