August 16, 2017

At HARP, we rely on the fantastic generosity of the public to help us provide clothing, as well as nutritious meals and drinks to local people with no place to call home. Every year, during Harvest festival we are truly amazed by the kind donations we receive from the...

August 2, 2017

HARP recently received recognition for their voluntary action at the Essex Who Will Care? Awards 2017.

HARP have around 60 volunteers who support their work, from helping at the charity shops, right through to supporting local homeless people to move away from life on t...

July 18, 2017

Aiman left her home in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia three years ago to study business at the University of Essex. Aiman told us that at first she found it daunting to be studying overseas, but she soon wanted to push herself out of her comfort zone and help out in the local...

June 26, 2017

329 runners took part in a 24-hour relay race held at Westcliff Rugby Club this weekend in aid of HARP, Southend's Homeless Charity.

Solo runners and teams battled it out to see who could run the most laps of the 4 mile course around Cherry Orchard Country Park from 12p...

June 16, 2017

We have been nominated as Olympus Keymed’s Charity of the Year!

Each year employees choose a local cause to support. This year, they have decided to raise money to help us support local homeless people as they take steps towards overcoming homelessness for good.


June 14, 2017

The support of the public allows us to do what we do and, as always, there are so many people we need to thank! Here are just a few:

The Bridgewater Drive Church

Harvester Benfleet
St Helens Catholic Church
Tesco Extra Southend
St Augustines Church
Estuary Houses Associ...

May 26, 2017

We were delighted to have ten year old Lily recently visit us to tell us all about her fundraising activities. She raised an incredible £150 for us, through running a cake sale at her school, West Leigh Junior School.

Kind-hearted Lily became inspired to help homeless p...

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