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£2,058raised of £1,000 target by 34 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,058 to help Cirencester Signpost provide hope and dignity to the homeless this winter because every person matters.

    Location
    Cirencester, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Friday, 24th March 2017

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    With the cold weather now here and a long winter ahead, at Cirencester Signpost we are ensuring that we are doing all we reasonably can to help those sleeping outdoors in our community.

    Meals are available at our Monday 'drop in' and Saturday Big Breakfast but we are extending what we provide to our homeless friends to include a meal of home-cooked food every Wednesday evening.

    Giving dignity is essential in all we do. We offer shower facilities, toiletries, warm clean clothing, sleeping bags together with practical assistance such as registration with a GP.

    We will be putting on a full Christmas meal with all the trimmings exclusively for those sleeping rough.

    All of our services are provided by volunteers so we have no salaries to pay, meaning we can maximise the impact of monies raised on those that need it most.

    When we are faced with such never ending need, may we never become numb to pain and suffering. Nor lose the wonder of how changing one person's life is enough because one person matters.

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    • Juliette Harris10 months ago
      Juliette Harris

      Juliette Harris

      10 months ago

      I cannot thank all of you enough for your amazing support to raise funds to help those who are homeless. With the extremely cold conditions overnight, it has brought to the fore the difficulties that our homeless friends face. Your funds will not only give them practical support but hope and encouragement that people do care. Bless you all.

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    10 months ago

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    34

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 22, 2017

      £100.00

    • Emma

      Emma

      Feb 19, 2017

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 24, 2017

    • Emma Gravestock

      Emma Gravestock

      Jan 23, 2017

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 22, 2017

      Please use the donation towards The Big Breakfast. A great practical way of supporting the homeless in Cirencester. Keep up the good work.

    • Mandy

      Mandy

      Dec 21, 2016

      Hi Juliette and Graham, Thanks for all the amazing work you do for the vulnerable in Cirencester! Merry Christmas!

    • ANNE VICKERS

      ANNE VICKERS

      Dec 19, 2016

      Well done Juliette and Graham and thank you for doing all you do for people in distress.Merry Christmas to you, family and all your friends

      £50.00

    About the fundraiser
    Juliette Harris

    Juliette Harris

    Cirencester, United Kingdom

    One bitterly cold evening, with my husband, we came across a homeless man standing alongside a kitchen extractor vent trying to keep warm. We invited him for a hot meal and a place of refuge. That night we vowed to do all we could to help the homeless as one person matters.

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