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Southend United CET is supporting the homeless and needs your help!



Members of Southend United Community & Educational Trust’s (CET) Prince’s Trust Team programme are calling on the public to help raise money for and donate to Southend-on-Sea’s One Love Soup Kitchen, a local homeless charity. 

The Prince’s Trust Team members wish to make Christmas bags for the homeless who attend the One Love Soup Kitchen and decorate the charity’s facilities with the money raised.

The young people will be going on a sponsored walk from Southend Pier to Hadleigh Castle on Wednesday 22nd October, whereby they’ll be carrying buckets for people to donate money to, before running a cake sale on Thursday 23rd October at Southend United Market at Roots Hall.

Below are the main items needed:

Sleeping bags

Tents

Rucksacks

Clean clothes

Footwear

Toiletries

Bottles of water

Snack bars

One Love Soup Kitchen is a non-profit charity offering food and support to Southend’s homeless.

The Prince’s Trust Team programme is aimed at supporting 16-25 year-olds who may be unemployed, in care, struggling at school and at risk of exclusion, facing issues such as homelessness and mental health problems or have been in trouble with the law.

Please send any donations to: Southend United Football Club, Roots Hall Stadium, Victoria Avenue, SS2 6NQ

You can call Southend United CET’s Prince’s Trust Team programme on 01702 341351 or email Faye Lambert on [email protected]

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