Charity of the Week | Shelter

Charity of the Week | Shelter

Who are Shelter?

We’ve been campaigning since 1966, and we won’t stop until there’s a safe, secure, affordable home for everyone.

We were formed in 1966 by Bruce Kenrick (founder chairman) and Des Wilson (founder-director), in response to the country’s massive housing crisis.

Their vision – along with co-founders Edwin Barker, David Reid, Rev. Eammon Casey and Lewis Waddilove – was to establish one organisation to speak for the millions of ‘hidden homeless’ living in overcrowded slums. This organisation was Shelter.

What do they do?

How do your donations help?

Shop our festive selection of Christmas Cards and choose Shelter as your donation charity.

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