A Volunteer’s story

A Volunteer’s story

Faith in Action volunteer Nicky Ellis spoke passionately at our recent Open Evening about why volunteering at the Drop-in means so much to her. To an appreciative audience that included the Mayor of Merton and her Consort, Merton borough councillors and other Drop-in...
Mayor praises work of the Drop-in at AGM

Mayor praises work of the Drop-in at AGM

Mayor of Merton, Cllr Janice Howard, praised Faith in Action’s work to support homeless people in Merton at our AGM and Open Evening on Monday 7 October 2019. This year’s well-attended event was an opportunity for local councillors, supporters and donors...
Wimbledon Foundation helps local homeless people

Wimbledon Foundation helps local homeless people

Faith in Action has received a generous grant from the All England Lawn Tennis Club’s charity, the Wimbledon Foundation. The Wimbledon Tennis Championship’s Ticket Resale Scheme, whereby tickets no longer required by spectators leaving the Show Courts are...

Faith in Action AGM & Open Evening 7 October

The Annual General Meeting of the Faith in Action Merton Homelessness Project will take place on Monday 7 October at 5pm in the Salvation Army Citadel, 109 Kingston Road SW19 1LT (adjacent to Wimbledon Fire Station). All supporters, and those interested in our work...
Mayor’s Charity Cricket Match

Mayor’s Charity Cricket Match

We’re delighted that Councillor Janice Howard, the Mayor of Merton for 2019/20 has chosen Faith in Action as one of her two charities to be supported this year.  The Mayor will be running fundraising events throughout her year in office, supporting both FiA’s...
Abbotsbury School kids run for the homeless

Abbotsbury School kids run for the homeless

Many thanks to the children of Maple Class at Abbotsbury School in Morden who organised a sponsored run around the school meadow in support of our Drop-in. They have donated a wonderful range of sleeping bags, toiletries and food for local homeless people....
FiA chosen as a Mayor of Merton charity

FiA chosen as a Mayor of Merton charity

We’re delighted to have been chosen as one of the new Mayor of Merton’s charities for 2019. Many thanks to Councillor Janice Howard for her support for our work to help homeless people in the borough. Visit the London Borough of Merton website for...
Job Opportunity at Faith in Action

Job Opportunity at Faith in Action

Senior Project Worker – 17.5 hours per week We have a vacancy for a Senior Project Worker, whose main role is to assist the Project Manager in running our Drop-in Centre for adults who are homeless or vulnerably housed, suffering from adverse circumstances and...
Latest Newsletter – and a fond farewell!

Latest Newsletter – and a fond farewell!

Our latest newsletter has been published, featuring updates on our activities and initiatives to help local homeless and vulnerably-housed people in and around Merton.  Download it here – FIA newsletter May 2019. This Easter saw the retirement of long-serving...
Drop-in manager honoured by Merton Council

Drop-in manager honoured by Merton Council

On 29 January 2019, at a reception in Merton Civic Centre, our Drop-in manager Andy Fairbairn received a certificate from the Mayor of Merton, Cllr. Mary Curtin, for his outstanding ten years service with Faith in Action Merton Homelessness Project. The...