My Mission

Everyone Should Have The Opportunity to be On The Map
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Hi, I'm Gemma, and I'm on a mission, I would love you to join me on my journey.
It journey started back in 2017, when I became part of a mobile soup kitchen project called Soupervan.  The team, armed with an upcycled caravan filled with a huge dining table, china and proper cutlery, served soup to those in need.   We not only served soup, but supplied toiletries and had a good old fashioned conversation, treating people as people.  All of our journeys were different, but we were all part of a community.  We learned from each other, laughed, cried and I felt truly inspired.  I didn't want to just go home to my comfortable, warm little piece of the map, I wanted to do more!!!

In a bright yellow lightbulb moment, On The Map UK was born!  I wanted to mix my lifelong creativity, love of maps and passion to reduce homelessness, so that's what I did, and now I support organisations helping those with direct experience of homelessness too.
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Life is all about the journey, and what depicts a journey more than a map?
Although based in Bedford, I create original mapworks for all over the uk, whether just down the road in Ampthill, Woburn of Milton Keynes to miles away in Cornwall or Scotland, I have a map, I won't get lost! Mapworks can feature world maps if you need them too.
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Check out my shop to find travel and journey based products ranging from bespoke gifts and homeware , to stationery and event decor . If you can’t find what you are looking for, get in contact so we can discuss your needs.
By purchasing products, sharing my story and being part of the movement, you are helping to provide support and more to get people off the street and On The Map. Thank you for being part of the journey!
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The On The Map UK Mission Statement

To create a movement based on creativity, life’s journey and reducing homelessness.  Creating products, which connect us to our community, location and our own unique personal story, whilst striving to help others to get their own piece of the map.  Using this movement to provide support to people in need, by working with organisations who help to get people safely off the street and back On The Map.  

Everyone should have the opportunity to be On The Map.