December newsletter 2017

December newsletter 2017

The needs of the Merton homeless and vulnerably housed are as great as ever. About 65 people attend each Drop-In session, and about half of these are sleeping rough (fewer while the Winter Night Shelters are operating). The Homeless Drop-In continues to provide for...

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AGM & Open Evening 30 October

AGM Monday 30 October, 5pm The Annual General Meeting of the Faith in Action Merton Homelessness Project will take place on Monday 30 October at 5pm in the Salvation Army Citadel, 109 Kingston Road SW19 1LT. This is immediately before the Open Evening. All welcome....

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Our support for the homeless

Our support for the homeless

New service user leafletThere is a new service user leaflet with information on what we offer to the homeless. >>Download the leaflet FiA-service-user-leaflet. Helping a homeless person Download a leaflet giving basic information about help for the homeless in...

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FiA fundraising by Khanage restaurant

FiA fundraising by Khanage restaurant

Three Peaks Challenge Anwar and Sonia of Khanage curry restaurant on Wimbledon Broadway are fundraising for Faith in Action. At the end of September they are taking part in the Three Peaks Challenge - climbing Snowdon (Wales), Ben Nevis (Scotland) and Scafell Pike...

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Job advertisement

New Opportunities Worker • Are you interested in New Opportunities? • Helping our service users with jobs, education and volunteering? • Developing your influencing and intervention skills? • Working in a super team of professionals and volunteers? If the answer to...

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Raynes Park High School student produces FiA animation

Raynes Park High School student produces FiA animation

Congratulations and thanks to Year 9 students at Raynes Park High School. Izzy and her group produced an excellent presentation about the work of the Homeless Drop-In and our enthusiastic volunteers. They won £1000 for Faith in Action - 1st prize in the competition...

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New video about our work with the homeless

New video about our work with the homeless

We are delighted to introduce our new video, produced by media students at Brooklands College, Weybridge. This 4-minute film tells the story of Ryan, a homeless young man who visits the Faith in Action Merton Homeless Drop-In. Click on the video below....

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February-April 2017 News

February-April 2017 News

We are very grateful to the Anglican Diocese of Southwark which has nominated Faith in Action as one of its Lent Call charities 2017, in memory of Revd Andrew Wakefield. See the video about the Faith in Action Merton Homeless Drop-In on the Southwark website...

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December 2016 News

December 2016 News

Thank you to the staff at Wimbledon station for their shoebox appeal on behalf of local homeless. On 13 December they collected 78 shoeboxes and 16 bags filled with gifts for the homeless, and there are cash donations too. Thank you also to the staff of Indigo...

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FiA welcomes Mayor of Merton

FiA welcomes Mayor of Merton

Merton Faith in Action welcomed Merton Mayor Councillor Brenda Fraser to the 17 October AGM and Open Evening. The picture shows the Mayor presenting Andy our Manager and Yvette Ball our Chair with our Investing in Volunteers certificate. Photo John Stone. As the Mayor...

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