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    Weʼve raised £130 to We're doing a sponsored sleep out on Saturday 3rd December, to help homeless and vulnerable people at Christmas Thanks, Chelsea & Ruth

    Ashton-under-Lyne, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 3rd December 2016

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    I'm doing a sponsored sleep out on Saturday 3rd December, to raise funds for people effected by mental health or homelessness & to support vulnerable families at Christmas.There will be several people (including local politicians & community activists) taking part in the sleep out, on the car park of the Station pub in Ashton town centre.

    Christmas is a time of year when it's easy to feel down, alone or unloved - especially if you are already in a difficult situation. I'm taking part because I believe nobody should feel forgotten at Christmas. Ruth's also taking part in the sleep out & asked if we can share a JG page.

    The funds raised by the sleep out will support 12 local causes based in Tameside & Greater Manchester - including:
    - Providing Christmas dinner for about 70 men who are homeless in Tameside (Greystones Hostel)
    - Gifts for the homeless - hats, gloves & food (Sweet Treats drawstring bag appeal)
    - Sleeping bags & warm coats for people who are homeless.
    - Christmas gifts for vulnerable children & families.
    - Christmas food hampers for elderly/disabled/other vulnerable people who are struggling
    - Gift packs for patients of the mental health ward at Tameside Hospital, to remind people they are cared about at a time of year when it's easy to feel very low if you are alone (Anthony Seddon Fund)

    Everyone involved in the Rough Sleep will be spending the night (12am-8am) out there with just the same help that many of the homeless have (a sleeping bag & tarpaulin if it rains) there will be NO alcohol allowed & this is a real attempt to raise awareness of the problem of homelessness as well as raising funds.

    It's December, I'm sure it's going to be extremely cold & I'm nervous at the prospect of just one night of it, so please dig deep to show your support to help those facing it over Christmas if you can. Any donation big or small is very appreciated.

    Thank you so much for your support,
    Chelsea Evans & Ruth Dunne



    • Chelsea Evans1 year ago
      Chelsea Evans

      Chelsea Evans

      1 year ago

      Thank you to all who have supported me, it really means a lot and will make a massive difference to local homeless and vulnerable people. Including Cash currently up to £235, way more than I expected. Every penny is appreciated an will make someone's Christmas.

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    2 years ago

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    Page last updated on: 12/3/2016 9:32 PM



    • Katy Davison

      Katy Davison

      Dec 3, 2016

      Good luck Chelsea and well done for taking part. Hope it goes OK.


    • Anonymous


      Dec 3, 2016


    • Sam Young

      Sam Young

      Dec 3, 2016

      Fantastic stuff Chelsea. Good luck with it! Sam, Adrian & Bel. x


    • Anonymous


      Dec 1, 2016

      Good luck!wrap up warm!


    • Catherine Bentley

      Catherine Bentley

      Dec 1, 2016

      Good luck Chelsea and well done for highlighting this important cause.


    • John Westwood

      John Westwood

      Dec 1, 2016

      Well done Chelsea. Good cause.


    • Mike Gaskell

      Mike Gaskell

      Nov 26, 2016

      Great cause & effort


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