We are getting there! Hundreds of individuals, charities, businesses and community groups have got involved in the Knitted House project. Our target was 4,677, and while we don't have quite that many, we certainly have enough scarves to cover the house (over 2,000)!
Art students from NUA are supporting St Martins through a creative project whereby pizza boxes at independent restaurant Brick Pizza are customised by the artists and available for a donation.
Moved by the news that Budge the Cathedral cat had an accident and fractured his pelvis, a hostel resident set to work sewing a bed for Budge to use while he recuperated.
St Martins won the award in the national Homeless Link Excellence Awards in the category ‘excellence in supporting people’
A new service to provide emergency accommodation and support for rough sleepers in Norwich is due to open in the autumn.
St Martins team members are preparing to jump 13,000 foot out of a plane to raise money to support homeless people in Norwich. For the majority of the team it is their first charity jump – and one of them has never even been in an aeroplane before!
Eight volunteers from Aviva spent a day gardening at our residential service for over 50s. A highlight of the day was getting the residents involved in the activity and interacting with the volunteers.
The Swaffham Lionesses chose to support homelessness charities as their cause to benefit from their annual summer event.
St Martins has an arrangement with Molde University College in Norway to host second year social care students. We provide work placements and the opportunity to learn from experienced staff at St Martins in return for an enthusiastic and hard worker to join our team for three months.
The aim of Bridges is to help people manage their enduring mental illness. We are holding an Open Day on Thursday 20th June from 1 - 3pm and invite anybody who is interested to come and look around.