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

Our guests' stories title

Our Guests' Stories

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



Zak's story

Zak's recounts his journey from running a multi-million pound business to walking the streets of London. "Things looked pretty bleak."


Author: Phoebe Chetwynd

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.



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.



Our impact

  • 420
    individuals stayed in our shelters in 2016-2017. 
  • 160
    guests moved off the streets and into housing last year.
  • 73
    percent feel more optimistic about the future. 

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Our Fundraising Events

  • The Big Half

    We have five spots for London's brand new half marathon. Run through central London from Tower Bridge to the Cutty Sark. Read more

  • Ride London 2018

    Follow in the bike tracks of some of the world’s best cyclists in a race that starts the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and finishes on the mall. Read more