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More than a gift

Give a gift. Save a life. 

From toiletries to a bed, a gift can help save the life of a homeless young person this Christmas.

Here’s how it works:
1. Select your gifts below
2. Enter your friend’s or loved one’s details and include a message for their card
3. We send them a lovely card or e-card showing the difference your gift will make


"When I think of Christmas it's all about family and a meal with all the trimmings at the heart of it. A gift of a meal would be a great way to give someone what we often take for granted; a wholesome meal surrounded by those who care the most." - Sarah


More than a Chistmas Treat


Whether it’s a satsuma in a stocking or a chocolate selection box on the dining room table, every Christmas has treat traditions. Sometimes the smallest treats and gestures of kindness can make all the difference to someone’s Christmas. Your gift cou…

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More than a Christmas Dinner


The dinner is often the main event of Christmas. For homeless young people who might already feel isolated, missing out can compound their loneliness. This gift means you’re providing them with a hot, healthy meal to share with people who are support…

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More than a Christmas Gift


For homeless young people the long Christmas period can be incredibly lonely. Giving and receiving gifts - big or small - is a special part of Christmas, but there may be little to give or receive for many homeless young people. A comforting gift fro…

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More than Toiletries


When you’ve been living on the streets or sofa surfing, the chance to take a bath or brush your teeth can be a luxury. Taking that first shower after arriving at Centrepoint represents a clean break from a homeless past. Your gift could help give a h…

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More than a Christmas Jumper


Jumpers at Christmas have become a novelty. For a young person, a Christmas jumper means warmth, comfort and protection from harsh winter nights. New clothing can also give confidence and a feeling of a fresh start. Help a homeless young person feel …

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More than a Health Check


Homeless young people face a number of challenges. When they arrive at Centrepoint, we talk to them one on one to find out what special health support they might need. Your gift could give a homeless young person the support they need to improve thei…

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More than a Counselling Session


Counselling and psychological support play a huge part in our approach to tackling the root causes of homelessness. We have professional therapists and qualified keyworkers who can support young people to come to terms with their past and look forwar…

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More than a Bed


Without a bed of their own, a homeless young person has a choice between sofa surfing or the streets. Without a good night’s sleep how can we expect a homeless young person to be happy, healthy or able to build a positive future? Your gift could give…

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Christmas Box


A jumper to keep them warm, a place to stay and hamper to keep them going. This box could give a young person some much-needed safety, warm shelter and food over the festive period. Offer them the chance of a Christmas they will always remember with …

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Christmas New Baby Box


Becoming a mum can be a daunting and overwhelming experience, not to mention expensive. This box could provide the essential items a mother needs to care for her new baby; including clothes, nappies and toiletries. Make sure new mothers feel supporte…

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More than a Christmas Hamper


Christmas is always expensive. But for homeless young people in serious financial difficulty, affording the basics can be hard. A Christmas hamper gives a homeless young person enough food to last them the Christmas week, plus some basic food items f…

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Christmas safety box


A Christmas dinner, toiletries and place to stay. The safety of a Centrepoint room is a far cry from the dangers of the streets. This box could give a young person a night in safety and comfort with a set of toiletries and a hot, nutritious meal. Giv…

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More than Kitchen Utensils


When a young person moves into their new Centrepoint home, they still need the basics. Our new home kits provide them with essential items such as a kettle, pots and pans, cutlery and cookbooks. This helps to start them off and even get them cooking …

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More than a study kit


Tablets, study books and glasses are the kind of items that most students take for granted. For a homeless young person they are simply unaffordable. Yet without them they have little chance of being able to go into education or employment. Your gift…

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Christmas Support Box


A place to stay, a counselling session and food. When the year draws to an end, sometimes it’s a good time for reflection. This gift box could provide the practical support to help a young person come to terms with their past and to think about the f…

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Sponsor A Room


A room at Centrepoint can get a homeless young person off the streets for good. Your gift will not only pay for a warm, safe room for up to a year but also for vital support they may have never been given before.

Sponsoring a room for a year through …

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Christmas Success Box


A room for a year, study kit and a nutritious meal. This special Christmas gift could give a young person a real chance of escaping homelessness, including Centrepoint Room Sponsorship for a year, a study kit and practical support, as well as a hot, …

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New Year New Start Box


Everything a homeless young person needs to get them back on their feet. Many homeless young people don’t have support from parents as they embark upon their journey into adulthood. This gift box could ensure a young person has everything they need t…

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These gifts are real examples of items and services we provide. However, they are used here to represent the way your gift could be spent, and donations will be distributed across Centrepoint's work and used where needed to support young homeless people.