Fundraising day at Ipswich branch of Yorkshire Building Society in aid of End Youth Homelessness

Colleagues from Yorkshire Building Society are holding a cake sale for EYH. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

Colleagues from Yorkshire Building Society are holding a cake sale for EYH. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: CONTRIBUTED

An Ipswich business is holding a day of action to raise money for young people who end up living on the streets.

On May 24, staff at Yorkshire Building Society, based in Tavern Street, will be holding a guess the sweets in the jar competition and selling cakes and trolley coin key rings in aid of its partnership with End Youth Homelessness.

According to latest figures, 53 young people in Ipswich received some homelessness support from the local authority in 2015/16.

EYH is as a national movement to end homelessness among 16-25 year olds in the UK.

Matthew Phillips, manager of the Ipswich branch of Yorkshire Building Society, said: “We are proud to be in partnership with End Youth Homelessness and hope our customers and members of the public in Ipswich dig deep to help us support such a worthy cause.

“We will be raising funds for rent deposit guarantees, home essentials grants, and practical help for homeless young people seeking to live independently.”

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