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by Kaitlyn
in
2 August 2018

On the first day I came to work at Providence Row, I nervously got to Aldgate an excessive hour early to survey the area. I sat at a coffee shop nearby and wondered what the next two months would hold for me. The Kaitlyn that sat in that coffee shop two months ago could not have imagined the impact Providence Row was about to have on her. 

by Nicola Robson
in
4 July 2018

We visited Julie, our Gardening Coordinator, again this week to see how she was preparing for the arrival of  judges from the Royal Hortincultural Society and Tower Hamlets in Bloom.

 

 

by Nicola Robson
in Homelessness in London
19 June 2018
This World Music Day we would like to celebrate the power of music and share how music is making a difference for people affected by homelessness here at Providence Row.
 
Music is powerful.
 
by Nicola Robson
in Learning and training
8 June 2018

We recently met Terry, one of our green-fingered gardening trainees, to speak to him about his experiences on our gardening trainee scheme. Watch his video blog below to find out more.

 

 

by Andrea, lead baker
in Homelessness in London
16 May 2018

Hi, my name’s Andrea and I’m the enterprise coordinator at Providence Row. I am part of the Enterprise & Training team and I oversee the bakery trainee scheme and Rise bakery, our social enterprise.

Eliminating hunger is one of the biggest challenges of our time.More than 815 million people – 1 in 9 - do not have enough to eat (http://worldhungerday.org/). This World Hunger Day we are focusing on the pivotal role food has here at Providence Row and how we make a difference in the community.

by Nicola Robson
in Volunteering
16 May 2018

Kevin is a peer mentor at Providence Row, using his lived experience, knowledge and skills to help support others. In this video blog he talks about his peer mentoring role and what it means to him.

 

 

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