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Eve's Trainee Challenge: Helping homeless people build better lives

A group of Willmott Dixon trainees has raised more than £1,500 for a Surrey charity that helps homeless people into rented housing.

The group of trainees, organised by Eve Siddens, were hailed as “absolute legends” by charity Rentstart after raising more than £1,500 to support homeless and vulnerably housed people in the Borough of Elmbridge, Surrey.

Eve, now Assistant Bid Coordinator with the London and South team, led 12 Willmott Dixon trainees on a sponsored 40-mile hike and organised a pub quiz to raise money to support people to gain access the private rented sector.

Eve’s campaign was part of Willmott Dixon’s Trainee Challenge, where new starters in the business get to project manage worthwhile community projects starting out with just £500 seed money. The projects support the Now or Never strategy, with support for Rentstart closely aligned to the aims of the Building Lives theme to make a positive impact for people and communities through our work.

Emily said: “Rentstart help people to get out of the homeless cycle and start making a life for themselves. As trainees we really believed in what they do and wanted to do something to raise them some money.”

60 people attended the fund-raising pub quiz in London with 86 donations received totalling £1,500

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