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Matthew Hawthorne

Matty is part of the leadership team at Green Pastures, heading up marketing and communications. He has worked with those on the margins across the UK for over 20 years, including in prison ministry, social enterprise, and church planting. To find out more about the ministry of Green Pastures, and how you
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Changing the trajectory: combatting the homeless crisis

6 October 2023As the cost of living crisis bites, our streets and communities are changing, with the most vulnerable feeling the impact the hardest. For those of us who haven’t experienced homelessness, it’s hard to imagine what it would be like. Tragically, homelessness is a reality for hundreds of thousands of people across the UK.* The affordable housing shortage, rising costs, and pressures on local services mean homelessness and people living in temporary accommodation is at a 25-year high**, and this…