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Breaking the Cycle

Written by SHOC’s Grants Manager, Sally Russell We live in a world where everyone wants everything now, it doesn’t matter who they tread on to get it, we just don’t look out for each other, the world is broken. I recently started work at SHOC. Having worked in the charity sector for the previous year… View Article

Polling Data: Ending Homelessness Ex-Resident Survey 2018

Every two years Trinity reach out to people who have moved on from our supported housing service to find out if what we are doing works. There’s no place like home – it doesn’t take a wizard to end homelessness.

Pets Matter Too

Written by Debbie, from our Central Office Being an avid animal lover, I’ve always had some concern when I see homeless animals on the streets with their owners. Not knowing how they are looked after has always niggled at me and I usually end up buying treats, food, blankets, etc in an attempt to ease… View Article

Solutions

Having spent years carving out, or maybe wringing out, some sort of anti-establishment character for myself, like some sad bloke Jarvis Cocker would sing about, last week I found myself like so many of my pre and post punk heroes, brushing up against the very heart of British establishment. Upon entering that hallowed ground I… View Article

Jeremy Corbyn visits SHOC

Staff members and clients at Slough Homeless Our Concern were treated to a very special visit yesterday afternoon, as Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn MP and Slough MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi popped by. Jeremy and Tan chatted – and listened – to the clients, as they expressed some of the issues surrounding homelessness. The visit follows… View Article

Are you stranded on the A Deck?

Imagine that someone invites you for the cruise of a lifetime.  You get to the docks and the person says “There’s just two conditions, you are never to ask where we are going or when we will get there.” “Sounds fine by me” you say.  You board the ship and it’s luxurious; you are shown… View Article

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Delivering Pizza and Cycling to Australia – for Trinity!

Ed Hack is a computing student at the University of Bournemouth with a background in the street sport of parkour. He has set up not one, but two amazing fundraisers in aid of Trinity: In June this year, he will deliver pizzas personally to 10 lucky raffle winners wherever in England they live… by bicycle!… View Article

From Reading to Ouagadougou – ECMWF Sends Computers to Africa

As part of the work we do in Burkina Faso, partnering with Transform Burkina and supported by The Tiny Cottage Kitchen, we linked with with ECMWF who have donated computers for schools – read more… 

Sleeping rough for his birthday – Nick Hughes, SEGRO

Nick Hughes is The Director of Marketing and Communications at SEGRO. He has chosen to spend his 50th birthday with us at The Big SleepOut 2016, and is encouraging people to sponsor his fundraising instead of giving him gifts! Together with many of his colleagues, he will spend the night in a cardboard box, and… View Article

Introducing Our Performers at The Big SleepOut 2016: Gareth Richards!

Gareth Richards is back at The Big SleepOut after last year’s brilliant performance! In October 2004 Gareth Richards did his first ever gig aboard the Wibbly Wobbly boat, a notorious venue compered by alternative comedy veteran Malcolm Hardy. After his set Malcolm shook his hand and said, “Was that really your first gig?” “Yes,” said… View Article

Introducing Our Performers at The Big SleepOut 2016: Paolo Morena!

Paolo Giuseppe Sergio Morena – Singer/Songwriter Born into a musical family with a wealth of live and studio experience with a number of bands, Paolo is now best known as a live loop artist. His show is a spellbinding mix of original compositions, created live non stage using half a dozen instruments, an amazing voice… View Article