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£500raised of £500 target by 9 supporters

    Weʼve raised £500 to buy individual Christmas gifts for 'guests' at a homeless shelter

    Location
    London, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Wednesday, 23rd November 2016

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    I was introduced by chance to a homeless shelter almost one year ago, in central London. I made a visit to see how I could help. They appeared to fall under the radar for external visitors, someone to chat to, receive a little attention from and laugh with, and decided to make it my project.
    I called it the 'Sunday Lunch Club' making Sunday lunch every 6/8 weeks for around 40 'guests'. Its the most rewarding, thought provoking and life changing thing I have ever done. I have learnt what and who really matters in life.
    I gather helper volunteers, encouraging parents to bring their kids (age 10+), I buy all the food and often gifts which the volunteers contribute towards the cost and we cook, often assisted by the 'guests'. Chatting to the 'guests' is paramount, I introduced bingo to bring everyone together - they love it.
    Christmas is fast approaching, I am organising a special Christmas party for the shelter. I would like to give everyone a small hamper of delicious treats and make their Christmas as memorable as yours will be.
    I hope you are inspired to make a donation - thank you so very much, I can guarantee you it will make a difference!

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      9

      • Nicola Klass

        Nicola Klass

        Nov 17, 2016

        Good luck Sue,Nicki, Julian, Megan & Matthew

        £20.00

      • ANGELA AL-KHAFAJI

        ANGELA AL-KHAFAJI

        Nov 17, 2016

        I am Angela al-khafaji from Eic Marbella. I would love to help such a wonderful cause.

        £30.00

      • Elaine Kelleher

        Elaine Kelleher

        Nov 17, 2016

        I'm Jessica Bulut's Mum, (Midmark) and I was touched by your appeal and the great work you are doing for the homeless shelter. Please accept my donation as a little help towards a great cause.

        £20.00

      About the fundraiser
      sue shefras

      sue shefras

      London, United Kingdom

      I am a mother of teenagers, hugely conscious I want them to grow up knowing whats important in life & whats going on in the world, to always help others and have a generous heart. Cooking for the homeless shelter has & continues to teach them, friends & others this life lesson

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