Tag Archives: Crisis

Voluntary sector’s bleak future as Mayor axes all funding

Croydon Voluntary Action, the council-funded umbrella organisation that coordinates the activities of much of the “third sector” in the borough, says it wants to “re-set” its relationship with the Town Hall as Mayor Jason Perry prepares to axe all funding … Continue reading

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20% increase in demand for Crisis services on Surrey Street

It’s a bittersweet anniversary for Crisis, the national homelessness charity. They are marking five years since the opening of Crisis Skylight Croydon, their centre to support homeless people, or those at risk of becoming homeless. Using a a disused furniture … Continue reading

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Christmas spirit aplenty from Rotarians, kitchens and cadets

The generosity and warm-heartedness of the Croydon public and its voluntary organisations is shining out once again ahead of Christmas. Rotary clubs across the borough have been out and about over the past month, taking donations of cash and toys … Continue reading

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Crisis in urgent appeal for volunteer helpers over Christmas

Crisis, the national homelessness charity, is calling on people across London to volunteer at their Christmas services this year to provide companionship and support to people experiencing homelessness at one of the toughest times of year. The charity urgently needs “night … Continue reading

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5-year-old Zac donates a year’s pocket money to help homeless

A Croydon five-year-old has raised more than £700 for Christmas gift packs for people who are homeless. Zac Mutete, a Year 1 pupil at Chestnut Park Primary School in Broad Green first started fundraising for Crisis at the age of … Continue reading

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Trinity’s Christmas song raises thousands for the homeless

Richard Holdsworth, the music master at Trinity School, has written and performed, together with pupils, a special Christmas charity record which has raised thousands of pounds for the homeless. Almost Christmas, was released via crowdfunding sites and YouTube over the … Continue reading

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Rotary Club seeks donations for their annual Christmas appeal

The Rotary Club of Croydon is seeking your help with their annual Christmas appeal, which this year is raising funds for homelessness charity Crisis in Croydon. The Rotarians’ normal Christmas Santa collections are not possible this year due to covid-19 … Continue reading

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Bread of Heaven: choir raises £1,100 for homeless charity

The Croydon Male Voice Choir has presented a cheque for £1,100 to Croydon Crisis, the charity for the homeless. CMVC raised the funds for the charity while singing at the Whitgift Centre during the Christmas period. CMVC chair Kim Ormond … Continue reading

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Donations still welcome in Shakespeare’s homelessness appeal

An appeal for essential items to help Croydon’s homeless this winter has been a huge success, with donations flooding in to the campaign’s collection points at the offices of JB Shakespeare funeral directors in Croydon and Selsdon.

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Shakespeares seek donations to help homeless in Croydon

An appeal for clothing and washroom items to help the homeless this winter has been set-up by Croydon business JB Shakespeare. The long-established independent firm of undertakers – famously based on George Street but now moved to Wellesley Road – … Continue reading

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Barwell in Crisis: homelessness shelter opens on Surrey Street

WALTER CRONXITE on how the housing minister needs to take proper responsibility for creating demand for a charity shelter in his own constituency It says something about what Croydon has become that the national homelessness charity has today opened its 11th … Continue reading

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Crisis charity music concert, Stanley Halls, Feb 27

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