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Mike is making a difference

28 Jan 2015

Dr Mike Donmall is a trustee of a homelessness charity and supports local homeless people

Dr Mike Domnall

Mike, who is Reader in Health Sciences in the Institute of Population Health, and Director of the National Drug Evidence Centre, has been a Trustee of homelessness charity Emmaus for the last five years.

He said: "Emmaus Mossley offers a home and work to previously homeless and unemployed people. It is not just a shop - it is home to our 24 ‘Companions’.

"The project finances itself by collecting and selling donated goods such as furniture, bric-a-brac, antiques, electrical appliances, clothing, books, toys, etc. Do come and visit."

The charity was founded in 1949 in Paris and has now spread to 44 countries; there are now 19 communities in the UK.