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2 March 2017

Gateshead Volunteer Shortlisted For Award

A Changing Lives volunteer in Gateshead has been nominated for ‘Volunteer of the Year’ at this year’s Gateshead Awards.

Anthony Richards, who volunteers for Changing Lives’ accommodation projects in Gateshead as well as other local and national charities, has been nominated after his tireless work to help change the lives of vulnerable people in the borough and support the…

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1 February 2017

Amber Project in Doncaster Awarded Funding From Police and Crime Commissioner

Changing Lives have been awarded funding from the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, Dr Alan Billings, to support their award-winning Amber project.

The Amber project operates from Changing Lives’ Doncaster Women’s Centre and Community Hub and is an outreach service supporting men and women involved in sex work.

Dr Alan Billings awarded the project almost £5,000 to support the personal safety of…

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3 January 2017

CEOs To Change Lives In Fourth Annual Sleepout at St. James’ Park

CEOs from across the North East, including Changing Lives’ Stephen Bell OBE, are signing up to spend a night sleeping on the pitch-line of Newcastle United’s St. James’ Park to raise thousands to support vulnerable people suffering homelessness in the region.

2017’s CEO Sleepout will be the fourth sleep-out that St. James’ Park has hosted. Last year, £80,000 was raised, making Newcastle’s CEO Sleepout the largest outside of London.

Funds raised during the sponsored sleepout in March will be split between Changing Lives, the Newcastle United Foundation, and CEO Sleepout UK,…

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8 December 2016

5 December 2016

Dame Kelly Holmes Vows To Change Lives of Newcastle’s Young People

Olympic hero Dame Kelly Holmes joined Changing Lives in Newcastle to celebrate the success of local young people who had completed the Get on Track programme over the summer.

Get on Track is a national programme for the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust using mentor athletes to help disadvantaged young people change their lives for the better. In Newcastle, Changing Lives was the delivery partner of the Get on Track programme…

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