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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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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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