Posted: December 2016
In September, Gail Haidon asked for sponsorship for her 'rough sleep' in aid of Action for Children. Your donations helped to raise £130,000 for the charity, so thank you. Gail now reports back on her Byte Night experience and 'some scary numbers shared on the night'. These included the fact that over 300,000 young people are living on the streets with a further 80,000 expected to become homeless this year. There are also now 1.5million disadvantaged children across the UK in need of help. To read Gails two page report, click here.
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