Weʼre raising £3,000 to honour the memory of Nicolette Richardson by raising money to help the lives of local homeless people through the Buses 4 Homeless project.
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There are over 300,000 homeless people in the UK, and over 450 homeless related deaths last year. Buses 4 Homeless, have a mission to transform the lives of homeless people. Buses 4 Homeless is a low cost holistic solution to homelessness.
They refurbish decommissioned buses into spaces for Eating, Sleeping, Wellbeing and Learning in order to re-engage homeless people back into the community.
Recently, Nicolette became aware of the important work that Buses 4 Homeless undertake to transform the lives of homeless and vulnerable people, and has worked with the founder to try and help the local homeless in Richmond.
In her memory, we would love to be able to raise enough money to be able to cover the cost of putting someone through the 3 month programme that would:
1) Help Identify and Overcome the issues that lead to them being homeless
2) Teach them Soft and Vocational skills
3) Engage them into Apprenticeships / Further Training
4) Help secure Employment / create Small Businesses
5) Re-engage them back into the community through housing, support and long term mentorship
If you would like to find out more about the amazing work that Buses 4 Homeless do then please click here
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Nicolette / Austen4 months ago
Just WOW! I am in total awe today. Nicolette was just such an amazing person, who i loved dearly and i'm genuinely lost for words to see how loved she was by others. In what has undoubtedly been the most darkest time for myself, it fills me with immense pride to be able to honour Nicolette in this way. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you
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Jan 21, 2021
Jan 19, 2021
Such a lovely lady, she will be missed
Lloyd and Sue Camp
Jan 18, 2021
It is one of life's mysteries and tragedies that Nikky has gone. A reality check for us. She was inspirational and simply wonderful. We miss you, Nikky! RIP
Nath & Jen
Jan 12, 2021
Such a lovely way to remember Nikki. Sending you and Isabella all our love, Aust xxx
Jan 6, 2021
Jan 5, 2021
Her passing is such a loss to the world, but this is so Nicolette to give back to fabulous caring charity who gives people a new chance in their lives. X
Jan 5, 2021
Sleep well Nicolette. All my love to Austin and Isabella xx
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Nicolette / Austen
Nicolette was recently taken ill suddenly and sadly passed away leaving a hole in all of our hearts. She was an amazing woman, mother, partner, daughter, sister and friend to so many and those that knew her were all truly blessed to have been able to be a part of her life.