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Army runs 24 marathons in 24 hours for charity

November 23, 2016EventsNews

On the Friday 2nd December at 3pm, 158 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps, based in Peterborough, is planning on taking on the challenge of attempting to complete the equivalent distance of 24 marathons in just 24 hours using gym equipment. The idea being that 2 x treadmills and 1 x gym bike, kindly provided by Empire Read More …

Hope into Action receives grant from LandAid

May 11, 2016EventsNews

    Hope into Action is delighted to be partnering with LandAid. LandAid brings the property industry together to support charities delivering life-changing services for young people who are or have been homeless, or who are at risk of homelessness in the future. To find out more about them click on the link below. LandAid Read More …

Hope into Action interviewed in the ‘The Times’ On Saturday 2nd April about how churches are helping to house refugees.

April 4, 2016EventsNews

  Churches across the land are responding to the refugee crisis by forming social enterprises to help people settle in Britain by Damian Arnold   ….Another faith-based social enterprise, Hope into Action, which encourages church communities to buy houses for refugees to live in, is also scaling up. Ed Walker, the founder, says; “we encourage Read More …

Waitrose give festive cheer to HIA tenants

January 4, 2016EventsNews

A big thank you to Waitrose in Peterborough for giving each of our tenants in the City a fantastic Christmas hamper. Our tenants and their children were delighted to receive these surprise gifts. Waitrose has been a great supporter of Hope into Action’s work in Peterborough in 2015 and now into 2016. Thank you to all staff Read More …

Stop and Pray: Offering a safe home and hope.

September 22, 2015EventsNews

  We are really thrilled here in Peterborough, to have moved in 2 young women, one into a shared house, and the other into a family home, together with her 6 children!   What is so thrilling is that they have both settled in really quickly and are really making their places feel like home. Read More …

Sally’s Story

June 11, 2015EventsNews

Sally (name changed due to confidentiality) came to Hope into Action straight from residential rehabilitation. She had suffered from alcoholism, anxiety and depression for many years and there were no other housing alternatives open to her due to arrears and previous evictions. Sally continued to access counselling and group work at the rehab and was Read More …

Hope into Action opens 30th house for homeless

June 10, 2015EventsNews

We are delighted to announce that this week we opened our 30th home. It has been opened in Nottingham and the first of two tenants moved in this morning. “The journey from opening our first home in 2010 to our 30th across seven cities has been exciting and challenging. In the last 12 months alone Read More …