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Homeless Harvest - The Need

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Our 10.30am Harvest Service on Sunday 11th October will once again be in support of the London Whitechapel Mission. We will be inviting gifts that will support their work. Here is a glimpse of what they do>

105,136 breakfasts served during this year, an average of 288 a day.
4932 different people used our services during this year.
2978 people used our advice services during this year. 363 were women
10% of people using our services are under 26 years of age.
184 people use the Whitechapel Mission's address to receive their post.
42 people were helped to find employment
47 were referred to drug or alcohol programmes.
298 people received help in claiming benefits.
30% of people using our services have been in care at some point.
15% of people supported by the Whitechapel Mission have been in the armed services.
154 people found a flat, 178 people found a hostel during this year.
59 birth certificates purchased during this year.
98 people came to us without any form of ID at all.
15,712 people used our showers during this year.
38% of people using our services have been in prison.

In further posts we will flag up their particular needs for food, clothing and other items. Or you could find out yourself by clicking here.

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