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£22,950raised of £22,000 target by 737 supporters

    Weʼve raised £22,950 to get a homeless woman back on her feet

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    Funded on Friday, 12th January 2018

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    Everyone knows I'm a bleeding heart. Animals are my thing. tonight I saw a homeless woman with a big dog, being very dignified by the tube. I bought her some food and a coke, and i dropped them off with her. But as I did, her dog went for me big style. He was muzzled, so I have all my digits, but I asked what that was about as I love animals. And she said she gets hassled and abused and threatened every night by men, and the dog protects her. I asked what she needed to be safe and she said a hostel is £27 a night. I asked how much she had tonight and she had £7, so I gave her £20 to get a room. She was overwhelmed and said she was so happy to be able to feel safe for a night. I asked her why she was on the street, could she work, and she said she'd left an abusive relationship. So, basically, I want to help her. I want her to be off the street so no one attacks her or threatens her. I want her to be able to have a bed and a shower so she can go to Interviews and get a job. If you have anything you can spare, a fiver or a tenner, it would mean everything.

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    • Lisa Howells1 month ago
      Lisa Howells

      Lisa Howells

      1 month ago

      I sat down with L last night and made some plans and today we have paid off debts, paid for necessary dental work and 'Oscar' was off to the vets for an exploratory op. But can I ask another favour: if you've donated, would you share the link on whatever social media you use? Her friend, I found out, has cancer and he'd pretty much given up, wasn't going for his chemo, but when I said I can help, L tells me he's nervous but excited, and even went to chemo today. I want to literally give him something to live for so want to raise even more...

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    • Lisa Howells2 months ago
      Lisa Howells

      Lisa Howells

      2 months ago

      Just wanted to let you know that I saw L today and told her that I can now afford to support her. She cannot get her head around it, and was in shock, so I'm seeing her tomorrow when she has processed it and what it means. I'm also talking to her friend, who it turns out isn't well, he has cancer, so I'm going to work really hard to get him off the street. I was able to just pay for a hostel space tonight so he could get out of the rain but I've asked him to consider what he needs. So your support really means more than I even realised Xxx

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    • Lisa Howells2 months ago
      Lisa Howells

      Lisa Howells

      2 months ago

      Once again, I find myself completely overwhelmed by the generosity of both good friends, and people who don't know me or L, but who have chosen to donate to give her a life that a few months ago seemed completely beyond reach. All day, I've been hoping to reach the target because it will allow me to help two people in a way that should get them off the streets for good. I didn't do that alone - everyone who donated and shared did that. It's impossible for me to articulate just what it means, but please know you have our eternal thanks 🌟🌟🌟🌟

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    • Kirsty Wilson

      Kirsty Wilson

      Jan 6, 2018

      Hi, I'm a friend of Lizzie, keep up the great work x

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 6, 2018

      £20.00

    • Katherine Lilley

      Katherine Lilley

      Jan 5, 2018

      Well done Lisa. The world needs more people like you. Good luck to you and L

      £10.00

    • Martin Kingsbury

      Martin Kingsbury

      Jan 4, 2018

      Good luck Lisa with everything that you are doing all the best Martin

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 3, 2018

      £5.00

    • Alice Stittle

      Alice Stittle

      Jan 3, 2018

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 2, 2018

      If at list 1% of the world population was like you we would live in better world Well done, I was reading the story and want to do same for someone Such a inspiration

      £100.00

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