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Influential folk musician and writer of 'Streets of London', Ralph McTell, is set to play a birthday concert at the Half Moon in Putney this evening (Dec 7) in support of Crisis, the national charity for homeless people.


Crisis and the Financial Times scooped the Charity Partnership, Media & Entertainment award at Third Sector's Business Charity Awards.


Thanks to our donors and volunteers more than 4,000 guests received warmth and companionship this Christmas.


What's your New Year's resolution this year? If it's to get fit, why not make it even better by combining it with a pledge to raise funds to help end homelessness?


The BBC's December Lifeline appeal has launched, exploring how Crisis helps people move on from the devastation of homelessness.


Crisis' first charity shop has opened its doors, selling pre-loved clothes, books and homewares to help end homelessness.


Hundreds of daring fundraisers can make a splash and help end homelessness at Brockwell Lido, Tooting Bec Lido and the King's Cross Pond Club.


For the third time, Sir Ian McKellen recorded the Crisis Christmas TV and radio ads.


Legendary TV comedy scriptwriters Laurence Marks & Maurice Gran are donating proceeds from a British Comedy Society event to Crisis.


Fundraisers at the City of London race series are on track to raise £150,000 to help Crisis tackle rising homelessness across the country.


A team of 36 supporters took on a 230m zipwire challenge in Newcastle, raising money to support Crisis' work in the North East.


Outdoor swimming enthusiasts took to the water at Queensford Lakes to raise money to help homeless people in the city.


A team of homeless & vulnerably housed people from Crisis Skylight Merseyside travelled to London to take on the Crisis Square Mile Run.


The team of homeless & vulnerably housed people from Crisis Skylight Coventry & Warwickshire travelled to London to join 1,250 runners at the Crisis Square Mile Run.


Crisis has launched its annual spring raffle, with thousands of pounds worth of prizes up for grabs.


Join Crisis' biggest ever RideLondon team before 20 April to take advantage of our reduced sponsorship deal.


Read one of Crisis' runners from last year on why you should take on the popular London race.


Crisis Skylight Oxford is calling for supporters to take a dip this June, raising funds to support its services for homeless people.


Final artwork from the Crisis Commission 2014 is up for auction at Christies with all the proceeds from the sale going to Crisis.


Two former Crisis at Christmas volunteers will complete ten half-marathons in ten months in ten cities to raise money to help Crisis end homelessness.


Enter this year's ballot for the popular London race or guarantee a place today by signing up to run with Crisis in 2015 and help end homelessness.


Get on your bike and raise vital funds to support our work by taking on the 2012 Olympic route from London-Surrey with Crisis' Ride London team this summer.


Crisis thanks the thousands of volunteers, donors and supporters who helped make Crisis at Christmas happen for homeless people across the country.


Watch Crisis' new film and see what happened when the first Crisis at Christmas centres opened on 23 December.


Schools, families and offices all over the country have hosted special fundraising parties, raising money to support Crisis' year-round work.


Post photos from your Crisis Christmas Party on social media next week to be in with a chance of winning a John Lewis voucher.


More than 200 people have turned out for the third annual Crisis Midwinter Swim at Tooting Bec Lido, hosted by EastEnders stars Stan Carter and Tosh.


Join thousands of runners on the iconic route and help end homelessness.


Crisis is inviting hardy fundraisers to take an icy plunge at the charity's annual Crisis Midwinter Swim.


Buy tickets for a special preview screening of What We Did On Our Holiday in aid of Crisis.


Crisis is celebrating the summer with its first ever digital raffle.


Keep fit and help end homelessness at iconic Oxford and London events.


BBC Newsnight presenter Emily Maitlis was among the runners taking on the iconic City of London fun run.


The team of homeless & vulnerably housed people from Crisis Skylight Coventry & Warwickshire joined 1,500 other runners at the Crisis Square Mile Run.


The team of homeless & vulnerably housed people from Crisis Skylight Merseyside joined 1,500 other runners at the Crisis Square Mile Run.


Runners from Coventry, Merseyside and London took part in this year's Crisis Square Mile Run.


Exhibition exploring 'Home' held in central London


Prizes are on offer for top Crisis Square Mile Run fundraisers (competition now closed)


34 fundraisers braved a 230m zip across the Tyne, raising money to support Crisis Skylight Newcastle.


Share your thoughts on this year's Crisis Commission theme.


The BBC Newsnight presenter will wave the flag at the start of the iconic race on 12 June.


Brave supporters took to the water for the first ever Crisis Springtime Swim.


Tens of thousands of pounds have been raised for Crisis by the charity's team of runners in this year's Virgin Money London Marathon.


Major new works by leading contemporary artists are to be exhibited as part of The Crisis Commission.


Looking for a charity space for the Royal Parks? One of last year's runners explains why you should run for Crisis.


Join 2,500 runners on the iconic route through the City of London.


Crisis Skylight Oxford is calling on brave fundraisers to take part in the first ever Crisis Springtime Swim.


Find out how you can keep fit and help us to end homelessness by signing up for one of our challenge events.


Stage times are now available for this year's all-star Crisis Presents gig.


The sun came out for the second annual Crisis Midwinter Swim at Brockwell Lido in South London on Saturday 14 December.


The Coronation Street star joined Crisis Skylight Edinburgh for an afternoon mince pie at the Festival Theatre.


The Crisis Skylight Cafe Oxford has hosted a special evening of Christmas carols.


Crisis has given away two pairs of tickets for Crisis Presents with Jake Bugg, Bastille, Michael Kiwanuka, AlunaGeorge, Foxes and Al Doyle of Hot Chip at the Eventim Apollo on Friday 20 December.


Crisis has secured fantastic prizes for its top Midwinter Swim fundraisers - sign up today to be in with a chance of winning.


Foxes is to join Jake Bugg, Bastille, Michael Kiwanuka, AlunaGeorge and Al Doyle of Hot Chip on Friday 20 December at the Eventim Apollo for Crisis Presents.


Michael Kiwanuka and Al Doyle of Hot Chip are to join Jake Bugg, Bastille and AlunaGeorge on Friday 20 December at the Eventim Apollo.


A supporter in Sussex is the first person to host a Crisis Christmas Party this year.


Crisis clients, volunteers and staff have come together to host special Crisis Christmas Parties in Oxford and Newcastle.


Crisis is giving away two tickets to Crisis Presents in a special competition for sponsored Christmas volunteers.


Michael Kiwanuka and Al Doyle of Hot Chip are to join Jake Bugg, Bastille and AlunaGeorge on Friday 20 December at the Eventim Apollo for Crisis Presents


The Hairy Bikers are the latest celebrity supporters to donate a recipe to the Crisis Christmas Party.


Only a handful of tickets are still available for James Arthur's unique acoustic gig in aid of Crisis, on 10 December at St John on Bethnal Green, East London.


Great British Bake Off star Mary Berry has donated a special mince pie recipe to the Crisis Christmas Party campaign.


Crisis needs brave fundraisers to make a splash for the annual Crisis Midwinter Swim.


With spaces still available to enter the 2014 London Marathon with Crisis, some of our runners reveal why they have already signed up for the iconic race.


Find out why Jo Brand is supporting the Crisis Christmas Party campaign and sign up to host your own event.


Spaces are now available to tackle the ultimate running challenge and complete the world famous Virgin Money London Marathon for Crisis.


Change someone's life - donate to the Crisis Autumn Appeal and help someone in from the cold this winter.


Charity preview of new Hollywood film About Time, starring Rachel McAdams and Bill Nighy held in aid of Crisis.


Applications are now open to run the Oxford Half Marathon for Crisis on Sunday 13 October 2013.


£4,000 is still needed to complete the much-needed renovation of Crisis Skylight London - please donate today.


By supporting the Crisis Renovation Appeal, you will help thousands of homeless people enjoy a better, modernised environment when we welcome them through our doors.


Jo Brand has hosted the 21st Crisis Square Mile Run in the City of London and urged more people to take notice of homelessness in the Capital and beyond.


Two teams of Crisis clients are set to enter the 21st annual Crisis Square Mile Run on 13 June, as preparations continue for the iconic City event.


A record 600 City workers took part in an exciting relay race for Crisis in the heart of London's square mile.


Crisis supporters across the North East have taken part in a number of innovative events to raise money to help homeless people in the region.


Raise £500 for the Crisis Square Mile Run or Relay and be in with the chance of winning a luxury prize.


Find out how upcoming events across the country are the perfect opportunity to fundraise for Crisis.


Tens of thousands of pounds have been raised for Crisis by a team of runners who took part in this year's London Marathon.


Register for the 21st Crisis Square Mile Run and join the 1000+ people who have already signed up to race to end homelessness.


Registration for the 21st Crisis Square Mile Run has opened and Crisis is hoping that record numbers of city sprinters will take part in the popular summer event, which this year is to be hosted by Jo Brand.


Pupils from Tauheedul Islam Boys' High School (TIBHS), Blackburn have raised ?4,600 for Crisis.


Four students from Bristol University have attracted widespread attention after building an igloo which they slept in to raise money for Crisis.


After narrating Crisis' Christmas radio advert, and first ever TV advert, which together raised over ?370,000, Sir Ian McKellen visited Crisis at Christmas to see how the money was spent.


You can buy any one of a range of special kits, designed to give someone just the kind of support they need.


Hundreds of people have dived into the first annual Midwinter Swim and raised over ?10,000 for Crisis.


Thousands of pounds have been raised thanks to the stars and audience of Crisis Presents at the Hammersmith Apollo.


Two pairs of meet & greet passes to meet Emeli Sande before the Crisis Presents gig on Wednesday 19 December are now up for auction.


Crisis would like to thank the cast of hit West End musical Cabaret and its audience for collecting and donating thousands of pounds, only weeks before Crisis at Christmas centres open.


A marathon like no other - a 72 hour mince pie marathon - kicked off at midday today and is set to raise cash for Crisis this Christmas.


Two lucky bidders can win the chance to meet Paul Weller before the Crisis Presents gig on Wednesday 19 December.


Homelessness charity Crisis urgently needs to find a building to house 150 homeless people over Christmas after one of its nine centres failed a fire safety check.


Two lucky members of the Twitterati, @amyferns and @RichStew have each won a pair of tickets to Crisis Presents. The showpiece event takes place on Wednesday 19 December at the Hammersmith Apollo, London.


World renowned actor Sir Ian McKellen has narrated the first ever Crisis at Christmas TV advert which Crisis supporters now have the chance to preview on YouTube before it is broadcast in December.


Crisis is giving away two pairs of tickets to Crisis Presents at the Hammersmith Apollo.


This year Crisis will host Carol Services in the historic surrounds of London's Southwark Cathedral and The Cathedral Church of St Nicholas in Newcastle.


Stuck for gift ideas this Christmas? Make a real difference and buy a Crisis Christmas present.


Crisis Skylight Cafe Newcastle is holding a winter pork feast to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas period, Crisis' busiest time of year.


Londoners are being urged to donate food, clothing, toiletries and other essential items at their local Safestore branch to benefit over 3,000 guests of Crisis at Christmas.


Crisis Skylight Newcastle could win £15,000 funding from People's Postcode Trust and it's your online vote that can make the difference.


Emeli Sande will perform at the Hammersmith Apollo on Wednesday 19 December with Paul Weller and Miles Kane at a gig hosted by Ben Elton in aid of Crisis.


For the 2012 Crisis at Christmas Appeal, supporters can reserve a place for a homeless person at Crisis at Christmas for £20.48. With homelessness on the rise, more guests are expected than ever - please reserve a place now.


Paul Weller, Miles Kane and a very special guest (TBA) will headline the Hammersmith Apollo on Wednesday 19 December, at a gig hosted by Ben Elton in aid of Crisis at Christmas.


Crisis Skylight Newcastle is delighted to announce its second zip slide event to raise vital funds.


Crisis has a number of tickets on offer to attend the charity premiere of 'Gambit' which stars Colin Firth and Cameron Diaz.


Holly Bishton, 16, from Shropshire, has raised more than ?1,000 for Crisis by cycling from Lands End to John O'Groats.


Enjoy a belly aching night with Laugh till it Hurts, an evening of live comedy in aid of Crisis.


Any budding runners who would like to raise money for Crisis Skylight Oxford should sign up to the Oxford Half marathon as soon as possible.


Nearly £600 has been raised by a Crisis supporter who braved extreme weather conditions to take part in the Great North Swim.


A staff member at Crisis Skylight Newcastle was one of a select few to be chosen to carry the Olympic Torch through the North East on its journey to the Capital.


2,000 runners who took to the streets of London at the 20th annual Crisis Square Mile Run were waved off from Paternoster Square by University Challenge and Newsnight presenter Jeremy Paxman.


Three members of Crisis Skylight Oxford put in some serious leg work at an annual fun run on Saturday 12 May at the city's picturesque University Parks.


Crisis gave away the chance to be followed by Olympic super-heavyweight boxing champion Audley Harrison in honour of the Crisis Square Mile Run and the lucky winner was @RichardGaskin1


Unique works of art by some of the world's most celebrated artists have been sold for ?340,000 at Christie's in London, to raise funds for Crisis.


Top firm Fidelity Worldwide Investment has thrown down the gauntlet to rival corporate teams to get fundraising for the 20th Crisis Square Mile Run at a time when rough sleeping is steadily increasing across the Capital.


The Crisis Commission opened its doors for the first time at a star studded private view at Somerset House.


Groundbreaking art exhibition the Crisis Commission opens to the public this week at Somerset House in London.


Top international artists Antony Gormley, Gillian Wearing, Jonathan Yeo, and Nika Neelova gathered at Somerset House to highlight homelessness and raise awareness about the Crisis Commission exhibition.


Two lucky members of the Twitterati, @clashohyeah and @boundfornowhere have each won a pair of tickets to Crisis Stand Up and Rock - a music and comedy gig featuring Paul Weller, Tim Minchin, Graham Coxon and Jo Brand - all hosted by Ross Noble on 20 December at the Hammersmith Apollo Theatre in London.


20 Crisis supporters and fundraisers will take part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon this Sunday 9 October.


The scandal of the rising tide of homelessness must again be society's priority for action, said Crisis Director of Policy Duncan Shrubsole when Crisis hosted a special screening of the landmark film Cathy Come Home, directed by Ken Loach and part of the BFI's complete retrospective of films by the British director


Crisis' 2010 Christmas Cracker fundraising campaign has been recognised for its success by winning an award in two different award ceremonies.


The bidding has closed on a special auction, featuring guitars which were donated by huge names in music including Pink Floyd, the Kings of Leon, Status Quo, and James Blunt.


The Great North Swim has taken place, and this year several people participated to raise money for Crisis.


Over 2,000 supporters of Crisis lay down in the shadow of St. Paul's Cathedral to draw attention to the plight of rough sleepers, before taking part in the 19th annual Square Mile Run.


A landmark 300th investor has signed up for Crisis Investors, donating money which will give a return to the whole of our society.


After ten years running the London Marathon in aid of Crisis, Nick Abbey completed his final run this year, and bows out with ten medals and almost ?80,000 of funds raised as a result of his efforts.


Similar to a company selling shares, Crisis is selling Investment Units. But unlike shares, they can't be sold and there is no annual dividend or personal financial return on investment. However, by using the money to help homeless people, there is a social return on investment.


Being homeless, freezing and hungry can make Christmas a desperate time - but a place at Crisis At Christmas can be the start of a whole new life.

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Formerly homeless Jeff returns to take some photos of his old life for us. Take a look at our latest appeal to help more people like Jeff turn their lives around and see how much our supporters like you have already given.

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Crisis has announced it is selling a coffee table book featuring all images in the A Positive View exhibition including the Royal diptych of Prince William.


Prince William has turned photographer to create a diptych, two images that are always shown together, with Jeff Hubbard - a formerly homeless man and client of Crisis to promote a landmark photographic exhibition in aid of the Charity: A Positive View.


Crisis has won a vote of staff from mobile phone company Orange, picking them as Community Partners for the year for their Paddington office. Staff from Orange will help Crisis by fundraising and volunteering at events throughout the year, already getting involved in the Crisis Square Mile Run this summer.

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