Canterbury Academy

The Canterbury Academy's fundraiser for Catching Lives

Fundraising for Catching Lives
raised of £500 target
by 35 supporters
Christmas Market and Christmas shoebox collections, 24 November 2023
Raising £50,000 to help people who are homeless this Winter.


The Canterbury Academy is raising money for Catching Lives through our charitable Christmas Market, taking place on Friday 24th November in our main hall from 4.30pm-7pm.

We are also holding a shoebox appeal where we ask people to donate items from Catching Lives wish list. Items from the list, or complete shoeboxes, can be given to main reception and will be delivered to the charity during w/c 11th December.

We're a small homelessness charity working across East Kent. Our day centre in Canterbury is open 7 days a week providing a friendly welcome, basic facilities (food, laundry, shower), support including mental health workers, and activities such as arts, table tennis and gardening. We also do street outreach and tenancy sustainment. Our aim is to offer a safe, inclusive space and help people move towards personal recovery and independent living.

About the campaign

Raising £50,000 to help people who are homeless this Winter.

About the charity

Catching Lives

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Catching Lives supports people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Canterbury and East Kent, providing day centre, outreach and tenancy sustainment services. We work to end the harm caused by homelessness, rough sleeping and insecure housing.

Donation summary

Total raised
+ £97.50 Gift Aid
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