12/12/17

CDF Runners race to prevent homelessness

Cardiff based running group, CDF Runners, has adopted The Wallich as their first ever charity partner. Through a six-month partnership, CDF Runners will fundraise alongside the races they have planned, and raise awareness of rough sleeping in Cardiff. Stewart Harding, from CDF Runners, said: “CDF Runners are happy to have chosen The Wallich as its […]Read more

22/11/17

The Wallich launches new rural outreach service

The newly launched Rural outreach opportunities mobile service (Rooms) project is now available in harder to reach areas of the Neath Port Talbot borough. A recent two-day event in Neath and Port Talbot Town Centre’s made use of The Wallich’s Welfare Vehicle – a visually striking and operationally mobile facility – to engage with local […]Read more

31/10/17

Homelessness charity co-curates art exhibition at Cardiff Museum

For the first time, National Museum Cardiff has invited a diverse group of people – those who have experienced homelessness – to select art, from The Derek Williams Trust, and co-curate a unique exhibition. Who Decides?, a brand new contemporary art exhibition, will open its doors on Saturday 28 October at the National Museum Cardiff. […]Read more

26/10/17

The Wallich response: Proposed changes to Supporting People funding

The Wallich is extremely concerned to hear that Welsh Government, in its draft detailed Budget, is essentially proposing to remove ring-fenced Supporting People funding entirely for 2019/20, and to some degree 2018/19. The Welsh Government’s proposals to merge funding streams with non-housing/homelessness related programmes in 2019/20 – which in itself potentially sees an overall reduction […]Read more

26/10/17

Le Gros Solicitors hosts epic charity football tournament

As part of The Wallich’s annual Clash of the Corporates competition, one participant hosted a football tournament to help prevent homelessness. On a chilly Tuesday morning, 12 teams geared themselves up on Cardiff’s House of Sport pitches for a 5-a-side football tournament. The organisers, Le Gros Solicitors, coordinated the sporting battle as part of The […]Read more

03/10/17

Cardiff Half runners raise more than £7K to prevent homelessness

We’re proud to announce that 31 participants of the Cardiff University Cardiff Half Marathon 2017 have raised £7,215, and counting, for The Wallich. On the warm but often drizzle-filled Sunday, our #TeamWallich heroes battled through the 13.1 mile course around Cardiff. With individuals and teams coming from varying professions such as WRAP Cymru, a resource […]Read more

27/09/17

The Wallich launches Support that Saves report

On 27 September 2017, we launched our Support that Saves report at the National Assembly for Wales. We’re proud to announce the publication of the Support that Saves report, which assesses the value for money of support provided by The Wallich. At the report’s launch event, we welcomed guests including Assembly Members, officials from the […]Read more

26/09/17

The Wallich and South Wales Echo Launch Reaching Out to Rough Sleepers campaign

This year, we’re launching our Winter campaign with the South Wales Echo. The Reaching Out to Rough Sleepers campaign aims to raise £75,000 for a new, much-needed Street Fleet. Our statistics show that homelessness in Wales is increasing and many more people are noticing. Together with the Echo, we want to do something about it. Our […]Read more

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