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Coronavirus: we urgently need your help

17 March 2020

Imagine living on the streets, already vulnerable, with little access to washing facilities and without a safe space to go.  On top of this, hearing the threat of the Coronavirus and the need to keep clean and self-isolate seems an almost impossible task for the many individuals we support.     The impact of the Coronavirus outbreak is starting… Read More

B&NES COVID-19 Homeless Response

13 March 2020

The Bath & North East Somerset Homeless Partnership met yesterday (12 March) to discuss mitigations should Coronavirus (COVID-19) spread and affect rough sleepers and others in housing need. There is work still to be done, but good progress was made towards ensuring local charities and public services will be able to help people with a housing need… Read More

Big Exeter Sleep-Out Star Fundraiser Speaks

11 March 2020

Star fundraiser ⭐️ Chris has raised an incredible £1180.73 for the Big Exeter Sleep-Out 2020. Read on to learn Chris’s reasons for supporting Julian House and why he was motivated to raise so much for the cause. I had a great Christmas with my family at home with good food and good cheer. I’m really… Read More

Choose us as your Co-op charity

4 March 2020

We’re delighted that Julian House has been chosen to benefit from the Co-op Local Community Fund. Our project We’re raising funds for our Build a Bike Courses that take place in our Bike Workshops in Bath, Bristol, Trowbridge and Exeter. These six week workshops help our clients learn new skills, gain confidence, and improve their… Read More

9 year old takes on Easter cycle challenge

28 February 2020

9-year-old Chloe Smart from Westbury has organized her own sponsored cycle challenge from Westbury to Bath to raise money for local men and women suffering from homelessness. The challenge, which is taking place on Tuesday 7th April, will see Chloe and her dad getting sponsored to cycle 25 miles from Westbury White Horse to Julian… Read More

Charity trekkers summit Kilimanjaro

25 February 2020

On the morning of Wednesday 12th February, a team of local supporters from Julian House reached the summit of Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro.  Along the way, raising a significant donation towards the charity’s work. The challenge, which took five days in total, saw the group ascending the equivalent of 4.4 times the height of Ben… Read More

Big Exeter Sleep-Out 2020 Success

19 February 2020

We hosted our 2nd annual Big Exeter Sleep-Out on Friday 31st January at the home of Exeter City FC, St James Park. Event organiser, Senior Community & Events Fundraiser for Julian House, Sarah Lakey, said: “We are under no illusions that sleeping out for just one night can replicate what it is like to be… Read More

Why volunteer for Julian House?

19 February 2020

Here is an account from one volunteer, Harriet, based in Exeter. “I could see the projects were benefitting the clients and how vital fundraising was for these projects to continue.” Earlier this year, Harriet was looking for work experience in a rewarding environment, where she could gain new skills and enhance her CV. Having worked… Read More

Tap to Donate scheme off to a flying start!

18 February 2020

An innovative partnership project between Julian House, Bath BID and Nationwide Building Society has raised over £1,000 in its first month. The scheme Launched in January, the contactless Tap to Donate point at Nationwide’s Union St branch in Bath will allow the public to give a small donation to support Bath’s street homeless – confident… Read More