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Sam Pepper is raising money for Emmaus UK

Sam is running the St Albans half marathon for Emmaus Homeless Charity

Event date: 12th June 2016

Total raised so far

87%

£130 of £150 target by 7 supporters

+£32.50 Gift Aid

+£0 Offline donations

My story

Hi everyone! I am running the St Albans half marathon for a charity I feel is very important and have a personal connection with.

In short, for a homeless person to get paid work they need a registered address. Of recent, the increasingly limited council housing situation throughout the UK creates a catch 22 situation. How can one get an address without a job and how can one get a job without an address?

Emmaus are a unique cooperative charity with several residential branches around the UK. They operate mostly as furniture shops which allow any homeless person - who is free of addiction - to live as a companion and work for the roof over their head within the shop. This is the first step to getting back on to road to mainstream living, as they have a registered address and can therefore apply for jobs elsewhere, while gaining working experience and self confidence.

Please don't feel pressured to donate, at the very least have a look at their website to raise awareness for this fantastic organisation -

https://www.emmaus.org.uk/


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Sam Pepper is fundraising for

Emmaus UK

Charity number: 1064470

Recent donations

4 years ago

Chantale Darke

Well done

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

4 years ago

Emma

Good luck Sam! Give me a finishing time to aspire to 😀

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

4 years ago

Eric

Great charity. Great thing. Do great, Sam.

£15.00 + £3.75 Gift Aid

4 years ago

Jack

cheddar

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

4 years ago

Rebecca Turner

Good luck xx

£25.00 + £6.25 Gift Aid

4 years ago

Phil

Good luck with the run Sam! You can do it! Dad

£20.00 + £5.00 Gift Aid

4 years ago

Mark

£10.00 + £2.50 Gift Aid

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