Welcome to Beam! We launched in September 2017 and here you can see the very first Beam members. All of them have experienced homelessness and want to train up and get into work. You can help them get there.

Meet the Members

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NEW MEMBER!
Marie
Target Career: Human resources officer
After a difficult few years, I'm looking to get back to work that I love. With your help, I can get my HR diploma and start my new career.
£1,211
raised
£3,475
target
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NEW MEMBER!
Tracy
Target Career: Care worker
I'd been on the streets for 18 years: now - with your help - I'm training up to become a qualified care worker!
£664
raised
£3,280
target
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NEW MEMBER!
Leah
Target Career: IT technician
A job in the fast paced world of technology will allow me to finally move out from my homeless hostel - help me make it!
£1,132
raised
£5,916
target
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> 50% FUNDED!
Jason
Target Career: IT technician
Problems with alcohol left me sleeping rough before I turned it around - now I'm looking to become an IT technician.
£4,857
raised
£5,010
target
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FUNDED!
Davina
Target Career: Accountant
With your help, I'm looking to qualify as an accountant so I can move out from the hostel I currently live in and leave homelessness behind for good
£2,320
raised
£2,320
target
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FUNDED!
Stephen
Target Career: Support worker
With your help and my life experience, I plan to train up as a support worker to professionally help those struggling with addiction.
£3,060
raised
£3,060
target
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IN TRAINING!
Terry
Target Career: Gas safety engineer
After leaving the army, I slid into alcoholism and homelessness. Now I've beaten my addiction and I need your help in getting back to work.
£5,490
raised
£5,490
target
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IN TRAINING!
Levar
Target Career: Door supervisor
After getting caught up in gangs as a teen, I left the area and ended up in a hostel. I'm now ready to take the next step: starting work in security!
£981
raised
£981
target
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IN TRAINING!
Khyreya
Target Career: Nursery assistant
Changes to benefits left me struggling to pay my rent. Help me work as a nursery assistant so I can pay off my debts and move forward!
£5,282
raised
£5,282
target
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IN TRAINING!
Hana
Target Career: Beautician
I suddenly had to leave my country and ended up homeless in London. Helping me become a beautician will get me a job I love.
£3,845
raised
£3,845
target
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IN TRAINING!
William
Target Career: Handyman
I had a career I loved but after I was made redundant and my dad died, drink and depression took over. Now I want to train up as a handyman.
£3,702
raised
£3,702
target
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IN TRAINING!
Nicki
Target Career: Support worker
With your support, I'm looking to train up to work with children so I can help provide a better future for those who've also had a difficult start in life.
£1,205
raised
£1,205
target
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IN TRAINING!
Steve
Target Career: Construction site manager
I'm homeless but am determined to get a good construction qualification under my belt so that I work my way out of my current situation.
£1,164
raised
£1,164
target
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IN TRAINING!
Jordan
Target Career: Electrician
After being in the army for 7 years, I've learnt to deal with most things life throws at you. Now I'm looking to become a qualified electrician.
£3,826
raised
£3,826
target
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IN TRAINING!
Tarquin
Target Career: Gas safety engineer
After 25 years of nowhere to call home, I've now been clean for over 3 years and am working towards becoming a gas engineer.
£3,955
raised
£3,955
target
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IN TRAINING!
Rick
Target Career: Carpenter
I lost my teenage years and early twenties to addiction. Now - with the right help - I have the chance to train in carpentry and leave it all behind.
£4,670
raised
£4,670
target
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IN TRAINING!
Marilyn
Target Career: Taxi driver
After a rollercoaster 15 years, I'm on a mission to become London's best taxi driver! The long-term dream is to drive people with disabilities.
£2,977
raised
£2,977
target
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IN TRAINING!
Guy
Target Career: Electrician
Drugs, crime and homelessness took me away from my family and children - help me train as an electrician and get back on my feet!
£3,875
raised
£3,875
target
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IN TRAINING!
Linda
Target Career: Accountant
When I was sleeping rough, I used to see people walking by and envy their normal lives. Now I'm training to be an accountant - help me make it!
£2,505
raised
£2,505
target
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IN TRAINING!
Leo
Target Career: Teaching Assistant
After a period of poor mental health, I'm now pursuing my ambition: to become a teaching assistant for children with special needs.
£725
raised
£725
target
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IN TRAINING!
Moeiz
Target Career: Taxi driver
After being evicted by my landlord I ended up sleeping rough. With your help, I can get my taxi licence and soon be driving to a better future.
£2,894
raised
£2,894
target
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IN TRAINING!
Tony
Target Career: Electrician
After many up and down years, Beam's my chance to make my dream of becoming a qualified electrician come true. Please help me get there!
£4,378
raised
£4,378
target
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IN TRAINING!
Adam
Target Career: Accountant
I fled my home country after my friends and family were persecuted. Now I want to make a new life for myself as a trained accountant.
£2,531
raised
£2,531
target
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IN TRAINING!
Cheryl
Target Career: Teaching assistant
Sexual assault and family issues left me homeless - now, after over 3 years in temporary accommodation, I'm ready to begin training.
£2,558
raised
£2,558
target
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TRAINED!
Rachid
Target Career: Delivery driver
My marriage breaking down and depression led to me sleeping on the streets. Now I'm determined to learn to drive and get work as a driver.
£854
raised
£854
target
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IN WORK!
Joe
Target Career: Crane rigger
I've turned my life around this year after decades of chaos and nothing will stop me now. Up next - training and work in construction.
£1,132
raised
£1,132
target
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IN WORK!
Pat
Target Career: Construction site manager
Stress and drinking caused my world to come crashing down. Now after nearly 2 years of abstinence, I want to retrain and get working.
£1,005
raised
£1,005
target
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