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Weʼre raising £50,000 to help homeless people with provisions of food, clothing, PPE, toiletries & advice as well as transform their lives through our B4H programme

London, United Kingdom

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Buses4Homeless Impact Report 2020

Buses4Homeless Community Outreach Bus

Please help us provide essential provisions of food, PPE, toiletries, clothing, advice, help, support and love to those less fortunate. With the pandemic taking full effect, and the numbers of homeless people swelling on our streets, now is the time to take action and give to where it matters.

Thank you so much, it's so nice to know people still care!

Please contact help@buses4homeless.org to find out more info and / or to get involved.

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The Buses4Homeless Project

Since the journey began back at the end of 2018, Buses4Homeless has successfully raised thousands of pounds towards building a ‘community’ of four converted decommissioned double decker buses and securing a viable, functioning site in North West London for the launch of its unique programme designed to help transform the lives of some of the UK’s growing homeless population.

• Bus4Shelter: providing 8 warm, dry and self-contained sleeping pods

• Bus4Dining: teaching them how to cook nutritional meals for each other

• Bus4Wellness: taking care of their physical, emotional and mental health

• Bus4Learning: offering soft & vocational skills to re-engage them into employment , apprenticeships or small businesses

Funding the Programme

Today, we are ready to welcome our guests on board so are now looking to raise £30,000 to help fund a comprehensive, holistic 3-month rehabilitation programme specifically designed for each of them with the objective of successfully re-engaging and reintegrating them back into society.

What will funds be used for?

With regular weekly access to professional support, counselling, wellbeing therapists and vocational training as well as daily provision of food, security and sanitation, we estimate it will cost just £30 to help transform a day in the life of one of our guests.

Our aim is to offer them a unique programme that will ultimately get them back into some form of housing within 3 months / 100 days.

This results in a cost of around £3,000 per guest from the moment they arrive on board to the moment we proudly see them reintegrate into the community - a small price to pay for restoring someone’s future.

Please give generously so we can help those in need.

Thank you in advance for helping us make a difference. It is hugely appreciated.

For more information visit http://buses4homeless.org

A huge thanks to our Major Sponsors. Without you none of this could be possible.

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  • Dan Atkins2 months ago
    Dan Atkins

    Dan Atkins

    2 months ago

    We've done it!!! Despite an incredibly challenging year, we've managed to successfully re-integrate our final two boys back into the community. We couldn't be prouder of what we've achieved so far... In 2020 we provided:- * 2,645 nights shelter from the elements * 9,400 hours of support, care and love * 10,500+ hearty meals * Delivered £225,000+ of Social Value On top of this all you've helped us to create something that gives long and lasting change for those who need it most. I couldn't be prouder nor more grateful for your support Dan x

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    We've done it!!! Despite an incredibly challenging year, we've managed to successfully re-integrate our final two boys back into the community. We couldn't be prouder of what we've achieved so far... In 2020 we provided:- * 2,645 nights shelter from the elements * 9,400 hours of support, care and love * 10,500+ hearty meals * Delivered £225,000+ of Social Value On top of this all you've helped us to create something that gives long and lasting change for those who need it most. I couldn't be prouder nor more grateful for your support Dan x

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    We've done it!!! Despite an incredibly challenging year, we've managed to successfully re-integrate our final two boys back into the community. We couldn't be prouder of what we've achieved so far... In 2020 we provided:- * 2,645 nights shelter from the elements * 9,400 hours of support, care and love * 10,500+ hearty meals * Delivered £225,000+ of Social Value On top of this all you've helped us to create something that gives long and lasting change for those who need it most. I couldn't be prouder nor more grateful for your support Dan x

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  • Geri

    Geri

    Mar 2, 2021

    Saw a glimpse of the work you do on Television - fantastic!

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Mar 1, 2021

    I saw you on the Russel Howard Hour. The work you are doing is incredibly valuable. It’s great to be able to support you. Cheers!

  • June Rowley

    June Rowley

    Mar 1, 2021

    £40.00

  • Naomi Wilson

    Naomi Wilson

    Mar 1, 2021

    Saw this on rich kids go homeless. Fantastic idea!

    £3.00

  • Marcelo Staricoff

    Marcelo Staricoff

    Mar 1, 2021

    We are delighted to be supporting your great cause, these monthly donations are on behalf of Tom Staricoff and this is his 22nd birthday present to him from his family!

    £22.00

  • Lauryn Tapper

    Lauryn Tapper

    Feb 28, 2021

    Everyone deserves a second chance.

    £10.00

  • Tania Randall

    Tania Randall

    Feb 28, 2021

    I am blown away by this project. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to do this. You are awesome.

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