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Thousands face life on the streets this winter

Hundreds of restaurants are helping with StreetSmart

Eating out? Helping the homeless is easy.

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Eat at a participating restaurant

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A £1 donation is added to your bill

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100% goes to local charities

StreetSmart is low in bureaucracy and high on delivering. We may not be able to solve the question of homelessness but at least by doing something we, in some way, diminish its tyranny.

Stephen Fry

This has got to be the smartest, most effective and enjoyable way of doing a little something for homelessness that’s ever been conceived of.

Richard Bacon, StreetSmart Patron and Broadcaster

Run a restaurant? Helping won’t cost you a penny.

Electronic tills record donations, so administration is minimal. Just collect the total amount at the end of each month or at the end of December and pass it to us. The £1 donation is added to the bill after the service charge and VAT, and so does not affect your VAT returns.

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StreetSmart is a fabulous charity that remembers the homeless in our city at a time of year when we should be thinking about others. More importantly, our guests agree.

Marcus Wareing, Chef, Restaurateur

Latest News

2 November 2015

StreetSmart launches its Annual Campaign

A foggy day in London started early for those attending the launch of this year’s StreetSmart fundraising campaign at The Botanist in the city. Over the next two months, StreetSmart and over 500 participating restaurants across the UK are asking […]

7 July 2015

The Government’s housing benefit cuts will increase homelessness, says major charity

Cuts to housing benefit announced in George Osborne’s budget are likely to increase homelessness, a major charity has said. Crisis, which was founded in the late 1960s by leading Conservatives, said the Government’s policies would drive people out of their houses. “These […]

1 June 2015

StreetSmart hit the £7million mark

StreetSmart have announced their latest fundraising total of £551,000 collected from 580 participating restaurants and hotels across the UK in 2014. This reveals an official total of £7.4 million raised to support the homeless since the charity started in 1998. […]

28 May 2015

Zapper and StreetSmart partner to provide customers with a simple and secure way to donate to charity

London UK, 2nd May 2015 – Zapper, (, the mobile payments and marketing company, has partnered with StreetSmart, which raises hundreds of thousands of pounds for homeless charities each year. The partnership will allow diners in StreetSmart restaurants to quickly, and […]

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