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Weʼre raising £5,000 to support 'Cool to be Kind', a community group in Chelmsford who raise awareness and support rough sleepers with outreach.

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Cool to be Kind was established in 2015 by four friends who wanted to help the homeless and rough sleepers on the streets in Chelmsford. In the early days we gave warm clothes and sleeping bags to rough sleepers on the streets, today we have grown into the main group helping rough sleepers in Chelmsford. We are organised and have many volunteers helping in a structured way. We still give warm clothes and sleeping bags to those in need, in addition we provide hot food and signpost people to the services available. We lobby the City Council to adopt the 'Housing First' model which has been successful in other Cities and Countries around the world. The money raised is ONLY spent on directly supporting the homeless. We have a storage facility which is run by volunteers, we would really like a van to get food and clothing to rough sleepers quicker, all donations will spent wisely.

Dan Skeates, Co-Founder, Cool to be Kind

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  • Dan Skeates3 months ago
    Dan Skeates

    Dan Skeates

    3 months ago

    Just 5 days into our fundraising and you've donated £250. Thanks to all who have donated and those that are about to. This weekend at The United Brethren Pub, New Writtle street, Chelmsford is the 'UB Fest', come along and enjoy the many bands, beers and street food. Dan

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12

  • The Bearded Gypsy

    The Bearded Gypsy

    Oct 1, 2018

    £30.00

  • Kenneth Holmes

    Kenneth Holmes

    Sep 20, 2018

    £5.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Sep 14, 2018

    Gutted we can’t make your festival.Hope you have a great day/plus collecting funds.Love Michael & lisa x

    £30.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Aug 29, 2018

    Following C2BK on Fb. An amazing group of carimg people.

    £30.00

  • Donna Dobrowolski

    Donna Dobrowolski

    Aug 25, 2018

    Thank you for helping so many people. It is a wonderful thing you are doing

    £50.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Aug 24, 2018

    Great work. Good luck.

    £30.00

  • Andrew Smith

    Andrew Smith

    Aug 21, 2018

    Good luck

    £30.00

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