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Simon on the Streets

Simon on the Streets


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Simon on the Streets is an independent charity that works with those who have complex needs and cannot or will not access other services.  Within that group the focus is on people who are homeless and rootless, especially those with issues related to rough sleeping.

The aim of the charity is to bring people leading solitary harmful lives, with little or no vision for a better future in from the margins of society. The charity will achieve this by supporting people to find aspirations and giving unlimited opportunities to achieve sustainable positive change. The support is offered on an entirely outreach basis and is not time limited.  The approach taken with service users is to recognise emotional support as a high value offering and to understand that building a quality relationship with service users will underpin any support given.

 

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Simon on the STREETs OUTREACH WORK

  • Engage with individuals who we do not know
  • Offer a supportive and caring relationship
  • Stay in touch with regular clients
  • Sign-post into mainstream services
  • Assess who needs our intensive support

Simon on the Streets WEEKLY SOUP-RUN

The Soup-Runs go out on a Tuesday evening in Leeds. The purpose of the Soup-Run is to take out food and drink to those who will be sleeping rough that night. Although these aspects of the work are important the most important part of the project is to have contact with our service users, to show them we are there for them and offer support with making changes in their lives when they are ready to make them. Also by being out in the evening we can offer the practical support of referring people to emergency accommodation when the need arises.

RIDe25 and SImon on the Streets

Simon on the Streets is focused on the Yorkshire Mafia Leeds to Paris challenge ride in May 2015 – and is offering a limited number of fully funded charity places if you are willing to commit to a fund raising target of £2300.    Simon on the Streets will also consider fully funded rider places for cyclists who wish to complete other Ride25 legs as a challenge event and raise money for Simon on the Streets.  Please fill out the form on the left to get more info about this and let us know which Ride25 leg you want to ride.

I want to sign up to a fully funded place with#Ridewithsimon – what do I do?

Our main event this year is the Paris to Geneva tour with several local charities.  There are several options for funding – please read the information page for more details and to sign up.

We will then be in touch to talk bikes, shirt, helmets, shorts and training…… what are you waiting for? Get signed up!

 

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The Yorkshire Mafia Paris to Geneva - Cycling Tours - Ride25

The Yorkshire Mafia Paris to Geneva

Charity Bike Ride

Now in its THIRD year, the Yorkshire Mafia Charity Bike ride is a great opportunity to get fit, challenge yourself, network with local like-minded Yorkshire business folk and most importantly raise significant funds for several charities.

We are riding for the following causes; Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice, Simon on the Streets, St Gemma’s Hospice – Leeds, Bone Cancer Research Trust (BCRT), Brain Tumour Research & Support Yorkshire (BTRS), Heart Research UK and The Candlelighters.  You can also ride for a charity close to your heart, however they may not be able to offer funded places.

Find out more information about the challenge.

Ways to fund your challenge:

(Choose your funding option in the booking process)

OPTION 1) FUNDED CHARITY PLACE WITH FUNDRAISING TARGET – Pay the £250 registration fee/deposit yourself and then fundraise a minimum of £2300 for the charity of your choice. (Providing you have raised the funds 6 weeks before we leave, the charity you are supporting will pay the trip costs of £1250 on your behalf.)

OPTION 2) SELF-FUNDING WITH SPONSORSHIP – Pay the trip costs of £1250 yourself (inclusive of the £250 deposit/registration fee) and then fundraise as much as you can for your chosen charity, or make a personal donation.

OPTION 3) SELF-FUNDING – Simply pay the trip costs of £1250 yourself  (inclusive of the £250 deposit/registration fee)- no need to fundraise or donate.

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Next Date

September
14-18
2016

Duration

4
DAYS CYCLING

Distance

Miles
363

Av Miles Per Day
91

Cost

£1250
(£250 Deposit)

Next Date

September 14-18

Duration

4 DAYS CYCLING

Distance

Miles - 363
Av Miles Per Day - 91

Cost

£1250
(£250 Deposit)


BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

To secure your place you are required to pay a £250 deposit. Please note the full cost of this tour is £1250.
If you would like to book for more than 10 people, or would just like to talk to one of our team, please call 0113 345 2345.

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