Brendan McGill is two weeks into his Irish Odyssey – a round-Ireland bike ride to visit family, have an adventure and fundraise for Kairos along the way. Brendan arrived with his bike in Dublin late on the night of 28 May and set off the following morning, heading south. Since then, he’s spent a fortnight […]
Kairos is pleased to announce the following appointments to our supported housing Move-on team. The new supported housing Move-on Manager is Kenny Brown, formerly deputy manager. Gillian Lyons takes up the full-time position of deputy manager and will continue to lead Kairos women’s services. Giam-Pierro Mozzi is now a full-time member of the Move-on team.
CRASH course in supported housing: Mossie Lyons with builder John Bailey (JMB Construction Ltd) and architect Moni Rahman (Child Graddon Lewis Architects) Francesca Roberts, CEO of CRASH, the building industry’s charity, and Kairos director Mossie Lyons met at the Burnt Oak Move-on houses yesterday. They were on site to receive a delivery of building materials […]
Brendan McGill and Kairos director Mossie Lyons outside Linden Grove this week. This coming Tuesday morning (28 May), Brendan McGill is sailing for Dublin with his Surly touring bike, paniers fully loaded, to start his round-Ireland ride. He plans to visit the extremities of the island: Mizen Head in the south, the Dingle Peninsula in […]
Tarquin with Mossie Lyons at Linden Grove yesterday When Tarquin White completed the London Marathon for Kairos on 28 April, he’d run 26.2 miles in 4 hours 8 minutes and 10 seconds – and raised an amazing £2,346 for Kairos. Yesterday, he dropped in to Linden Grove to tell us about his experience. “This is […]
“This is a case of nine in a row to help ten in a row,” writes Kairos director Mossie Lyons. “In 2010, 10 men from Kairos went to Lourdes for the first time. We met Irene McLaughlin there and she pledged her support to the group and, true to her word, with a group of […]
Tarquin White collecting his London Marathon number at the Excel Centre… … and being presented with his Kairos T-shirt by Kenny Brown Yesterday, Tarquin White collected his number and competitors kit for the London Marathon this Sunday (28 April), along with the T-shirt of his chosen charity – Kairos Community Trust. The weather forecast for […]
Kairos waves a fond farewell to supported housing manager Nick Messikh who leaves this week after nearly six years. Nick is heading off to warmer climes in Thailand to take up the post of senior 12-Step therapist, working with people in recovery from substance misuse in Chiang Mai. “Full of school-boy effervescence, Nick’s personality always […]
Easter arrived early this week when a surprise delivery of delicious chocolate eggs arrived – a gift from Beale and Company, a patron of CRASH the construction industry’s charity. Thank you!
Kairos bees now have their very own shed in the garden of one of the Streatham move-on houses. The new shed is providing storage for hive frames and beekeeping equipment, along with a small wood-working space for clients in the immediate neighbourhood. Our thanks go to the shed construction team: Denis and Chris, along with […]