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The Great Genesis Bake Share

Infographic in orange and teal, Let's get baking, The Great Genesis Bake Share

Great Genesis Bake Share is a lockdown-friendly fundraising event when everyone can get baking, sharing, and donating to raise funds for Genesis. Whether you’re a budding Nadia Hussein, getting sticky with the kids in the kitchen, or you’re just a massive cake fan, we’d love you to get involved. Simply get baking, share it with...Read More »

Tee-off for Summer

Child's drawing of a rainbow

***This weekend only (16 and 17 May) a tree will be planted for every T-shirt you order*** If you’d like a project to engage the children, a unique gift for Granny or a beautiful addition to your summer wardrobe, we might have just the thing. We’ve launched an online T-shirt shop which gives you the...Read More »

Nominate Genesis

Orange flyer promoting the Eccliastical giving nomination scheme

Who knew that there’s a financial services group which exists just to give its profits to charity? The initiative is called Movement for Good, and we would love Genesis Trust to benefit from a share of this funding. In order for that to happen, we need you to nominate us. All you need to do...Read More »

Life Skills is Alive and Kicking

Graffiti-style 2.6 drawing with the words 2.6 Pick n Mix

The swift adaptation of our Life Skills groups in response to COVID-19 is a wonderful example of compassion in action during a difficult time. Life Skills provides vital social connection and a range of creative opportunities which are essential for the psychological well-being of our clients. Remaining constantly flexible, we’ve been able to keep people...Read More »

Declutter and Donate

Many people have been using the lockdown to have a bit of a clear-out, and for some, decluttering has become all the rage.  No-one wants to see landfill being used for re-useable things, but with access to charity shops and recycling centres a bit of a problem, what do you do with your stuff? Here’s...Read More »

Cheers for the 2.6 Challenge!

photos of our 2.6 challenge competitors

Our involvement in the 2.6 Challenge has been a roaring success. Huge thanks go to everyone who has taken part, and to everyone who’s donated in support of their efforts. The national event was initiated because of the postponement of the London Marathon, a day when many thousands of people would have raised funds for...Read More »

Money for Nothing

Several piles of shiny pounds coins

Do you shop online? Even those of us who’d rather visit a shop in person have recently had to settle for trawling the web for our supplies. This is a season in which many of us are facing tight budgets and financial uncertainty, curbing our ability to give to charity. But the good news is...Read More »

Compassion at the core.

Pink drawing of heart with the words 'support one another'

As Spring blossoms outside, we continue to serve our client community whilst keeping them, our staff and our volunteers safe during the COVID-19 crisis. Staff at Bath Foodbank have worked at breakneck speed to take our referral system online, centralize our storage and distribution processes, and to deliver much-needed food parcels direct to people’s homes,...Read More »

Still serving

The hands of Matt using watercolours to demonstrate how to do sky

As the Coronavirus situation requires us to re-think everything we do, we continue to put all our efforts into supporting the most vulnerable people in our city. People dealing with homelessness and poverty are already much more likely to suffer problems with both physical and mental health. We know it’s crucial that we protect their...Read More »

Covid-19 Response

foamy soap bubbles as hands are washed

Like all of us, Genesis Trust is adapting quickly to the demands of the Covid-19 pandemic. The safety and wellbeing of our clients, staff and volunteers is our top priority. Those who are homeless are already at greatly increased risk of disease because of ongoing health challenges. At the Gateway Centre, we have changed the...Read More »