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“The Wild Goose saved my life by feeding me when I had nothing.”
– Former homeless person and recovered alcoholic.
Are you looking for a unique environment in which to develop your large-scale...
24th May 2019
Tony joined the LIFE Course in late 2016. Chatting with Stu, Life Recovery Manager, it soon became apparent that his recovery journey was as much about family as it was about drugs. This is his story...
11th July 2019
Photo: Ken Abbott
Friday evening team (once a month)
We currently have a gap in our Wild Goose provision on the 3rd Friday evening each month. The need is for 6-8 people (to join two others) and...
24th June 2019
What is the Sleep Out?
Sleep Out is an annual event where hundreds or people sleep outside for one night in central Bristol. It is by no means the total experience of homeless people but it helps ...
18th June 2019
Introducing the new Manager of the Wild Goose drop-in centre.
Mick joined the team in January this year, so we’ve given him the customary Streetwise grilling.
What were you doing before you joined...
7th June 2019
"When my stepdad was diagnosed with terminal cancer, I was asked if I could help look after him. I went to stay with him and, while I was there, my flat was broken into."
I asked the council to fix...
3rd May 2019
I’ve volunteered at Spring of Hope for around three and half years, and have been a Duty Manager for almost two.
I’d been volunteering on nights for 18 months when Val asked if I’d be a Duty Manager...
2nd April 2019
A big, big thank you to everyone who's donated so far.
Thanks to you, we're that much closer to providing a safe, warm and welcoming for Bristol's homeless people. This will be a vital lifeline in...
19th March 2019
With Marie Kondo mania sweeping the nation, we thought now would be a good time to ask: Do you feel inspired to deep clean the Wild Goose on a Tuesday morning?
We're looking for two church teams of...
18th February 2019
At the age of 22 I was in a signed band. It was really fun, but we didn’t quite make it. We got dropped – which always happens – but I took it quite personally at the time. I got fed up of Bristol,...
3rd January 2019
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