Posts tagged with "Homelessness"

The Spirit Of The Streets Choir

Posted by editor 05/02/2014 0 Comment 1406 views

The Spirit Of The Streets choir was borne out of the struggles of its founding members, discovers Danielle Aumord

St Bart’s

Posted by editor 28/01/2014 0 Comment 1321 views

St Bart’s, happy Perthday

Cafe Art

Posted by editor 28/01/2014 0 Comment 1448 views

Art, social impact and coffee go hand in hand with Cafe Art. Danielle Aumord checks them out

In memory of Richard Muzira

Posted by editor 20/11/2013 2 Comments 4596 views

CoolTan Arts volunteer Richard Muzira has tragically died after his bycicle was in collision with a lorry in south London. He is the sixth cyclist to die in London in 13 days. Answers From Big Issue interviewed this amazing man during a visit to CoolTan earlier this year…

Empowerment Plan

Posted by editor 08/10/2013 0 Comment 1172 views

The Empowerment Plan in Detroit produces a highly insulated coat which can be a hold-all and a sleeping bag. They are also training people. Jenny McBain speaks to its young founder.  // Veronika Scott is from Detroit and still in her early twenties but she is already making strides as a social pioneer, successfully battling […]

Beyond Food Foundation

Posted by editor 18/09/2012 2 Comments 3923 views

By Big Issue vendor Sharon Payne. The Beyond Food Foundation (BFF) runs two programmes to help people who either are, have been, or could, become homeless. Started by chef Simon Boyle, the Foundation aims to provide valuable skills, along with self-confidence in order to help people to gain meaningful employment. Boyle originally invited homeless people […]

Homeless World Cup

Posted by editor 18/09/2012 0 Comment 1112 views

There are one billion homeless people in the world according to the United Nations. These are easy figures to say but a difficult situation to face. As a global problem homelessness manifests itself in many different ways but the feeling of isolation, exclusion and hopelessness are universal. When we first created the Homeless World Cup […]

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