Glass Door partners with churches to give shelter and support, because no one should have to sleep on the streets of London.

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Our Guests' Stories

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If you or someone you know is facing homelessness, here's how we can help.

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Eddie's story

After leaving foster care, Eddie was homeless for 26 years and almost died of hypothermia. Now, he's off the street and helping others.

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Author: Melissa Kerschen

Sharon's story

After her relationship fell apart, Sharon found herself struggling to make ends meet. "Glass Door has helped me turn my life back around," she says.

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James' story

After an injury left him unemployed and unable to pay bills, James spent two months on the street before getting a place in the Glass Door shelters.

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Our impact

  • 643
    individuals stayed in our shelters in 2017-2018. 
  • 163
    guests moved off the streets and into housing.
  • 73
    percent feel more optimistic about the future. 

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  • Ride London 2018

    Join the GD team and follow in the bike tracks of some of the world’s best cyclists. Read more

  • Sleep Out in the Square

    5 October: Spend one night on the pavement to give someone else emergency shelter and support. Read more

  • Royal Parks Half Marathon 2018

    Run London’s most popular half marathon on closed roads along the Strand, past the Royal Albert Hall and through four of London’s beautiful royal parks. Read more