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The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021

Thank you so much to everyone who supported our matched fundraising campaign - You raised over £45,000 to support people affected by hidden homelessness this winter.

This year, we surpassed our target of £40,000, raising over £45,000 for people living in temporary accommodation in Brighton & Hove, and Manchester. All funds raised will go towards delivering 4 core projects supporting homeless people this winter.

Health Engagement
- Helping homeless people address their physical / mental health needs
Mobile Justlife - Supporting hard-to-reach people on the doorsteps of their accommodation
Social Connection - Improving confidence and social skills through befriending relationships
Targeted Referrals - Housing / health / wellbeing support for homeless prison leavers

Total raised

£45,713
The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021

Health Engagement

When Jasmin was placed in emergency accommodation, she had no one to support her. Her doctor connected her with Justlife, and she began receiving support for her housing needs..

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021

Social Connection

Jude was matched with someone through our befriending scheme and they quickly became friends, helping Jude improve their self-esteem and confidence..

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021

Mobile Justlife

As he was nervous about being in busy places, Justlife’s minibus was an ideal base to build a relationship with Sammy so he could access support..

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021

Targeted Referrals

Before working with Justlife, Tom lost his job after his employer found out he had been in prison, leaving him homeless and unemployed..

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021

How we support people seeking asylum: Abdul's story

A story that represents the most common experience of a Justlife client who is seeking asylum in the UK .

The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2021

How we support survivors of domestic abuse: Chloe's story

A story that represents common themes and experiences among Justlife clients who have lived through domestic abuse..