Marks in action

27th June 2018
On Tuesday 26th June, a team of volunteers from Marks and Spencer came to the London Jesus Centre and put on a Community Feast lunch for the homeless. They worked together to cook up a delicious meal of burgers, chips and salad, they distributed clothes and helped run the drop-in all day. The Community Feast […]

A small difference

19th June 2018
Sharon is a volunteer at the London Jesus Centre for the Community Feast events, which happen once a month on a Saturday. She tells us why she volunteers and what she likes about it: “I first started volunteering because I felt I wanted to help people who were in need of a little support at […]

“Volunteering saved me”

12th June 2018
Paul came across the Jesus Centre when he was at the “lowest point” in his life. He felt instantly at home and now volunteers twice a week in the drop-in. We asked him a few questions about what it’s like volunteering here. How did you first come into contact with the Jesus Centre and why […]

A piece of cake

24th April 2018
‘Solace’ is the free monthly lunch event, held at the London Jesus Centre for refugees and asylum seekers. It’s a place where people can find practical help, a listening ear, emotional support and referrals to other services. Katka, a volunteer that helps out at ‘Solace’, recently had an idea: to make birthday cakes for the […]

Serve the city

18th April 2018
“There’s a line in every city that separates the rich from the poor, the strong from the weak, the haves from the ‘have-nots’. It’s a street, the train tracks, the river, a side walk. On one side there is safety, on the other there is danger. On one side there is security, on the other, […]

Student volunteers

14th April 2018
“This place has made us realize that people do need help and that’s why places like this are here. They really help those in need.” Shireen is one of a group of sixth-form students who recently volunteered at the London Jesus Centre. St. Dominique’s college in Harrow, provides volunteering work for its students in the […]