At its regular lunch meeting today, Farnborough Rotary club presented a cheque to the local charity, Step By Step

Amanda Dubarry the Chief Executive gave a presentation and showed a video made by some of Step byStep’s clients to show off its facilities, she  also thanked the club for its previous donations of nearly £4,000 last year.

Amanda also reminded the club of the charity’s mission “To offer friendly advice and to empower homeless people and those facing adversity to achieve their full potential.

They work with young people aged 16 to 25, (in some cases older than this), through a structured combination of services including accommodation, support, training, and counselling.

As she re-iterated yesterday, “We don’t just provide emergency accommodation ‘to keep people off the streets’, but a structured scheme of accommodation and support giving opportunities which can lead to independent living”..

Step by Step work with their clients to progress them through the scheme as they experience decreasing levels of supervision, but they remain fully supported throughout their stay with them.

Farnborough Rotary Club’s President Jim Thomson, thanked Amanda for her presentation and presented a cheque for £500.

Amanda is pictured with Jim Thomson and one of Step By Steps’s clients, who gave a brief description of living at the accommodation.

Farnborough Rotary Club raised £13,000 over the Christmas period 2011 and is busy distributing monies to local charities.

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