News

Congratulations to our award winning volunteer Giles Peters!

Sunday Centre coordinator Giles Peters , who has been volunteering for Genesis for 15 years, won the Volunteer Leader of the Year at the B&NES Chairman’s awards ceremony this week. Sunday Centre is  one of the charity’s longest standing projects and Giles co ordinates over 100 volunteers who provide Sunday lunch in a homely setting to...Read More »

We’re Hiring!

We are looking for a full time Finance and Data Administrator to join our central team as we embark on exciting plans for 2017. This is a salaried post.  Call Caleb on 01225 463549 for the job description and application form. Closing date is 13th February. More information about the post is available here....Read More »

Thanks to all who helped us win a £5,000 grant from Aviva!

Huge thanks today to our many supporters who took the time to vote online last year for our grant application to the Aviva Community Fund. We learned this week that we’ve been awarded a grant of £5,000 to install a shower and industrial washing machine at Lifeline, our homeless drop in centre. Lifeline moved from...Read More »

Run for us in 2017 !

We can help you fulfil your New Year’s resolution if it’s fitness related! We have just one place left now for the Bath Half on March 12th – in just under 9 weeks time. We’d love you to join our 20 strong team so don’t delay call Sarah to grab this final place. She’s on...Read More »

Happy New Year!

We’re hoping 2017 will be an exciting year for us and that we’ll be in a position to start the building work at our new premises on Walcot Street. There’s still a lot of fund raising to do but we’re glad to be almost three quarters of the way to our £1.1 million target. Our homeless drop...Read More »

Soup run at Christmas and office opening hours

  Our amazing soup run volunteer teams will be out on the nightly soup run over the Christmas weekend as they are every night of the year. Thanks to the teams from St.Thomas & St. Matt’s , Bath City Church and Widcombe Baptist Church for covering the festive period this year . Our Street Pastors will also be on duty Friday 23rd...Read More »

Tis the season for giving!

Our Bath office looks like Santa’s Grotto this week as we’ve been receiving donations of  lots of gifts for homeless people. Staff at local companies Digital Box ,Rotork , and Sun Chemical have sent practical items like socks and warm clothing as well as packaged presents.  Instead of doing Secret Santa amongst themselves , pupils of Summerhill...Read More »

Thank you to those who fundraise for us in the community!

We are always grateful for the support we get from local community groups who hold all kinds of innovative fund raising events for us. This weekend, local women’s Morris dancing troupe, Mr. Wilkin’s Shilling danced for 2 hours on Milsom Street and at the United Reform Church nearby a Christmas Tree Trail was held over a...Read More »

Thanks to all those fund raising for us this Christmas!

We are always touched by the local community’s generosity this time of year and want to thank all who have organised events to raise money for our projects. At Kingswood School this week sixth form students are performing ” Our Country’s Good” and are taking donations for Genesis and the Sepsis Trust in lieu of...Read More »

Come and visit our stall at Bath Christmas Market today, Monday December 5th !

The Genesis Christmas elves from the Life Skills art group have been beavering away making beautiful lino print Christmas cards and prints to sell at Bath Christmas Market today, December 5th,  when we are tenants of Stall 61 for the day. Come and see our team and what they’ve made, the stall is on Orange Grove...Read More »