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Thought Catalogue – Standing Against Modern Slavery

November 23, 2018Blog

Most Commonly people are trafficked into forced labour in hospitality, agriculture, construction, beauty, fishing and sexual exploitation. As with many of the other vulnerable groups Hope into Action works with, housing instability is one of the most pressing issues for survivors of modern slavery. It is widely recognized by those working in this area that Read More …

Thought Catalogue – Brian Morrison’s Story

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The following article is a letter from Brian Morrison who lives at the Hope Into Action house that we at Beeston Methodist Church are supporting.   Hello to all at Beeston Methodist Church and ‘thank you’. My name is Brian, I’m an ex-soldier who served 25 years in the Army and through no fault of my Read More …

Thought Catalogue – Dust on my Sandals

November 21, 2018Blog

Sandra* was one of the first HIA tenants I supported back in 2013. I met her as she was coming towards the end of her time at rehab (the standard time now being 6 months, cut back from 2 years a while back to save local authority funding). She was due to finish her time Read More …

Step Up and Share – an Investor’s Story

September 12, 2018BlogNews

Browsing through a magazine, Richard did not expect that he would be prompted to by a second home.   But an article, which focused on Hope into Action, had a sentence that gave him a whole new perspective on his savings Ed Walker was quoted as saying we’re called to steward not just our giving but Read More …

Summer Socials – Nottingham

August 30, 2018Blog

Last Monday night the Nottingham team was blessed to witness a group of volunteers from a local church come and transform one of our properties gardens. Heart church in Nottingham were having a week where they wanted to bless the community and as part of that week asked if they could come and transform our Read More …

Summer Socials – Peterborough

August 17, 2018Blog

Each week we will be highlighting an event that’s been hosted in one of our cities over the Summer. We love doing life with our tenants and supporters, so here’s a little insight into what that looks like. This July the Peterborough team held our annual Tenant and Befriender Barbeque. This year the barbeque was Read More …

Summer Socials – Norwich

August 10, 2018Blog

Each week we will be highlighting an event that’s been hosted in one of our cities over the Summer. We love doing life with our tenants and supporters, so here’s a little insight into what that looks like.   In Norwich, we are blessed to have a wonderful garden as part of our cathedral- and Read More …

Summer Socials – Cambridge

August 7, 2018BlogNews

Each week we will be highlighting an event that’s been hosted in one of our cities over the Summer. We love doing life with our tenants and supporters, so here’s a little insight into what that looks like. To celebrate everything Hope Into Action has been doing in Cambridge, the team hosted a celebration service Read More …

Outcomes Week 2018

July 2, 2018BlogNews

  I can remember well, almost exactly 8 years ago, opening our first home. We did it believing (hoping) that churches can do brilliant and genuinely holistic outreach. As more and more churches join us, I am often asked if Hope into Action’s mission will become diluted. Well I am, once again, delighted and proud Read More …

Hope into Action: A Church Volunteer’s Perspective

June 15, 2018BlogNews

Some Context In today’s blog, we thought it would be good to give you some insight into how churches view their involvement with Hope into Action. Perhaps you are looking to connect your church with us, or you are wondering why it’s even necessary to partner with another organisation. Or maybe you are just curious Read More …