Year: 2018

Dec 21, 2018

A Christmas Thank You

As we approach the Christmas break, we want to say a special thank you to everyone who has donated Christmas gifts for our young people and hosts. To our supporters at Menwith Hill, Benenden Health, the University of York, Northern Rail, York Dungeons, the Helmsley Group, Sainsbury’s and The Lodge, and to our friends Carol …

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Dec 11, 2018

Grow your tenner

“When I turned 16 my Mum kicked me out. It was Christmas Eve.” Abi* When Abi had to leave home she didn’t know what to do or who to turn to. We gave her a safe place to live with one of our hosts, and the support she needed so that after two years she …

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Dec 6, 2018

Crafty young people!

Our young people in Scarborough did us proud last week when they got crafting for Christmas with residents at The Lodge care home. We arranged the session as part of our SASH Active programme, which helps our young people in Supported Lodgings learn new skills, build self-confidence and make connections with their local communities. Callum, …

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Dec 5, 2018

Sing for SASH

Thank you to everyone who supported Sing for SASH 2018! We had a fantastic weekend of music in York thanks to our cast of star performers who played and sang their hearts out: Chechelele Clash City Rockers York Glee Singers Janette and Colin Davies Johnathan Harrop Lucy’s Pop Choir Thomo 123 band Ross Bennett Acomb …

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Nov 28, 2018

SASH Host Conference

It was wonderful to see such a great turn-out for our first ever SASH Host Conference last Saturday! Over 50 of our fantastic hosts from all over North and East Yorkshire joined us at the Principal Hotel in York for a packed agenda of workshops, networking and presentations. On offer were sessions on a range …

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Nov 21, 2018

A new website for SASH!

We are delighted to announce that after many months of hard work, our new website is now live! Our website was long overdue an update. The old one was not mobile friendly and no longer met our needs. The new site allows us to better explain our work and how to get involved with SASH, …

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Nov 15, 2018

The Big Give is Back!

Christmas should be a time of joy, spent with loved ones. Sadly, for those we help it can be a time of extreme loneliness and isolation.  We want to raise £12,500 by 04 December to help us ensure that all those we help have a safe place to stay and can access 24 hour support …

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Nov 9, 2018

A salty treat!

Thanks to our new friends at Wetwheels Yorkshire our young people got to experience an amazing treat on the high seas last week! The group from York and Scarborough boarded a nine metre catamaran at Whitby harbour and headed out into the North Sea for some whale and seal watching off the Ravenscar coast. Sadly …

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Oct 24, 2018

We could win £25,000 – vote for SASH!

This is a substantial amount of money that will make a real difference to our ability to recruit, train and support much-needed new hosts who can offer a room to a young person facing homelessness. However, we need your vote to help us reach the finals. SASH is the only homeless charity in the Yorkshire …

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Oct 24, 2018

York Community Pride Awards

The award was made for our Enable project, a collaboration with City of York Council which involves the young people we support giving up their time to volunteer for activities that help others – be that decorating an older person’s home, gardening projects or even revamping the St Leonards Hospice shop facilities in Acomb. We …

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