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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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Oct 23, 2018

Local businesswoman raises £5000 for SASH!

Catherine set herself this ambitious fundraising target as a way of celebrating the 10th anniversary of her business, Kaleidoscope Virtual Assistant Services, because she wanted to mark the occasion by helping organisations in York that support children and young people. And to achieve it, she set out to walk and wild camp the entire length …

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Oct 2, 2018

Aviva Employability Workshop

We were delighted to welcome staff from Aviva to our office last week to run an employability workshop for our young people. The session last Friday afternoon provided a wealth of information for our young people in Supported Lodgings in Harrogate, Selby and York, designed to help them apply for jobs. 19 year old Rhiannon …

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Sep 24, 2018

Home for Good

Home for good is aimed at local estate agents, surveyors, architects, plumbers, builders’ merchants and any other housing-related business that believes that all vulnerable young people deserve a safe place to call home. By joining Home for Good, local businesses have the opportunity to support a highly-respected local charity that plays a key role in …

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Sep 24, 2018

Soup for SASH

Soup for SASH is a great way for you to raise some funds to help our work. You get to show off your tasty soup-making skills, your friends and colleagues get a great lunch or supper, and we get more funds to help vulnerable young people facing homelessness! Here’s how to take part: Advertise your …

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Sep 21, 2018

A shout out to our runners!

A big thank you to our SASH runners! James Richardson, Chris Yeoman, Paddy Wordsworth and Rachel Turnbull all completed the Great North Run on 09 September, and on the same day Li Adam completed the Vale of York Half Marathon. Between them our runners have raised over £1,500 for our work and counting. Congratulations to …

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Aug 23, 2018

SASH Tour Guides at Bishopthorpe Palace

A huge well done to our five young people who acted as very special tour guides at Bishopthorpe Palace yesterday! Jadzia, Kieran, Ollie, Ryan and Suzan did a fantastic job as they led our VIP guests through the rooms at the Palace, which is not normally open to the public. They provided information on the …

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Aug 14, 2018

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Thanks to the kind people at Lunchbox Productions, a group of very lucky young people in our Supported Lodgings scheme were treated to a performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream at the Rose Theatre last Thursday. Only one of the group had ever seen a live Shakespeare performance before. The tickets were for the Groundlings, …

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Jul 20, 2018

Resettlement scheme in East Riding

This service is for young people who are in precarious accommodation, but not immediately requiring SASH accommodation. In 2017-18, 78 young people were provided with support through this arrangement. One of these young people is Paige, who has lived in Bridlington since 2015. Her mum had downsized into a one bed flat before Christmas and Paige, …

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Apr 18, 2018

SASH Active at the Rainbow Centre

Thank you and well done to our Scarborough lodger Adam, who gave up a day of his Easter holiday  earlier this month to help out another charity! The Rainbow Centre, a Scarborough social action project for people in crisis, needed a refresh of one of their therapy rooms.  After talking to SASH Support Worker Tiffany …

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