• Homeless Street Angels

    Rememberance Day

    Sunday 11th November is a day where we all remember, appreciate and respect those that lost their lives at war. Sadly, it will come as little surprise to you that many of our homeless friends, were serving men and women at some point in their lifetimes. Whilst we wear our poppies to commemorate the brave and lost, we must also remember those men and woman still serving today and those no longer serving, but forever changed by their experiences. Some of our friends suffer from addictions and conditions that have resulted from their years in the forces, and we hope to support them to eventually get them into their forever…

  • Homeless Street Angels

    Santa Sack Appeal

    Last year at Christmas time we put together backpacks full of presents for our homeless friends to open on Christmas Eve. They were full of essentials such as toiletries, hand warmers, underwear and lots more, all individually wrapped so they had lots of presents to wake up to.  Over 100 rucksacks were filled on the night with items such as wipes, socks, toiletries, chocolate bars, scarves, and gloves. Each bag also had a slice of Christmas cake, a book, and a gift such as lip balm, hand warmers, torch or umbrellas – and every single item was wrapped up. On Christmas Eve, many volunteers turned up to hand out the rucksacks…

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    Why We Do What We Do

    So for our first post, we thought we would like to say why we enjoy and love what we do. We asked our city centre outreach team to tell us why they come out to help the homeless. Becky, one of the founders and directors of Homeless Street Angels said, “I love to make our friends on the streets know that they have someone who cares and someone to look out for them no matter what”. Michelle, our Head of City Centre Outreach said “I love to see their faces light up when I give them a cuddle. So many people just ignore them, a cuddle makes them feel human…