Peckham Crisis charity shop opens to help tackle homlessness

A new charity shop has opened in Peckham to help tackle homelessness.

Crisis, a national charity for homeless people, has opened a new shop where people can buy pre-loved items which will also serve as a community hub and a coffee shop.

This will be the ninth Crisis store to open in London.

Clothes, shoes, accessories, books and homeware will all be available in the store.

It will also offer upcycled furniture that has been renovated by Crisis clients who have been affected by homelessness.

The shops raise funds that are used to tackle homelessness – through providing education, training and support with housing, employment and health to people across Britain, and campaigning for the changes that will end homelessness once and for all.

Georgina Evans, head of retail at Crisis, said: “Everyone should have a safe and stable home, and our shops help Crisis to achieve that goal.

“We are delighted to open our new shop in Peckham. It will be a central hub for the community, providing a space to come together, share ideas, and engage with our mission to end homelessness for good.

“In our cafe visitors can enjoy a Crisis coffee, cakes and other refreshments.

“Our shops are also somewhere for us to train people affected by homelessness with skills that they can use to find confidence and rebuild their lives.

“We rely on dedicated volunteers to help our shops thrive so please get in touch if you would like to help out.”

If you wish you apply you can do so here.

 

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