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£750raised of £2,000 target by 14 supporters

    Weʼve raised £750 to End the need for Rough Sleeping in Northampton

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    Northampton, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Wednesday, 22nd February 2017

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    Goodwill Solutions Appeal for funds for Rough Sleeper Nightshelter

    Public appeal to equip and furnish Northampton’s emergency nightshelter 10 Oct 2016 – 9 Jan 2017
    Target: £2,000.00

    Thank you for taking the time to visit our Just Giving page.

    Goodwill Solutions is a community interest company, committed to tackling and preventing social exclusion and improving the lives of people who are homeless or unemployed.

    This year, we have worked with Northampton Borough Council and around 30 other services and organisations to produce ‘Together we change lives’, an ambitious multi agency strategy for ending the need for people to sleep rough in Northampton.

    As part of the plan, we are all working together to turn an empty, run-down Sports & Social Club into an emergency nightshelter, within just 8 weeks, by the end of November 2016.

    This is a huge challenge and, here, at Goodwill Solutions, we are co-ordinating the collection of donations and raising money to purchase equipment and furnishings for the nightshelter.

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    • Mike Britton

      Mike Britton

      4 months ago

      Mike Britton

      Thank you to the Congregation of St Nicholas Church, Potterspury for their incredibly generous donation of £200.00 which was raised at their Carols by Candlelight service held the week before Christmas. Many thanks for the support.

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    • Mike Britton

      Mike Britton

      5 months ago

      Mike Britton

      We are getting there but need to have one last push to help us get to nearer our target. Thanks to Christina for the generous donation.

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    • Mike Britton

      Mike Britton

      5 months ago

      Mike Britton

      Simon, thank you and the Unitarians for your generous donation and your offer of volunteering support. Details of how to help with the day-to-day operation of the nightshelter (when it is up and running), on a regular rota basis, by providing residents of the nightshelter with advice, support and practical help or, if you would prefer, help with the refreshments, administration, laundry, etc. can be found through the Northampton Borough Council web site link - http://www.northampton.gov.uk/northamptonnightshelter Merry Christmas to all

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    14

    • pratab

      pratab

      Feb 9, 2017

      In this day and age. no one should be sleeping rough.

      £20.00

    • Mark Silvester

      Mark Silvester

      Jan 30, 2017

      This donation was raised by the Congregation of St Nicholas Church, Potterspury after our Carols by Candlelight service held the week before Christmas.

      £200.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 10, 2017

      A great cause

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 6, 2017

    • Christina Faull

      Christina Faull

      Dec 24, 2016

      I wish you success with the project

      £50.00

    • karen cason

      karen cason

      Dec 21, 2016

      Good luck with your efforts. Great thing to do. X

      £10.00

    • Simon Hall

      Simon Hall

      Dec 20, 2016

      All the best in your endeavours Mike - a cause very close to my heart and one which I am happy/proud to support.Our organisation (Northampton Unitarians) could maybe help with future volunteering

      £200.00

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    Mike Britton

    Mike Britton

    Northampton, United Kingdom

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