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The Book of Homelessness Launches!

The Book of Homelessness is the first ever graphic novel created by people affected by homelessness that tells the stories of their lives. “This is a remarkable collection in any context. The fact that these beautiful, personal works are the expressions of our neighbours who are homeless makes it untenable to ignore them ever again.” Colin […]

Mayor’s Special Fund Appeal – 2020/21

Accumulate selected for support by Haringey’s Mayor Elect Adam Jogee   We are beyond thrilled to tell you that Accumulate has been chosen by Haringey Council’s newly appointed Mayor Elect Adam Jogee as one of his chosen charities to support this coming year via the Mayor’s Special Fund Appeal. We so pleased to be selected  alongside […]

Create Change Project

A Series of Workshops September 2020 brought our newest collaboration, the Create Change Project, kindly funded and supported by the innovation foundation Nesta. With our base at Union Chapel in Islington we set up our ‘Art School for the Homeless’ pop up. This was our first face to face but socially distanced series of workshops to […]

BLM Statement

BAME people experience and suffer homelessness at over 5 times that of white people. Accumulate’s work is therefore to challenge the hopelessness and lack of opportunity this community particularly faces as part of our mission to improve the lives of all people affected by homelessness. Accumulate has always been committed to equality and inclusion and […]

Accumulate Art Kits – Update!

The Accumulate Art School for the Homeless has been kept very busy during these difficult and uncertain times. We thought it would be a great time to update you on what we have been up to! Our creative workshops stopped in mid March (just before official lockdown).  We made a decision that we could not risk […]

Creativity in the time of Coronavirus

In these critical times, lockdown continues across most of the world. Life as we all know it has paused and the majority of us are confined to our homes. We are a small charity and we support people affected by homelessness. A safe place to call home is out of reach for our participants. Living […]

NO JUDGEMENT

A Fashion Collection created by young homeless people Last week we gathered to celebrate the creative achievements of a group of people, all of whom are living in hostels and temporary accommodation. This event was so overwhelming for all involved! The energy and support in the room was unbelievable and it was wonderful to see […]

Radio Station for the Homeless

The First of its Kind! This Autumn has brought a jam packed schedule to Accumulate as we are getting ready to launch our brand new project, A Radio Station for the Homeless! This project will give our participants, all young homeless people, the opportunity to digitally broadcast their stories. They will also gain the technical […]

Accumulate – The Art School for The Homeless

A new academic year and brings fresh focus for Accumulate We are Accumulate and we are the first Art School for the Homeless. Based in London, we provide art school level tuition by professional tutors for people who often feel excluded from the regular education system. We work with participants from hostels from all over […]

Youth Culture – An Accumulate Exhibition

The Accumulate 2019 Exhibition launches April 2019! On the 9th April, ‘Youth Culture’ the Accumulate exhibition for 2019 launches at Autograph in Shoreditch, East London. We are so looking forward to showcasing the incredible creative achievements of the group of participants who have taken part in the Accumulate programme this year. Our group have covered […]