A MORECAMBE firm has renewed its dedication to help and lift consciousness concerning the UK’s rising homelessness.
Mazuma Cell has supplied help to the Lancaster & District Homeless Motion Service (LDHAS) who’re at present aiding the rising variety of homeless individuals within the space with over 100 at present usually utilizing their service.
Based in 1987, initially by a bunch of native church buildings, the day middle affords a variety of significant companies together with scorching meals, showers and laundry amenities, clothes, and provides. private hygiene, use of IT gear and entry to visiting companies corresponding to Residents Recommendation, Purple Rose Restoration, Acorn, Calico, The Effectively and a normal nurse.
At the moment working from a big cellular constructing positioned in a parking zone in Edward Avenue, LDHAS is celebrating its twentieth anniversary.order anniversary is a registered charity.
Phil Moore, Director of the Middle, mentioned: “Homelessness can occur to anybody.
“Now we have seen our consumer record develop markedly over the previous 12 months and the price of dwelling disaster will take its toll within the coming months.
“Day-after-day we meet individuals who turn into homeless attributable to varied circumstances. These embrace monetary hardship, relationship breakdown, lack of household and social help, leaving care, jail or rehab, psychological well being, and substance abuse.
“We at all times welcome monetary contributions as we don’t obtain any authorities funding so have to generate earnings from donations, sponsorships, fundraisers and appeals.
“We’re extraordinarily grateful to Mazuma for his or her help as each donation makes an enormous distinction.”
Craig Smith, MD of Mazuma Cell, mentioned: “We really feel it is very important assist native good causes and we’re dedicated to supporting the Homeless Motion Service.
“They do an ideal job at serving to those that want it most and I might enchantment to as many individuals as doable to supply any help they will.”
The charity’s working prices are round £150,000 a yr.
It just lately bought a brand new constructing in Aalborg Place, which is able to permit the charity to develop and supply up to date amenities.
The brand new constructing is ideally positioned only a few minutes’ stroll from the town middle and can present a lot wanted facilities for the homeless.
Along with donations, the charity additionally asks for meals objects, particularly milk, sliced bread, espresso, frozen fries, pies and scorching canine.
Additionally they have a restricted quantity of clothes and can be grateful to obtain objects corresponding to males’s denims, sneakers, socks, shorts, t-shirts, hoodies, jackets, belts and gloves.
If you’ll be able to be part of Mazuma Cell to help homeless companies please contact the Fundraising Supervisor at email@example.com