COVID 19 Demand is on the rise

This week we gave out 100 meals in one session, our highest number ever. We currently give out takeaway meals with cake and fruit and our guests have been very appreciative of our continuing service. Marah Drop-ins are still in operation Monday, Wednesday and Saturday offering food to take away only. Please note ALL drop-ins are now at the Scout …

COVID-19

Marah Drop-ins are still in operation Monday, Wednesday and Saturday offering food to take away only. Please note ALL drop-ins are now at the Scout Hut as it is easier to manage social distancing.

Stroud News and Journal 2nd May 2018

Many, many thanks to Staff Sergeant Steve Merchant and his team: Sam, Des and Gautam from 50 Squadron 29 Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps for cooking a brilliant barbecue for Marah’s guests at our Drop-In on Wednesday 2nd May. The food was superb, and the army team provided a friendly welcome to our guests. Over 80 meals were served, and …

Jamacia Inn supports marah

A big thank you goes out to the Jamaica Inn Kitchen for providing and cooking fantastic food at the Marah Drop-In on Saturday 28th April. Everyone really enjoyed the food and we thank Derrick from Jamaica Inn for supporting Marah in this way and thinking of the people in need who come to us. 55 people attended on the day, …

100 Friends challenge

Marah Trust has raised more than £100 at its 100 Friends meet and greet fundraising event in the grounds of St Laurence Church. A free drop-in service is run three times a week by the Stroud-based Christian charitable organisation the Marah Trust. Volunteers offer a free hot meal with no questions asked and give rough sleepers a welcoming place to …

Homelessness and an example of Marah’s work

The aim of the sleep-out was to raise awareness of homelessness and to raise funds for the Marah Trust, who support vulnerable and socially excluded people in Stroud. More details can be found here: Flyer, Press Release. You can make a donation via our Cardboard City Virgin Giving site. You do not need to register to use this site or make your donation. All your …

Could you be a Rough Trader?

The purpose of this event is to raise awareness of the numbers of people in Stroud who have no fixed abode. This means that they do not have a place to call home. National figures tell us that one in Five Teenagers have sofa surfed. Sofa surfing is a term used to describe a situation where someone is sleeping in …

Cardboard city update

Cardboard City sponsorship and donations collected so far: £5,032. Marah thanks everyone who took part in the event, all those who sponsored them or made a donation and everyone who helped in making the event a success. We would like to thank the following charities and companies for their support: Advanced Removals, Stroud For plastic sheeting for our sleepers Costa Coffee (Stroud) For …