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1501, 2022

St Michael with St John School join Nightsafe Sleepout

By |January 15th, 2022|News|

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 [...]

1312, 2021

Running For Nightsafe in the Blackburn 10K

By |December 13th, 2021|News|

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.

1811, 2021

Blackburn chemicals donation ensures Nighsafe can continue their vital work

By |November 18th, 2021|Donations|

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.

811, 2021

Nightsafe Annual Sleep Out Event Friday 3rd December 2021

By |November 8th, 2021|Events|

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.

110, 2021

Nightsafe Annual Sleep Out Event Announced For 2021

By |October 1st, 2021|Events|

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.

406, 2021

Volunteer Week 1st – 7th June 2021: Billy is our Health, fitness and wellbeing mentor

By |June 4th, 2021|News|

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.

1202, 2021

11 year old James, running 150K for Nightsafe

By |February 12th, 2021|Fundraising|

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.

912, 2020

BIDS for limited edition Nightsafe Adidas trainers reached over £551

By |December 9th, 2020|Fundraising|

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.

812, 2020

Crown Paints bring colour to Nightsafe’s night shelter

By |December 8th, 2020|News|

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.

1610, 2020

Kris runs 100 miles to help Nightsafe raise £100K

By |October 16th, 2020|Fundraising|

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.

2007, 2020

Hundreds of homeless helped with food during pandemic – thanks to Freemasons

By |July 20th, 2020|Donations|

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.

1606, 2020

June Update

By |June 16th, 2020|Fundraising|

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.

2805, 2020

Farleys Solicitors Kickstart Nightsafe’s Fundraising Appeal with £2,500 Donation

By |May 28th, 2020|Donations|

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.

2105, 2020

Sleep In for Nightsafe

By |May 21st, 2020|Events|

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.

2303, 2020

Nightsafe COVID-19 Statement

By |March 23rd, 2020|News|

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.

1308, 2019

CRE8 Project & Building Consultancy Shall Be Supporting Our Local Blackburn Based Charity Nightsafe

By |August 13th, 2019|Donations|

From this day forward, CRE8 Project & Building Consultancy (Chartered Building Surveyors) shall be supporting our local Blackburn based charity Nightsafe.

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