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21 November 2017

Reverse Advent Calendar 2017

Will you bring festive cheer to vulnerable people this year? Take part in our Reverse Advent Calendar to collect and donate vital items for people experiencing extreme hardship in the local community.

1. Get a cardboard box

It is a simple concept. Over 25 days in the run up to Christmas, pop one item a day into your cardboard box…any box will do!

Then bring it in to one of the addresses below, for us to distribute to vulnerable people in your local…

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21 November 2017

Changing Lives Receives Share of £600,000 To Prevent HIV

Changing Lives is one of twelve organisations to receive funding from Public Health England (PHE) to prevent HIV.

A total of £600,000 has been awarded to twelve organisations from the HIV Prevention Innovation Fund for 2017/18.

Changing Lives will be using this funding to support men who have experience of sex work, sexual exploitation, or ‘survival sex’ in Tyne and Wear.

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20 November 2017

Regional Business Leader Appointed To Changing Lives’ Finance Sub-Committee

A regional business leader from chartered accountancy firm Haines Watts has been appointed to the finance sub-committee for national charity, Changing Lives.

Donna Bulmer, Managing Partner at Haines Watts North East, has long-standing experience of the charity sector and will use her expertise to help Changing Lives with finance and governance matters which will enable the charity to carry on its good work in the North East and across the…

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14 November 2017

Parkdean Resorts Provide Life-Changing Support To Young People In Gateshead

THE HR team from holiday park operator Parkdean Resorts recently swapped pens for paintbrushes during a volunteering day for North East-based national charity Changing Lives.

THE HR team from holiday park operator Parkdean Resorts swapped pens for paintbrushes during a volunteering day for North East-based national charity Changing Lives.

Based at Parkdean Resorts’ central support office in Gosforth, almost 30 employees from the human resources department spent a day redecorating bedrooms…

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9 November 2017

From building site to glitzy dinner, Keepmoat’s charity dinner raises £10,000 for Changing Lives

Housebuilder, Keepmoat Homes and its partners recently swapped high-vis for black tie for an evening to raise funds for North East based, national charity, Changing Lives.

Over 200 Keepmoat employees, suppliers and subcontractors donned their glad-rags for the charity dinner, raffle and auction, where everyone dug deep for Changing Lives, who provide specialist support services for 21,000 vulnerable people and their families every year, helping people to make positive and lasting changes in their…

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