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On Friday 3rd March over 40 people slept out at Gloucester Cathdral to raise much needed funds for Veterans in need. Alabaré Fundraising Manager, Kirsty Scullion; “Cloisters Challenge Gloucester – once again another amazing night of reflecting on what it may be like to be homeless, but without the reality of that being night after night after night. We were dry, shelte... Read more
Earlier on this month we launched a bespoke report at The House of Commons which looks beneath the headlines of increasing homelessness in the UK. It looks at understanding the problems facing a small, but significant minority of Armed Forces Veterans who are ending up on our streets. Our report “Research into the housing-related support needs of homeless veterans” l... Read more
BIG Sleep Success at Salisbury Cathedral March, 2017
Over 90 people took their sleeping bags and pillows to the medieval surroundings of Salisbury Cathedral on Friday 3rd March to mark our annual BIG Sleep. Attendees of the BIG Sleep included John Glen MP and the deputy commander of Larkhill Garrison, Lieutenant Colonel David Penniall - as well as students of Godolphin School and other community groups. Our Chief Executive And... Read more
The Bishop of Southwark shows his support March, 2017
Thank you to the Bishop of Southwark, Peter Smith for his support of our charity and for mentioning us in his speech at the second reading of the Homeless Reduction Bill in The House of Lords last week; "I pay tribute ... to Alabaré, founded by the Reverend John Proctor, a permanent deacon in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Clifton, which also works among homeless Veterans and others." Read more