Autumn arrives

We’re very grateful to three generous local churches who have donated goods and provisions from their Harvest Festival celebrations this year. Thanks to St Michael and All Angels in Southwick, St Luke’s and our good buddies next-door, St Mary’s, for all the tins, packets, pots and boxes. All the food will be put to very…

What’s cooking?

We’ve had a busy summer at St Anne’s, serving hundreds of hot lunches every week, mostly as takeaways (always with goodie bags, home-made puds and plenty of treats). As ever, we can only do this with the hard-work and commitment of our loyal band of volunteers. Each and every one of them is an important…

Hello Brighton!

St Anne’s staff and volunteers were out in force for the Community Charity Day at Royal Pavilion Gardens at the weekend. We shared a stall with our friends from the Somerset Centre, with a really successful tombola and a brilliant cake sale to raise funds for both organisations. Will wore our Team T-shirt (if anyone…

Vaccines at St Anne’s

At the end of May, we were delighted to host the NHS Mobile Vaccination Unit. The ambulance vaccination service spent four hours stationed in the car park of the Somerset Centre (thank you Rob and Jude!), and offered Covid jabs to homeless and vulnerable people, and to Kemp Town locals who would otherwise have struggled…

Everybody needs an Angel…

St Anne’s gets regular support and donations from Pocket Angels, a local not-for-profit organisation that raises money for homeless, rough-sleeping and disadvantaged clients by allowing people to donate digitally via their app. It’s a brilliant idea in a world which has become increasingly cashless society – find out more about Pocket Angels here. Alicia and…

St Anne’s opens its doors

Today, for the first time in many months, we welcomed back clients to eat indoors. From now on, we’ll be serving lunch at individual tables, with Covid-safe protocols in place, on a first-come-first-served basis. We can accommodate up to 30 people, and will also offer a takeaway service for anyone who misses out on a…