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Staff Spotlight: Kevin

February 5, 2020

Kevin has worked for EH for approximately 15 years as a general support worker and specialises in Benefit Support. We asked Kevin about his role with us.… “It is a very varied job. Meeting lots of different people and helping people to resettle is a highlight.  It is really hard knowing that some people will […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Rebecca

February 4, 2020

Becky volunteers in our charity shop and sorting room. Here she tells us more about her experience volunteering at Emmanuel House… “I wanted to understand more about the issues of homelessness as it is obviously an issue for the city. I wanted to feel I was doing something to help. Emmanuel House is a positive, […]

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Record-Breaking Winter Appeal

February 4, 2020

This year’s Winter Appeal ‘Think Christmas – Give Hope’ has been supported and promoted by Nottingham Musician, Kingdom Rapper and his song, Let Hope Be Your Gift, written specifically to highlight the homelessness crisis and how Emmanuel House tackles homelessness all year round. The appeal was launched on Wednesday 13th November at Emmanuel House Support […]

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Notts businesses fund over 500 Christmas meals for city’s homeless at Emmanuel House

February 4, 2020

As we enter the new year, we are delighted to be celebrating the success of our Christmas Lunch campaign, which saw all of our weekday lunch services from 5 December being fully subsidised by local businesses. Throughout December we asked local businesses to donate £150 to sponsor one of its weekday lunches, which can provide […]

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Retail Assist: Sponsorship Challenge

February 4, 2020

Warm showers, a hot meal and a strong support network might be essentials that many of us take for granted. But, at Emmanuel House, all of these things come as part of the vital service we provide to homeless and vulnerable adults. It costs an average of £1,400 a day to run our support centre: […]

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Nottingham Winter Shelter 2019/20 Update

February 4, 2020

Now in its 12th week, the Nottingham Winter Shelter has already provided 1,650 bed nights of accommodation for people who would otherwise be sleeping rough. The Winter Shelter have supported 64 clients, 8 of which are females. So far, 16 guests have moved on which is made up of 3 re-connections, 6 accommodated in the […]

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Nottinghamshire-based family business donate percentage of profits to fund a week of Nottingham Winter Shelter

November 19, 2019

Swiftool Precision Engineering (SPE) Ltd in Huthwaite has recently donated £4,000 to The Nottingham Winter Shelter to help the most vulnerable citizens in Nottingham. Over 100 staff and seven suppliers came together recently at SPE’s factories in Huthwaite to raise £850 through a charity quiz and raffle in support of Emmanuel House, who provide essential […]

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Of all the gifts you give this year, give the gift of hope

November 13, 2019

Homelessness is a year-round issue and Emmanuel House offers support all year round. For our appeal this winter we are asking people to think about two things at Christmas time – Hope and Emmanuel House. No matter your background you are worthy of hope.  Hope of belonging  to somewhere, hope of having an income to […]

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Toilet and Shower Renovation 2019!

September 26, 2019

As you’ve probably seen on our social media, one of the biggest updates at Emmanuel House is the renovation of our toilets and the addition of an accessible shower in our open access area. The project started at the beginning of July and saw the transformation of the downstairs facilities. Fortunately we were able to […]

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End of The Allotment season

September 26, 2019

October sees the end of our fantastic Allotment Project. Running from March, throughout the summer months, until the weather changes in October, our allotment in St Ann’s provides an outdoor space for our service users to cultivate and grow their own plants and vegetables. The project also allows participants to explore new skills such as […]

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