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On this page, you’ll find the latest news stories on everything from campaigns to fundraising events and awards.  Have a read of our fantastic clients and workers at LEAP and discover their stories and experiences.

March 23, 2020

As you will appreciate, our fundraising events have been put on hold. No more coffee mornings, bake sales and sporting events for the foreseeable future.

The needs of the young people housed and supported by LEAP do however not change. In fact, at this time the young people need more support as many suffer poor mental health, made worse by the uncertainty of the moment.  

There...

March 18, 2020

Last Updated 18-3-2020

I would like to thank you all for your continued support in these difficult times, and update you on what we are doing at LEAP in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Firstly, we would like to reassure you that we are taking all of the necessary precautions to keep our clients, visitors, staff and volunteers safe. Our senior team is meeting daily to respond...

March 3, 2020

We would like to extend our gratitude to the generous Committee Members at Brick Lincs, a group of Lego Lovers that organise the annual Bricks event at Lincoln Christ's Hospital School. They have kindly raised and donated £650 to benefit the homeless young people housed and supported by LEAP's Support Staff. 

If you would like to learn more about Brick Lincs, please like their...

February 20, 2020

Like at our sister charity HATS, we set the young people we support a photo challenge, more specifically to take photos we can use on the LEAP website and on marketing materials. 

Here are some of the photos:

Thank you so much to all who took part, both in front and behind the camera! 

Keep up the creativity!

Heidi De Wolf, Business Development Manager

January 22, 2020

Do you shop online, whether booking a holiday, buying train tickets, purchasing stationary or add to your shoe collection? Then you are the person who needs to read this step-by-step guide. 

On GoRaise, there are over 3,000 retailers that will donate to your cause when you shop with them. All you have to do is visit GoRaise before you buy anything, and search for a product or a...

December 24, 2019

Happy New Year Everyone! We hope you have enjoyed the Christmas & New Year break and have recharged your batteries ready for #LEAPYear2020! 

What is #LEAPYear2020?

In case it may have missed your attention (easily done), 2020 is a Leap Year. LEAP did not want to miss an opportunity to make 2020 the year in which we raise more awareness of youth homelessness and provide insight i...

November 28, 2019

Nine new homes for vulnerable young people are being built in the centre of Lincoln. LEAP has appointed Lindum to build ‘move on’ accommodation units in Gaunt Street, off the High Street.


The homes will consist of one and two bed flats and will be offered to young people previously living within LEAP’s supported housing provision in nearby Monson Street. They have been designe...

November 26, 2019

 2020 is LEAP's Year, and it just happens to be a Leap Year! 

Well, apart from joining us for the Mayor of Lincoln's LEAP Year Charity Ball, you and your colleagues can also commit to supporting the homeless young people accommodated at LEAP by simply putting our #LEAPYear2020 A3 Fundraising Calendar on your wall. 

We created the Fundraising Calendar in partnership with Cit...

November 21, 2019

Last Monday, 18 November 2019, LEAP held a very well-attended and fun-filled Charity Quiz Night at Moorland Sports & Social Club, to help raise funds for the benefit of the young people we support. The room was filled with 21 Quiz Teams, with creative names such as The Impish Hatters (First Place), P3 Winners (Second Place), Sweet 16s (Booby Price Winners) and Trivia Newton Jo...

July 5, 2019

Sue Burke, Mayor of Lincoln visited our project yesterday to meet some of our young people. They asked her a lot of questions and took the opportunity to show off some of the items they had been making to sell at the Big Gig. Sue even bought one of the necklaces!

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