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Welcome to Beam! We've just launched our pilot 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.

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NEW MEMBER!
Cheryl
Sexual assault and family issues left me homeless - now, after over 3 years in temporary accommodation, I'm ready to begin training as a teaching assistant.
£90
raised
£2,558
target
Read Cheryl's story
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FUNDED!
Joe
I've turned my life around this year after decades of chaos and nothing will stop me now. Up next - training and work in the construction industry.
£1,132
raised
£1,132
target
Read Joe's story
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FUNDED!
Leo
After a period of homelessness and poor mental health, I'm now pursuing my ambition: to become a teaching assistant for children with special needs.
£725
raised
£725
target
Read Leo's story
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FUNDED!
Rachid
The breakdown of my marriage and depression led to me sleeping on the streets. Now I'm determined to learn to drive so I can get working as a delivery driver. Help me make it!
£854
raised
£854
target
Read Rachid's story
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FUNDED!
Marilyn
After a rollercoaster 15 years and a mid-life crisis, I'm on a mission to become London's best taxi driver. The long-term dream is to work as a driver with people with disabilities.
£2,977
raised
£2,977
target
Read Marilyn's story
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FUNDED!
William
I had a career that I loved but after I was made redundant and my father died, alcohol use and depression took over. Now I want to train up as a handyman. Please read my story!
£3,702
raised
£3,702
target
Read William's story
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FUNDED!
Tony
After many up and down years, Beam is my big chance to make my dream of becoming a fully-qualified electrician happen. Please help me get there!
£4,378
raised
£4,378
target
Read Tony's story
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FUNDED!
Tarquin
After 25 years of nowhere to call home, I've now been clean for 3 and a half years and am working towards becoming a gas engineer. Help me take that last step!
£3,955
raised
£3,955
target
Read Tarquin's story
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FUNDED!
Khyreya
The changes to benefits left me struggling to pay my rent. Help me move into paid work as nursery assistant so I can pay off my debt and move forward with my life!
£5,282
raised
£5,282
target
Read Khyreya's story
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FUNDED!
Adam
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. Help me get there!
£2,589
raised
£2,531
target
Read Adam's story
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FUNDED!
Terry
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
Read Terry's story
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FUNDED!
Guy
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
Read Guy's story
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FUNDED!
Pat
Stress and drinking caused my world to come crashing down. Now after nearly 2 years of abstinence, I want to retrain and get working - help me get there!
£1,005
raised
£1,005
target
Read Pat's story