This month we are looking how we as church can work to see Bristol become a City of Hope.
If you would like to volunteer for a project that is trying to make a positive impact on our city, here are a few projects that you might have heard about
Foodbanks - Providing emergency food for those in crisis. Contact Andy Irwin at East Bristol Foodbank https://eastbristol.foodbank.org.uk/ or Matt Dobson at North Bristol Foodbank https://northbristol.foodbank.org.uk/
Beloved - they offer support to women working in massage parlours in Bristol and surrounding areas. Contact Hannah Hughes or Rachel Riddall https://beloved.org.uk
Crisis Centre - Providing hot meals and advice for the homeless https://www.crisis-centre.org.uk/
CAP money - Money management advice and help for those struggling with debt and money issues. https://www.woodlandschurch.net/cap
TLG (Transforming Lives for Good) - one to one coaching for children on the edge of education. One child, one hour each week. https://www.tlg.org.uk/
The Noise – An annual opportunity for serve some of the most needy communities of Bristol with community action projects, free family fun afternoons and senior citizen’s events. www.thenoise.org.uk
Bristol Soup Run – Provides sandwiches and hot soup to those living on the streets. Once a fortnight on Sunday evenings Contact Dave Cussans
Home for Good – support group for families who are fostering or adopting children https://www.homeforgood.org.uk/ There are around 300 children in Bristol that require fostering at the moment.
Life Recovery Group – A support group for those struggling with addictions or in recovery contact Dave@thecommunitychurch.net