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Emmaus Gateshead (UK, 1131408) Browse events

YTD Raised: £1,020.00

Please help us to develop the first Emmaus Community in North East England, where formerly homeless people ("Companions") will be able to live, work and find the support they need to rebuild their lives. We urgently need to fund a van for our Gateshead shop and aim to start building works in 2014.

Aylesbury And District Citizens Advice Bureau (UK, 1126825) Browse events

YTD Raised: £1,015.90

The Aylesbury and District Citizens Advice Bureau offers practical, up-to-date information and advice on a wide range of topics, including: debt, benefits, housing, employment, immigration, consumer and other problems. Our advice is available to anyone living and working in Aylesbury and the surrounding villages regardless of race, gender, sexuality, age, nationality, disability or relgion.

Home-start Epsom, Ewell And Banstead (UK, 1156539) Browse events

YTD Raised: £1,010.00

WHAT IS HOME-START? Home-Start offers support, friendship and practical help to parents with young children, in local communities throughout the UK and with British Forces in Germany and Cyprus. Home-Start offers a unique service, recruiting and training volunteers who are usually parents themselves, to visit families at home who have at least one child under 5 and offer informal, friendly and confidential support. To help give children the best possible start in life, Home-Start supports parents as they grow in confidence, strengthen their relationships with their children and widen their links with the local community. Whilst all Home-Start schemes are guided by the same principles, each is an autonomous unit, individually registered with the Charities Commission, and with their own local management committee responsible for their own funding. Home-Start, Epsom Ewell and Banstead has its office in Great Tattenhams and supports over fifty volunteers who visit and support local families in need.

Age Uk Lincoln (UK, 1078539) Browse events

YTD Raised: £1,007.37

Age UK Lincoln is a local independent charity supporting people over the age of 50 to lead healthy and active lives. It's our mission to improve lives of older people in and around Lincoln so they live safe and independently at home.

The Olive Circle Foundation (UK, 1162344) Browse events

YTD Raised: £1,005.00

The olive circle foundation is small charity that covers the area of the Midlands, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Herefordshire. We give a helping hand in the local community in many ways such as buying specialised equipment, making improvements to house or garden to improve their quality of life.

Home-Start Banbury and Chipping Norton (UK, 1114860) Browse events

YTD Raised: £1,001.45

So that every child can have a good start in life, Home-Start Banbury & Chipping Norton offers support, friendship and practical help to parents with young children. Home-Start’s Aims To try and ensure that every family gets the help they need to give their children the best possible start in life,  Home-Start supports parents as they grow in confidence, strengthen their relationships with their children and widen their links with the local community. Home-Start’s Service Home-Start provides a unique service for families – recruiting and training volunteers to support parents with young children at home.  Volunteers visit every week offering friendship, emotional support and practical help. Home-Start Families Parents may face a range of difficulties including loneliness and isolation, post-natal illness, domestic violence, poverty, inadequate housing, disability, multiple births and family breakdown. Home-Start’s Referrals Families are referred to Home-Start by Health Visitors and other professionals.  Families can refer themselves and ask for help directly. Home-Start Volunteers Home-Start volunteers are committed and caring people who are all parents themselves or have experience of bringing up children.  They are friendly and approachable, and other parents can trust and rely on them to listen without judging, helping them to build up confidence in their own abilities as parents. Home-Start Training Volunteers are recruited, trained and supported by staff in a local community-based scheme, working from an office in Banbury.  Volunteers are trained according to a nationally agreed framework, including input from other agencies working with families.  

Green Pastures Housing (UK, 1131468) Browse events

YTD Raised: £1,000.00

Green Pastures is a national Christian social enterprise that provides  homes for the homeless and those in most need. 400,000 men, women & children in the UK are homeless.  You can make a vital gift that will give homeless men, women and children a chance to start again in safe and secure housing. Please Click Here ------------------------------> Green Pastures works with 30 partner churches and charities to provide independent living and support for over 400 homeless people.  We Need Change Be the change: You can become a partner who will provide support to homeless people in your area. Invest in change: You can invest with us to provide desperately needed housing. Give for change: You can give regularly to us so we can transform more lives. Speak up for change: Contact your MP and Council, asking them to support measures that help homeless people get off the streets. Mission Statement: Housing the homeless without discrimination or favour. Target: House 1000 people by 2015 Dream:Homelessness ending in the UK Method: Buy the right properties at the best price. Work with local support teams to house homeless people and give them the support, care and encouragement they need to live a new life. Visit us at: Follow us on twitter: @greenpastures_

The East To West Trust (UK, 1131229) Browse events

YTD Raised: £996.32

Founded in 1996 east to west brings Hope to over 1,400 Children, Young People and Families each year. At the heart of east to west is Relational Support Work which we define as a long term commitment to journey with children, young people and families through the issues that they are addressing. Relational Support Work is delivered by the whole east to west team (employees and volunteers).  Locally our work is delivered in: The North Surrey Boroughs (Elmbridge, Epsom & Ewell, Runnymede, Surrey Heath, Spelthorne & Woking) where we deliver:Relational Support Work in Secondary SchoolsHouse homeless teenagers through Supported Lodgings The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead (RBWM) where we deliver:Family Link Work in First SchoolsRelational Support Work in Secondary Schools Relational Support Work through our Community Youth Pastor  

The Vine Drop in Centre Trust (UK, 1095915) Browse events

YTD Raised: £983.00

The Vine support adults most in need. A vital support service for vulnerable and homeless adults in Rushmoor and Hart districts. Services include: housing/accommodation, benefit advice, food, clothing, counselling, drug/alcohol support, Health Clinic, IT support, training and budget management.

Isaac's House (UK, 1124542) Browse events

YTD Raised: £967.50

Isaac's House has a vision to provide homes for children in Uganda affected by war, HIV and poverty. We create safe, sustainable environments in which health, education and growth can be achieved.

New Forest Disability Information Service (UK, 1104589) Browse events

YTD Raised: £950.00

Providing free, confidential, impartial disability related information and advice to disabled people, their families, carers, and professionals throughout the New Forest and surrounding areas.... anyone - any age - any disability!

Inspire (UK, SC000038) Browse events

YTD Raised: £943.77

Inspire, one of the largest charities in Scotland, is an innovative organisation which trail blazes ground-breaking practices to offer opportunities for an excellent quality of life to people with learning disabilities in North East Scotland. Inspire currently provides over 51 services, ranging from residential housing services to employment initiatives.

Urban Outreach (Bolton) (UK, 1044203) Browse events

YTD Raised: £935.00

Urban Outreach (Bolton) is a registered Christian Charity, established in 1990 to work with disadvantaged and vulnerable people in the town of Bolton. Our staff and volunteers are motivated to "bind up the broken-hearted and set the captives free". Our purpose is to meet the needs of the whole person, in partnership with local churches, the voluntary and statutory sectors, businesses and individuals. We provide emergency food parcels for families in hardship. We provide innovative solutions in support, re-housing & resettlement of both male and female offenders. We advocate, provide mediation and support women who want to exit prostitution. We support all children and young people who have been reported missing from home in Bolton, along with their families. We deliver peer mentoring for young people in schools. We find and help sustain accommodation for roofless and homeless people. We run the following projects: Eve's Space, OARS, RUNA, Storehouse, Streetlife, and Winter Watch. If you want your donation to be used for one specific project, please say which one in the message box on the Make a Donation page. Otherwise we will make sure that your donation is used where the need is greatest. If you would like more information about us, please visit our website using the link provided.  

Habitat for Humanity GB (UK, 1043641) Browse events

YTD Raised: £910.00

Habitat for Humanity is an international charity that aims to break the cycle of poverty by eliminating poverty housing and homelessness. We believe that everyone, regardless of race, gender or belief, has a right to a safe, decent place to live. Since 1976 we have helped over 3 million people.

THE HOPE CENTRE ST HELENS (UK, 1103903) Browse events

YTD Raised: £910.00

The Hope Centre - Bringing Life and Hope to the community of St Helens

CIRDIC (UK, 1005654) Browse events

YTD Raised: £905.00

Thanks for visiting..!!!CIRDIC, Reading’s main drop in center for disadvantaged adults, have organised Reading's BIG SLEEP OUT 2016.Think you could sleep rough for the night..!!  Readings homeless do it every night..!!We are inviting you to join us as we are raising much needed funds for Readings homeless people.

Foundation (UK, 515517) Browse events

YTD Raised: £900.00

Foundation is a charity based in the north of England that helps some of the most disadvantaged people in society. Often the people we help are ignored by others , their friends and family have given up on them, they have nowhere to live and are feeling desperate. Foundation provides non-judgemental support to people who have experienced homelessness, drug problems, domestic abuse, mental health problems or have experience of prison and offending. We offer a wide range of specialist services to help socially excluded people from these groups to gain full independence in settled accommodation. They are then able to address their health problems, find work and participate in their local community. Over the past 30 years we have helped more than 40,000 people to settle in their own home and to turn their life around. Paul from North Yorkshire was homeless after serving a prison term and the breakdown of his marriage. Foundation supported him in finding new local accommodation and to develop skills for work. He now works as a Foundation volunteer and reflects that: “Foundation was there for me when other people turned their back, and I will always be grateful.” Your donation will enable us to continue to help socially excluded people to turn their lives around and offer them a new route to independence and achievement in their lives.

Vine Community Trust (UK, 287717) Browse events

YTD Raised: £897.00

The Vine Community Trust, a registered charity 287717, was formed in 1983. Its objective at that time was the relief of the elderly, sick and disabled and to promote, education, training and rehabilitation to the needy people in Desborough, Rothwell and surrounding villages. Our basic principles have remained the same but we have grown during the last 30 years and extended our services with the growing need of the local population and by working in partnership with local authorities who fund us with grants (for statutory services provided) totalling approximately 27% of our costs. We now supply services within our community day centre such as a disabled bathing facility, we have wheelchair accessible transport and a community support programme to promote and encourage people to remain independent in their own homes. We supply meals on wheels service 365 days per year.  We have a through floor lift to access the first floor which houses a domestic sized kitchen, full toilet facilities and a beautiful function room.  This floor is regularly used by community groups and for private functions and is available for hire 7 days/nights per week, subject to prior bookings.

Hinckley Homeless Group (UK, 1016170) Browse events

YTD Raised: £891.14

Hinckley Homeless Group is a charity which runs Lawrence House - a medium stay (maximum stay is 12 months) supported accommodation project for homeless young people in the Hinckley & Bosworth area of Leicestershire. We provide accommodation and support for 12 single people between the ages of 16 and 25 of either sex. Thank you for visiting our profile page on MyDonate.

The Wallich (UK, 1004103) Browse events

YTD Raised: £884.00

Established in 1978, The Wallich is a homelessness charity dedicated to helping the most excluded people in our society; vulnerable people with multiple and complex needs who often cannot access any other accommodation or support services. We work together with other agencies and government to deliver innovative solutions to homelessness that are as diverse as the people we help. We help people to find the accommodation and support, which will enable them to live safer, happier and more independent lives. We support over 1000 people a day, employ some 200 people and operate more than 50 projects across 15 Local Authorities in Wales. For those people who are forced to sleep rough, our Rough Sleepers Intervention Teams will provide a hot breakfast and help to get off the streets. If poor mental health or drink and/or drug use is ruining a person’s life, one of our specialist supported accommodation projects will help them find stability. If someone is in danger of losing their home due to family breakdown, debt or health problems, our Tenancy Support Services will try to prevent them from becoming homeless. If renting a home is impossible due to lack of a deposit, our Bond Board Schemes will provide people who need help with a bond and secure them a place to live away from expensive and unstable temporary accommodation. The Wallich has succesfully housed many who have been street homeless, helped those with severe social problems and supported many people in rebuilding their lives after experiencing homelessness.  

Path (UK, 1097772) Browse events

YTD Raised: £880.00

Plymouth Access To Housing (Path) is an independent homelessness charity which was set up in the early 1990s to help deal with the growing concerns about levels of homelessness in the city.

Swansea Young Single Homeless Project (S.Y.S.H.P) (UK, 1002990) Browse events

YTD Raised: £876.00

Provides housing related support to young people aged 16-25.

The Stevenage Community Trust (UK, 1000762) Browse events

YTD Raised: £871.48

Established in 1990, Stevenage Community Trust was formed to provide funding to voluntary and community groups in Stevenage and the surrounding villages, as well as to individuals in desperate need. The work of the Trust is only possible with the continuing support of local businesses and individuals through membership and donations. Our current patron members are Stevenage Borough Council and The Follett Trust, with over 50 other local businesses and community groups forming our standard membership. The Trust has helped thousands of people in the local community by providing grants ranging from £50 to £2,000. Over £750,000 has been distributed over the years to a wide range of beneficiaries including sports and arts clubs, Olympic hopefuls, groups for the blind and the deaf, toddler groups and after-school clubs, schools, Scouts and Guides, clubs for widows and the over 60’s, Women’s refuge, Age Concern, community centres, sheltered housing and emergency grants for individuals and families in need.                                                  What makes Stevenage Community Trust so unique is that funds are both raised and distributed at a local level. Even if you are unfamiliar with the name, most Stevenage residents will have, or know someone who has, benefited positively from the Trust.  

Community Housing Aid (UK, 1071945) Browse events

YTD Raised: £864.00

We give advice and practical support to people who are homeless or vulnerably housed: Nightstop Devon provides emergency accommodation for young people Bay6 works with patients at Exeter & Torbay Hospitals who are homeless on discharge Offender Resettlement in Exeter & Torbay Debt & Benefits Advice

Cross Gates and District Good Neighbours' Scheme CIO (UK, 1160095) Browse events

YTD Raised: £847.00

Cross Gates and District Good Neighbours’ Scheme CIO works with and for older people to: reduce loneliness and isolation, support independence, promote healthy lifestyles and try new things. If you are over 60 and live on the Cross Gates side of York Road you can access our services.

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