Christmas Compassion is Action

Winter is a particularly tough time for the homeless and vulnerable, and with Christmas round the corner it is often hard to remember those who need our help most when we are so full on. This month we would like to say a huge thank you to all our local fundraisers and student supporters who...Read More »

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2017

GIVE THE GIFT OF COMFORT AND HOPE THIS CHRISTMAS – AND GET IT DOUBLED! Can you help us keep our Lifeline drop-in centre open for longer, and give homeless and vulnerable people a chance to turn their lives around? We’re taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge to raise money for Lifeline, a daytime sanctuary for...Read More »

A Lifeline in Winter – Shirley’s Story

Shirley, now a volunteer at our Lifeline drop-in centre for homeless and vulnerable adults, first came to Bath after her 27 year marriage ended and her children were grown up. She had lost her home and her job. Homelessness services introduced her to Gloria, Founder Manager at Lifeline. “I was really honest with Gloria. I...Read More »

John Lewis Secondment at Genesis Trust

The John Lewis Golden Jubilee Trust awards 60 places each year to its staff partners to enable them to work in charities across the UK. This year, Liz Langley was the successful candidate at the Bristol Cribbs Causeway store and we were absolutely delighted that, with our help, she was able to join us on...Read More »

Thank You

What an amazing bunch our supporters and volunteers are! You have run, walked and cycled thousands of miles, baked hundreds of cakes, sang, performed opera and even danced the samba to raise money for us. Hundreds of donors have given regularly or occasionally but always generously. Without this financial support we simply could not help...Read More »

A Rising Star

Ant joined the Furniture Project in February 2017 as a volunteer and with the support of Genesis Trust was eventually chosen for the Pret Foundation Rising Stars programme. His story really demonstrates the benefits of getting involved with our Projects, and the role they play in providing opportunities for community engagement and self development. Ant...Read More »

Opera makes more than music

Last week at Lifeline we were delighted to welcome Denise Coughlan from Pleasure Garden Productions, who came to give us a very generous donation and find out more about our work. Denise was inspired to support Genesis Trust after hearing about the Walcot Street Next Step Appeal; “I was struck by how this new project could have the potential to...Read More »

Celebrating, Walking, Fundraising

Faith Smith, who has been volunteering for Genesis Trust as a Street Pastor for 9 years, has just completed the 60 mile walk along the Kennet and Avon Canal accompanied by her husband and son- both in celebration of her 60th birthday and to raise money for us! Faith says she has always enjoyed working...Read More »

Brand New Creative Lettering Project

Join us for our brand new Life Skills class starting on the 18th September; Creative Lettering. A collaborative project between Creativity Works, Bath College and Genesis Trust Bath, the Lettering project will use a variety of mediums such as clay, foil, and 3D, to create word- and letter -inspired artwork. The project is facilitated by...Read More »

Genesis at the Bath Carnival

Much fun was had by the Genesis team at this year’s Bath Carnival. Our costumes and headdresses looked great, we learnt how to play drums,  and it was wonderful to see the whole Bath community together on the lively streets. Check out our video of the event- Genesis Trust at the Bath Carnival 2017 from...Read More »