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12
May

£696,000 raised against the odds

By Glenn Pougnet

This week, supporters of the charity StreetSmart gathered at Sessions Arts Club in Clerkenwell to mark the result of its 2021 campaign to raise funds for homeless people across the UK. It was a rewarding year for the campaign, with […]

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14
Mar

Masterchef Monica lends a hand at Soup Kitchen

By Glenn Pougnet

Last week, on International Women’s Day #IWD22, we visited The Soup Kitchen London with our ambassador and Masterchef presenter Monica Galetti. It is a project we have supported over the years, located at The American International Church halfway up Tottenham […]

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13
Nov

The Perfect Working Lunch

By Glenn Pougnet

This time last year I recall reading a piece by Jay Rayner on lunchtime dining and how with Covid restrictions looming the working lunch as we knew it was set to become a thing of the past. Well, my experience […]

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13
May

Three MICHELIN star Auction

By Glenn Pougnet

The MICHELIN Guide have generously donated not one but two of their coveted chef’s jackets to StreetSmart to raise much needed funds to help the homeless in the UK. Who better to endorse these then chefs and StreetSmart supporters Hélène […]

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8
Apr

Donations Happily Received

By Glenn Pougnet

StreetSmart has been fortunate to receive fundraising support from more than a thousand businesses working in the hospitality industry over the years. It has also partnered with the likes of Deutsche Bank and Bloomberg to cover the charity’s administration costs […]

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26
Mar

Missing it all

By Glenn Pougnet

StreetSmart’s Kimberley Coke and Glenn Pougnet open up about their 12 months in lockdown Kimberley’s Year: I have to admit this past year has been the worst time of my life, home schooling was a challenge to say the least […]

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10
Dec

Fay Maschler – End of An Era

By Glenn Pougnet

After 48 years, Fay Maschler is stepping down as the main restaurant reviewer of The Evening Standard. Countless industry figures will wish her well and rightly eulogise about her legacy to journalism but we couldn’t let this moment pass without […]

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14
Nov

Foodies beating the lockdown for StreetSmart

By Glenn Pougnet

As the uncertainty of the pandemic continues this November it impacts hugely on StreetSmart’s most crucial time for raising money through the £1 per table restaurant campaign. Despite  restaurants having to close their doors they have still been generous and […]

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1
Nov

Second Lockdown

By Glenn Pougnet

“The support for StreetSmart this year has been humbling. So many restaurateurs queuing up to do their bit for the homeless even though times are so uncertain and some unnecessary obstacles have been thrown at them. We were due to […]

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10
Oct

A New Partnership on World Homelessness Day

By Glenn Pougnet

On this World Homeless Day, StreetSmart are excited to announce a new partnership with the MICHELIN Guide for the 2020 campaign which kicks off on the 1st November. Head of Comms at StreetSmart Kimberley Coke is thrilled with the association […]

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