Henry to turn his Christmas gift for the homeless into annual appeal

A 10-YEAR-OLD boy who donated his Christmas presents to help the homeless wants to make his gesture an annual appeal. Henry Carter recently delivered three crates packed with necessities such as bedding,... Read more »

Henry to donate his Christmas presents to support the homeless

A 10-YEAR-OLD boy who wants to make a difference will donate his presents to help the homeless this Christmas. Henry Carter believes everyone should receive a gift at this time of year,... Read more »

Charity workers spend night on the street to raise awareness of homelessness

YORK Road Project took to the streets of Woking last week as part of its Sleep In, Sleep Out initiative for World Homeless Day. “Seven of us slept out on Friday night,”... Read more »

Royals cook lunch and pack supplies at homelessness project

A WOKING charity supporting the homeless welcomed a visit from the Earl and Countess of Wessex last week. Their Royal Highnesses joined volunteers at York Road Project’s temporary facility at the HG... Read more »

Seed kit gifts to promote wellbeing

WOKING’S homeless will be growing sunflowers next month, thanks to the latest donation to York Road Project from Woking District Rotary Club. Thirty-five packs containing everything needed to “Grow Me, Be Happy”... Read more »

People caring for homeless “should get COVID jab priority”

THE York Road Project has appealed to the government to treat people working with the homeless as a priority group for coronavirus vaccines after several of its workers tested positive. The Woking... Read more »

New scheme puts a roof over the heads of rough sleepers

A DISUSED office block in Chertsey Road has been bought by Woking Borough Council to provide accommodation for the homeless. The council secured the block with the assistance of £3.125 million in... Read more »

Countess of Wessex lends a helping hand

THE Countess of Wessex joined staff and volunteers at Woking’s York Road Project to help pack goody bags for clients in the run-up to Christmas. The charity, which provides support and accommodation... Read more »

Double boost for homeless charity from sleepover event

A BIG Sleep In event has raised more than £2,000 for the Woking homelessness charity York Road Project. The coronavirus-compliant version of the YRP Big Sleep Out has also led to a... Read more »

Support homelessness charity with tonight’s Big Sleep In

WOKING residents are being invited to take part in a Big Sleep In at their homes to support the homelessness charity York Road Project tonight. YRP usually holds a Big Sleep Out... Read more »