Welcome to the Framework blog, where you will find regular updates of our work, our wonderful supporters and the people we exist to support.
11 Mar 2013
Staff dig deep to learn about Framework
Staff at a leading Notts company got more than they bargained for when they decided to help Framework.
05 Mar 2013
So who had the Box Factor?
Some were mighty impressive. Some, if we’re being kind, were less so. Some appeared not to exist at all. What am I talking about? The entries to the Mansfield Big Snore Box Factor Competition!
01 Mar 2013
Commissioner on The Big Snore
Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping will face an uncomfortable night's sleep when he joins more than 120 others at tonight's Mansfield Big Snore. Here, he explains why he is taking part...
27 Feb 2013
Dedicated followers of fashion invite you to Framework fundraiser
Some will wear polka dots. Some will wear stripes. But all at Nottingham’s Creative Quarter will be dedicated followers of fashion on Saturday night as they put their best foot forward for homeless and vulnerable people.
25 Feb 2013
"How the Mansfield Big Snore Helped me"
A former rough sleeper explains exactly the kind of impact your support for the Mansfield Big Snore can have on people's lives.
22 Feb 2013
Sponsor explains Mansfield Big Snore support
With the Mansfield Big Snore just one week away we hear from our terrific sponsors, Western Power Distribution why they are supporting both the event and the homeless community. Graham Paling, Team manager for Mansfield, explains......
21 Feb 2013
Living alone: tough for me, almost impossible for some
Leaving home and fending for yourself is rarely straightforward. It can be confusing. It can even be frightening. New skills must be acquired and confidences gained before a young person is truly ready to stand on their own two feet. For me.......
15 Feb 2013
Two weeks to The Big Snore: how you can help
Two weeks and counting until the rearranged Big Snore 2013 and we are delighted to report a full complement of volunteer rough sleepers...but it is not too late to get involved and support the event.
13 Feb 2013
Googling my way to success
How did we cope before the Internet? Framework's Capital Fundraising Manager Chris Senior was invited to present an 'elevator pitch' at a fundraising conference in London with the chance of winning a £2,000 for his efforts. Here he explains how he put his
05 Feb 2013
Why do people become homeless?
It’s a question that would take many thousands of words to fully explain. The short answer is that people become homeless for a variety of reasons – from financial insecurity to a personal crisis.