‘Young or old, loneliness doesn’t discriminate… it is something many of us could easily help with.’
Festive Angel will work to address the impact loneliness has on so many different sections of society. It will focus on the positive action we can all take to recognise it, build connections and help ourselves and/or others.
The Project aims not simply to highlight the problem, but more importantly to act as a “call to action”. With the message ‘Start a Conversation’, the Festive Angel aims to try to get people talking at all levels – whether chatting to a neighbour, visiting an old friend, or just making time for the people they meet.
We would Love support to make this project successful if you own a business or known someone whom owns one and employer organisations and are insterested at what action local we all can take to combat loneliness during the holidays.
We would love your support and donation to help the make a different in our city.
Our objectives is to get people, who may not usually have companions at Christmas, to congregate and share food, celebratory performance and Humans of Leeds exhibition to combat loneliness around the festive season. We aim to secured donations of presents and food from local shops and restaurants and are looking to use the space to bring people together intergenerational, to celebrate Christmas who may otherwise spend it alone.
Angels of Youths is a youth led small charity that aims to give disadvantaged and marginalised young people a voice & influence in their community and the opportunity to challenge inequalities by creating, social action projects around their passion building on their life skills.
We are working in partnership with Boom Chikka Boom to create amazing Christmas games and entertainment.
The Real Junk Food Project Leeds to provide amazing food on a #PAYF basis w/ prepared meals and produce to take home
The corn exchange has been generous to give us the amazing venue for free to help with this social action.
With amazing young people from Norte Dame sixth form, Leeds city College, Roundhay sixth form and Angel of youths are project managing this event
Contact me if you want to help or get involved