Catch Up: Q&A (Top 10 Questions) originally aired on Friday 28th August.
You posed questions to us via e-mail and/or using #AskYRP, here are answers to the top 10 questions in this Q&A session hosted by Stephen. Any unanswered questions will be answered on social media and/or a reply to the e-mail you sent.
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Thank you to our funders, fundraisers, local businesses, local community and faith groups plus individuals who have supported us through 2020 thus far. For what has been an unprecedented time for everyone we are really proud to have adapted quickly and effectively supporting around 90 clients through the lockdown period with success in getting 36% of those into more long term accommodation with the collaborative support of Woking Borough Council and our funders.
Useful links referred to during the show: (updating Saturday 29th Aug)
|How to help us, help them||Click here||As mentioned we have 1 page in place that provides you with the many ways that you can support us and our work as a charity. This page offers a variety of ways to make a financial donation, lists of items we require and specific fundraising campaigns such as text to donate.|
|Our Amazon wishlist||Click here||Purchasing via our Amazon wishlist is a good way to get items we are in need of to us quickly and in a safe manner. Delivered directly to our temporary day and night facility in Woking you'll be pleased to know that you'll be making a positive impact and supporting us no matter items you may purchase on our behalf. *Updated weekly|
|The Urban Living Mag||Click Here||The Urban Living magazine is produced by us at York Road Project and aims to bring to life some of the successes and challenges we face as a local charity whilst also sharing both our staff and clients accounts of all things related to homelessness or rough-sleeping.|
|Streetlink||Streetlink.org.uk||A site enabling members of the public to connect people sleeping rough with the local services that can support them. (Reporting those suspected to be homeless or rough-sleeping via Streetlink ensures that the local charity and/or service will engage with the reported and provide them with as much possible support / information).|
|Homeless Link||homeless.org.uk||A membership organisation that York Road Project are members of. Homeless link work to make services better and campaign for policy change that will help end homelessness.|
|Masato - Designer|
Fashion & Lifestyle items
|Click here||Beanies Masato is a CSR a corporate social responsibility of Masato's organisation and throughout Spring and Summer Masato sells end of line of items to raise funds for the hamper fund. The Hamper fund is raising essentials for homeless outreach partners such as ourselves and many others across the UK.|