Weʼre raising £15,000 to to kickstart a new dedicated Homelessness Prevention Charity run by ex Homeless individuals who have valuable experience.
- Milton Keynes, UK
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A chance to put practical lived experience into posative change, being homeless myself and working in a professional capacity to support the homeless I wanted to dedicate my lifes work to something that's lived hand in hand with me through the my life. Homelessness. Building a foundation of change built on experince The charity will reflect my personal ethos and values.
The purposes of the charity is to empower and educate, upskill and improve the wellbeing in the complexity of Homelessness/poverty & destitute individuals; by supporting experienced ex homeless to promote a creative and social inclusiveness network; for social relief, resettlement and rehabilitation of persons subjected to deprivation. Providing informative literature that can educate not only the general public but to those at risk/or currently experiencing homelessness in the UK. By means of support, advice and providing information, training and mentoring. The core aim is to help support the creation of further prevention methods by education and information sharing experiences, being creative and focused on the promotion of positive change through learning by using standard print and digital platforms, media, arts and music.
Our charitable aims are;
- The prevention or relief of poverty.
- The advancement of education.
- The advancement of health and wellbeing.
- The advancement of citizenship & community development.
- The advancement of the arts & culture.
- The advancement of human rights, conflict resolution or reconciliation & the promotion of equality and diversity.
- The relief of those in need, by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantages
Set up by ex Homeless with direct experience the management group was established to make a real change in each others lives by mutual support and encouragement. Giving genuine authentic care and support by others who have lived experience.
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About the fundraiser
Milton Keynes, UK
Ex Homeless community entrepreneur I have many years experience within Homelessness and community regeneration. I first experinced homelessness when I was 15 years old. Since have managed to better my situation and this help others do the same. Founder of The Bus Shelter MK
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