TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO PEOPLE'S LIFE'S  

Nowhere To Call Home

Calling all Businesses across the Black Country and the surrounding areas

 

This is a big request, but looking for a business, that would consider sponsoring/funding one of our projects, you would be supporting a very worthy cause, helping people in your local community. Leslie's Care Packages help and support is vital to the homeless and people living in poverty.. In return we can offer your business exposure on our media sites and via the local radio station. For more info please email.. lesliescarepackages@yahoo.com

 

About the Founder:
Vi Wood, Face and Founder has vowed to help those in need following her own experiences when her family were at risk of losing their own home. Vi wanted to give something back to the community, so she set up a group, on the 24th of August 2016, in loving tribute to her late husband Leslie

 

The purposes of the group:
To prevent and relieve poverty of people who are homeless or at risk of being made homeless due to their disadvantage, social and digital exclusion or other vulnerability, through the provision of goods, support and access to assistance that can help them to develop longer-term solutions to the challenges they face.

 

Additional information:
Leslie's Care Packages is a Non-Funded, Non-Profit Voluntary Group, relying solely on the general public & business for support.

 

Awards:
Dudley Mayor's Civic Award Winner 2017 the Frank Foley award runner-up for community spirit.

Dudley Volunteer Awards Winner 2017

Kelly's Heroes Certificate 2017 BBC WM

Great Big Thank You Finalist 2018

 

Contact details:
lesliescarepackages@yahoo.com
www.facebook.com/LesliesCarePackagesfortheHomeless

Please help us to give Hope and Compassion to those who need it.  

Leslie's Care Packages was founded in 2016 by Vi Wood, 

following her own experiences when she and her Family was in danger of losing their own home. The Voluntary Group has been set up in loving tribute to her late husband Leslie, helping homeless and vulnerable people across the Black Country, West Midlands.

 

Homelessness is not a choice, and can happen to anyone at any time. Homeless are from all walks of life, from failed marriages, loss of jobs, loss of family members, people being abused, and with mental health issues. 

 

Homelessness isn't just suffered by rough sleepers.

The "hidden homeless" are those living in unsuitable, temporary or crowded accommodation. Homelessness is devastating, leaving people vulnerable, low self-esteem and isolated and everyone deserves a place to call home.

 

Tweets from LCP - Leslie's Care Packages @Vi2015UK

in Picture: Dancing Grannies and myself at Black Country Radio.

Nationwide branch in Stourbridge, supporting Leslie's Care Packages

Lorraine and myself at Gather Dudley CIC

Our Mission

Raising awareness of homelessness. Offering hope and support, and providing much needed provisions to Homeless and vulnerable people.

 

 

We rely on the help of the public, by donating much needed items, such a food, toiletries, clothing. 

These are all vital to the continuing success of Leslie's Care Packages.

NEWS , EVENTS AND PROJECTS

Wednesday, 14.02.2018

 

VALENTINES DAY WITH A MEANING
Wednesday, 14th of February 2018 

Leslie's Care Packages is having a sleep out at Mary Stevens Park to raise awareness of the rough sleepers and vulnerable in our community.

Sunday, 14.01.2018

 

#charityride thank you to all involved, it means so much and i am very grateful.. so many wonderful supporters for Leslie's Care Packages xx

one of our ongoing projects

 

Life can throw many a curved ball and Leslies Care Packages are here to help! We can loan formal wear for special occasions. Job interviews, weddings, court appearances, funeral or any other unexpected events, life happens regardless of circumstances...

contact us via our fb page or send email to lesliescarepackages@yahoo.com 


 

Thursday, 13.07.2017

 

Leslie's Care Packages for the Homeless 

is holding the second Meet & Eat Event in September.. click on Image to see details

Sunday, 12.03.2017

 

Leslie's Care Packages has been chosen for a pitch at Dudley_Soup. Taking place on the 21st of September 2017.

Sunday, 12.03.2017

 

Leslie's Care Packages has been chosen as a finalist in the Mayor’s Civic Awards 2017. Taking place on the 24th of March.

Saturday, 11.02.2017

 

We are holding a 'Meet and Eat' event on March 4th. Bring food & meet your community! It's free to register.

for more Info click on the Image

Saturday, 11.02.2017

 

Thank you Ian Marrey and the Black Country Radio for having me in your show this morning.

Thank you Andi Mohr for supporting me. 

 

Visit and like the page on Facebook Black Country Radio

Follow on Twitter @WeAreBCR 

Monday, 6.02.2017

 

Thank you Matt Dudley and the Black Country Radio for inviting me on your show.

 

Visit and like the page on Facebook Black Country Radio

Follow on Twitter @WeAreBCR 

 

 

 

Tuesday, 2.01.2017

Raising awareness of homelessness and poverty has been a main priority of Leslie’s Care Packages. With your kind help and donations, we can make a difference. If you would like to get involved, please contact us via our Facebook page or email: info@lesliescarepackages.org

Monday, 2.01.2017

My first delivery in the new year, went to "New path of life" in Dudley. I first met Roz at the Christmas event from Loaves n Fishes, and it was lovely to see her again today.

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  • Dee (Saturday, November 25 17 09:31 pm GMT)

    Hello. I have ever previously filled bags with toiletries, snack bars etc for homeless women. But, no where is advertising drop off points this year. Do you take the packages?? Or do you know where does?? Thanks

  • Jackie Simpson (Thursday, July 20 17 10:45 am BST)

    Hello
    I have some furniture, bedding ,books, clothes that you may be interested in.

  • Tracy Kyriakides (Saturday, December 31 16 09:31 am GMT)

    Well done to your kids, what a fab idea. Thank you for the wonderful work you do, more of us should make helping others our New Years resolution.

  • Faith Thompson (Friday, December 30 16 10:12 am GMT)

    It's fantastic that you have a website now. What a lovely gift.

  • Jane. (Friday, December 30 16 09:59 am GMT)

    Well done Vi, hope to get together in the New Year to see how we can support your work.

  • Christina westwood (Friday, December 30 16 09:42 am GMT)

    I am so pleased that you now have a website! Very well done and what a lovely gift! Please let me know if I can help you in any way but for now just know that I am still collecting for you and have a couple of bags of food donations whenever you are well enough. Get better soon and keep up the fabulous work xxxx

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