Tag Archives: Homelessness Sunday

Doorway Sponsored SleepOut 2014

On the night of Saturday January 25th, Doorway once again held a sponsored SleepOut, in the churchyard of St Andrew’s Church, Chippenham, venue for the previous SleepOut in 2012. I talked in the blogpiece about that SleepOut about the debate … Continue reading

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Poems from Doorway SleepOut 2012

As written about elsewhere on this site, on Saturday 28th January 2012, the Doorway Sponsored SleepOut took place. This was timed to take place during Poverty and Homelessness Action Week, the theme for which this year was ‘Breaking Barriers’ – “Our … Continue reading

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Doorway’s Sponsored SleepOut 2012

This took place from 7pm on Saturday 28th January 2012 until 7am on Sunday 29th January at St Andrew’s Churchyard, Chippenham, with the superb number of 41 sleepers, of ages ranging from teenagers to pensioners,  raising (at current counts) at least £8500 … Continue reading

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Food, glorious food

by Vicki  – a Doorway volunteer (Notes for a talk given at the Homeless Sunday Service at St Andrew’s Church  Chippenham on January 30th 2011) Six years ago, at a similar service to this one, at the Salvation Army Citadel, … Continue reading

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‘Doorway’ – a poem for Homelessness Sunday

This poem was written by jml10 for, and recited by him at, the Homelessness Sunday Service at St Andrew’s Church, Chippenham, on Sunday January 30th 2011.                                                                                         Doorway                                                     When I didn’t know who I was anymore,                                                      Couldn’t … Continue reading

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Electric Doorway’s CD Launch Gig

Electric Doorway is the band created through music sessions on Monday mornings at Doorway. We are very proud to announce that they will be launching their first CD with a gig at the Cause, the Causeway, Chippenham on Saturday 29th … Continue reading

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Doorway Sponsored SleepOut 2010

Media Release After the phenomenal successes of the 2008 SleepOut and the 2009 SleepOut, Doorway staff, volunteers and members of the local community will once again be braving the great British winter weather and sleeping rough to increase awareness of … Continue reading

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