25 Year Anniversary Challenge 2021

30th March 2021

2021 marks 25 years since St Petrock’s first opened its doors.  Sadly, homelessness remains a serious issue in our city – and following a year of global upheaval, the need for community involvement in assisting those affected is more urgent than ever before.

To mark the anniversary, St Petrock’s is running a 25 Year Anniversary Campaign to provide supporters with a range of simple steps that they can take to help people gain the extra support they need to move away from homelessness.  Throughout the year, we...

Exeter’s Ingenious Virtual Raffle!

20th January 2021

We have been so impressed by the generosity – and sheer creative ingenuity - shown by local businesses this winter as, despite the significant challenges many face themselves, they’ve come together to support vulnerable people around them.

The Virtual Christmas Raffle organised by local business owners Patricia Howe and Hanna Merrett following the cancellation of Exeter’s ‘physical’ Christmas market, is a prime example of such ingenuity.  Patricia (founder of PHEW – Physical Health, Emotional Wellbeing) and Hanna (who recently launched Kip McGrath Exeter East education centre) sold raffle tickets online, and drew the winners in a fil...