More than 100 volunteers from companies based in London Victoria and beyond are rolling up their sleeves at the Cardinal Hume Centre, as they help prepare the charity for the festive season. Christmas at the Cardinal Hume Centre – which supports individuals and families to overcome poverty and homelessness – is the charity’s busiest time. Every year, our corporate and […]
One of London’s largest charity carol concerts is to return to Westminster Cathedral this year, once again raising funds to help local young people and families overcome poverty and homelessness. With all proceeds going to the Cardinal Hume Centre, the event on 13 December – organised by our corporate partners Landsec – the event will include a variety of yuletide […]
Donations to the Cardinal Hume Centre can be doubled be between 12pm on 27 November and 12pm on 4 December, as the charity once again takes part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge – the largest match funding campaign in the UK. The Westminster-based charity – which helps people access the support, and develop the skills they need, to overcome […]
Adventurous Londoners are being urged to grab a sleeping bag, brave the cold and spend a night sleeping out in the grounds of the Royal Academy of Arts on 6 November – generating vital funds to prevent homelessness. The all-night challenge aims to raise money for the Cardinal Hume Centre, a Westminster-based charity which has been helping people overcome poverty […]
The Cardinal Hume Centre is to showcase its brand new hub and the specialist services running from there on Tuesday 23 October 2018. Potential and existing clients, referral agencies, partners and other interested organisations are invited to attend. Guests will have the chance to tour the charity’s attractive and accessible new space – the result of a £1m revamp of […]
A new hub at the Cardinal Hume Centre to help people overcome poverty and homelessness is opening its doors to the public on Wednesday 12 September.
The autumn/winter 2018 edition of our magazine contains a selection of stories from our services. Inside you will find an introduction from our new Chief Executive, George O’Neill, a sneak peek at what the children in our family centre get up to during their summer in the city and the story of Ahmed, a refugee who has developed a love […]
Local children from families in need are to benefit from three weeks of summer fun, thanks to the Cardinal Hume Centre’s summer programme which launches today. The popular annual event, set up by the charity to help people overcome poverty and homelessness, will see 30 youngsters aged 5 to 13 years getting involved in a wide range of free activities, […]
Clients, staff and volunteers from the Cardinal Hume Centre’s Key Notes singing group are today taking centre stage at Wigmore Hall in Central London, performing a medley of songs they have learned and written to colleagues, friends and family. The special event marks the end of another successful term of singing at the Cardinal Hume Centre. Led by professionals from […]
Trustees, staff and volunteers of the Cardinal Hume Centre are extending a warm welcome to the charity’s new Chief Executive, George O’Neill, who takes up his post today. George joins the Centre from L’Arche London, part of an international charity providing housing and support to adults with learning disabilities, where he worked as Director and Community Leader. He has previously […]
Friends of the Cardinal Hume Centre are to attend a special anniversary Mass this evening, giving thanks for life and legacy of Cardinal Basil Hume, our charity’s founder. The event is being celebrated by Bishop Nicholas Hudson, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster and a trustee of the Centre, with music provided by Clare Dawson, Director of Music at the London Oratory […]
Volunteers at the Cardinal Hume Centre will receive special treatment this week in recognition of the vital work they do to support the Westminster-based charity. The Centre’s volunteers will receive a specially designed thank you card and enjoy an array of edible treats, as part of National Volunteers’ Week (1 – 7 June 2018). The Centre will also release a […]
Sure-footed solicitors from the Cardinal Hume Centre are this week preparing to join the Lord Chief Justice and thousands of other legal professionals for the annual sponsored London Legal Walk event on Monday 21 May. The participants will walk 10k through the capital to raise money for the Cardinal Hume Centre and more than 100 other organisations across London and […]
An iconic photographic print of David Bowie anonymously donated to the Cardinal Hume Centre’s charity shop in Westminster has fetched £1000 at auction, making it one of the highest value single items ever sold in the shop’s 31-year history. The money raised by the shop goes towards the vital work of the Cardinal Hume Centre, which helps individuals and families overcome poverty and the threat of homelessness.
The Spring 2018 edition of our magazine contains a selection of stories from our services. Inside you will find a letter to a judge from Kevin, a nine year old boy asking for help with his parents immigration status, an in depth interview with Cathy Corcoran about her time at the Centre and some beautiful drawings done by children in […]
The Cardinal Hume Centre is pleased to welcome Philomena Egan and William Van Klaveren to its Board of Trustees. The new trustees took up their posts following the charity’s Annual General Meeting on 15 March 2018. They join as additional members to the Board as part of the charity’s governance development programme.
The Cardinal Hume Centre is pleased to announce the appointment of George O’Neill as its new Chief Executive, who will take up the post from early July 2018.
Supporters, corporate partners and neighbours of the Cardinal Hume Centre are this week heading to the charity’s premises to learn more about the Centre’s £1m redevelopment project. The charity is staging two open events – on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 March – where visitors can view a special exhibition and short film about the rebuild, and meet with key […]
A fundraising appeal for a £1m redevelopment of the Cardinal Hume Centre has today moved one step closer to success, thanks to a £13,000 donation from Allchurches Trust. The donation – along with others received since the appeal launch – will help finance a six-month rebuild programme, resulting in a far more accessible, attractive and welcoming space for all. Improvements […]
As part of International Women’s Day 2018, staff and volunteers at the Cardinal Hume Centre are today reflecting on the remarkable determination of the many women who come to the Centre each day. #IWD2018 #pressforprogress To learn more about teenager, Hanan’s success in securing a job, click here. To find out how Winta got off the streets and into […]