We are delighted to share the below video by local artist Josephine who is selling 50 unique paintings to raise money for local homeless charities including Catching Lives. All 50 paintings will be exhibited at The Horsebridge Arts Centre Whitstable from 22nd November to 5th December, and all proceeds of
We are currently recruiting volunteer mentors to support our clients who have recently obtained accommodation after a period of rough sleeping. Social and practical help and advice are invaluable to clients in the early stages of a new tenancy and can make the difference between settling successfully or returning to
World Homeless Day is on 10th October and Catching Lives will be looking to work alongside members of our community, including churches and schools, to spread the word about rough sleeping and homelessness in the local area. If you would like to work with us to hold an event to
CatchingLives is looking to employ two coordinators to oversee this winter’s Canterbury Community Shelter. See below for information. Canterbury Community Shelter Co-ordinator and Deputy Co-ordinator Hours: Full-time (£23,123.40 per annum for the Co-ordinator) (£21,000 per annum for the Deputy Co-ordinator) Contract type: Co-ordinator – Fixed term 5 months (Commencing 16th
Phoebus Fire, a theatre company which aims to benefit the local community, are going on tour with a performance of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Profits from ticket sales will be given to Catching Lives and we aim to ensure that there are staff or volunteers at the performances to answer any
On Tuesday 22nd August we were delighted that several young people from the nearby Thanington resource centre’s youth club came to Catching Lives to cook for our clients. They prepared a delicious chicken curry (and a vegetable curry as an option for vegetarians) with rhubarb and plum crumbles for pudding.
Over the last few weeks many young people (16-17 years old) from the National Citizen Service have been raising money for Catching Lives as part of their social action project which tackles with a local issue they’re passionate about. One such team (NCS Wave 3 Team 3) held an event
As part of Fatface Canterbury’s continued support of our charity, Amy and Jasmin from the Canterbury store have decided to raise money for Catching Lives by walking 30 miles across the challenging terrain of the Jurassic coast in 1 day! This will be a tough challenge even for seasoned walkers
- Catching Lives offering free training on various topics this Autumn
- Catching Lives’ Summer BBQ- Saturday 18th August 2018
- Catching Lives’ ‘Text to Give’ Campaign goes live
- Canterbury Community shelter coordinators job advert
- City of Canterbury Chamber Choir presents- Fables and Faure – (collecting for Catching Lives)
- Catching Lives Summer Fete- Saturday 23rd June
- Catching Lives’ Bookshop nominated for Kent award- Voting now open.
- Headmaster of The King’s School- Charity marathon for Catching Lives