A dog looking at a laptop for ideas

The ongoing pandemic and lockdown 3.0 has meant that fundraising has had to go ‘virtual’ for many charities. As you know, one of our values at Homeless Oxfordshire is ‘resilience’, so despite the adversity of the current situation, we have come up with some creative ways that you can do something positive for charities like…

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You might recognise Angus Imrie from The Crown, Fleabag and The Archers, and we are very excited to announce his latest performance – an exclusive Christmas reading just for us from the renown ‘Just William‘ series! The extract from ‘William’s Truthful Christmas’ will be recognised by many of our supporters, who will be familiar with…

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Did you know? With most in-person fundraising events cancelled UK charities face a £10bn funding gap? That’s why we are getting involved with campaigns such as #GivingTuesday. But what is it? Giving Tuesday Basically, it is a ‘global day of giving’, and you can do absolutely anything to give something back to a charity that’s…

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In principle, we believe that everything should be done to ensure that people have a safe space to sleep in extreme weather. However, night shelters have always been an immediate, emergency response and are not long-term solutions. Thanks to MHCLG funding and the City Council’s provision of hotels and other interim support that has been…

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Woman writing label on a box as if she is moving home

Last year, Homeless Oxfordshire spoke to Lucy, one of the clients in our Women’s Project. We caught up with her to find out about how her recovery journey is progressing.

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Like so many business and charities, the COVID-19 pandemic interrupted our income streams and caused us massive financial disruption. However, in true ‘Homeless Oxfordshire spirit’, we showed our resilience and adapted our efforts to online fundraising… despite the adversity! We raised an incredible £4381 which is thanks to YOU, our supporters, who helped us out…

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Silhouette of a woman walking down some steps to leave a building

Recently we spotted a great story about three survivors of domestic abuse who began a furniture project to provide women with furnishings who might have lost their possessions as a result of fleeing a violent home. These women turned their horrific experiences into something positive to help others. This resonates with us and our belief…

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We are delighted to tell you that we have received a helping hand to the tune of £100,000 from the COVID-19 Homelessness Response Fund from the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government (MHLCLG) supported by Homeless Link. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we continued to offer a front-line service to 200 of our clients. As…

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Rachel is a client in our Women’s project. In her own words she describes how she came to be homeless and her hopes for the future. Becoming homeless “I was with someone who was stupidly doing heroin and I tried it. This led me down the path of losing my house, family. I was sofa…

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