52 Lives

#346 Afi

Request: Donations / Gifts / New Home Cards

This week, we’d like to help a 51 year old man called Afi, who has been living on the streets. Afi has a brain injury and mental health problems. He had been staying with a friend for a while, but his friend couldn’t accommodate him anymore and so Afi became homeless. 

He came to the attention of the local authority, and they helped him into supported accommodation (which helps homeless people to maintain a tenancy). Afi has successfully done this, and has just moved into his forever home. 

He isn’t able to work, due to his injury, and the social housing he has moved into doesn’t have carpet. He has very few belongings and is in need of help.

When we asked his social worker what kind of help we could provide for Afi, she said: "Afi just wants to feel settled in his home, look after his health and live a quiet life.”

With your support we’d like to help him do that.

What We Need

1. Things for his home: We've set up a wishlist with a few small things Afi needs. To buy something from the list, please click the link below. It will be sent directly to Afi (just tick 'this is a gift' and select the 'gift registry address' when you checkout).

2. Donations: We'll use your donations to carpet his home, to buy him some of the furniture he needs, and to help him get set up in his new life. You can donate online or by text using the details below. 

3. New Home cards / messages: We'd love to send Afi some New Home cards and messages to let him know that he's not alone and that there are lots of people out there wishing him well. To send a kind message by email, please write it in the form below (your contact details will not be passed along), or by post to: 52 Lives (Afi), PO Box 3154, Reading, RG1 9AT.


What We Did