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Care Leavers: Kitchen Comfort

13th November 2023

NHP supports young people leaving care with white goods to ease the financial burden as they move into their first home. Leaving care and moving into your first home is a significant milestone for young people but this journey towards independent living is fraught with challenges. For care leavers, the dream of having their own place can quickly turn into a daunting reality when they realise that many everyday essentials, like new fridges and washing machines, remain out of reach due to financial constraints. NHP recognises that having these appliances isn't a luxury but a necessity for building a stable, comfortable home.

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Alton Towers Half Marathon 2023

12th November 2023

On Sunday 12th November, over 40 runners ran the Alton Towers Half Marathon to raise monies for the 'Care Leavers: Kitchen Comfort' campaign. Despite the pouring rain the runners completed the course to support young people, raising over £9000. Two young people, Kieran and Paris, who had been supported by NHP ran in support of their community of care leavers and were delighted to have run their first half marathon.

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CLNM Conference 2023

3rd November 2023

On Thursday 19 October the House Project community of young people, colleagues and partners from across the UK came together for the annual Care Leavers National Movement (CLNM) Conference, ‘Sense of Wellbeing’; hosted at the Mercure Hotel in Manchester. The day celebrated young people and projects, with a focus on Wellbeing and how this links to relationships and community, both of which are fundamental in the House Project approach.

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The CLNM Chairs Blog: Round 4

This month, the National Reps met at Backdane, though the rain was non-stop, we didn’t let it dampen our spirits as we planned the CLNM conference. Working together, we designated both speaking and non-speaking roles for the day, as well as writing out the invite for all our guests and speakers. Though most importantly, we decided of the food menu for our conference.

Earlier in the month, Jodie, and the vice chair Paris,...

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