residents raise money to help homeless man
group of kind-hearted Burnham-On-Sea residents has raised over £300
to give a young man sleeping rough in the town a room for a week.
group Hands Of Change started a social media campaign and invited
donations - with the aim of raising £230. In fact, it met
its target within 30 minutes.
has been a young man sleeping rough in Burnham-On-Sea for the last
few days and this will give him a room for a week so he can find
himself somewhere permanent to live and get himself back on his
feet," said a spokesperson.
from everyone who has met this young man has been so positive about
how polite and grateful he has been."
have a 'pay it forward scheme' at a local cafe and he did not want
to use it more than once as he felt guilty."
had his coat stolen on Monday night, a wet and cold night, and the
team at Hands of Change Burnham quickly found him a replacement
coat and some extra clothes.
is bowled over by the fact that he has somewhere comfortable and
warm to sleep, the opportunity to shower and the luxury of being
able to make himself a hot drink."
you wish to make a donation, however large or small, then please
It is great to see with everything else going on that there are
still people out there willing to show kindness & humanity to
other humans (especially without judging)."