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Fundraiser Spotlight

July 30, 2019

Seven year old Betsy decided she wanted to do something to help homeless people in Nottingham and what a great way to raise money for us! During her Half Term holidays, Betsy decided to use her time to help benefit those less fortunate than her. She decided to use her creativity and skills to sell […]

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Volunteer Spotlight

July 30, 2019

Volunteers are integral to much of what we do at Emmanuel House.  Phil tells us about his involvement… ”I have been volunteering at Emmanuel House for 12 years. I was planning to retire and wanted to get involved in something that would contribute towards the local community in a way that would be interesting and […]

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Inspiration and tackling isolation with Streetwise Opera

July 30, 2019

The weekly sessions at Emmanuel House are always well attended, inclusive and powerful. One beneficiary shares… “At the time that I have nothing, I still have my artistry. I still have my creativity. I still have my talent. And if that’s going to get me from homelessness to where I need to be, then I’m […]

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Charity Shop Update

July 30, 2019

In recent months our charity shop has seen an upward trend in donations, customers and sales.  We are delighted to report that in June the sales recorded reached £2439.29! All money that is made in the shop is spent in the same building providing life changing support for homeless, isolated and vulnerable adults in Nottingham, […]

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Allotment update… Growers and growing alike are flourishing!

July 30, 2019

We are two months in to our twice-weekly summer allotment group sessions.  We have had quite a mixture of weather so far; a lot of rain and more recently some glorious sunny spells has left our plot looking lush! Here’s more from Jo who leads the sessions… “This is my first year as lead allotment […]

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Nottingham Night Shelter

July 30, 2019

As of 28th July 2019, sixteen weeks into the new Nottingham Night Shelter, a pilot project funded by the Government’s Rapid Rehousing Pathway, the successful ‘move on’ figures speak for themselves. A total of 2161 bed spaces have been used over the last sixteen weeks, from 8/4/19-28/7/19 as part of the new Nottingham Night Shelter […]

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Fiery Performance in store

April 23, 2019

Friday 31st May @ 7.30pm Canal House Pub, 48 – 52 Canal Street, Nottingham, NG1 7EH Homeless and environmental group benefit gig Tales from the Fireside, in Association with A Sockful of Billiard Balls have organised a benefit event to raise funds for Emmanuel House and the pro-active environmental group, Extinction Rebellion, recently seen demonstrating […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Trevor

April 9, 2019

Trevor has volunteered at Emmanuel House for two years. We asked him about his experience with us. What prompted you to get involved? I was entering retirement and wanted to do some worthwhile voluntary work. A good friend of mine, Phil Knott, had been working in EH kitchen on Friday mornings for several years so […]

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Streetwise Opera @ EH

April 9, 2019

Streetwise Opera is an award-winning performing arts charity for people who are or have been homeless. They currently run creative programmes in five regions across England and stage critically-acclaimed operas. The Streetwise Opera Nottingham team run a weekly session at the Emmanuel House Support Centre every Tuesday afternoon and raise the roof!  It is certainly […]

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Womanuel Update: Month 10

April 9, 2019

Initially a six-week project for women who were homeless, in conjunction with our Wellbeing Support Group and  Nonsuch, our weekly women’s group has grown in both strength and numbers since it’s first session back in June 2018. Designed to encourage social interaction and offer a relaxed environment in which to express and explore different areas […]

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