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Spitalfields Crypt Trust

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Free health checks and pop up clothes store for the homeless

On Thursday 1 March, London homeless and addictions charity, Spitalfields Crypt Trust (SCT) is hosting a health and well-being MOT for rough sleepers. TB, heart attack and stroke checks will be offered alongside other advice. Free haircuts, condoms, and a pop-up winter clothes store run by the SCT…

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Tube challenge to raise money for London’s homeless

On Friday 18 March, Jonathan Hawke, a supporter of London homeless and addictions charity, Spitalfields Crypt Trust (SCT) will attempt to travel to all 270 London Underground stations in a single day. “I’m a bit of Tube nerd to be honest. To do the challenge, I can only use public…

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Ex-EastEnder Timothy West to open new Shakespeare garden in Shoreditch

Ex-EastEnder Timothy West to open new Shakespeare garden in Shoreditch On Sunday 14 June, actor Timothy West will open a new Shakespeare-themed garden in St. Leonard’s Church gardens, designed and planted by people in recovery from addictions. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be followed by an afternoon of summer garden party…

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Ex-EastEnder Barbara Windsor to start the first SCT Charity Shop Strut

On Saturday 9 May, Barbara Windsor MBE will fire the start gun for a race to three East London charity shops for London homeless and addictions charity, Spitalfields Crypt Trust (SCT). (1) The event was inspired by two residents of Acorn House, the charity’s residential recovery accommodation on Shoreditch High…

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Over 100 local homeless attend health and wellbeing day

On Thursday 5 February, over 100 rough sleepers received a ‘full MOT’ of health checks, free winter clothes and haircuts courtesy of local charity, Spitalfields Crypt Trust (SCT). SCT worked with local NHS providers to host TB and dental checks and with local charities to offer vital blood pressure, heart…

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Local charity asks public to get their toes out for the homeless

On Friday 13 February, local charity, Spitalfields Crypt Trust (SCT) is inviting the public to join in ‘Flip Flop Friday’ and flaunt their feet to raise money for the homeless. “February is a really hard time for rough sleepers. Christmas goodwill has long gone and summer is months away. Flip…

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