The ICC Group Supports Simon on the Streets
Commitment to helping Simon on the Streets
The ICC Group are very pleased to have become a 5 for 5 member of Simon on the Streets which is a homeless support charity. It is a corporate partnership whereby ICC pledge to raise a minimum of £500 every year for 5 years to support the homeless in the local area. As an independent charity, this promised income and longer term commitment will provide valuable sustainable income which will help them to plan their investment into homeless support over the next 5 years. Simon on the Streets’ outreach workers provide a constant source of much needed support to people on the streets and without ignoring their real life issues.
“We’re really pleased to be supporting Simon this year, it is a very worthwhile charity” said Leon Wheeler, CEO of The ICC Group. “We look forward to various fundraising events throughout the year and we hope to raise awareness of this charity, to help the homeless in the West Yorkshire community.”
Fundraising events this year include a ‘Rough Diamond Ball’ on 13th June, a sponsored ‘3-City Walk’ covering Huddersfield, Bradford & Leeds on 13th July and a big sleep out ‘Sleep with Simon’ on 26th September.
Fahad Khan, Development Manager at Simon on the Streets said, “We are delighted to have the ICC Group join our 5 for 5 Corporate Partnership. As a small charity that does not receive government or local authority funding, we are always looking for new companies to join our partnership to support us in becoming more sustainable with longer term funding.”
About Simon on the Streets
Simon on the Streets is an independent charity offering support to the local homeless community in West Yorkshire. They particularly work with entrenched rough sleepers in Leeds, Bradford and Huddersfield. With the motto ‘Turning rough lives around’ their aim is to give support to those leading solitary lives with the hope for a better future through sustainable positive change and opportunities.