This week, we were very grateful to receive a cheque for £7,450.85 from HSBC’s Supporting Our Community Fund.

This incredibly generous donation will fund a broadband and Wi-Fi upgrade for our community. Currently, some bedrooms within our main house cannot connect to the Wi-Fi at all, which means that our companions (people who have experienced homelessness) have to rely on their own mobile data to contact family and friends or to access their online training courses.

This new system will make sure that all bedrooms and shared spaces around our community have access to high-speed and reliable Wi-Fi every day.

The grant from HSBC will also fund new desktop computers and some laptops for companions to use for their training and development programmes.

It will make a huge difference to everyone in our community, so we can’t thank HSBC enough.

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