Festive Goodie Bag – Christmas Donations

November 28, 2018

Would you like to donate a present to one of our beneficiaries this Christmas? On Christmas Day this year, to reduce waste and packaging, our beneficiaries have requested not to receive a wrapped present or box. They have opted instead for a practical reusable ‘festive goodie bag’. Items we would like to include in these […]

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Mindful bread making!

November 23, 2018

Last week Julie ‘the bread witch’ visited Emmanuel House to deliver one of her ‘Eat Bake Sing’ bread baking activities. Our beneficiaries enjoyed learning about the soothing art of bread baking, getting stuck in and making their own loaves as well as having plenty of time for a few taste tests! “It helped to take […]

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One Cold Winter’s Morning

November 21, 2018

One Cold Winter’s morning (To the tune of away in a manger) Think Christmas – Give Hope. Emmanuel House’s Winter Appeal song.  One cold winter’s morning as the stars all looked down A mother, near labour, was searching the town The shop windows glittered with tinsel and gold The pain of her loneliness sharper than […]

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Support Work at Emmanuel House

November 16, 2018

Did you know that there are 14 full and part support workers currently employed at the Emmanuel House Support Centre?  What does ‘support work’ mean and how does it happen?  One of our support workers tells us more…   When someone presents at Emmanuel House for the first time, we inquire about their circumstances and […]

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