Skye’s story

We help people who are facing homelessness and also people who are moving on after a period of homelessness…

boy and skye

Everyone deserves a bed

Skye and her young son became homeless after she lost her job in hospitality and couldn’t afford the rent on the private let that they lived in. They have now been re-homed in a council property but this is unfurnished and she didn’t have enough to buy all the essentials she and her son needed. Your support has helped to provide Skye and her son with a bed and helped to make their day to day lives much more comfortable. Thank you.

"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."

Viola’s story

Viola lives alone in a council tenancy and receives state retirement pension and pension credit. Viola tries to be as independent as possible and relies on bulk cooking to save time and to help her make ends meet. However, when…

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Jake’s story

Jake is a single dad. He has been unable to work since taking on full-time caring responsibilities for his daughter. With little support from family and friends, Jake and his daughter found themselves homeless for several months. Jake was delighted…

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Nigel’s story

Nigel was referred to us by his housing support worker. Nigel has experienced a huge amount of upset in his life. Having had a career in the construction trade, he has been unable to work for some time after suffering…

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Monnie’s story

Monnie lives alone in a council tenancy. She juggles her state pension as best she can to make ends meet, but as prices of essentials continue to rise, this is getting harder and harder. She tries to be as independent…

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Dan’s story

After being homeless for a few months and impacted by a mental health disorder, Dan has obtained an Independent Housing Association tenancy to improve his quality of life. However, he’s been unable to purchase all the essential items needed to…

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Ruth’s story

Ruth suffers from severe fibromyalgia, which limits her mobility. She lives with her son in a house left in a trust to her by her parents. Unable to work, she is struggling to make ends during the cost of living…

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Freya’s story

Freya and her three children fled an abusive relationship and moved to another property. Unfortunately, her partner located them and visited the property, destroying a lot of their household items. With support, they have moved to a safer location but…

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Nick’s story

After being homeless for a few months and impacted by a mental health disorder, Nick has now obtained an Independent Housing Association tenancy to improve his quality of life. But, relying on limited benefits, he didn’t have the money to…

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Debbie’s story

Debbie suffers with a number of health conditions, which make daily life and caring for her young child a real challenge. Previously working as a cleaner, Debbie now receives her income through Universal Credit and Child Benefit as she is…

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Mia’s story

Mia lives with her teenage son. She has serious mobility issues which prevent her from taking up paid work and the limited benefits the family receives leave very little after daily essentials are purchased – particularly in the current cost…

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