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Business support needed for the Big Sleep Out

Business support needed for the Big Sleep Out

Stonepillow’s annual fundraising event, the Big Sleep Out, takes place in the grounds of Chichester Cathedral. Participants get sponsored to sleep outside for a night to raise vital funds for the homeless and increase awareness of the issue in our local area. Every... read more »

Geoffrey Willis, CEO, celebrates one year at Stonepillow

Geoffrey Willis, CEO, celebrates one year at Stonepillow

We asked Geoffrey Willis to reflect on his first 12 months as Stonepillow's Chief Executive. "The last 12 months have flown by. There has been a lot to learn, plenty of challenges to face, but I’ve really enjoyed meeting clients and working with the Stonepillow team to improve the support... read more »

Marks & Spencer Spark Something Good for Stonepillow

Marks & Spencer Spark Something Good for Stonepillow

This is not just any refurbishment, this is an M&S refurbishment! Last month Stonepillow welcomed over 40 M&S staff, from both the Portfield Chichester and Bognor Regis stores, to transform our six-bed supported accommodation in Bognor Regis. In just three days the M&S team completely transformed the communal areas of the... read more »

Who says fundraising is just for adults?

Who says fundraising is just for adults?

Oliver's story: "My name is Oliver and I am 10 years old. It makes me feel really sad when I see homeless people on the streets, so I asked my mum what I could do to help. Mum took me to Stonepillow and I met the Chief Executive, Geoffrey... read more »

Chichester Hub has a major revamp!

Chichester Hub has a major revamp!

Stonepillow Chichester Hub has been offering support to rough sleepers and those who are ‘vulnerably housed’ for over 25 years. Recently the Hub went through a major refurbishment with the help of clients, volunteers and staff led by our newly appointed Hubs Manager, Alison Rushton. With support from read more »

Support from Passion Digital

Over the last month, Passion Digital have been supporting us with our Google advertising strategy. They are an award-winning digital marketing agency for businesses but also do a lot of work in the third sector. Passion Digital have applied for Google Ad Grants on behalf of more than... read more »

The Big Sleep Out 2017

The Big Sleep Out 2017

Join us for our annual Big Sleep Out on Saturday 7th October 2017! Get sponsored to sleep outside for a night to raise awareness and essential funds to support homeless people in West Sussex. This year we aim to raise £30,000 and every penny you raise will enable us to provide... read more »

The Big SleepOut 2016

The Big SleepOut 2016

So far you have helped raise a fantastic £10,381.52! Stonepillow’s annual Big SleepOut  took place at Chichester Cathedral on Saturday 15th - Sunday 16th October 2016 Despite torrential downpours on Saturday night and early on Sunday morning, participants rose to the challenge and slept rough in the Grounds and Cloisters of Chichester Cathedral.... read more »

How it all began

Stonepillow is the trading name of St Richard of Christian Care Association (CCA) which was formed in 1989 following a sermon given by our founder the Reverend Hilary Parsons. Here, in his own words, is how Stonepillow began 27 years ago. When I was ordained in 1984 the Presbytery at... read more »

Brian's new home

Brian's new home

Brian is delighted, he slept rough for 11 years and now he has a home. Brian's flat is an extra care facility linked to adult social services in Chichester. It has a bedroom, living room, kitchenette, wet room and equipment to help him cope with his mobility problems. Here, Brian... read more »

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