Case studies

Our case studies show how legacies and fundraising are helping almshouse charities refurbish, repair and build more almshouses. They also highlight the many benefits of almshouses from differing perspectives – from trustees to clerks to residents and their local communities.


A day in the life of a trustee

Hilary Livingstone has been a trustee of the Eleanor Hirst Trust since 2016. Hilary was born and brought up in...
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