£22.29 reserves one place at Crisis at Christmas and provides...

  • Welcoming support from people who really care
  • A chance to shower, freshen up and get clean clothes
  • Three nutritious hot meals including Christmas dinner
  • A health check and treatment from a doctor, optician and dentist
  • An introduction to Crisis’ year-round services for training and support for the future

JACOB’S STORY

jacobJacob was 19 when he left home. Out of touch with his mother, and with an abusive father, he knew he had to get away. For a while he slept in a friend’s car, but when he lost his job and the money ran out, the streets were the only place left.

Out on the streets in the winter weather, Jacob struggled to find safety and shelter. “It’s pretty hard to find somewhere with four walls and a roof, so you don’t get wet," he remembers. “So I just ended up sleeping on stairs.”

After a few weeks, Jacob was feeling desperate — but then he heard about Crisis. At Crisis at Christmas he got a bed, good food and company, and lots of encouragement and support. “When someone walks past, they smile, say hi. They’re so nice! Outside no one really notices you.”


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“If Crisis wasn’t open, everyone here would have nowhere to go.”

Now Jacob has big plans for a brighter future. “When I get back on my feet, I’m thinking of joining the RAF or college. We’re looking into somewhere to stay tomorrow . . .”

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Most Generous donations

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  • £5000 gift from Amanda Cupples Merry Christmas and best wishes to all at Crisis.
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  • £4500 gift from caroline silins The Jenson Button Trust
  • £3343.5 gift from anonymous Wishing solace and respite to all those who are homeless this Christmas, and health, happiness and hope for better things in the New Year, from Lesley, Laura, Fraser, Esther, Paul and Steve.
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  • £2674.8 gift from anonymous A very Merry Christmas to all the guests and volunteers and wishing you a better year in 2016.
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  • £2500 gift from Julie Burton Merry Christmas - Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • £2500 gift from anonymous Wishing 2016 brings you that break you so greatly need and deserve.
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  • £2229 gift from anonymous Best wishes to everyone at Crisis for a happy and peaceful Christmas. I hope 2016 will be a better year for you and bring hope and opportunities for a better life.
  • £2229 gift from Mike Chandler Hope this donation helps this Christmas. Cablelines, Cablenet, ConnectorCo and Netshop group of companies.
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  • £2229 gift from anonymous Merry Christmas & hoping that next year brings health, happiness and good luck xo
  • £2229 gift from Hugh Meredith Best Wishes to everyone at Crisis
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  • £2229 gift from Andrew Golding I hope this helps some people and that as good a time as possible is had. Have a merry Christmas love from Helen and Andy Golding
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  • £2229 gift from anonymous Hoping that this Christmas is warm and well fed and the beginning of a better new year for all.
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