Basepoint Camberley chosen Charity gets their first cheque!!
Basepoint Camberley is delighted to announce that local charity, Step By Step, has been selected as its chosen charity for the next financial year.
Now in their 20th year, Step By Step is a charity that works with young people aged 11 to 25 who are homeless or facing adversity. They use a structured combination of services including accommodation, support, training and counselling to support those in need. Their services are open to the young people living within their accommodation projects, as well as young people from the wider community via their drop-in advice and information centres.
Basepoint Camberley have already started their fundraising efforts for the charity and recently joined Step By Step in its 20th Anniversary celebrations and Christmas concert. Over 200 guests attended and the event raised £1,735, which Basepoint Camberley match-funded, bringing the total amount to £3,471.
Lisa Rollings, Centre Manager of Basepoint Camberley, comments: “We are delighted to support Step By Step in their mission to help young homeless people in the community to achieve their full potential. They continually meet the needs of those facing adversity by enabling them to take more control of their lives, increasing their self-esteem and confidence, as well as helping them to gain new skills to live, work and become active and successful members of the community. We look forward to supporting them with their fundraising initiatives throughout 2014.”