Who are we?
The Meeting Room is a registered charity operating in the Mole Valley and Epsom areas. The charity was founded in 2014 by Graham Peddie MBE, who was a leading advocate for assisting the most vulnerable people in our community. Our clients are of all backgrounds and ages and our focus is to provide meaningful support to those with a wide variety of issues including homelessness, poverty, physical or mental health difficulties, breakdown of relationships, social exclusion and loneliness and issues with alcohol or drugs.
The Meeting Room is often the first port of call for the homeless, those struggling with poverty or with addictions and those for whom social exclusion and loneliness is an everyday reality.
I walked in and Graham asked me if I was thirsty or hungry. After sitting me down with a drink, hot lunch and chatting to me Graham made some phone calls and within 1 hour of me arriving had secured a place for me at the hostel in Leatherhead.
ACTIVITIES - Wednesday Table Tennis & Saturday Walks
Table Tennis - we meet fortnightly at the Leatherhead Leisure Centre from 2pm to 4 pm.
Forthcoming dates are on the following Wednesdays - 9th Feb, 23rd Feb, 9th Mar, 23rd Mar, 6th April & 20th Apr.
Saturday Walks - please join us every 3rd Saturday. Meet at the Sunshine Cafe in Leatherhead High Street at 10:30 am. Please wear suitable footwear, coat, gloves & hat, etc. Bring your own water bottle and snacks. Forthcoming dates are on Saturday 19th Feb, Saturday 12th Mar, Saturday 2nd April & Saturday 23rd April. The duration of the walks tends to be 2-3 hours depending on the weather, stopping for breaks, etc.
FOCUS ON FUNDRAISING - ever thought about donating or raising money on behalf of The Meeting Room? Please check our 'JustGiving' page (link below) to see how Andy Diamond and Will Dennis are raising money through losing weight and giving up alcohol in January and February. Thank you to all of our marvellous and incredibly generous fundraisers!
VOLUNTEERING - we are always looking for volunteers to help with all of the services that we provide. Go on - give it a go! Please go to the 'People & Volunteers' page for more details.