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Fundraising Activities 2017-05-08T09:13:01+00:00

EVERY LITTLE COUNTS

Back in 2009, I took part in a fundraising event for Action For Children.

The following video takes you through my reasons for taking part, which stem from my own experience of sleeping on the streets at a time in my life when I was particularly vulnerable.

Fast forward to 2016 and official government figures show 4,134 people slept rough in England on any given single night (a 16% increase compared to 2015 and more than double the number in 2010).

According to the charity ‘Crisis’:

  • On average, homeless people die at just 47 years old.
  • People sleeping on the street are almost 17 times more likely to have been victims of violence. More than one in three people sleeping rough have been deliberately hit or kicked or experienced some other form of violence whilst homeless.
  • Homeless people are over 7 times more likely to take their own life than the general population.

To donate to Crisis please click the image below:

Click To Donate To Crisis
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Sleeping Rough Per Night

I have supported the Community first responders for over 10 years since I moved too Knutsford. I was approached by them whilst campaigning to become a local Councellor too help with their campaign against being downgraded. I took this fight on and liased with George Osborne and Edward Timpson MP and thankfully managed to eradicate that threat. I have absolute admiration for the volunteers who give up so much time responding to 999 incidents and keeping the people of Knutsford safe. I am also incredibly proud that Knutsford is among the few towns that have more defibrillators than most other towns in the UK – An initiative started by the first responders and now they run regular heart start course across the town regularly.

Please click the image below to DONATE

Click To Donate To Knutsford Community First Responder Trust

The Lagan’s foundation is a fantastic charity, set up by good friends of ours after the loss of their baby. The Foundation offer home respite and support services for babies and young children under the age of 5, with heart defects or feeding issues across the UK.  The volunteers (all fully CRB checked) give parents a break when they most need it, by offering an extra pair of hands to care for the specific child while the parent takes ‘time out’ in the home or at hospital.

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Click To Donate To Lagan's Foundation