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Feeding the World

Danish Crown is a global meat producer and supplier, specialising in pork and beef. The Danish Crown Group has recently outlined new Sustainability goals with the mission statement of ‘Feeding the World’. In the face of this global crisis, the hospitality industry is facing very perilous times. As food producers, we have a responsibility to […]

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Pulling together to move mountains

Working alongside @SSAFA @CardboardCitz @Providence_Row  @crisis_uk  “The ladder to success” event to bring together services from across the borough and sector in the hope of offering even more.  The Whitechapel Mission has been serving the homeless and marginalised for over 140 years – and our daycentre services of food, clothing, showers and shelter are well known […]

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New Year, New You

@LushLtd @truebritlondon and @RitualCosmetics supporting our “New Year, New You” Day. Of course it is always about trying to find more appropriate, affordable housing, support structures and advice and advocacy for the people on the streets and those insecurely housed. But, there is far more to our work than just a hot meal or a shower. […]

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The journey starts with a hot breakfast

The Whitechapel Mission have been helping Londoners to help the homeless since 1876, meeting the specific needs of each man and woman who walks through our doors. First, we help the homeless by meeting immediate needs: food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. In our recovery programs, we address deeper needs for life-skills and job skills […]

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A fantastic finale to 2016 Ladies Day

Wow! What a fabulous day we had on the last Ladies Day of the year. A day packed with entertainment and food, finishing with a special visit from Mrs Claus herself. Tracy and her team from BNYMellon were the volunteers of the week, we also invited Credit Suisse and Lloyds of London to come and […]

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A special Friday Ladies Day

We have had one of the most productive Ladies Day ever with the help of Volunteers from Credit Suisse and our special friends at Benfleet. This special activity was organised to raise money for the Macmillan Charity.   The staff and regular helpers produced homemade cakes to sell to our ladies and involved them in decorating cupcakes for […]

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@Hair4HomelessUK come to Whitechapel Mission

Welcome to Stewart, a salon owner in Essex, who has organised “Haircuts4 Homeless”. He encourages stylists to come together in order to visit various centres for people with no homes to make them feel good about themselves; to boost the confidence to be able to move forward. Stewart got in touch to ask if we […]

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2015 Rough sleeping Count

On 25 February 2016, the Department for Communities and Local Government released the autumn 2015 figures for rough sleeping. These statistics provide a snapshot figure of the number of people every local authority estimates or counts to be sleeping rough on any one night. The following analysis provides a breakdown of increases when compared with previous […]

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Volunteers from @Dentons serving the #homeless @whitechapelmiss

A Happy Easter to all. A big thank-you has to go to Matt from Dentons who came along with his family to help serve our guests of Whitechapel Mission on a special Easter Day. Even though the clocks sprang forward one hour, so they lost an hours sleep; he, his wife Becca with teenagers Luke, […]

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Clifford Chance Breakfast Challenge

What a Breakfast Challenge we had today! – Team leader Mia, from @Clifford Chance was kept on her toes throughout the morning. The difference was in the volunteer numbers.  We would normally ask for 8 people to volunteer to do the breakfast challenge; they arrive at 5:45am and see the whole shift through to the […]

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Easter bonnet making

A fabulous productive day here at the Whitechapel Mission today. BNY Mellon volunteers did a sterling job, Rob and his team keeping up, serving breakfast on a very busy morning. Victoria states she will be dreaming about eggs tonight after she must have fried over 300 eggs. (She lost count after that). Tracy and her team came […]

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TB Screening

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson MP is urging more people to get tested for TB as part of his campaign to raise awareness of the disease, which is more prevalent in London than any other capital in Western Europe. Today his TB ambassador, award-winning actress Emma Thompson and her son Tindy Agaba visited a […]

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Restroom Refurbishment

As the shower refurbishment is now complete, we start on the restrooms. Funding for these works is now secured and work begins  on Monday morning The toilet facilities are an important part of our service provision, and not only as a normal facility. For those sleeping rough the use of a bathroom offers the dignity and privacy, […]

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Shower Refurbishment

Men’s showers are available Monday to Friday from 7:30am until 9:30am, with an opportunity to choose replacement clothing after taking a shower. We always ensure a sufficient amount of clothing in an attempt to allow individuals to pick and choose the clothing they would like to wear. We take for granted the choice we have […]

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