#Homelessness

  • Article: This Video of Children in the UK Reciting Poems about Poverty at Christmas is Heartbreaking

    This Video of Children in the UK Reciting Poems about Poverty at Christmas is Heartbreaking

    By Helen Lock|Dec. 11, 2019

    One 10-year-old boy said it was as if “nothing had changed” since Victorian times. Read more

  • Article: The 6 Richest People in the UK Have as Much Wealth as the 13 Million Poorest

    The 6 Richest People in the UK Have as Much Wealth as the 13 Million Poorest

    By Helen Lock|Dec. 4, 2019

    A new report describes the UK as a country of "Ferraris and food banks". Read more

  • Article: This UK Football Club Just Donated 3,000 Food Parcels to Support Homeless People

    This UK Football Club Just Donated 3,000 Food Parcels to Support Homeless People

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 28, 2019

    Twitter lit up at the "superb" gesture. Read more

  • Article: UK Government's Plan to Make Photo ID Compulsory When Voting Sparks Fears for Vulnerable Britons

    UK Government's Plan to Make Photo ID Compulsory When Voting Sparks Fears for Vulnerable Britons

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 16, 2019

    Civil society groups warn that it could exclude thousands of homeless people and minority groups. Read more

  • Article: An Innovative Tap-to-Donate Scheme Launches to Fight Homelessness in Bristol

    An Innovative Tap-to-Donate Scheme Launches to Fight Homelessness in Bristol

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 23, 2019

    People will be able to tap their cards to send £3 directly to charities. Read more

  • Feature: Inside the London Private Members' Club Staffed by People Overcoming Homelessness

    Inside the London Private Members' Club Staffed by People Overcoming Homelessness

    By Helen Lock|Sept. 20, 2019

    The central London venue is celebrating five years of impact. Read more

  • Article: British Students Create New Algorithm to Fight Homelessness

    British Students Create New Algorithm to Fight Homelessness

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 29, 2019

    Thousands of people sleep rough on England's streets every night. But this app could help. Read more

  • Article: Homeless Children Resort to Sleeping in Shipping Containers Across England

    Homeless Children Resort to Sleeping in Shipping Containers Across England

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 22, 2019

    Homelessness has been increasing in England for nearly a decade. Read more