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ABILITY is a group of 14 sixteen-year olds from NCS who are trying to raise awareness and money to support homelessness in Mansfield.
When deciding on which charity to work with, we looked for one that we thought affected the community the most and made the biggest impact, which is when we came across The Mansfield Soup Kitchen. This amazing charity is run mainly by Rhonda, Mark and Sara with a handful of local volunteers. They have a charity shop open four days a week and every Wednesday evening open the soup kitchen which serves 35-45 homeless people every week. After discovering this amazing cause, we were very eager to help as much as we could. We got in touch with Mark and Rhonda and met with them to discuss what we could do to help. They told us that they needed various items from cans of food, gloves and hats to a vehicle that they could use to transport furnishing for people that have been provided with accommodation. The ABILITY Team were touched when told that Mark and Rhonda were inspired to volunteer for homelessness when they were almost faced with it themselves. This made us realise that homelessness could affect any one of us.
We are doing a charity sleepout in order to raise money and awareness of the harsh reality of what the homeless face every day. Although this will no be an accurate representation of this issue, we hope that it will inspire people to reflect on how fortunate they are and also consider what some people have to deal with every day. We are also holding a charity night at The Swan in Mansfield on Wednesday 25th July at 6:30pm. This will include a pub quiz, live band, raffle, candyfloss and popcorn. Up to yet, we have raised £483, however our target is £1000 overall.
Please donate to this fabulous cause and make a difference in your community, thank you.
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Jul 25, 2018
Hun this is mums and mine x
Jul 23, 2018
Jul 22, 2018
A very worthy cause :)
Jul 19, 2018
Good luck x
Jul 18, 2018
All the best!
Jul 18, 2018
Good luck Megan with this challenge I know you can do it
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