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The Big Worcester Sleep Out!

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Wow! Is all I can say! What a success that night was. I think it is safe to say that it was a fantastic turnout, with 100+ sleepers braving a cold wet evening to join us at Sixways. Turning up after work to bed down for the night and setting up their sleeping bags all over the South Stand. It quickly became crowded, and while the rough offered some protection from the elements, the wind…

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Mental Health and Homelessness!

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Today is both World Mental Health and World Homelessness Day, and I think it will be of no surprise to any of you, to hear that mental health issues are common among our service users, especially those who are homeless. So I had been pondering how to address this link with you all for a few days now, however, it was not until this morning that inspiration hit. A friend of mine, who I must…

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Ways you can support us

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Here at Maggs we are for ever thankful to the support we gain from the local people in helping us to feed and support the homeless and vulnerable in Worcester. With all the changes a foot here at Maggs, I thought it may be worth keeping you regularly updated on the best ways to support us. Maggs Day Centre: Whilst we are currently still closed for essential maintenance, we are now starting to think about reopening and…

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Letter From The Chair

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Dear supporters, I am writing to you to invite you to Maggs AGM on Monday 2nd October at 1pm. This will be a chance  to find out more about our work, the challenges that face service users and our plans for the year ahead. The next few months will see a move to new premises for our activity centre, clothing store and administrative centre. We hope to move to 59/60 the Tything during September and…

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Unlocking creativity, unlocking lives!

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Every Tuesday a local artist Francesca Currie comes into the Annexe to run an art group. Working with our service users to explore a range of art skills, and unlock their creativity. Supporting this, it undertakes a range of projects that aims to take their work into the wider community, such as the exhibition they held at the Cathedral earlier this year.   A few weeks ago the group started to make venetian masks out…

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