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Weʼre raising £12,000 to Convert a 2nd double decker bus to be used as an outreach bus and visit different towns around Suffolk to assist those sleeping rough

Ipswich, UK

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In November 2016 we decide to help the homeless of Ipswich. In January 2017 we was donated a Double Decker bus which was converted into a homeless shelter. We launched TIFFERS November 13th 2017 and started making a difference to some of those living on our streets in Ipswich. We currently have 5 residents on TIFFERS who are all now debt free, on rehab programs and almost ready to move on to their own accommodation. We have also moved 2 others into temporary accommodation and a further 2 into permanent accommodation.

Our 2nd bus CHEYS will be converted into an outreach bus that will visit different towns of an evening to help those unfortunately still sleeping on the streets of Suffolk. We will be able to provide fresh clothes, toiletries, drinks and some food. We will also be able to start helping those in need engage with any services they need and eventually give them the opportunity to have a bed on TIFFERS if required.

As with TIFFERS, CHEYS will be a community driven project in both fund raising and operating. The local community has had such an impact TIFFERS and is the driving force behind all we do.

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  • Gareth Brenland1 month ago
    Gareth Brenland

    Gareth Brenland

    1 month ago

    I would like to say thankyou to all of you that have donated towards the conversion of our 2nd bus cheys. The conversion is coming along slowly but surely. We have power installed as well as running water, emergency beds are in place and most of the structural work is done. Im hoping to have it completed and ready to go into service within the next couple of months. This is only possible with your donations, whether it be a one off donation or a monthly donation. It all adds up and really does help. For full updates Www.facebook.com/tiffersbus

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  • Gareth Brenland2 months ago
    Gareth Brenland

    Gareth Brenland

    2 months ago

    Thankyou all so much for your kindness, the conversion is well underway and your support really will help us make a difference ❤

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  • Gareth Brenland2 months ago
    Gareth Brenland

    Gareth Brenland

    2 months ago

    Just want to say a huge thankyou to everyone that's donated so far. Because of the donations we have been able to make an impressive start to the conversion of CHEYS. So far we have brought: Bespoke waste tank £450 Power management unit £690 Back up diesel generator £900 8kw diesel heater £140 Nuts and bolts for fixing solar panels £50 2 x starter batteries £320 Split charge relay kit £100 There's still more we need to buy to make sure the bus is converted to a high spec and fit for purpose. Please please keep sharing.

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Page last updated on: 3/21/2019 10.18

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46

  • Wendy Andrews

    Wendy Andrews

    Mar 21, 2019

    Keep up the good work 👍

    £20.00

  • T WILLIAMS

    T WILLIAMS

    Mar 19, 2019

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Mar 18, 2019

    Donation in lieu of money spent on chocolate which I am giving up for lent.

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Feb 17, 2019

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Feb 14, 2019

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Feb 7, 2019

    Thankyou for your hard work to help vulnerable people how can we have this need in 2019 ?

    £30.00

  • John Dove

    John Dove

    Feb 3, 2019

    You are doing such a brilliant job.

    £10.00

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Gareth Brenland

Gareth Brenland

Ipswich, UK

We are just the family next door that wanted to help the less fortunate. We already have 1 converted double decker bus that has been in service since 13th November 2017 which can accommodate up to 6 resident's, helping them to get things in order and start afresh

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