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Two Jobs and Homeless

Two Jobs and Homeless

Jose was working two jobs, but it still wasn’t enough to make ends meet. When he got fired from one job for being homeless, Glass Door stepped in to help.

The Making of an Activist

The Making of an Activist

Ella Daish was a postal worker when she started trying to reduce waste. Then her period started. That set Ella on a path that would change her life.

Emerging from the Chaos

Emerging from the Chaos

After a string of abusive relationships, Alex was left homeless. This is the story of how she got her life back on track with help from the Brighton Women’s Centre

The One-Two Punch

The One-Two Punch

After mental health problems and an opiate addiction left him homeless, Peter found the support he needed from the Northampton Hope Centre.

Ten Years and 76 Million Trees

Ten Years and 76 Million Trees

Our favourite search engine – Ecosia – is celebrating 10 years of powering tree planting projects around the world with our internet searches.

Evicted by the Bedroom Tax

Evicted by the Bedroom Tax

Unable to pay the bedroom tax, Mary was evicted and found herself homeless. Thankfully, the Bond Board helped her transition from a hostel into a home of her own.

From the Moment He Became Homeless, He Knew He Wanted to Help Others

From the Moment He Became Homeless, He Knew He Wanted to Help Others

Fleeing his home in Liverpool after a violent attack, Henry found himself homeless in London. He found help with The Passage and knew he wanted to help others

Human Rights Day 2019

Human Rights Day 2019

To celebrate Human Rights Day 2019, we’ve highlighted five key wins for humanity this year. What was your biggest human rights win of the year?

After 25 Years of Teaching Abroad, This Woman Returned to the UK With No Home

After 25 Years of Teaching Abroad, This Woman Returned to the UK With No Home

After teaching abroad for 25 years, Sasha returned to the UK but didn’t have a home. She found the sense of family and a permanent home through The Choir With No Name.