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1. 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY APPEAL
The Windsor Homeless Project has been supporting the homeless and vulnerable since 2009, Sadly, our work is ongoing and we need your ongoing generous support to continue to provide this important service to our community.
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2. Ex-homeless man organises gig for Windsor charity that helped him
A man who got back on his feet with the help of the Windsor Homeless Project (WHP) organised a gig in aid of the charity.
TJ Lewis walked through the doors of the Windsor Baptist Church, home of the WHP, two years ago. He had been sofa surfing for 16 months after a marriage breakdown and was suffering from depression and anxiety.
With the help of the charity and partner agencies, he is now living at a shared house in Dedworth and has a part-time job at the Henry VI pub in Eton High Street.
The 49-year-old arranged for 10 musical acts to join him at the venue on Sunday for a charity concert.
The event raised £240 for the WHP.
TJ said: “My life has turned around and I’m in a much better place now.
“The Windsor Homeless Project really helped me and I was pleased to be able to show my thanks.”
Nick Roberts, project manager at the WHP, said: “For us it was one of those where someone came through the door on their knees and within about a year he was in a much better place.
“TJ really wanted to do something about his situation and we tried to help him as much as possible.”
Please see here for the original article by David Lee together with more pictures at www.windsorexpress.co.uk
3. IMPORTANT – WE HAVE MOVED!
After 10 happy years in our Windsor Baptist Church Home, in April 2019 we moved . We are very grateful to Holy Trinity Church in Trinity Place, Windsor for providing an interim solution for us. We and our guests are settling in well. It is just a 5 minute walk away, off St Leonard’s Road near the college. Drop in times remain the same – 12.30-2.30pm Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Saturday sit down lunch at St Stephen’s Church will continue as before.
Holy Trinity Church – Trinity Place, Windsor SL4 3BB
Opening times are the same 12.30-2.30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. And the welcome will be just as warm.
4. Sleep Out Fundraiser Friday April 5th 2019
Our annual Sleep Out event took place on April 5th 2019 . It helped to raise awareness of how hard it is to have to sleep outside, and to give a tiny bit of insight into the struggles our homeless people have to deal with.
It’s also a crucial way to raise funds to keep the Windsor Homeless Project going so we can continue to do amazing things and help support and house Windsor’s homeless community. We are delighted to say that through sponsorship of those that slept out, plus donations from people that came to enjoy the pre Sleep Out food and entertainment, over £15,000 was raised! Thank you so much to all who were involved and supported this event.
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5. What do we need right now?
Please take a look at our list of items that the project needs right now for our guests: