November 6, 2017
We’ve launched a crowdfunding platform, so you can easily give to homeless people via our charity partners. We’re still working on how you can help rough sleepers when you walk past them, but for now, you can help people help Stuart.
What we've learned.
We’ve learned a lot during the last 5 months of running A Little Change. I wanted to summarise the journey we have been on and get a feel for where we’re headed.
We started by outlining the ...
October 6, 2017
Over £1000 raised
A Little Change is cracking on nicely and you’ve been helping change people’s lives. On Monday this week we hit the target of £1222.50 to help 15 people travel safely to and from the WLM night shelter during October. Thank you to everyone who donated, great work! It makes a real difference when people cn easily access professional support.
I had the privilege of handing each individual you helped an oyster card and everyone was extremely grateful and...
September 22, 2017
It's been a while since you've heard from us, we've been busy developing and fundraising which is still ongoing! I wanted to give you an update on what's coming up.
When we launch the beta version of the app in October, we will be working with charities who will give beacons to those who are homeless in their services.
Our first partner is a brilliant charity called WLM. I’ve been meeting with them since we started A Little Change and I am real...
July 24, 2017
If you were struggling with homelessness, you would want a phone. That much has become blatant to me.
I’ve met lots of people who are skeptical of homeless people having a phone and often heard statements similar to: "if I was really desperate and homeless, I wouldn’t have a phone, especially not a smartphone, I’d have sold it for food pretty quickly”.
At first glance this comment makes a lot of sense and it certainly ...
July 7, 2017
Welcome to my first post on the A Little Change blog! While I get used to blogging I thought I’d keep the first post simple. So I’ve applied my favourite primary school writing tool: the 5 W’s - Who, What, Where, When, Why. I’ve also added a “How” section so you can get a flavour of the A Little Change tech solution. Happy reading!
I (Sam Trimmer) have taken the plunge and quit the life of an employee to start A Little Change. Having worked as a coordin...