Kasia’s Diary

Cork clearly has its charms.
Kasia, one of our full-time volunteers, says she’s slowly falling in love with our city. And why wouldn’t she?
Kasia, from Killarney, is volunteering in our emergency shelter. Over the coming weeks she will be sharing her experiences of volunteering, of life in the shelter and of her experiences as a Kerry woman in Cork in her blog, Kasia’s Diary.

Tuesday, 4 August 2020

In her video diary this week, Kasia reflects on her initial nerves and how our community of residents, staff and volunteers helped to ease those apprehensions.

Tuesday, 4 August 2020.

Monday, 27 July 2020

In Kasia’s video diary this week, she tells us what got her through the Covid-19 restrictions – friendships and technology!

Monday 27 July 2020.

Tuesday, 21 July 2020

In her Diary this week, Kasia tells us why she wants to be part of the solution to homelessness.

Tuesday, 21 July 2020.

Monday, 13 July 2020

In her video diary this week, as her volunteering stint with us is all but over, Kasia reflects on her work over the last 9 months with the men and women we support. She says she’s learned so much – so much so that she now plans to pursue a career in social care.

Monday, 13 July 2020.

Monday, 29 June 2020

In her Diary this week, Kasia explains how room checks, temperature checks and wearing PPE are all part of the daily routine for her and her colleagues.

Monday, 29 June 2020.

Monday, 22 June 2020

This week, Kasia tells us about her experiences at our Soup Run and how important it is to check-in with people presenting.

Monday, 22 June 2020.

Tuesday, 16 June 2020

In her latest update from our shelter, Kasia shares the positive news that one of our long-term residents celebrated her birthday and how thrilled our resident was with her presents.

Tuesday, 16 June 2020.


Friday, 22 May 2020

In her first video post, Kasia talks about her interest in the issue of homelessness and her plans for her blog over the coming weeks.

Friday, 22 May 2020.