Even though temperatures were sub-zero, St Peters Church in Canterbury was packed on the evening of Saturday 21st January for a programme of poetry and music that was held to raise funds and awareness for homelessness charity Catching Lives. The evening was introduced by Canterbury poet, Derek Sellen and included
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An amazing total of £10, 000 has been raised for Catching Lives, generated through a Sleep Out in the precincts of Canterbury Cathedral organised by The Rotary Club of Canterbury Sunrise on Saturday 17th September. Forty two community leaders including the Canterbury Lord Mayor George Metcalfe, The Bishop of Dover
Catching Lives would like to say thank you to the Lady Mayoress’ Charity for its continued support of our charity. The fundraising that has occured so far, and of course all that is planned for next year goes a huge way to support the homeless clients who access our daycentre.
On Friday 25th November, we were delighted to welcome 6 year old fundraiser Maci to our daycentre to thank her for raising an amazing £770. Maci raised the money throughout the summer by holding various events, including a homemade cake sale with a raffle and a nail painting party for
We would like to thank Fat Face for choosing us as their charity of the year. For Black Friday, instead of discounting items, Fat Face stores have decided to donate some of their profits to charity. This means that up until 28th November 2016, any purchases you make in
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On 29th September and 10th October we held two ‘drop-in’ flu clinics at our daycentre on Station Road East, at which homeless clients were able to receive a free flu jab, as well as access the usual medical support services provided by our onsite volunteer nurses. We are delighted to
- Christmas Jumble Sale at Catching Lives Day centre- Saturday 25th November 2:30-5pm
- 1940’s style Tea and Dance event in aid of catching Lives
- St Nicholas School donates harvest items to support homeless at Catching Lives
- Mortem Horribilis Murder Mystery- presented by Pheobus Fire
- GIVE THEM SHELTER- Unique artwork being sold to tackle homelessness
- The Beau Bag Boutique’s 2017 Bag of Warmth Campaign for Catching Lives
- Catching Lives recruiting for 3 Night Shift Project Workers
- Catching Lives now recruiting for Volunteer Mentors