Asda 10K

Come out and join us as we run for charity on Sunday, September 3, 2017. Only 10 spaces left. Send us an email at sarah@bridgeleicester.org to register.

Mentor Project Co-ordinator

Permanent Part-time 15 – 20 hours per week (to be agreed with successful candidate) - £12 per hour. The Bridge Homelessness to Hope is looking to recruit a Mentor Project Co-ordinator to develop, manage, monitor and evaluate all aspects of our Mentor Project.  The...

Bishop of Leicester visits The Bridge

Bishop of Leicester visits The Bridge Homelessness to Hope, Thursday 23rd February 2017  The Bridge Homelessness to Hope was pleased to recently welcome the Bishop of Leicester, the Right Reverend Martyn Snow for the evening. Bishop Martyn visited our premises on...

The Cantamici Choir – Concert in aid of The Bridge.

We encourage you to support a forthcoming concert in aid of The Bridge. The Cantamici Choir ( http://www.cantamicichoir.org.uk/) are due to perform in St Catharine's Church, Houghton on the Hill at 7.30pm on Saturday, 4th March 2017 (See above) - all proceeds are...

Autumn 2016 snapshot shows number of rough sleepers continues to rise

Statistics released today by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) show the number of rough sleepers in England has risen by 16% in the past 12 months.  This seventh annual statistical release demonstrates the necessity for services, such as those...

Christmas cheer at The Case Restaurant

Thank you to The Case restaurant for once again opening the doors to our guests on Christmas day. Your continued support means so much to all our guests. So from all at The Bridge, thank you! If you would like to read more about the Christmas meal please visit: The...

Thank you to the My Home Move Team

Thank you to My Home Move who have raised £5,000 for The Bridge.  We are extremely honoured to be one of their regularly supported charities.  The money raised will go towards maintaining our current services including the provision of our outreach service which...

Appointment of Fundraising Manager

The Bridge is delighted to announce we have welcomed to the team Andy Fuller, who joined us on the 19th December 2016 as our Fundraising Manager.  To learn more about Andy and the rest of the team visit our Meet the Team...

Out in the Cold

Last Friday morning was really cold. There was a queue at 6am for the opening of our rough sleepers' breakfast. The first guests were so numbed by the cold they could barely hold anything or speak. Aren't we fortunate? If you’re in a position to do so, could make a...

2017 Fund Raising Dinner

The Bridge is delighted to announce that for the third year running we will be hosting a Fund Raising Dinner at Leicester College from 7.30pm to 11pm on Wednesday, 11th January 2017. Our guest of honour will be the Leicester Tigers star Ed Slater who will be joined by...

Fundraising Manager Required

Fundraising Manager £24,000 pa, plus £3,000 car user allowance Permanent Full time (part time may be considered for exceptional candidate) The Bridge is looking to recruit a strong, driven individual who has fundraising experience or possesses the necessary skills to...

New Trustees

The Bridge is delighted to announce the appointment of two new Trustees - The Reverend Rob Miles, the Vicar of St Catharine’s Church in Houghton on the Hill and Dr. Satheesh Kumar Gangadharan. the Medical Director of the Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Appointment of Executive Operations Manager

The Bridge is delighted to announce that it has appointed Sarah Hope as our new Executive Operations Manager with effect from Monday, 5th September 2016. (Go to "Meet the Team" to see Sarah's...

The Peak District Appeal

Please Watch the Video:   Our guests had an amazing time in the Peak District earlier this year funded by Comic Relief.  We would like you to help us fund another trip so have set up a Just Giving page which you can find here: Just Giving Contributions Our target...

New Post: Executive Operations Manager

Executive Operations Manager 20 Hours per week £29,250.00 per annum pro rata The Bridge currently delivers a range of services including hot food, mentoring, outreach and drug/alcohol recovery and we have ambitious plans for future development. To help us achieve our...

Could you be a Volunteer Mentor?

Are you: Patient and supportive Non-judgmental A good listener Empathetic Warm and friendly Able to advocate on a person’s behalf Over 18 and available during the working day? The Bridge Homelessness to Hope is a charity working with rough sleepers and vulnerably...

Peak District Trip A Great Success

After the very successful day trip to Foxton Locks - www.bridgeleicester.org/foxton-locks-a-day-out-to-remember - we asked our guests if they would like to do something a bit more challenging and come with us to the beautiful Peak District where they could take part...

New Job – Mothers Apart Project Worker

The Bridge is looking to expand its Mothers Apart Programme - in the coming weeks and wishes to employ an individual to take over from the current leader, Liz Carney. The successful candidate will be paid £12.50 an hour for a 5 hour week. Full details of the job...

Gala Dinner with Ed Slater, Leicester Tigers Captain

The Bridge was delighted to host another fundraising gala dinner on 6th January 2016. Our guest of honour this time was Leicester Tigers Club Captain, Ed Slater, who has taken over from Geoff Parling as our Ambassador. He was ably assisted by three of his team mates...

Make a good impression!

On Christmas Eve 2015 we received a phone call from a member of the retail firm Lakeland saying they wished to donate a substantial cheque to The Bridge. The staff member, when asked why they'd favoured us, explained he knew little locally about homeless charities and...

An Evening with Ed Slater & his Tiger Teammates

The Bridge: Homelessness to Hope is delighted to announce: A DINNER AND Q&A with ED SLATER of the LEICESTER TIGERS.  A fundraiser in aid of The Bridge Charity, with auction will be held on Wednesday 6th January 2016, 7.00pm for 7.30pm at Leicester College,...

Mothers Apart

‘Mothers Apart’ is a new project that started in September 2015. It empowers women with complex needs who are living apart from their children, by offering a fortnightly peer support group for six months. We believe that peer support is the best way to empower these...

Foxton Locks – A Day Out to Remember

On Tuesday, 25th August 2015, paid for by money very generously raised by the students of Leicester Grammar School, The Bridge ran its first “Day Out” for our guests whom we normally only see at Kildare Street on Thursday evenings and Sunday afternoons. Foxton Locks -...

Health Awareness Day a Resounding Success

On Sunday, 23rd August 2015 The Bridge, in conjunction with the Sri Sathya Sai Service Organisation in Leicester (www.leicestersaicentre.org), ran a Health Awareness Day at Kildare Street. In total, over a dozen health professionals, including dentists, dieticians,...

Italian International’s Generous Donation to The Bridge

We’re delighted to report that Former Leicester Tigers star Martin Castrogiovanni has recently made a 7000 euros donation to The Bridge. His agent released the following statement: “Italian International Rugby Player Martin Castrogiovanni in compliance with the ruling...

AVIVA Community Fund

As part of our current fund raising activities we've recently submitted a bid to the AVIVA Community Fund for funds to allow us to pay for a day out for our guests on a canal trip, followed by a simple meal. The attached PowerPoint presentation takes you through what...