Over December, we need your support to raise £12,000 to help young people facing challenges at school, at home or in the community. Together we can give them a fresh start in 2015 - learning new skills, growing in confidence and fulfilling their potential. Here is a story about how Romsey Mill provides hope, transformation and second chances for young people:
Karla* had her daughter a year after leaving school. She and her partner Craig work hard at their relationship and being good parents, but Karla’s criminal record as well as being a young mum has been a barrier to moving forward with her education. Romsey Mill’s Progressions Worker, Bekki Clark, was able to act as an advocate for Karla and helped secure a place for her at college, and now she is studying for an NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care. Karla speaks highly of Romsey Mill and says “I’d like to be a social worker or youth worker eventually because of the support and experiences I have had. I want to do the same for others.”
TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS - help us to help Cambridge's vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in 2015:
>>> donate now via https://www.justgiving.com/Romsey-Mill-12-Days-of-Christmas-2014
>>> text MILL12£5 or MILL12£10 to 70070 to donate £5 or £10
>>> send cash or a cheque (payable to Romsey Mill) to: Romsey Mill, Hemingford Road, Cambridge, CB1 3BZ
Photos are used with permission and do not necessarily reflect neighbouring text. Names marked * have been changed.