Entries by Matt Russell

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Distraction packs for children at risk

Over the last 8 weeks we have been working hard to support our younger members of the community who are having a really rough time managing with lockdown and isolation. This is a really hard time for lots of families and children trapped in poverty prior to or because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, there […]

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Morrisons give back

As our world continues to change in response to Covid-19 so must the ways in which we support the most vulnerable among us. Some restrictions may have been lifted across England over the last few weeks, but for many freedom is a long way off. Those who are at risk, isolated or in crisis still […]

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Covid-19 service update

The Government have written to all local authorities in England asking them to house everyone who is sleeping rough, and those in hostels and night shelters by the weekend of the 28th/29th March 2020 in response to Covid-19. There has been no indication on extra support being made available to councils to achieve this as […]

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Our response to Covid-19

With the news that increasingly strict measures are being taken to prevent the spread of the virus in the UK, we wanted to let you know we are carrying on as normal best we can to support our at risk and isolated customers who have no one else. Social distancing and isolation are already a […]

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Christmas support milestone reached

We are delighted to have finished delivering the last of our Christmas food parcels and presents now to nearly 100 children and 45 families or single adults we support. This year we have been able to provide more support to people then any other year thanks to the generosity and kindness of the community and […]

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Helping ease back to school pressures for families

Autumn is one of our busiest times of the year and this year is no different! Throughout the year, most of us, even the most prepared among us can face various pressures on our household finances. For families in real crisis, trapped in homelessness or destitute these pressures become unbearable and unmanageable. We work to […]

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NCS summer 2019 was our biggest yet

We have had an incredibly busy summer this year with our NCS volunteer projects. This year we welcomed over 122 young people to Hull Homeless as part of their social action projects with Tigers Trust and Hymers College for NCS – National Citizen Service. These amazing young people gave us an incredible 3,660 hours of […]

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Modern slavery helpline report 2019

The UK Modern Slavery Helpline and Resource Centre have released their new report exploring the links between modern slavery and homelessness, based on calls and reports to the Modern Slavery Helpline between 2016 and 2019. The report shows that between October 2016 – April 2019, the Helpline identified 353 potential victims of modern slavery who […]