Homeless charity Lift wins £10,000 volunteering award

first_img Tagged with: Awards Volunteering  23 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Homeless charity ‘Lift’ has won the 2012 Andy Ludlow Homelessness Prize for the Best Use of Volunteers. The charity involves homeless people who provide support for peers with substance issues.The charity’s B-3 (Be Heard, Be Motivated, Be Free) and B-Safe (Brent Social Access for Everyone) projects won the prize.Formed as a response to a lack of after hours support, the service, which is entirely run by volunteers, provides a safe space to get food, advice and friendship.The prize money will be used to extend the service hours and to strengthen B-3’s volunteer training programme.The Best Use of Volunteering Prize is part of the Andy Ludlow Homelessness Awards, which recognise innovative work to tackle homelessness in London.The overall winners of the awards, sharing a prize fund of £55,000 will be announced on 18 October at a ceremony in Speaker’s House.The awards are sponsored by the London Housing Foundation, the 33 London councils and Shelter, and run by London Councils, the lobbying organisation for London’s 33 local authorities.www.andyludlowawards.org.uk Homeless charity Lift wins £10,000 volunteering award Howard Lake | 26 July 2012 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img

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