Madden & Finucane are running the Belfast Marathon for Homeless Belfast

The staff at Madden & Finucane Solicitors are taking part in the Belfast Marathon on 2nd May 2016 in aid of the Welcome Organisation.

Homelessness is a very relevant issue at present due to the recent tragic deaths in Belfast city centre and this organisation helps bring sustainable life-changing services and support to homeless people within our community. Any donation would be greatly appreciated and we thank you in advance for your support.

Nobody should need to sleep rough on our streets

Homelessness is about more than having a roof over your head. A home is not just a physical space, it provides a sense of belonging , roots, identity and a place of emotional well-being.

Homelessness is about the loss of all of these. For many it is a damaging and isolating experience.

People become and stay homeless for a whole range of complex and coinciding reasons. Tackling homelessness is about much more than putting a roof over people’s heads. Many homeless people face a number of issues in addition to, but often compounded by, their homelessness. Isolation compounded with the destructive nature of homelessness means that homeless people find it difficult to access the help they need.

What Welcome Organisation is doing

The Welcome Organisation adopts a non-judgemental approach to addressing homelessness issues. All of the services are based on the principles of harm reduction delivered through low-threshold services. They are recognised for accepting people ‘where they are at’ as opposed to where others think they should be.

  • To donate on the Just Giving website click here
  • To donate via text – text MFBM70 £? to 70070
    (You can donate £1, £2, £3, £4, £5 or £10)