Since 1979, Help the Homeless has made over £2m of grants to charities throughout the UK working with the homeless. Here are some examples of grants we have recently made:
SPEAR is a charity working with homeless people in and around Richmond. Their integrated services cover the full spectrum of homelessness.
As part of their services they operate a 12-bed hostel. Help the Homeless made a grant of £3,000 to help them buy wardrobes to furnish the bedrooms in this accommodation.
The Cathedral Archer Project(CAP) is a day centre that supports the homeless and vulnerable in Sheffield. It was founded in 1990 as a breakfast project. They are now based in purpose built premises in the heart of the city centre at Sheffield Cathedral.
Help the Homeless made a grant of £2,650 for them to purchase shelving and storage so they can more efficiently sort food and collate food parcels for their clients.
Furniture Plus is a Furniture Re-Use, Recycling and Repair charity based in Fife. It has a mission to “Help Furnish the People of Fife” and offers low cost or discounted items to anyone while simultaneously delivering employability options through work and skills based placements/training.
Help the Homeless made a grant of £2,000 towards the construction of a new workshop for training.