This term, our School has partnered up with Crisis UK, which is reputable UK’s leading charity which caters for homeless people. We will be running a special fundraising project, in which we will aim to collect items which will benefit the homeless people, especially during this cold winter. According to Crisis UK, recent statistics for 2014 shows there are approximately over 6,000 homeless people living rough on the streets of London each night.
Crisis UK helps homeless people rebuild their lives through housing, health, education and employment services. They work with thousands of homeless people across the UK and have plans to work with many more. Crisis UK are also determined campaigners, working to prevent people from becoming homeless and to change the way society and government thinks and acts towards homeless people.
We are appealing to all parents and pupils to get involved with our Crisis UK homeless project this term and in particular, we are collecting the following for our charity project:
- Sleeping bags/blankets
- Unused clothing items (in good condition and preferably for Winter e.g. Jumpers, Fleeces, Jackets etc)
- Easy open tinned food
- Sugar, long life Fruit Juice & Long life Milk
- Brand new (or good quality second hand) scarves, hats and gloves
Please only provide items from the above list ONLY. We are humbly appealing to all pupils and parents to try and donate at least 10 items for the Crisis UK Homeless Project Appeal. Cash donations can also be given in, as this will help us to purchase more aid items and distribute to the most needy. The deadline for all cash and physical donations is:
Monday 14th December 2015