Big Sleep Out
The Newport event venue is still to be confirmed. 100%* of the funds raised from this event will go towards registered charities helping homeless and displaced people.
will support the local organisations listed below.
will go towards supporting people displaced internationally.
Local Charity Beneficiaries
Amazing Graces Spaces
A world where the homeless are not sleeping rough on the street. Any person faced with homelessness gets a safe place to sleep as well the support they need for their individual circumstances, to realise their potential and avoid becoming homeless again.
Our mission is to develop and provide innovative sustainable affordable quality accommodation and emergency shelter for those in need – to partner with other homeless services to ensure homeless people have access to support & a safe space to recover.
- Providing safe spaces to recover
- Amazing Grace Spaces has developed individual emergency shelter for people in crises ‘Safe Space’ Pods – a pathway off the street
- Provide low cost affordable modular homes from shipping containers
- Provide supported housing for women in crisis.
Transformation of communities though AGS volunteer programmes
Beneficiary Volunteers - AGS provide volunteer opportunities to homeless people to develop lifelong and employability skills, qualifications to grow and become an active valuable member of the community
Associate Volunteers - AGS provide volunteer opportunities for people to support our charitable activities enabling them to gain new skills, new friends and create a more compassionate, understanding community.
A variety of projects and activities to transform lives, give lifelong skills, employment skills, and a sense of purpose. Projects involve all types of activities to gain the skills needed to manage a home effectively and efficiently – AGS are planning on developing garden projects, recycling & reuse projects, cooking projects and
Grace Recovery Program embraces Mind, Body & Spirit
Individual wrap around support is given to single men & women, couples and families in crisis.
Recovery is through a personal and individual holistic approach to supporting residents and those in the community who want to embrace change. The Grace recovery program embraces the supporting people with compassion in a non -judgemental way -Empowers the person to plan their own future to grow from the inside out becoming a healthier person through individual options and choices.
Women’s Support Group gives empowerment, self-esteem, self-confidence, self-belief - gain practical and emotional skills and coping mechanisms to deal with everyday life situations.
Breakfast Clubs for entrenched homeless - Relationship building, trust & friendship. Regular interaction with support services fosters stability in their lives so they can explore new opportunities and move on to more suitable long term accommodation
Single Women Support through accommodation first and grace recovery program and activities – a dedicated support worker assigned to help women on their journey of growth.
Registration to participate in any of our Sleep Out events opens on Tuesday September 3rd. Capacity may be limited in certain venues. If you would like to participate, please Pre-Register today to gain early access. Pre-registration does not guarantee your place at the event and we will contact you prior to Tuesday 3rd of September to confirm your place at the event.
*Donations may be subject to platform fees and transaction charges before being received by the Charities. For more information please visit https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/giving/about-us/fees/.