London Post reports increase in demand for shelter 04 December 2018 The London Post highlights the Glass Door Christmas Appeal. The article is in response to the increase in demand placed upon our shelters, rising 28% in the first four weeks from the same time last year. According to a recent report by Shelter, one in 53 people in London is homeless. Three of the four boroughs in which Glass Door operates are ranked amongst the worst 18 areas for homelessness in the country. In Kensington and Chelsea, the report indicates that one in 29 residents are homeless. Chief Operating Officer Lucy Abraham says: The numbers are shocking with more people than ever before trying to get a space in our winter night shelters. Read the full article here. To give someone else shelter and support, donate to the Christmas Appeal or check out our top ways to give this Christmas.