Support Growing Lives

Growing Lives helps people who have been homeless or suffer from ill health every year. Its therapeutic approach and range of skill-building and social activities reduce social isolation and improve health. It has its own Facebook page with photos and updates about the project.

Three Growing Lives participants standing behind a garden planter full of produce We need essential and practical items to help run Growing Lives and make a difference to 50 people every year. This includes equipment such as work boots and tools for our participants, and resources needed to run the garden and keep the chickens healthy.

How You Can Help

Make an online donation

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You can make a secure online donation on our Localgiving page. If you are a UK tax payer remember to add Gift Aid to increase the value of your donation.

Make a cheque or cash donation

We also welcome donations by cheque or cash. Make cheques payable to Derventio Housing Trust and post them to Derventio Housing Trust, 33 Boyer Street, Derby DE22 3TB. Please write your name and address on the back of the cheque so we can thank you.

Buy something from our Amazon Wishlist

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Our Amazon Wishlist is a list of inexpensive items that we need to keep the project running. Pick an item, buy it through Amazon as normal (choosing the Derventio delivery address) and your gift will wing its way to us where it will be put to use straight away on the Growing Lives project.

Join the conversation online

Help us spread the word by visiting us on Facebook and Twitter and liking, sharing and retweeting our posts about Growing Lives.

Your gift will make a real difference to someone who is struggling to move forward in their life. Thank you for your support.