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Make a donation to help the homeless - and see it double

Light Project Peterborough is taking part in Big Give's Christmas Challenge 2021 - and hopes to raise nearly £23,000 in a week to help vulnerable and homeless people.
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Light Project will match any donations recieved this christmas

Donations to Light Project Peterborough during the Christmas Challenge campaign will be matched, meaning your money can support twice as many. 

Alice Bryan, fundraising manager at Light Project Peterborough, said: “This year we’re looking to raise a total of £22,900. In order to access the £11,450 we have in the matching pot, we need to raise £11,450 in online donations.

"We hope everyone will give generously this Christmas to help us reach our target and enable us to carry on the work we all feel so passionately about.”

The charity aims to enable and equip the church and community to help the poor, and funds raised will be used for the running of the Garden House and emergency hotel accommodation during the coldest months of the year.

The Garden House is Peterborough's central hub where rough sleepers can access a range of support services. Their work not only gives one-to-one care and love for the most vulnerable and marginalised in society but they also work to overcome complex organisational barriers and help in unravelling the complexities of getting support.

In order to donate visit the Big Give website.

The campaign will be active until 12pm on December 7.

The Christmas Challenge was launched in 2008 by Sir Alec Reed, founder of Reed Recruitment. Match funding is provided by a range of philanthropic organisations, called ‘Champions’ including the Reed Foundation, the EQ Foundation, Candis, The Childhood Trust, The Hospital Saturday Fund, The Julia and Hans Rausing Trust, and many more.

Last year's campaign raised £20.1 million and is the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign. It offered the supporters of hundreds of participating charities the opportunity to have their donation doubled on when the campaign went live o