LandAid’s biggest ever SleepOut has seen nearly 1,300 property professionals from across the UK come together to raise over £500,000 to support young people experiencing homelessness.
Gemma Copp, Architect from Buttress Architects in Manchester talks about her role as a LandAid Ambassador, the upcoming 2023 SleepOut, why ending youth homelessness is so important to her, through her own lived experience, and how the property industry can play a vital role in providing young vulnerable people with safe and secure places to call home.
LandAid is delighted to announce the award of £20,000 in grant funding to Greater Manchester Better Outcomes Partnership (“GMBOP”), in partnership with the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Charity.
Work has begun to develop the next phase of homelessness charity, St Basils’ innovative live and work project in Sandwell, with the refurbishment of former doctors and nurses residences to create an aspirational young workers’ ‘village’.
The StreetSmart restaurant campaign, in partnership with LandAid, raised a colossal £750,000 from participating restaurants during the recent Christmas period.
February marks LGBTQ+ History Month, an opportunity to raise awareness of the crisis within LGBTQ+ youth homelessness, and to celebrate the work that both charities and property professionals are doing to combat this.
We hear from Carrie Herbert, Founder of the Red Balloon Trust who talks about the LandAid pro bono programme and the value that it holds for charities across the country like hers.
Jo Allen, Chief Executive at Frogmore, is a member of the LandAid Patrons Network, a collection of senior property leaders and LandAid ‘alumni’ who are collectively using their knowledge and influence in the property industry to help support our mission to end youth homelessness.
LandAid aiming to raise over £500,000 to end youth homelessness, calling on over 1,000 property professionals to SleepOut in March across 7 UK locations, including a brand new Scottish SleepOut