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.
Kris Connolly is putting his best foot forward – after pledging to run 100 miles in October to raise money for Nightsafe, a youth homeless charity. After a long period without training, Kris, 30, the new Vice Captain of Typhoons RUFC, set himself the challenge to get himself ‘match fit’ and raise money for a worthy cause in the process.
A worker from charity Nightsafe is teaming up with a colleague on a 30-mile walk to raise funds to mark the organisations 30th Anniversary.
We’d like to thank everyone who continues to donate towards our £100K challenge. Donations have continued to flow in – but we’re not there yet! Please please please continue to help us reach our target so we can continue to provide essential support to young homeless people across East Lancashire.
June Update - Wow! What an incredible response we have had from the launch of our £100K appeal. Despite the difficult circumstances everyone is facing right now, people are being selfless and donating what they can.
Blackburn-based Nightsafe need to raise £100,000 in funding to make up the shortfall they face in 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus outbreak.
The Coronavirus outbreak has affected us hard – both in terms of donations and fundraising. However, we are lucky to have such a kind and caring community who have rallied round to help us during this time of need.