If you were awake at any point during the night of Friday 3rd December you will be aware of how horrendous the weather was in the midst of Storm Arwen.
Three members of staff bravely took on the high winds and torrential rain to sleep out on the cold hard floor raising awareness and money for Nightsafe, a charity supporting young homeless people. At 6 am though our staff was able to return to their warm homes.
So far, they have managed to raise a fantastic £912 that will go towards providing meals and accommodation for the young homeless people in the community.
You can still donate to this amazing cause on this JustGiving page.
On Friday 3rd December 2021, we will be sleeping outside, on the cold, hard floor, in order to experience what it is actually like for those who are homeless. Luckily for us, we get to go home to our nice, warm, comfy beds at the end of the challenge whereas, a lot of people don’t get that luxury.
In 1990 Nightsafe opened its doors to the first homeless young person and the need for the service is increasing all the time!
Since 1990, Nightsafe has:
The event will take place at Saint Silas Parish Church Grounds, Preston New Road, Blackburn, from 8 pm to 6 am the following morning.
If you would like to support us, you can do so via our JustGiving page.
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