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Closed 13/12/2016

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£225raised of £200 target by 9 supporters

    Weʼve raised £225 to help us to give peer based, practical and emotional support to men and women who have experienced life in prison.

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    Funded on Tuesday, 13th December 2016

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    We are a new Community Interest Company (non - profit) , called `On the Out`, created and staffed by men and women who have experienced life in prison.
    We offer peer led, practical and emotional support to people who are returning - or who have returned - to their community after time inside. We understand the barriers and pressures faced by peers, as we have `been there`, and believe that sharing our experience will guide others towards a more positive future.
    We are trained in all aspects of support, and have established excellent links with other organisations and services who are keen to support us in our work. We are able to work with issues such as housing, employment, benefits, mental health, family law issues, addiction - or emotional support as people find their feet.
    We have created our project through the goodwill of others. All staff members are volunteers, and many key resources have been given to us free of charge.
    But....we desperately need a little additional help as we set up our base. We have no funding for things like printer ink (we also need a printer!), stamps, paper - small things, but essential to the support we are offering.
    Any help would be so much appreciated! Thank you.

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      9

      • Julie Dick and Neil

        Julie Dick and Neil

        Nov 16, 2016

        Hopefully this will help Helen - good luck with it.

        £30.00

      • Brian

        Brian

        Nov 15, 2016

        Best of luck with it

        £10.00

      • Heather Ainscough

        Heather Ainscough

        Nov 15, 2016

        From little acorns grow massive trees. I really hope this project is the start of more just like it.

        £30.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Nov 14, 2016

        £5.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Nov 14, 2016

        £5.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Nov 13, 2016

        £5.00

      • Adrian

        Adrian

        Nov 13, 2016

        Great idea!

        £30.00

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