We are delighted to say that our 2019 Sussex Homeless Support Fundraising Auction has launched and will run until Thursday, 14th March. This is our second year of running this highly successful auction, raising much needed funds for the charity and its work. ‘Lots’ have been donated by businesses and individuals throughout […]
FROM OUR BLOG
On August 4th 2018, we built a bus for Brighton Pride and joined the procession. What a privilege and what an amazing day. We couldn’t take the real bus so we made one! Our volunteers and homeless service users joined in the carnival atmosphere, partying into the evening.
On the 19th May, we took the orange bus, volunteers and some of our homeless service users to Windsor, to see the wedding. We were given a prime parking spot and we worked with the police and other organisations to offer the ‘displaced’ homeless a place to relax, have a cool glass of water and […]
In March 2018, we launched an online auction to raise funds for the ‘Orange Bus’. We needed funding to keep the bus taxed, insured and to keep the generator running every night we were open – the generator keeps the lights on and the bus warm and costs £25 per night in fuel to […]
Jim Deans turned an old, out-of-service double-decker school bus into a refuge shelter for rough sleepers. We met up with Jim to have a chat about his bus, homelessness and how you can help.
Last year was a busy one for Sussex Homeless Support. We saw the number of homeless and rough sleepers rise dramatically and we did our best to answer their needs. We were lucky to have more volunteers join us. Support came in all different ways – fundraisers, cooks, cleaners, people wanting to help serve food and […]
On Monday 21st January we had a serious fire on the mens bus. The upstairs bedding area is water and smoke damaged. The locker area is gutted with the fire. It seems to have started in a strip light behind the lockers. The bus has special non heating lights so it looks like the electrics […]