Weʼve raised £840 to pay towards costs for a Christmas Day Meal for Care Leavers in Merseyside. No one should be alone at Christmas.
- Liverpool, United Kingdom
- Funded on Wednesday, 31st January 2018
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Inspired by the Tope Project in London, we wanted to set up an event for Christmas Day to give some care leavers who would otherwise be alone the opportunity to spend the day with people who care. Children get taken in to care, removed from their families for various reasons, the most obvious being their immediate safety. However in the process it seems long term happiness and well being can get lost in the system of child protection and too many young people end up alone, with no family, limited or lack of support networks and feeling lonely. Working in the social care sector we met some of these people over the years and saw the impact on their mental health and emotional well-being, that feeling that no one cares or you're not worth it. We want to take some positive action about this. Christmas should be a warm, loving day for everyone and we want to ensure that the option is there for care leavers to spend it with others making memories. Our goal is to be able to provide a beautiful meal for and entertain as many care leavers as possible and help create some positive memories. And we'd really appreciate your help, kindness and generosity. No donation is too small and please leave a small message for our young people - "Kindness is free, Sprinkle that stuff everywhere". <3
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Dec 20, 2017
Hoping this goes someways to ensuring guests get home safely - you’re our Secret Santa pick!Halton, Liverpool & Sefton CCGs Safeguarding and Children in Care Health Team x
Dec 19, 2017
Thank you for doing such an amazing job for these people. Have a lovely Christmas xx
Dec 19, 2017
Dec 8, 2017
Great cause.......... Happy Christmas :)
Dec 6, 2017
Brilliant cause...hope everyone has a great time!
Dec 5, 2017
Amazing project 🎄❤️🎄Christmas wishes to all x
Dec 5, 2017
Giving up your time on Christmas Day (and all the time before to organise) to ensure others feel loved & worthy on what can be a lonely day is selfless and inspiring. Keep up the amazing work. X
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
We are organising a Christmas Day Meal for Care Leavers (individuals who are leaving or have left the care system) who might be alone on Christmas Day in Liverpool. We need your support to make this happen please & hope you can help spread this message.
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