Warming up the Homeless provide 500 breakfast packs a week to homeless men, women and children as part of their outreach rounds. They believe that no one should wake up to face the day without the prospect of food.

"Sometimes it’s all that the kids have to eat all day. Our service has increased by 55% during Covid 19 and that figure is still rising. During outreach we triage minor first aid cases, give out nutritious hot food made by our home cooks, sandwiches, cake and fruit, hot drinks such as hot chocolate and coffee, both made with hot milk for maximum nutrition, toiletries, clothing, bedding including groundsheets, blankets, torches and tents. Our home cooks all hold food hygiene certificates and are registered with their local councils.

We assist rough sleepers and those classified as vulnerably housed homeless. We also provide over 100 food bags a week from our satellite food bank to those vulnerably housed or rough sleeping. This is strictly on a referral basis as is our Home-Start service, providing household items to those in need and classified as homeless."

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Creating a vibrant community network across our catchment area by becoming a point of contact for your organisation or community group. Is this something you could do?

For an informal discussion around the role, please contact Community Engagement Co-ordinator, Lucy Cheshire on 07784 238569 or [email protected]

Please note: St Wilfrid’s Hospice (Eastbourne) Ltd is keen to promote community links with other organisations and community groups and whilst the links on this page will take you to their respective websites, St Wilfrid’s Hospice (Eastbourne) Ltd is not responsible for the content of their websites or the practices of these groups/organisations. All other websites should have their own privacy notice/policy, and you are advised to refer to those accordingly.