Emergency fund for the Homeless with Give a Sh#t Xmas

We are in unprecedented times and everyone is having to adjust to a new normal. The homeless especially are feeling the impact.

 

Feed the Homeless are an outreach charity who provide food, essential items and support for those living on the streets of Bristol who along with Give a Sh*t Xmas have launched this crowdfunding campaign.

In ‘normal’ times we would be on the streets providing these services, but we have had to temporarily change our focus.  With the help of Bristol City Council and other Bristol based homelessness charities, we have managed to move the majority of the homeless off the streets and into hotels which obviously is a vital step forward.  

The charity Caring in Bristol are provided all those accommodated with 3 hot meals a day whilst Feed the Homeless are providing all other essential items such as snacks, hot drinks, toiletries and basic clothing.  And that is where this crowdfunding campaign comes in.

All of the money raised is being used to pay for those essential items.  Each guest accommodated will be given a full welcome pack of items on arrival and then regular top up packs.  But of course, as no-one knows how long the Coronavirus crisis will last, we have no idea how long we will have to keep the campaign going or how much money we will ultimately have to raise.

So if you can make a donation, no matter how big or small, it will be hugely appreciated.  Even £5 will make a difference.  It is absolutely crucial that we are able to continue providing this service throughout the crisis, no matter how long it lasts.

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