Will’s story

Thank you for helping us to support Will, who had been homeless and has physical and mental health issues, in getting back on his feet.

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Will, who had been homeless, cried when our team let him know that we could help him get back on his feet.

Will suffers from a physical disability which impacts his mobility. He has also been diagnosed with a number of mental health issues, including post-traumatic stress disorder, severe anxiety and depression. He’d been homeless for a period of time but was getting back on his feet, finding a job in hospitality and a place to live. However, money remains extremely tight and Will wasn’t able to buy the essential items he needed for the unfurnished property he’d moved to. This was having a negative impact after all the progress he’d made.   

Thanks to your support we’ve been able to provide Will with a cooker and a washing machine to help him get back on this feet. When the team let him know of the support we could offer he cried talking about the difference these items would make to his quality of life.

"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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