Poverty

pet portraits help homeless charity

‘Rubbish’ pet portraits raise £5k for homeless charity

A father from West Sussex has raised nearly £5,000 for a homeless charity by drawing “rubbish” pictures of pets. It all started when Phil – who operates under the spoof alias “acclaimed artist Hercule Van Wolfwinkle” – doodled his pet dog while colouring with his son. He put it on Facebook and offered commissions at […]

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StepChange and Generation Rent protect renters

StepChange and Generation Rent Urge Protection for Renters

National debt charity StepChange and housing campaign group Generation Rent have joined forces to urge Robert Jenrick MP to ensure that no-one who has lost income because of coronavirus will be evicted from their home after the rental eviction ban is lifted on 23 August 2020. In a joint open letter, the organisations warn that

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Sam Borrett from Legmark

Legmark Highlights the Need to Give to Stop Injustice

When it comes to choosing a charity to sponsor, every corporate has a different motivation. Perhaps the cause is particularly close to the director’s heart, or helps out in the local community. For Sam Borrett, Managing Director of legal marketing firm Legmark, it’s all about preventing injustice. “We work with multiple charities, either through cash

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Shelter homeless charity

Could You Find Shelter in Unprecedented Times?

The most crucial government advice to beat the coronavirus outbreak has been to “Stay Home” but unfortunately, not everybody has one. In December 2019, housing charity Shelter reported that as many as 280,000 people were homeless in England – that’s equal to one in every 200 people. Regardless of whether they are ‘sofa-surfing’ or sleeping

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