Monday, 31 March 2014

The House of St Barnabas Charity Appeal - Please Read and Donate

About the House of St Barnabas:
The House of St Barnabas.
1 Greek Street
London W1D 4NQ
020 7437 1894


The House of St Barnabas has supported London’s homeless since 1846. 2013 saw the evolution of its charitable work when it opened the first not-for-profit private members’ club, offering integrated on-site training and work experience to those affected by homelessness. Membership fees and donations support the charity’s work. The club, housed in the historic suite of rooms at The House of St Barnabas, is an engaging, innovative space where people can meet, connect, exchange and realise ideas.

In spring 2013, The House of St Barnabas was awarded official CoolBrands status for 2013-2014, as chosen by an expert panel of industry figures. The House of St Barnabas is excited to take its place among some of Britain’s most exciting organisations.

The House of St Barnabas has also been chosen to be one of the Deloitte Social Innovation Pioneers for 2013/14, one of 16 new Pioneers who are working to address social issues across various sectors. Deloitte will provide tailored support to help The House of St Barnabas grow as a successful social business.

The Culture Series at The House of St Barnabas is the charity’s cultural strand. A series of events championing emerging talent and conceived to inspire and provoke thoughtful yet lively debate, recent events include curated acoustic gigs by Gilles Peterson, Jarvis Cocker, Martin Creed and Andrew Weatherall; and a series of themed discussions, 37 Things You Need to Know About Modern Britain, co-hosted by creative consultancy BUG and chaired by writer and broadcaster Miranda Sawyer, with recent guests including the shoe designer Marc Hare, psychotherapist Philippa Perry, journalist Melanie Rickey and writer India Knight. A Mighty Big If, an ongoing ‘in conversation’ series hosted Richard Strange, has seen special guests including the actor Brian Cox, artist Richard Wilson, actor Gary Kemp and the designer Ron Arad.

"A brilliant new way to tackle the issue of homelessness" Jarvis Cocker

“The charity struck a chord with me as an amazing mission to get people’s lives on track” Rob Da Bank

How can you support this cause?


Change a life with @HoStBarnabas by donating £5.
Watch John’s Journey to find out how & TEXT 'JOHN20 £5' to 70070

Help change someone’s life for the better. The House of St Barnabas changed John’s life if 15,000 people donate £5 they can help transform another 25 lives. Support them by donating £5 Text ‘JOHN20 £5’ to 70070. Please help them reach their target. #JohnsStory

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