"The most positive thing about working at Emmaus is that I get to see first-hand where my hard work is going."
"Hand on heart, the work aspect though was most important to me – something to get me teeth into each day."
"Emmaus is there for everybody. It’s not just a bed for the night, it’s there for however long you need it."
"If Emmaus hadn’t given me the chance to prove myself, I’m pretty sure I would have ended up dead."
"Emmaus has changed my life really. I wouldn’t be where I am now, with my kids, without this place."
"If I had my way, there’d be an Emmaus in every town in the country. It’s invaluable."
"I caught the Emmaus bug immediately, and to be part of an international movement with all of that history and variety is just like magic to me – it’s brilliant."
"Every day is different, and every day brings me a diamond, something that will make me smile."
"I have very fond memories of my two years at Emmaus such as climbing Snowdon and Scafell Pike."