The Canterbury Community Shelter will be running from Sunday 1st December 2019 through to Saturday 29th February 2020. In partnership with churches in Canterbury we will be providing overnight accommodation for rough sleepers to shelter from the cold weather and a chance to work with staff/volunteers to find more permanent
Hours: Full-time (£23,817 per annum for the Co-ordinator) (£21,000 per annum for the Deputy Co-ordinator) Contract type: Co-ordinator – Fixed term 5 months (Commencing 14th October 2019) Deputy Co-ordinator – Fixed term 4 months (Commencing 1st November 2019) Location: Canterbury, East Kent
We are delighted to anounce that Felicity Elms has decided to run 5 ultra-marathons (a total of 456km!) between May and September, and is raising money for us whilst doing so. Felicity’s fundraising page can be found here , and her story is below… “I have not always been into
About the opportunity We are looking for registered nurses, ideally from a primary care background, and HCPC podiatrists to join our team of medical volunteers in order to expand the medical services we can offer to homeless clients who access our day centre in Canterbury. Applications from other qualified medical
We would like to say a huge thank you to Steven Clark who has raised an amazing £490 for Catching Lives and Pilgrims Hospices through completing a 100 mile cycle ride. Donations can still be given on Steven’s Virgin Money Giving page here Steven says: “I began at 07:48 at
A two day event called ‘Raise the Roof’ took place on 20th and 21st July in the Dane John Gardens, with over 2000 people attending on each day. Please see below for pictures from the day. The headliners included Toploader, Heather Small, Dick and Dom, CBeebies star: Mr Bloom, UK
The below video was created by young people taking part in the National Citizen Service (Canterbury 2 Blue Wave) to highlight some of the issues faced by homeless people both locally and nationally. We thank everyone from the NCS for their work in helping raise awareness of these issues.
We would like to say a huge thank you to all at Burgess Hodgson for donating £5000 to Catching Lives. As a small charity we rely on the support of our community and this money will help us to continue to offer the services we provide for homeless and vulnerably housed