Young homeless and vulnerable people from across Blackburn and Darwen will continue to receive food and other essential items thanks to a grant of £2,500 to the Nightsafe charity from East Lancashire Freemasons.
About Pam HolgatePam Holgate is a Campaign & Events Co-Ordinator at Nightsafe
German-born Aaron Singler, 19, said he would recommend volunteering for the homeless charity after completing a six-month placement at Nightsafe, working between the Witton Project and the Night Shelter during his gap year.
Christian Davies and his wife Mandy have donated their weekly beer money to Nightsafe during lockdown. Christian would normally enjoying a few pints of Guinness at his local pub, the Millstone at Mellor – but lockdown has stood in the way of his regular evening plans.
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Farleys Solicitors Kickstart Nightsafe’s Fundraising Appeal with £2,500 Donation. The Blackburn headquartered law firm has stepped up once again to support the local community, making another donation through the firm’s charitable foundation the Farleys Foundation, to support a charity for young homeless people in the Blackburn area.
Nightsafe is encouraging people to give up their comfy bed for the night to help raise funds to support homeless young people. On 30 May, the Blackburn-based charity will host their first Sleep In – inviting people to sleep anywhere except their own bed – what’s in in a tent in the garden, a sofa fortress in the lounge or even in the bath.
Sebastian Gussner, a 19-year-old high school leaver from Halle, Germany, volunteered at Nightsafe during his gap year. “I think that Nightsafe is a true blessing for the region of Blackburn and Darwen for so many young people trying to get on the right track again.”