So many people have a great story to tell about how Emmaus has touched their lives. Whether they’re companions, staff, trustees or volunteers, these stories show the impact Emmaus can have.
Emmaus has given me that opportunity to be able to push myself to break the stereotype of homelessness."
"I choose to work in this sector because I am genuinely passionate and care about the issues. I’ve been there and want to make a difference."
"It’s a long time since I’ve come to work with a smile on my face, I’ll say that."
I’ve been the happiest I’ve been for a long time"
We are so grateful for the support because without them we wouldn’t be here."
I don’t know of any other organisation that comes close"
Being at Emmaus Leeds has given me an optimism, a feeling of wellbeing, stability and the time to settle."
I would encourage others to come and volunteer with Emmaus and give it a go."
Without the determination and drive of the staff, I’m not sure where I’d be today
I now have a life free of stress
Nowadays, my only vice is my morning coffee."
I feel as though I’m finding myself again."