Through our partnership with LandAid, the property industry charity, and with the support of our professionals, our Pledge150 campaign will deliver 150 bed spaces to young people in need across the UK.
Youth homelessness is a problem that can be solved, and we, along with our professionals can play a vital role. With investment in the right support services and secure accommodation, we can protect our young people from facing life in overcrowded hostels, moving from sofa to sofa or even living on the streets.
The following videos are just a few young people who have been helped by LandAid and have transformed their lives.
Pledge150 has already provided safe, secure and affordable housing for young people who have experience homelessness, including:
You can find out more about the life-changing projects Pledge150 will support across the UK with our partners, LandAid.
Abu became homeless at the age of 17. Now, he is studying European Politics at King’s College, London
Arabella became homeless after falling out with her mother. She has now learnt vital life skills and is able to live independently.
After experiencing homelessness, Sean is now working as a chef and wants to give something back and become a support worker.
The housing projects and charities in each of the UK region’s that are benefitting from Pledge150
Our fundraising programme will enable LandAid to fund the provision of 150 bed spaces across all 12 RICS UK regions. If every RICS professional gave £25, our Pledge150 ambition will be achieved and together, we will have made a significant contribution to ending youth homelessness.
Download our fundraising brochure to find out how you can get involved.
Join your regional fundraising team to help us raise the funds required to deliver the target number of bed spaces. The vital funds you raise will support young people in your region, helping them into safe accommodation and towards a more positive future. Whatever fundraising activity you do, you can be sure it will make a big difference.
There may be opportunities to provide pro bono support to local projects through LandAid’s pro bono programme. The type of advice needed will be dependent on the property issues of the frontline charities in your area. Using your property skills to support LandAid is a simple and rewarding way to make a difference. By giving your property expertise, you can gain a real and satisfying level of engagement with charities and work alongside other companies as part of LandAid’s network.
You can transform a young person’s life by donating today. Text RICS12 followed by £3, £5 or £10 to 70070; or
Regional fundraising toolkit - download your regional guide below
The following companies have made a significant contribution to the Pledge150 campaign. A generous donation of £15,000 from each firm provides one bed space and gives a young person at severe risk of homelessness somewhere safe to call home.