August 2022

Natalie Allen appointed as SIFA Fireside’s CEO

Natalie Allen, former Head of National Partnerships at Homeless Link has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer at SIFA Fireside, the Birmingham charity that supports homeless and vulnerably housed individuals in leading happy, healthier lives. Natalie joins SIFA Fireside from Homeless Link, where she has been working as the Head of National […]

Stories of Support: The Blankfaces

Our Stories of Support series exists to call attention to people, organisations and communities in our sector. We want it to be a way to increase the chances of people hearing about this stuff. The Blankfaces does kind of the same thing. They take stories from people who are used to not being listened to […]

Free School Uniforms Across the West Midlands

The increase in the cost of living is at the forefront of everyone’s minds at the moment. Sadly, there are necessities that are no longer affordable for families, and this includes school uniforms.  A survey of about 1,000 UK parents by The Children’s Society suggested those with children in state schools spent on average £337 […]

Introducing Philippa – GMHAN’s new Manager

We’re so excited to introduce you to Philippa Iwnicki, who is the new Manager for Greater Manchester Homelessness Action Network (GMHAN).  Greater Together Manchester are hosting her post, and we’re delighted to be part-funding it, along with Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity. She’s brilliant – and despite only being in the role for six weeks, she’s […]