Jane Coughlin

Companions team up for Paris Salon

A team of formerly homeless people from Emmaus Leeds have visited Paris, France to take part in a Europe-wide charity sale to raise money for charitable projects worldwide. Four companions – formerly homeless people who live and work at Emmaus Leeds – and two staff members teamed up with Emmaus Mossley to fill a van […]

Tyler and Sheryl’s cookery success

A pair of formerly homeless people supported by Emmaus Leeds, have found the recipe to success at Leeds cookery school, Jamie’s Ministry of Food. Emmaus Leeds companions, Sheryl and Tyler, recently completed an 8-week training course at Jamie’s Ministry of Food, based in Kirkgate Market. The pair are now using their new found knowledge and […]

Yorkshire Three Peaks triumph

A team from Emmaus Leeds have completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds in memory of their friend and colleague Steven Wall. Steven, who lived and worked at Emmaus Leeds, passed away earlier this year after a two year battle with cancer. The Emmaus Leeds community were keen to carry out an act […]

Jacek’s story

A mixture of things led me to being out of work and having nowhere to stay. I broke up with my girlfriend and ended up losing my job at about the same time. This led to me drinking more and things got worse. I couldn’t pay my rent so my landlord evicted me. I went […]