It’s not only donations that are needed by local organisations to help support people who beg and sleep rough in Southend.

Giving your time and expertise by volunteering could also make a huge difference, as well as being a rewarding experience.

In time we hope to add further local homelessness charities to the Make a Change programme.  In time we aspire to develop a community led model like one operating in Wigan and Leigh for example.  You can read more about that here.