We are delighted to have been selected as one of a small group of charities to work in partnership with and receive funding from the Youth Futures Foundation. Youth Futures has recently been established to find, fund, support and evaluate programmes which help young people move into meaningful work.read more
The past year has been a tough one for everyone. Covid has impacted and restricted our lives in more ways than we could have imagined and the young people Amber support’s have been amongst the hardest hit.
Amber’s supported living centres in Wiltshire, Surrey and Devon have remained open throughout the pandemic but it has been a challenge. Costs have soared and income has dropped so we have launched a Crowdfunder to give our funds a much needed boost so we can continue to be there for young people who need us most.read more
This year we are thrilled to be partnering with Workwear Pro Direct a supplier of branded workwear based in the South West.read more
Up and coming band The New Twentys recently visited Farm Place, our supported living centre in Surrey, to run a music workshop with the disadvantaged young people staying there.read more
Amber are delighted to announce that we were successful in the charity ballot for the Virgin London Marathon. We are now inviting interested people to apply for our one and only place and fundraise for our vital work housing and supporting disadvantaged young people grappling with homelessness and long term unemployment.read more
Virtual Eden Project Sleep Out sees fundraisers coming together remotely to raise nearly £4,500 for Amber.
This year was the 7th Eden Project Sleep Out and due to the ongoing COVID pandemic it was the first to be delivered virtually!
Amber fundraisers took part in London, Surrey, Somerset, Devon and Cornwall. Before bedding down for the night they connected digitally to a programme of events broadcasted via Facebook.read more
The team at Amber in Wiltshire are thrilled to have been recognised for their invaluable work supporting local homeless and unemployed young people from their supported living centre, Bythesea Lodge, in the heart of Trowbridge. We were winners of the ‘Community Group of the Year’ Wiltshire Life award which celebrates community groups that make a worthwhile difference to the lives of Wiltshire residents.read more
We are thrilled to announce that Amber will be taking part in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2020 an annual match funding campaign which raises millions of pounds for good causes across the country. This year the campaign will kick off on 1st December (Giving Tuesday) at midday and will run until midday on 8th December. Every donation made via the Big Give will be doubled until we reach our target of £70,000.read more
Fundraisers are being urged to sleep out in their own garden or even on their living room floor this November to help two South West charities. The youth homelessness charity, the Amber Foundation and St Petrocs a charity in Cornwall for single homeless people across the county.read more