23 year old Ellie*, a single mum who was struggling to raise a child by herself, had always dreamt of going to university. When Ellie first came to No Limits she told us of her struggles as a single parent, and her dream to become a student. We supported Ellie by helping her to search for university courses that appealed to her, and after submitting an application with Ellie, we were able to help secure an interview at Solent University.
On April 24th, 2018, Chilworth Manor in Southampton hosted the latest Curry Business networking event, raising more than £100 for local young people’s charity No Limits. The event, which was organised by Waterlooville-based digital marketing agency Tillison Consulting, was held in the idyllic surroundings of the Best Western hotel in Chilworth. A delicious Indian buffet was prepared for the 20 diners in attendance, priced at £20 per head with an additional £5 donation to No Limits.
On Tuesday, April 24th, 2018, Best Western Chilworth Manor Hotel in Chilworth, Southampton will host the latest Curry Business networking event. Hosted monthly in locations across Hampshire, West Sussex and Surrey, Curry Business is a monthly event organised by Waterlooville-based digital marketing agency Tillison Consulting for businesses in the area to meet and enjoy a curry and a chat while supporting local charities and foundations.
23 year old Jodie* came to No Limits needing help with a variety of issues. After recently separating from her long-term partner who suffered with alcoholism, and as a single parent bringing up her 2 year old son, she needed our support. Jodie, who struggled with mental health issues alongside the challenges of parenting, was finding it hard to keep up with paying rent and bills.
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Chris’* parents experienced a traumatic separation and he was forced to live with his mother, who was often absent and would leave Chris with no money or food. Feeling depressed and alone, Chris stopped going to school. Social services got involved and Chris started living with his father, who provided him with better care.
No Limits have officially launched their Christmas Socks appeal, which will see individuals, organisations, local schools and colleges get involved with wearing festive socks to raise money for vulnerable young people across the City.
This year we are running a Christmas Socks Week from Monday 11th December to Sunday 17th December for supporters to wear their festive socks, share a message of support and give a donation.
Every 6 months we do a consultation to check how well you think we’re doing. The survey helps us to ensure that your voice is at the heart of everything we do. This time round, we’re running our consultation for 2 weeks from Monday 30th October to Sunday 26th November 2017.
21 year-old Abby* came to the No Limits Advice Centre very upset and in need of urgent help. She had recently moved out of her parents’ house and was struggling to pay the rent whilst trying to provider for her 2 children. With another baby on the way, Abby was finding it difficult to keep up with the pressures of her part-time job, which were having an impact on her mental health.
Last month sixty nine-year-old Esther took to the skies at 130mph on the wings of a Boeing Stearman in another one of her inspiring efforts to raise money for local charities No Limits and Breakout Youth. The daredevil grandmother was harnessed to the wings of the small two seater plane where she enjoyed the sights of Wiltshire from above!