About The London and Slough Run

The London and Slough Run was established in 1984 to support the homeless and people in need. Each week the charity distributes items such as food, drink, clothing, bedding and toiletries to over three hundred people who come along to the various distribution points situated on the streets of London and Slough. Staffed solely by volunteers, a key focus is on offering, where possible, support - taking time out to listen to those who are looking for help and who often have no-one else to whom to turn.

A huge thank you to the following donations received so far at Datchet Night Shelter @ St Mary’s Church

Brenda Smith who kindly donated warm and cosy hats and scarves she’d knitted herself… o �c`L
Sam Hart who kindly donated all of our weekly essentials…
Tracy Janes, teacher at Grove Academy (and a regular volunteer at the night shelter) held an assembly to raise awareness surrounding homelessness where a collection took place.  Thank you to all the staff, children and parents for their huge donation collected by our Trustee, Malcolm.
Christina Weerasekera, teacher at Datchet St Mary’s Primary School (and a regular volunteer at the night shelter) and her year 1 class for their kind donations of gift bags for each guests not only including essentials but a note from an individual child where the guests will write a personalised thank you in return.
Sara Jackman and her colleagues at ComXo, Datchet who kindly donated gifts from their advent calendar campaign…

Winter Night Shelter – Volunteer Updates

As always, a huge thanks to the volunteer teams at each of the Night Shelter venues, here’s a few pics so far…..

Father Kevin and parishioners at Holy Family #Catholic Church #Langley
hosting the #Slough #Homeless #nightshelter

Volunteers Sylvia and Michelle back on cooking duty at the #Slough #Nightshelter hosted by St Augustine’s #Datchet

Volunteers from Christ the Worker #
host the #Slough #Homeless #Nightshelter
with Stuart and his housing team from @SloughCouncil helping guests find accommodation #workingtogether

Griff and Neil serve breakfast at the #Slough #Nightshelter
for the #homeless hosted by St George’s #Britwell

Slough Borough Council Emergency Shelter

The Slough council emergency shelter opened Monday 10th Dec and will run through to the end of March 2019. It is not a direct access shelter: referral forms and information are available at My Council, Salvation Army and SHOC. The completed forms are returned to My Council who will then contact the clients/referring agency to confirm a space is available for them.

The same forms are used for access to Crisis at Christmas (we will provide transport there on 23rd Dec and back to Slough on 30th Dec). Referral forms for Crisis must be returned to My Council by the morning of Monday 17th Dec.

Our own Slough Winter Night Shelter will start when we bring  guests back from Crisis on 30th Dec and will run until the end of March 2019 –  the referral process is the same for the Slough Winter Night Shelter as the council’s shelter and the two together will be able to offer a total of 40 beds each night.

Thank You, Thank You!

We are so very grateful to all the Sleepers, volunteers and fundraisers who have made this years Sleepout such a success and to St Bernards School in Langley for allowing us to use their grounds. We are delighted to announce that we have exceeded our target to fund this years Night Shelter so thank you so very much again!