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Christmas Appeal

Genesis Trust Christmas Appeal - Can you help provide a lifeline to homeless and vulnerable people this Christmas?

  It can often feel difficult to know how to help homeless and vulnerable people who face many challenges.  By supporting the Genesis Trust this Christmas you can make a real difference to local peoples’ lives.  Our Lifeline Manager, Paul Solly has reflected on his vast experience working for Genesis, supporting some of the most...Read More »

Why Not Send Charity e-Cards this Christmas?

We all know about the stress and cost of sending Christmas cards every year! Too often it ends up being another thing to tick off the Christmas to do list rather than an expression of seasonal cheer. Add to that the environmental concerns of sending cards every year. While most greetings cards are recyclable, did...Read More »

Taking God’s Love to the Streets

Guest Article by Rob Trickey, Street Pastors On a cold night in February, our Street Pastors came across A, who was very drunk and feeling very sad. One of her friends said that A had mental health problems and had been taking medication as well as lots of alcohol. The team cared for her and kept...Read More »

A Snapshot 2018/19

What an amazing year! Thanks to you, our amazing supporters, we have continued to support hundreds of disadvantaged people in the local community, offering opportunities for them to make healthy choices and improve their lives and prospects. You can read all about the impact you have made in our latest Annual Report Snapshot for the year...Read More »

Moving Forward: An Update on Pathways

You may have read a previous news article about Pathways, a new mentoring initiative to support people to become empowered and independent. We spoke to Caleb Mallard (Pathways & Volunteer Manager at Genesis) and Sarah Thayer (www.slowcoachsarah.co.uk) for an update on the programme. Background on Sarah Sarah, a Bath-based Transformational Coach, has been helping Caleb...Read More »

Alternative Ways of Giving

At Genesis we think of donations in three ways: time, money and items (usually furniture/ clothing). But did you know there are alternative ways of giving? Finance Manager Peter Setterfield recently donated his car through Give a Car to raise money for homeless and vulnerable people in Bath! We spoke to him to find out...Read More »

“What we do” Video

Find out what we do to support homeless, hungry and vulnerable people in Bath, UK....Read More »

My Favourite Voucher Codes

Help Us Continue to Support Vulnerable People in and Around Bath by Voting for Genesis Trust in the My Favourite Voucher Codes Charity Poll Genesis Trust provides vital support to rough sleepers and vulnerable people in and around the city of Bath. From providing support and a safe place of refuge with our Lifeline Centre...Read More »

Building Confidence: Erna’s Story

Erna became homeless around 6 years ago following a family breakdown. With nowhere to go, she went to the Julian House night shelter. “I first came across Genesis when I found myself in the awful situation of being homeless. It was a scary time, but coming to Genesis gave me the hope to improve my...Read More »

Community Spotlight: Rose Cottage Hub

Did you know foodbank vouchers can be redeemed at three locations in Bath? One of these is located at Rose Cottage on Twerton High Street, which is owned by St Michael’s Church. But Rose Cottage is not only a location for the Bath Foodbank. It is also a Community Centre and Café. And earlier this...Read More »