The healing powers of music

Drumming workshop

Hypnotic rhythms and mesmerizing  sounds have been flowing at the Genesis Gateway Centre, as two of our Life Skills courses bring healing to the soul. Clients have been discovering the mental health benefits music can bring, with a drumming workshop and a therapeutic music group. The weekly djembe drumming workshop is led by multi-skilled artist...Read More »

Affordable art

boats in the harbour watercolour by Peter Fergie

If you’ve ever wanted to own an original artwork, we may have the perfect opportunity for you to do just that. An exhibition of beautiful original watercolours is being held at the Guildhall in Bath, and every painting is for sale at a very reasonable price. The paintings are the work of Lifeline volunteer Peter...Read More »

Set yourself a New Year Challenge

Bathe Half runners

New Year, new me? With the indulgences of Christmas behind us, it’s a perfect time to beat the winter blues with a physical challenge for the New Year. Why not get the endorphins flowing by entering the Bath Half Marathon to raise funds for Genesis Trust? With the public places for the Bath Half already...Read More »

You are amazing!

During December we held our annual Christmas Appeal, and we’d like to thank you because the generosity shown by our many supporters has been tremendous. With your help we raised over £16,000 and every penny will be used to support the vulnerable and homeless people who use our Lifeline Centre in a time of crisis....Read More »

Wedded Bliss for Life Skills Client

Cliff Turner came to Genesis Life Skills when his life fell apart. With a number of difficult situations hitting him at once, Cliff found that the stress left him struggling to function. “Everything in my brain slowed down,” he describes, “and with memory problems too, I lost my responsible job in computing. Looking back, I...Read More »

New Foodbank to open at Mulberry Park

foodbank donations

We are delighted to announce that we will soon be opening a new Foodbank at the Hub at Mulberry Park serving Fox Hill, Combe Down and the surrounding area.  From 25 January 2020 the Foodbank will be open every Wednesday between 2 and 4pm and every Saturday from 10am – 12noon. This will be our...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 »

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 »