Blackburn Rovers Community Trust will be working in collaboration with Nightsafe, a local charity that supports homeless people within the borough, to host ‘The Big Sleep Out 2022’ on Friday 18th November at Ewood Park! The Big Sleep Out 2022 is to raise awareness and highlight the important issues surrounding homelessness in Blackburn, and participants will spend one night sleeping on the concourse and the stand of the Darwen End at Ewood. This will mark the first time since 2018 that the event will take place. Supporters, community organisations and local businesses are all encouraged to participate and experience the [...]
There’s something very special about a seven year old boy thinking of other young people, not that much older than himself, being homeless. And Nightsafe are very fortunate to have that special 7 year old supporting us! Sam Trickett decided he wanted to raise money for charity and after a long discussion with his parents he chose Nightsafe. The reason he gave was that no one should go to bed alone, hungry, and not safe. Sam’s plan was to have his own shop for a day “SAM'S SHOP!” and with the help of Lee Roe, the director of Clitheroe Football [...]
Nightsafe needs your help – and we need it NOW! We are calling on businesses and individuals to transform a shell of a property into a bright modern home for five young people who have faced homelessness In a DIY SOS-style operation we are appealing for businesses and retailers to donate goods and furniture, trades and volunteers to offer their time; and monetary donations to help fund and furnish the project. The house in Anchor Avenue, Darwen, was bought by a generous supporter but is in dire need of renovation.
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.