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Find out more about our latest work, the projects we’ve been involved in, and all other aspects of life at The Future Melting Pot!

Connecting Birmingham's Homelessness Sector

Following the Look Deeper, Think Beyond, Step Forward conference, The Future Melting Pot has set up an exciting new platform for Birmingham’s homelessness sector to connect, collaborate and cooperate. Follow the link below to...[Read More]

Homelessness Conference

The Future Melting Pot will be hosting a Homelessness Conference on Wednesday 19th June 2019, from 10am to 3pm. This conference aims to bring together local community groups, volunteers, faith groups, homelessness specialists and anyone...[Read More]

Homeless Rooms Birmingham Launch Event

Question and answer session including Alan Fraser, Lee Blake, Mark Peters, Geoff Horsfield, and Tom Ross The Future Melting Pot believes in utilising evidence-based approaches to tackle complex social issues. Homelessness is one of the...[Read More]

Women & Enterprise Hub's International Women's Day Event

Estella with panellists including Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street, and friends of TFMP Imani Clough and Sarah Crawley An event to celebrate International Women’s Day was organised at the Women’s Enterprise Hub in Sparkbrook...[Read More]

The Future Melting Pot Bags £4,000 from Tesco's Community Grant Scheme

The Future Melting Pot is pleased to announce it has bagged £4,000 from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme. Bags of Help is run in partnership with environmental charity Groundwork, and sees grants awarded to thousands of local community...[Read More]

Homeless Rooms Birmingham: A Collective Answer to Homelessness

Introduction- What is Homeless Rooms Birmingham? Homeless Rooms Birmingham is a social enterprise set up by two social entrepreneurs, Mark Peters and Lee Blake, to help tackle homelessness in our city by matching homeless people with empty rooms...[Read More]

Meeting with WMFS Station Commanders on RTC Issue

On 24 January 2019 The Future Melting Pot were delighted to be able to arrange a meeting with several station commanders from WMFS including David Bromley of Ward End Fire Station, Jon Grimshaw of Sheldon...[Read More]

Our Youth Homelessness Work and Other Projects

As we move into November (with winter well and truly upon us this week), it seems like an ideal time to produce an update on the projects The Future Melting Pot have been working on...[Read More]

Tesco Bags of Help Initiative

The Future Melting Pot is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £4,000, £2,000...[Read More]

Association of Jamaican Nationals Gala & Awards

On Saturday 13th October, The Future Melting Pot’s CEO Estella Edwards was both delighted and humbled to be nominated for, and subsequently to win, a Local Hero Award at the Association of Jamaican Nationals Gala...[Read More]

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