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Introducing Bharat & Harry

Follow our volunteers Bharat and Harry as they provide you with exclusive “behind the scenes” access to the Crisis at Christmas project for 2014.  Over to you guys…..          

Our volunteers share their thoughts on Crisis for Christmas

Why join us and volunteer for Crisis at Christmas 2014?  Hear from our volunteers on why they continue to support and help us make Crisis at Christmas a continued success each year.      

Inside tour of Aimar’s setup area for Crisis at Christmas 2013

Chris Riley (Core Team Member and Site Manager) gives an inside tour of the Aimar Setup Area for Crisis at Christmas 2013.      

Install of the Crisis at Christmas Outreach Centre 2013

What really happens during a site install?  This video gives you an insight into the install of the Outreach Centre last year. If you want to join us in 2014, please contact us.

Ian Richards (Head of Crisis at Christmas) addresses Aimar Foundation Volunteers

Ian Richards (Head of Crisis at Christmas) addressed a group of Aimar Foundation Volunteers at a briefing on December 11, 21013. Volunteers taking part in the Aimar Foundation’s (Aimar) Crisis at Christmas project for 2013 will deliver cutting-edge, cloud-based technology solutions and support to 10 Crisis Centres and an Operations Centre around London. In his […]

Crisis Skylight, Bermondsey

The internet cafe at Crisis Skylight in Bermondsey has been installed by Aimar Foundation allowing visitors acces to vital services, training, information and entertainment during their time at the center. The Aimar Foundation planned, sourced and deployed an internet café and digital media learning center, with 8 ‘light’ internet capability computers, and 2 ‘heavy’ graphics […]

Top UK Techies support London’s Homeless People via Crisis at Christmas

For the sixth consecutive year, Aimar Foundation will deliver cutting-edge, cloud-based technology solutions to facilitate the multi-site London operation of Crisis at Christmas 2013.   Capitalizing on the benefits of cloud computing and skills of London’s top technical directors from leading financial services firms, Aimar Foundation provides a significant step change for growing charities such […]

Helping St Mungos during London’s freezing temperatures

The Aimar Foundation are supporting St Mungos during their current opening with the temperatures below freezing in London again today. Featured extensively on TV news yesterday, St Mungo’s shelter in Vauxhall provides accommodation for the homeless living on the streets of London when the temperature falls below freezing for at least 3 nights in a row. […]

Aimar Foundation awarded Computerworld Laureate

In June 2011 The Computerworld Honors Program awarded The Aimar Foundation a Computerworld Laureate and Finalist in the Human Services Category which recognizes organizations for the innovative use of IT to effectively develop or deliver public programs that provide food and nutrition, housing, transportation, mental health or other social services to populations in need. Simon […]

SS Robin

SS Robin is the world’s oldest complete steamship, built on London’s River Lea in Bow in 1890.  The restoration work has been completed and the ship is temporarily moored at London’s Royal Victoria Dock. The SS Robin and the AIMAR Foundation are working in partnership to migrate the current technology onto a remote Intercept Desktop […]

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