Homelessness affects most communities, and many people have chosen to help fight homelessness in their community through crowdfunding. You could set up a local soup kitchen, fund an outreach program, or help someone directly.
There are lots of reasons why young people become homeless: they may be escaping abuse, bereavement or a relationship breakdown. Dilys raised £965 to support vulnerable young people back into mainstream society.
Cathy met Naiomi in June 2015, and was inspired by her eloquence, courage, beaming smile and strong spirit. She went on to raise over £1000 to help Naiomi turn her life around.
Running creative activities for homeless people
Accumul8 work to inspire, help and support young homeless people to move on to more positive lives. They raised £602 to fund activities that reduce the cycle of boredom, enhance skills and enable creative expression.
Supporting the homeless in Milton Keynes
There are an estimated 1000 homeless people living in Milton Keynes. Dale, a former Royal Marines Commando, raised £1230 to provide aid through 'Help Our Homeless MK'.
After seeing a rise in the number of homeless people in his local area, Scott raised £600 to provide food and kitchenware for the soup kitchens he also volunteered with.