On Friday 3rd December 2021 Nightsafe hosted their annual Sleep Out. The purpose of the event is to raise awareness around the issue of young people who are homeless and raise funds to support the vital work Nightsafe do. When St Michael with St John C of E Primary School, Blackburn, heard about the event they wanted to be part of it and arranged their own sponsored “SLEEP IN FOR NIGHTSAFE” which took place on the same night as the Sleep Out. This involved the children, parents and teachers sleeping in their own homes BUT somewhere other than their own [...]
When he saw the advert for the Blackburn 10K, Jimmy knew this was just the challenge he was looking for, and Nightsafe was the perfect charity to spur him along. Jimmy said “Earlier this year I needed a focus, something to get me motivated back into running and a local 10K was the perfect answer.
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.
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.
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.
As a local charity which provides support to vulnerable young people who are likely to be in the ‘at risk’ groups from the Covid-19 coronavirus, our priority is to safeguard the health and wellbeing of young people in our local community and that of our staff and volunteers. As such, in line with official guidance, we are now moving to the next stage of our response plan.
Prestige Beds are helping those at Nightsafe sleep easier at night – by donating £10 from every Alma mattress sold to the charity.