Tim’s story

Tim was sleeping in a chair as he couldn’t afford a bed and was hand-washing all his clothes…

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Tim has a mental health condition and is a hoarder. He has few family or friends and has lived alone for much of his adult life.  His Health Care Support Worker found that the property he was living in was in a bad state of repair. Tim had no washing machine and had been washing his clothes by hand.  He was also without a bed and sleeping on a chair as his old bed had broken some time ago and he had no funds to replace this. His small pension and the rising cost of daily essentials gave little prospect of Tim being able to afford these items without going into debt and so his support team referred him to us for help.  Thanks to your support we have been able to provide Tim with a washing machine and a bed to greatly improve his well-being and dignity going forward.

"It’s fantastic to see all the ways the community comes together to improve the lives of people in need. From undertaking challenges, to dress-up days, quizzes, raffles and cake-bakes, to donating, setting up a regular gift, volunteering or spreading the word, it all helps to ensure people living in hardship are warm, safe and fed and have the basics in life that we all deserve."

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