Christmas Meals Appeal
This Christmas, many people in Southend will only have HARP to turn to.
Over the festive period HARP, provides up to 1000 meals for its residents and for people with nowhere else to go. If you can donate £10 to buy a Christmas meal, you'll send a message that someone c
November 2014 - January 2015
HARP Homeless Action Resource Project, Southend-on-Sea
Many homeless people are alone with nowhere to go during the festive period.
HARP will provide drop in dinners over the festive period and also a chance for people to engage with our services and create new beginnings.
To give the homeless in Southend hot meals and a people to talk to over the festive period.
Activities» We will provide hot meals and company for people over the festive period and give opportunities to engage with our services.
Statistics will monitor how many people access the service.
People will engage with us and address longer term issues that relate to their homeless situation.
The meals are not cooked because of volunteer shortages. Donations are not provided for food.
However, rotas have been developed and Christmas meals are being planned well in advance.
We will send a thank you letter and feedback with a newsletter in the new year.
Budget - Project Cost: £10,000Loading graph....
Amount Heading Description £10,000 Running costs The money will be spent on running costs including staff and other overheads at The Bradbury Centre
Our centre is in Southend and accessible to anyone that presents themselves during the time period that is homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
Homeless people in Southend and surrounding areas.
We are the leading charity on homeless issues. We have a drop in centre with large kitchen facilities. We have volunteers and staff willing to work over the festive period.
Read more about the Charity running this project.
Tony coordinates volunteers to assist staff in preparing meals.
Gordon is the Catering Manager and coordinates all the menus and food.
Doreen has a team of staff who work on Christmas Day and coordinate meals and activities.