We are proud to share our London community with over 400,000 students from 40 universities and specialist institutions. Within our community however we also have the highest number of people experiencing street homelessness in the UK and in Westminster, we have the highest rate of homelessness anywhere in the UK.
Young people have the power to shape our society in the years to come and will play a vital role in ending street homelessness for good in London and across the world.
By fundraising for The Passage, you will be supporting one of the largest Resource Centres for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness as well as a wide range of innovative accommodation projects that help prevent and end street homelessness.
Our work would not be possible without the generous support and commitment of people like you!
Whether you’re a RAG, a Student Union, a sports team, a society or an individual, our dedicated fundraising team will support you with whatever you need.
Here’s how you can help:
Nominate The Passage as one of your Student Union or RAG Charity partners.
Hold a fundraising activity in aid of The Passage with your society or club. Groups have supported us in the past by organising easy and fun events like bake sales, pub quizzes, gaming marathons, a night out, a celebration or a raffle!
Take on a challenge for The Passage. We are proud to be partnered with a brilliant challenge adventure company called Endeavours Adventures. For nearly five years, EA have facilitated high quality experiences and events both nationally and internationally. Domestic challenges include a UK-based skydive and three peaks trek whilst internationally, they facilitate a Machu Pichu trek, an arctic dog sledging expedition, a music themed marathon in Lisbon and many more great adventures! Endeavours Adventures pride themselves on their professional and unforgettable events and will be happy to work with you to create and deliver your ultimate fundraising adventure. These challenge events will give you the chance to raise money to end street homelessness, take part in a once in a lifetime trip, boost your CV, create unforgettable memories and make incredible friendships all whilst being supported by staff from Endeavours Adventures and The Passage.
Organise a Bucket Collection orcome and help at one of our Station Collections. The Passage runs regular station collections at Victoria train station and at underground stations across London. We are always on the lookout for support and our brilliant team will be delighted to work with any groups or individuals who want to get involved.
Volunteer with us. At The Passage, we have loads of volunteering opportunities which are essential to our work and the success of our service users. Our volunteers add tremendous value to our services, from serving food and driving, to providing complimentary therapies and facilitating English conversation classes.
There are a wide variety of volunteering opportunities available for you to choose from here.
All volunteers benefit from:
- Full induction and training to ensure you feel safe and comfortable during your shifts.
- The opportunity to learn more about homelessness and the challenges faced by those who use our services.
- Flexibility of shift times.
- A wide variety of roles.
- Travel expenses reimbursed.
- The chance to build and improve your CV and learn important new skills.