Articles tagged with "Volunteering"
Crisis Skylight Merseyside volunteers have attended a special coffee afternoon at the Victoria Museum and Gallery at the University of Liverpool to celebrate their contribution to the charity.
National Volunteers' Week is a chance to say thank you to the 10,000 people who give up their time to help Crisis all through the year.
Community partners, corporate sponsors, senior volunteers and activities organisers came together to celebrate the success of Crisis at Christmas 2012 at RichMix in Shoreditch, London.
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.
Seventy Crisis at Christmas volunteers have taken to Facebook to share their thoughts and experiences of this year's event.
This year Crisis at Christmas will have five day centres and as per usual there will be a shuttle bus service to pick up volunteers and guests and transport them to the appropriate centre.
Chance to get your hands on some famous mince pies
11.12.12| Topics: Christmas
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.
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.
Crisis is recruiting for a volunteer manager to take responsibility for its specialist volunteering projects - including managing over 8,000 volunteers at Crisis at Christmas.
Ken Mason Volunteer of the Year finalist at national awards
12.07.12| Topics: Volunteering
Ken Mason, who has been with Crisis for 39 of its 40 years, has been nominated as a Volunteer of the Year finalist in the Third Sector Excellence Awards.
Crisis Skylight London hosted a weekend for homeless and vulnerably housed people to receive health check ups and get active through a range of exercise and wellbeing activities.
Crisis said thank you to its volunteers this week at a special celebration event, which featured a performance from homeless and vulnerably housed clients of Crisis Skylight London and bunting decorated with messages from staff and clients.
Admired and longstanding Crisis volunteer remembered
30.05.12| Topics: Christmas
Jonathan Gammon, a longstanding Crisis at Christmas volunteer, is to be remembered for his dynamism and commitment, after the sad news of his death reached Crisis last month.
If you would like to help people rough sleeping in London, No Second Night Out (NSNO) is looking for committed and passionate people to join their ranks now.
A video looking back at 40 years of Crisis at Christmas, with early footage from the birth of the event. Presented by Gabby Logan.
Crisis has launched a video on the making of this year's Crisis christmas card onto YouTube.
Gabby Logan welcomed Crisis at Christmas guest turned volunteer Naomi O'Connor and Head of Crisis at Christmas Mick Bateman onto the sofa on Channel 5's Wright Stuff Extra to talk about the life-changing effect the charity has on homeless people's lives.
20 Crisis supporters and fundraisers will take part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon this Sunday 9 October.
Crisis is calling for supporters to sign a petition to strengthen the law so that no one is forced to sleep rough after being turned away by their local council.
Celebrities including Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, Matthew Kelly, Joe Swash and boy band Blue are participating in our 2011 Christmas e-card campaign, designed to raise over 650,000 pounds from corporate supporters in the City of London.
Squatters have been revealed as some of the most vulnerable of all homeless people by research published as the Government consultation into criminalisation of squatting comes to an end.
Applications have opened for volunteers to sign up to help over 3,000 homeless people for the 40th Crisis at Christmas which runs from 23-30 December across London this year.
Crisis kicked off its 40th anniversary celebrations with The Big Thank You - a free event to give something back to the volunteers that have made Crisis at Christmas happen over the past four decades.
Renowned Dub Poet Benjamin Zephaniah invited homeless and vulnerably housed members of Crisis Skylight London to romantic poet John Keats? Hampstead house for a tour and poetry workshop.
Crisis' latest appeal is the story of Emma as told by Jill Wallis, her coach on the charity's Unlock Your Potential Project.
Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran's single The A Team, telling the story of a homeless woman, has hit number 3 in the official UK Top 40.
On Wednesday evening Crisis Skylight Newcastle hosted its annual volunteers surprise evening. The event is held each year in the Skylight Cafe on City Road, in order to celebrate and thank Crisis' numerous volunteers.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson underlined the importance of volunteering last night at a joint Crisis and Housing Justice event to launch a new volunteering directory booklet.
Crisis volunteer and former rough sleeper Donald Waugh is today celebrating the first stage of a project to bring together the glizy fashion world with talented homeless people. Donald hopes the culmination of the project will be a show during London Fashion Week 2010 and an online shop where homeless people can sell their products.
Erzsebet Bogyo, member volunteer at Crisis Skylight London, has won a Crisis Changing Lives award enabling her to take a DELTA (Diploma in English Language Teaching) course - a top qualification for teaching English to adults.