This year Michael House will be receiving donations from a pop-up Christmas Bar in Bournemouth. Santana Events is “paying it forward” by donating a meal for every one purchased at the bar. Read the full article here:
Michael House was recently featured in an article in The Big Issue Online, a journalist training programme for people who are homeless or marginalised and the long term unemployed. The article features a profile of our Chief Executive Mark Horsford and gives an insight into our history, ethos and the work that we do.
Read the full article on the The Big Issue Online Journalists site.
Dorset Wildlife Trust (DWT) has awarded Michael House a wildlife friendly gardening plaque in recognition of the wildlife friendly features the residents have added in the gardens of the hostel.
Read the full article here on the Dorset Wildlife Trust website.
Thanks to a kind group of volunteers from the Christchurch Waitress branch and funding from a local choir, we now have a great new outbuilding that we can use for assessments and meetings to give residents more privacy. The volunteers worked hard all day to construct it and when they ran out of time, our residents pitched in and finished the job! See the link below for more details:
One of our young residents Joey Fellows saved the day after chasing a handbag thief and returning the the bag to its rightful owner. Mark Horsford, our Chief Executive said that he is incredibly proud of Joey and wants people in the area to know how brave he is.
Read the full article here in the Bournemouth Echo.