Reserve a place for a homeless person this Christmas

£22.32 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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  • £5580 gift from anonymous A very Happy Christmas to all at Crisis
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  • £5000 gift from anonymous Thank you Crisis for the valuable work you and all of your volunteers are doing. Ir zent breythartsik aun gut. may got bentshn ir aun tsushteln ir mit glik aun gezunt.
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  • £2232 gift from anonymous Hoping that this donation helps someone to have a safe and warm place at Christmas and the opportunity for a new start in 2017
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  • £2232 gift from Stephanie Keelan Steph and Olly and everyone at S+O Media Ltd would like to wish a peaceful and happy Christmas to one and all. Support Crisis, we need them and all charities working tirelessly to help our vulnerable more now than ever. X
  • £2232 gift from anonymous You are not forgotten. Merry Christmas and may 2017 bring you blessings.

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