Old Spike Roastery
Old Spike Roastery is a coffee roastery that provides training, jobs and housing for people in London who are homeless. Unemployment is a major cause and consequence of homelessness, eroding skills, self-esteem and acting as a practical obstacle to finding and keeping a home. Only 2% of homeless people are in full-time employment whilst the vast majority of homeless people say they want to work either now or in the future. Old Spike Roastery re-invest part of their profits back into the business so that they can train and employ more people, benefitting those in need.