St Columba's Raise Money For Open Door
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St Columba’s Raise Money For Open Door

Students from St Columba’s College have raised £1,500 for Open Door, a charity that supports homeless people.

St Columba's College homeless sleepout event
St Columba’s College homeless sleepout event

The money was raised by students participating in a homeless sleepout event, which saw 40 students from Year 9 to 11 take part in workshops to learn about the challenges homeless people face.

Students helping to make meals in the kitchen
Students helping to make meals in the kitchen

Students were also given the opportunity to learn more about Open Door with a video presentation.

Open Door provides homeless people near St Albans with night shelters, outreach workers and meals. 

Students participating in the sleepout event
Students participating in the sleepout event

The money raised by the students will help to fund a pilot scheme with Druglink, to provide support to those with addiction issues and full time outreach workers to support rough sleepers.

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