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Hardship Fund Appeal 2019

We provide a safe space and a hot meal for men who cannot access statutory benefits or homeless services due to their immigration status. They are mainly refused asylum seekers who cannot work, study or receive public funds. Our guests are completely destitute, without our help they'd have to sleep rough, exposed to the elements and vulnerable to illness,...

In aid of Glasgow Night Shelter

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Total raised
£4,103.15

Target
£12,000.00

34%

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Hardship Fund Appeal 2019

We provide a safe space and a hot meal for men who cannot access statutory benefits or homeless services due to their immigration status. They are mainly refused asylum seekers who cannot work, study or receive public funds.

Our guests are completely destitute, without our help they'd have to sleep rough, exposed to the elements and vulnerable to illness, exploitation and violence.

With no recourse to public funds, most at the night shelter are without any financial support whatsoever. This means they can't use public transport, get a haircut, buy clothes or a cup of coffee, or acquire anything at all that needs cash. They are completely reliant on charity to provide sustenance, shelter and safety.

It's difficult to imagine what it's like to live without any money at all, unable to buy even basic things such as soap or razors. It's difficult to imagine that some men have lived in this way for several years.

It's not difficult, however, to understand the destructive effect this situation has on the self-esteem and mental health of our guests.


 

We want to raise enough money to give 22 men staying at the night shelter £10 a week. It's not a huge sum of money but it makes all the difference for men who have absolutely nothing and are completely dependent on charity for everything.

As a small, independent charity that receives no government backing we're asking our supporters to help us. Please make a donation, however big or small, to the Glasgow Night Shelter's hardship fund for destitute asylum seekers.

Event date

04-January-2019

Event type

Donations Only

Event already started

Event Contact

Key contact
Brett Nicolls
Telephone
07966404382
Email address
glasgownightshelter@gmail.com

Activity log

Donation by Anonymous
on 13/06/2019
Donation by Anonymous
on 10/06/2019
£ 30.00
£ 7.50 gift aid
Donation by Alan Young
on 10/06/2019
£ 50.00
£ 12.50 gift aid
All welcome, all valued
Donation by Russell Thomas
on 26/04/2019
Donation by Gordon Mackinnon
on 20/04/2019
£ 50.00
£ 0.00 gift aid
Steven McGurn donated to Sigrid Joergensen
on 04/04/2019
£ 5.00
£ 1.25 gift aid
Sorry I am not able to join you on the night - I wish you every success for this great cause! Keep up the good work! Kind regards, Angela
Angela Sutherland donated to Sigrid Joergensen
on 02/04/2019
£ 20.00
£ 5.00 gift aid
Best of luck with the event!
Robbie Norval donated to Sigrid Joergensen
on 02/04/2019
£ 5.00
£ 1.25 gift aid
Donation by Helen and Charles Smith
on 29/03/2019
Sigrid Joergensen set up a fundraising page for this event
on 26/03/2019

Donation summary

Direct donations:(online) £3,728.15
Direct donations:(offline) £0.00
Donations to fundraisers:
(online)
£375.00
Donations to fundraisers:
(offline)
£0.00
Total Raised: £4,103.15
Total Raised
with gift aid:
£4,846.44

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