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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...

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...

Shelterbag: the summer version of the Sheltersuit

The summer has arrived, and the corona crisis is still ongoing. High time for the Sheltersuit Foundation to also produce Shelterbags here at home in the Netherlands. Let's take it back to the birth of...

Social & Sustainable

The Netherlands is momentarily driving in low gear, even close to coming to a full stop. This affords us an opportunity to reflect. To draw up the balance. What have we been able to accomplish due to ...

Sheltersuit ambassador in Germany

Felix Schmitz is helping to put the Sheltersuit Foundation on the map in Germany. He tells us his experience of spending a night outside in a Sheltersuit. Currently living in Bayreuth in the north of ...