Basildon Emergency Night Shelter 2017-18



Basildon Emergency Night Shelter (BENS)

At the CTB celebration last week(Oct 2017), Muriel Cornwell talked about the BENS project and was seeking volunteers to help as well as those who may be willing to do a sponsored “sleep out” to raise funds.  They are also looking  to fill a couple of paid co-ordinator roles.  The overnight venues that need to be covered:

Mondays             2nd Dec – end Jan – Holy Trinity – Wickhay

Mondays             1st Feb – end March – Kingswood Baptist

Wednesdays       2nd Dec – end March – Swan Mead Church

Thursdays           2nd Dec  – end March – Salvation Army, Fauners

Saturdays           2nd Dec  – end March – URC, Honeypot Lane

Sundays             2nd Dec  – end March – Trinity Methodist Church, Clay Hill Road

Shifts to fill are 7:30- 9pm (after project 58.7 at St Martyns  on Mon/ Weds/ Thur)

Then from 9.30-11 pm; 11pm-7am; 7am-9am at the venues above

Donations towards food and sleeping bags are welcome

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