Walking through Kingston you will inevitably stroll past beds and blankets that have been intricately folded and placed under bus stops and bridges to avoid the rain. When the sun sets people experiencing homelessness will [more…]
Students at KU have encouraged their peers to help the vulnerable following a rise in homelessness in Kingston.
There is something inside you that makes you feel like the worst person on the planet when you volunteer at a homeless shelter. I recently spent some time at the Winter Night Shelter run by [more…]
Affordable housing in Kingston is below the London average as only 209 new affordable homes were completed in the last three years. Although Kingston has one of the lowest rates of homelessness in London, the [more…]
A few days ago I decided to sleep rough for one night to raise money for the homeless. I remember browsing my phone, something most of us tirelessly (and regrettably) do every day, and finding [more…]
As UK homelessness figures rise once again, a group of KU students will spend a night out in the cold to raise awareness about the situation. This week, on March 6, five KU students will join [more…]