LandAid's Grants and Impact Committee met in September to offer feedback on our growing Pro Bono Programme and approve £423,375 worth of grants to charities across the UK. The grants will fund four key projects for DePaul UK/Nightstop, The Foyer Foundation, End Youth Homelessness, YMCA Together.
Phil Kerry is the CEO of New Horizon Youth Centre (NHYC), a leading youth homelessness charity. Under his leadership, NHYC has transformed from a holistic service provider to young Londoners experiencing homelessness to an organisation with national change impact. His vision for change and dedication to the youth sector is inspirational. Phil spoke to LandAid CEO, Paul Morrish, about his career in the youth sector, the future of New Horizon and how tackling youth homelessness is more than just providing housing.
Lemon Leopard is a charitable community benefit society, working to establish affordable cohousing, learning, working, and caring cooperatives for young care leavers and students, elderly people and disabled people.
Falcon Support Services is a Leicestershire charity that has been helping those experiencing homelessness and those in need find independence through housing and community support for over 20 years.
Justlife Charitable Foundation runs services in both Manchester and Brighton and has become a leading organisation for researching, advocating for and working with vulnerable people living in temporary accommodation.
StreetSmart’s annual campaign, in partnership with LandAid, to raise vital funds to support homeless people in the UK takes place during November and December. The charity is urging diners to visit a supporting restaurant and donate £1 per table at the many restaurants, pubs and hotels taking part in the scheme.
LandAid's Steptober challenge saw 1,308 participants, across 334 teams take more than 196 million steps over the last two weeks, raising over £112,000 to end youth homelessness.
With Christmas festivities round the corner, there has never been a better incentive to start booking your office Christmas meal.
Natasha Godfrey from Fiera Real Estate is incredibly about to take on her fifth London marathon! And this time it's all in aid of LandAid.