New residents often arrive at DASH accommodation with very little in the way of basic necessities due to their homelessness and poverty.

We are now able to provide new residents with a Welcome Pack containing cleaning materials, toiletries and basic food provisions.

These packs are being funded through donations received through the C2C cycle challenge last August Bank Holiday together with a grant from the Pattinsons Estate Agents Fund at the Community Foundation.

We would like to thank the intrepid C2C cyclists and their sponsors along with Pattinson’s Estate Agents and the Community Foundation for their valuable contributions to this project.

Pictured – Augusto Mangeth (DASH) volunteer (left) and Gareth Wood, DASH Health, Safety and Housing Management Officer preparing welcome packs with basic essentials for new residents.