I Have Secured A Pampers #betterforbaby Bursary For Corrina's Homeless & Vulnerable Project

I am excited to announce that i have been successful in securing one of five £1000 Pampers #betterforbaby bursaries.

In a bid to make life better for babies in local communities across the UK, Pampers pledged to give these bursaries to five people like you and I, so we can invest in projects that we feel make a different to young families.
Pampers recently released a short film which showcases just how babies bring out the best in us all, highlighting that there’s nothing we wouldn't do to make life #BetterForBaby – if you haven’t seen it, you can watch it here:

Some of you might remember seeing my previous post, in which i pitched for the grant and explained more about the good work the Pampers and their #betterforbaby campaign is doing across the UK.

So ladies and gents, i will be donating the the bursary to Corrina's Homeless And Vulnerable Project in Harrogate. For those of you that don't know, Corrina’s Homeless and Vulnerable Project is a non-profit organisation based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. With the aim to help the homeless and vulnerable within the Harrogate Borough area gain access to food, clothing, and other necessities in order to remain healthy and get themselves back on their feet.

There are two main reasons why i have decided to gift the bursary to homeless and vulnerable project:

1. They help local families
Every week Corrina has young families coming to the project for help. As a father and a proud man, i can only imagine how hard it must be for parents to come forward and ask for help. When people ask for help the local community jumps at the chance, but with the pampers bursary, the project can help buy nappies, food and clothes to keep these desperate families safe, warm and well fed

2. Feeding the homeless
Corrina opened Harrogate’s first non-profit pay-what-you-feel cafe, Corrina & Friends Community Cafe. The cafe operates like any other cafe, except they intercept surplus food from businesses and use these ingredients to make delicious meals with all of the proceeds going to the Homeless and Vulnerable Project.

The cafe opens to feed those in need at 3.30 to 5.00 Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 5-6pm, opens once a month as a clothes shop and allows the public to rent the cafe for parties and meetings.

The cafe is run completely by volunteers, bringing people from the local community together in one place and has really given people the chance to come to together for the greater good!

So now you know more about the #betterforbaby campaign, the reasons why i picked Corrina's project and found out more about the cafe, please go and show your support for both projects:
I will be keeping everyone up to date with the project and where the money is spent over the coming year.

Karl Young

Part-time daddy and lifestyle blogger. Father of 2 boys under 2. Golfer, scare-fan, tea-lover, traveller, squash and poker player. I write on the @HuffPostUK http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/karl-young/