This image is one in a series made in collaboration with The Hope Centre. Hope helps over 3,000 people every month who are homeless, hungry or living in hardship.
I ran away from home when 11 years old.
Police put me into children’s refuge.
Went to London to the night shelters when about 16/17.
Then became pregnant with first daughter at 18.
Daughter passed away aged 11.
Came to Northamptonshire and lived with someone but was subjected to domestic violence and put into women’s refuge.
Then became homeless again and started drinking.
Rehoused into a flat currently.
Came to Hope about 5 years ago which helped to socialise and provided a warm space with food.
Hope has very nice people which makes it a place to come to.
Sometimes help by soothing through donations.
inspired by Anonymous