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2 minutes could make a difference – Your nomination really counts!

PLEASE NOMINATE US TO WIN £1000!* THERE IS NO COST AND IT ONLY TAKES 2 MINUTES.

£1,000 could make a big difference to the work we do at the SMART Prebend Centre. That’s why we’d be really grateful if you could nominate us in the Ecclesiastical Movement for Good awards. Your nomination could be the one that wins us £1,000!

The awards are designed to give eligible charities in the UK and Republic of Ireland the financial assistance they need to help them make a real difference. In total, 500 charities stand to gain £1,000 and we’d love to be one of them. You will need our Registered Charity Number 1069087 (SMART CRIMINAL JUSTICE SERVICES).

PLEASE NOMINATE NOW –  CHARITY NUMBER 1069087

The closing date for nominations is this Sunday (24 May 2020).

HOW YOUR NOMINATION COULD HELP

Last year at the Prebend Centre we supported 338 individuals who attended the centre 20,075 times – 68% were rough sleepers, 15% were vulnerably housed and 17% were socially Isolated. Our team and partners delivered 3358 one-to-one interventions including benefits advice, signposting to housing, drug and alcohol advice, mental health support, sexual health guidance and housing advice. We served 15,210 lunches and more than 18,000 breakfasts were eaten. YOU CAN HELP US CONTINUE TO DO THIS!

The more nominations we get, the greater our chance of winning, so please spread the word to your friends and family.

The closing date for nominations is this Sunday (24 May 2020).

PLEASE NOMINATE NOW –  CHARITY NUMBER 1069087

*£1000 will be used to support the SMART Prebend Centre for the homeless in Bedford.

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