Let’s end homelessness in the UK today. - Green Pastures
Speakers: Pete Cunningham – Director of Green Pastures
MPs: David Burrowes MP, CCF Founder, Secretary of APPG on Ending Homelessness
Our Tuesday prayer breakfast took a look at the issue of Housing and homelessness were we were joined by Pastor Pete Cunningham – The Director of Green Pastures. As well as by Bec Wilkinson Partnerships Liaison for Green Pastures. Our speaking panel was completed with David Burrowes MP, CCF Founder and the Secretary of the APPG on Ending Homelessness and Major Howard Russell, Deputy Territorial Director of Homelessness Services at The Salvation Army.
About Green Pastures:
Green Pastures are a Community Benefit Society (CBS) committed to seeing homelessness eradicated in the UK through innovative social enterprise and investment.
Today they house more than 781 people through a network of over 50 partners across the country. These Christian organisations provide the care and support that the residents need to see a real change in their lives: families re-united, employment found, and re-offending rates drastically lowered. Individuals and organisations can make ethical investments and receive a fixed-rate of interest of up to 5% during their selected term.
We were also joined by Andrew Selous MP – Former Prisons Minister and MP for South West Bedfordshire and by the Free Church Leaders including representatives of The Salvation Army, The Quakers, The URC Church, The Methodist Church and the Baptist Church.