Emmaus Bristol – homeless charity

​Overview: One of 29 Emmaus communities in the UK, Emmaus Bristol helps people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness. The unique Emmaus model provides secure accommodation, meaningful work and tailored support to help people overcome issues and rebuild confidence so they are able to move on from homelessness. Design follows Emmaus UK brand guidelines with ability to tailor messaging to the local area's needs and expectations.
Role: Marketing & Donations Officer – employed part-time, one year – tasked to improve public awareness; community fundraising; stewardship; manage GDPR compliance and cleanse supporter database. Tasks involved writing marketing and fundraising plans; marketing Emmaus Bristol's social enterprises. Later freelance commissions.

You & Emmaus newsletter*

Project: Previously an A4 printed and Mailchimp mailing. Re-named and re-designed to a magazine-style eight-page folded, printed newsletter and an online flipbook – flipbook allows the same look and impact as print that is lost by Mailchimp free-account limitations. A Mailchimp 'taster' is sent with hyperlink to flipbook, Emmaus Bristol's website and donation pages.

More information and multiple newsletter editions within Writing section.

Front cover of the first issue of You & Emmaus newsletter:

cover of Emmaus Bristol newsletter 2019 featuring photography by Colin Moody

Partnership leaflet

Role: freelance design and editing
Background: Emmaus was able to expand its initiative for people moving on from its communal home or families facing eviction. It needed to engage landlords with a social conscience.
Brief, aim and objective: with funding from Nationwide Building Society Emmaus was able to expand its social housing initiative. Worked closely with support worker to outline the charities aims and objectives and ethos and encourage landlords to rent through Emmaus to people most in need. Design and editing of bi-fold A4 (DL) leaflet to be available in the charity's shops and mailed to identified prospects. Illustrations purchased online, then modified.

First reveal > back cover > front cover:


Inside spread:

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