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Show solidarity with homeless people on World Homeless Day

Today, October 10, is World Homeless Day. A special day on which we reach out to the vulnerable homeless people. Lyn Brandon-Podd is director of Sheltersuit South Africa. She talks about several initi...

Giving our unhoused neighbors a voice on World Homeless Day

Saturday, October 10, is World Homeless Day. With our international platform we want to draw attention to this global crisis. From an orphan in a Brazilian favela to the fallen hedge fund manager in M...

NoiZ: ex-homeless run a homeless shelter

Monique Wijnants was homeless for exactly one year. She ended up in the homeless shelter in Utrecht. There in the NoiZ (link), she had the time of her life. “I met some amazing people in that period, ...

Impressions while accompanying a social worker

No one should be ignored: that is the clear motto of ‘De Binnenvest’. This foundation offers social support, (out house) guidance and shelter in the City of Leiden and its surroundings. Marten Walen i...

‘Casa Verdi’ in Brabant

The Sheltersuit- camper visited Oss during its corona tour. Han Kremers, director of the Verdi House there, gladly accepted 5 Shelterbags.

The Salvation Army: helping those in need

Sleeping under a bridge while the cars race by above you. Camping in a ragged tent behind bushes. Cor van Herpen from Rotterdam has seen a great many terrible situations of homelessness in the 24 year...

The outdoor brand NOMAD® & Sheltersuit

A proud Tuareg is featured in the logo of the outdoor brand NOMAD®. This nomadic Berber people is always en route in the steppes, deserts, and mountains of North West Africa. NOMAD® encourages people ...

Sheltersuits are life jackets

The homeless are those who have been shipwrecked in urban spaces. Castaways in city hallways, beached under metropolitan bridges. Vulnerable individuals whose lives have literally gone adrift. Maritim...

Corona: refugees in Moria fear a humanitarian disaster

Many refugees from Africa and the Middle East attempt to reach Europe to escape both war and poverty. Others flee to avoid persecution due to their race, their religion, or their sexuality. All these ...