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."

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Daylan’s story

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Zoe’s story

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Claire’s story

Claire was referred by her tenancy support officer after facing many challenges. Whilst pregnant she left the father of her children due to domestic violence. The baby was born with a serious health issue and needed surgery. Claire stayed with…

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Shannon’s story

Shannon is a single mum with two children. She was made redundant as a result of the pandemic and found herself struggling to make ends meet with her Universal Credit payments. She had also recently become the main carer for…

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Skye’s story

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…

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John’s story

John’s search for work was made extremely difficult due to the pandemic. He is a recent care leaver and has no family and very few friends which has made him feel isolated and alone. He now has his first ever proper…

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