The London and Slough Run was established in 1984 to support the homeless and people in need.
Distributing food, drink, clothing, bedding and toiletries to over 300 needy people on our streets.
Staffed solely by volunteers offering support and kindness to those that have no-one else to turn to. With bases in Buckinghamshire and Berkshire the volunteers organise the food and clothing each week and from there it is taken to London and Slough to hand out.
Helping people of all ages, nationalities and circumstances often from troubled backgrounds and living on the streets or on the poverty line as the result of redundancy, marital break ups or difficulties coping with everyday life.
We are entirely dependent on the generosity of its volunteers and its supporters, many of whom come from Burnham, Gerrards Cross, Slough and Marlow and without whom the charity could not operate. Visit our website for more information on how you can help. Please ‘Like’ us on facebook.
RAISING MONEY FOR LONDON & SLOUGH RUN “Four Mikes on Bikes” – Gerrards Cross to Rome – Father Michael Spain from St Joseph’s Chalfont St Peter, will be joined by Mike Carney, Mike Burton, and Mike Claridge on an epic cycle ride to raise money for the LASR. Supported by Malcolm Johnstone and Denese Kennedy-Diggins they hope to reach Rome on 4th June. If you would like to follow their progress and sponsor them please go to www.stjosephs.org.uk or thelondonandsloughrun.com
REPORT: The Slough Sleepout for the Homeless is over for another year and what a cold night! The atmosphere was excellent and everyone was in great form. We were so glad to head back to our warm beds the following morning. While sleeping outside with not much more than cardboard for shelter, was a tough challenge for one night, it was but a mere taster of what homeless people on our streets have to endure – night after night.
It is difficult to put into words just how grateful we are to you and to everyone who played a part in this event. 100 people participated on the night and over £40,000 has been raised so far this exceeds our target for the funds needed to run the Winter Night Shelter once again this winter!
The Winter Night Shelter is going from strength to strength. Last year 50 people were accommodated across three and a half months , 22 of these went on to find permanent accommodation and 11 found employment. The importance of providing that safe, warm place across the darkest coldest months cannot be stressed enough as we can see that it is helping many to move out of the downward spiral they are in and to regain their lives.
Thank you so much for your help , prayers and sponsorship – we simply could not have achieved so much without you!
From the Board of Trustees – The London and Slough Run Charitable Trust
London and Slough Run website
– are needed for the London Run Sandwich makers at St Peter’s Burnham on Monday mornings 7.15am-8.15am which includes coffee and cakes for helpers. Just turn up if you can help.
St Peter’s Cornerstone: Church Street/The Precincts, Burnham | SL1 7HX