Blackburn Chemicals, a family run business founded by George Lamb, have made another generous donation to Nightsafe to ensure they can continue their vital services supporting homeless young people.
About Pam HolgatePam Holgate is a Campaign & Events Co-Ordinator at Nightsafe
On 3rd December 2021, we will be holding a sleep-out to highlight the plight of homeless young people and raise much needed funds for Nightsafe’s Youth Homelessness Projects. The event will take place at Saint Silas Parish Church Grounds, Preston New Road, Blackburn, BB2 6PS from 8pm to 6am the following morning.
The 'Cinquanta' exhibition will partner with local youth homelessness charity Nightsafe to help raise funds for their new hostel in Darwen - giving a deeper purpose to this project and further demonstrating that C.P. Company understand the importance of giving something back.
It has been confirmed that Friday 3rd December will be the date for Nightsafe's annual Sleep Out event. This event helps raise awareness to the plight of some of our young people on the street. Over the coming months, we will announce more details, but if you would like to participate or donate, please contact us through our Contact Page.
Billy is a qualified gym instructor and has volunteered with Nightsafe for three months. He has already engaged the young people in sessions on site, teaching Boxercise and fitness. Billy is looking forward to being able to take them out to the gym, going walking as well as teaching them life skills.
Volunteers have been the life blood of Nightsafe for over 30 years and they massively contribute to the work we do in supporting our young people.
Volunteers week is special for us at Nightsafe. We have been supporting young homeless people for over 30 years and I’m reminded that people say ‘Time’ is the greatest gift you can give and Time is indeed what our Volunteers gift to us.
This isn’t the first time James has taken part in fundraising events for Nightsafe. Having listened to his friend BeBe talk about the charity and how it supports homeless young people as well as taking part in the Stonyhurst Sleep-In last year, James decided he wanted to create his own personal challenge to raise money for other young people who are not as fortunate as himself.
BIDS for limited edition Nightsafe Adidas trainers reached over £800 when they want under the hammer recently. In 2019, 160 pairs of the green and red ‘Blackburn’ Spezial trainers – colours which represent the red rose of Lancashire - went on sale at a special exhibition in Blackburn.
Crown Paints lent their support to Nightsafe - with a generous donation of paint and equipment as well as time towards our charity’s refurbishment of the emergency night shelter. The team of six volunteers from Crown, based in Darwen, joined a further six from Blackburn Round Table, giving up their time over the course of a weekend.