What separates the parties? Where do they stand on poverty and homelessness? To answers these questions and more we welcomed in three highly knowledgeable guest speakers.
The 2015 CEO Sleepout will be taking place on Monday 12th October, at The Kia Oval. Last year 90 sleepers raised £150,000 to help fight poverty and homelessness this year we hope to exceed that.
With just three weeks until the General Election, the Centre continues to encourage all volunteers, clients and staff to find out about the stance of candidates on issues that matter to them, and use their voice.
The General Election is five weeks away and we are busy encouraging our clients to get involved.
Thanks to the Centre Justine finally has security and a way to support her family, but her struggle continues.
Saturday Kitchen comes to the Centre as celebrity chef Ben Tish, comes to deliver a culinary master class for young residents from the Centre’s hostel and users of its family services.
Tuesday 31 March, 1.05pm at St Johns Smith Square
Read an account of our Welfare Rights Officer’s typical day helping the vulnerable people who come to the Centre for advice.
Sunday is International Women’s Day. Teresa who learn to read at the Centre is one of many stories of inspirational women connected to the Centre.
A book can open up a new world, it can provide a window into the life of a stranger, it can delight and frustrate in equal measure.
Once again we were delighted to host the annual Plater Trust Awards, presented by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, who is also a Patron of the Cardinal Hume Centre.
#BeOnline15 is about holding events that inspire as many people as possible to discover the possibilities that open up when you’re online.
The Cardinal Hume Centre is very excited to announce that we are expanding our brilliant fundraising team and as a result of we are now recruiting for two new part-time roles; Major Donor Assistant and Trust Officer.
Did you see our insert in the Telegraph’s Saturday magazine this week inviting you to join the George Basil Hume Foundation? By giving regularly to the Cardinal Hume Centre you could help vulnerable people turn their lives around, offering them hope for the future. Committing to give a regular gift to the Centre provides long term stability to people in need and helps us […]
When Yassir first came to the Cardinal Hume Centre for help he was demoralised, lacking confidence and fired up by a sense of injustice. His family were struggling, his father was sick, and Yassir needed to find work in order to look after them. “I’ve got a lot of responsibilities,” says Yassir. “At the end of the day it’s not […]
The Cardinal Hume Centre’s inaugural concert has been a definite success, with incredible performances invoking huge applause and over £25,000 raised.
For many people facing a crisis it is hard to know where to turn. Pride, fear, uncertainty can all make taking the first step difficult. For Ken, who has always worked hard to put food on the table for himself and his partner, unemployment and failed attempts at finding work meant having to choose between a meal for the day […]
In the run up to the general election, the Centre will be encouraging and supporting people to register, particularly the young people in our hostel, given that some 3 million young people who are eligible to vote have not registered.
We were all very moved by the generosity displayed by our supporters before Christmas, and our clients were incredibly appreciative. Please watch this watch this special short video.