‘Heswall WI kept us supplied with cake; the Rotary Club and Tesco each donated a breakfast.’

Comfort zones: Dori Miller on Heswall’s homelessness project

Heswall Meeting House. | Photo: Rodhullandemu / Wikimedia Commons.

Just before Christmas, Heswall Quaker Meeting (HQM) hosted Arklight, a night shelter project. We responded to a plea from Wirral Churches’ Ark Project, a homeless hostel in Birkenhead. With homelessness increasing, the Ark had reached out to churches. Between November 2019 and February 2020, accommodation was offered for up to twelve guests, with meals.

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