Inspired? I need you.

The best thing I’ve ever done  is to organize Christmas Dinners for Care Leavers between the ages of 16 and 30. This year I’ve created a HOW TO GUIDE which you can DOWNLOAD HERE. Itl shows how rigorous we are in every detail of The Christmas Dinner and how you can do it too. This year The Christmas Dinner will be in  Leeds,  East London & Manchester.  I will be at all the meetings.    We need people with a can do, problem solving,  attitude.  People are the greatest resource of Read more [...]

Merry Christmas to Leeds Manchester & London (So far…)

Hiya and a Merry Christmas to you. It's a bit early for the “Merry Christmas” bombshell but hear me out   This year I’m coordinating three Christmas Dinners for care leavers. One in Leeds one in Manchester and one in East London. Wanna help?   If you are in these areas and can commit to between seven and ten meetings over the last 3 months of 2015 - no need  to be there on Christmas Day - then let me know in the comments below this blog. Christmas Day can be the saddest most distraught Read more [...]

Hackney Christmas Dinner & Manchester Christmas Dinner

In approximately seven meetings over a few months my team in Manchester have found a venue and presents and food and a chef and volunteers for the young care leavers of The North West of England. They will have a magical  Christmas Dinner on Christmas day.   Last year we raised £10,000 (approx) in 30 days via crowdfunder. It has paid for  Manchester Christmas Dinner in 2013 and for this year. Back here in London, in  Hackney,  my other Christmas Dinner team have also found presents, a venue, Read more [...]

Manchester Christmas Dinner Needs Help

All we hear  in the press is the negative news about what happened to young care leavers - This is a positive story.  The Manchester Christmas Dinner is a free  Christmas dinner for Care Leavers  between 16 and 25,and a 15  mile radius (or so)  of Manchester.  I'm a care leaver myself.  I know what Christmas day can be like. The Manchester Christmas Dinner has a Chef - he works for both Manchester United And Manchester City football teams.  We have the food and decorations supplied by Booths Read more [...]