A Preston woman is walking the 21-mile Guild Wheel to raise funds for homelessness charity Emmaus.Advertisement
Makenziee Jaydon Wells will join a group of people who use the Preston Emmaus service on Sunday 5 December, to walk the distance and fundraise for the charity.
She has now invited other community members to join the walk, starting at Emmaus House on Ribbleton Lane at 10.00am.
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Makenziee said: “I want to try and get as many donations as I can, as this charity helped so many people – took them off the streets when they had nowhere else to live, given qualifications, gave them their own room and bathroom and three meals a day.
“They’ve just got to work to live there. They’ve changed so many lives. I’ve met so many amazing, kindhearted people there. If you can’t donate, please share my Facebook page so we all can help this amazing charity.
“I’ve done this twice for Emmaus now, but I’ve been struggling to raise money. I’ve planned to do this and got everyone together. I’m going to keep doing this two times a year to try and raise as much as I can.”
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Joining Makenziee is Deano Brock from Rotherham, South Yorkshire, David Greaves and Shaun Gregson from Preston and others.
Social enterprise Emmaus provides accommodation, work and support to people who have experienced homelessness and social isolation, providing a home for as long as an individual needs it.
Emmaus said living in a stable environment with the opportunity to work helps their residents regain lost self-esteem and confidence.
To donate, visit – https://www.facebook.com/donate/613113736361850/4471819596242686/
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