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Positive outcomes at Emmanuel House

October 21, 2020

We are currently offering support, clothing, showers, IT access and haircuts to people who are homeless, rough sleeping, or in crisis and at risk of homelessness. People can come to the hatch at the front of Emmanuel House and book an appointment with our support staff.

Here are two stories about people who have recently used our services.

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Clothing with a conscience at The Old Toffee Shop

October 20, 2020

For 8 weeks this autumn, Emmanuel House is the grateful recipient of 10% of profits from The Old Toffee Shop. So do they sell old toffee? No! The Old Toffee Shop refers to the home of mother and daughter Rachel and Amy in Nottingham, where they run the online second-hand clothing shop. There are already […]

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Nottingham Night Shelter case study: “You were life savers”

October 12, 2020

Steve*, a 26-year-old British male, came to the hotel during the summer, after being seen rough sleeping.

Steve had come to Nottingham from Cambridge to go to university. After lockdown his mental health had deteriorated and he had not attended online studies. As a result, he had lost his place on his course at university.

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Share the journey with Emmanuel House on World Homeless Day

October 8, 2020

On this year’s World Homeless Day, Emmanuel House is joining charities and groups around the world to respond to homelessness within their local communities. Originally set up to draw attention to homeless people’s needs locally, the national day provides opportunities for people to get involved in responding to homelessness.  A few words from Emmanuel House […]

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Urgent appeal – empty building needed for night shelter venue

October 5, 2020

Our night shelter is in urgent need of a new venue. We’re looking for warehouse spaces or derelict buildings in Nottingham. Do you know anyone that can help? We’re currently supporting 25 guests in a local hotel and we are looking for alternative options. Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and the government’s ‘Everyone In’ policy, […]

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Warm woolly hats are essential this winter

October 1, 2020

Can you help Diane to make woolly hats for our beneficiaries this winter? You can support Diane by supplying wool or knitting woolly hats and donating them to the centre.

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Emmanuel House launches harvest appeal to provide nutritious meals for Night Shelter guests

September 23, 2020

Can you help us provide healthy, nutritious food for the 24 guests in our night shelter?

Emmanuel House’s Harvest 2020 Appeal is looking a little different to previous years. But despite our current services running in different ways, we still need your help to provide food for some of Nottingham’s most vulnerable people.

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Heart Church groups transform Emmanuel House allotment

September 16, 2020

Our beautiful St Ann’s allotment has been given a much-needed tidy up in preparation for the winter months thanks to our friends at Heart Church.

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Real life success stories from the Nottingham Night Shelter

September 15, 2020

We think it’s important to keep our supporters up to date with news from the shelter. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Nottingham Night Shelter moved into a hotel on 27th March 2020 in response to the Government’s ‘Everybody In’ initiative. As of Tuesday 15th September, the shelter has enabled 4,255 nights’ protection for a total of 164 […]

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Women’s Group embroidery celebrates what makes Emmanuel House so valuable

September 8, 2020

Earlier this year Emmanuel House’s Women Group took part in an embroidery and sewing project for our Nottingham charity. Two workshops were led by Tilda Teekens, who was in her last year of an art degree at Nottingham Trent University.

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