In these challenging times that will see millions pushed into unmanageable debt and hardship this coming winter, Aspire is intensifying its engagement with the most disadvantaged members of our local community, supporting more people with employment and housing opportunities so they can sustain themselves with dignity and security.

With the autumn energy hike looming - the average household energy bills are now forecast to reach £3.2k when the new price cap takes effect in October - this will add further strain on already stretched and precarious budgets that will lead to an unacceptable rise in fuel poverty, hardship and risk of homelessness this winter. We are preparing to mobilise an emergency response for people who fall through the net and have nowhere else to turn.

Through Going Forward Together, we will support more people into independence, financial and housing security, as we:

If successful, our campaign will transform our capacity to reach hundreds of people most in need this winter - and see us roll out initiatives that we know can make a difference, providing long-term solutions.

Every £1 donated between July and December will be doubled, through generous match funding from a local donor

Here’s how YOU could help us to Go Forward Together:

Make a one-off donation for DOUBLE the impact

Set up a regular gift

To find out more about Going Forward Together or how you can get involved, please email Dominique Cadiou, Head of Fundraising and Communications, or call Dominique on 07930 559406.