Will you help us in Giving a Home?

Visit our Gingerbread House shop to see what you can ‘buy’ to help build the house and bring warmth, safety and belonging to real people without a home this Christmas.

Choose a gingerbread brick, reindeer or robin as a donation for our Christmas appeal, as an alternative to sending Christmas cards or as a gift for someone special.

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Other ways to get involved

Support Oasis Community Housing’s Giving a Home appeal even further by getting your church, school or business involved.

Download our fundraising packs by clicking on the icons, and see how you can help.

Visit the real Gingerbread House

Our real-life Gingerbread House is returning to Tesco Extra, Trinity Square Gateshead, from 15 November 2021.

Pop along to pick up a children’s activity pack, which includes a treasure hunt and draw-your-own gingerbread person tree decoration; for a selfie to share on social media tagging @oasiscomhousing and using #GivingaHome; or simply to find out more about how we help almost 2,000 people every year in your local community.

Giving a Home Gingerbread House, Gateshead

What your money can buy

£5 could provide safe travel to emergency accommodation

£10 could buy tea and coffee supplies for a whole day in our drop-in centres, which serve people who are rough sleeping or in housing crisis

£15 could provide a pair of socks and shoes that fit. Many people rough sleeping wear ill-fitting, damaged and painful footwear

£20 could provide a night of emergency accommodation

£50 could provide a move in pack for new residents in our supported accommodation, including towels, bedding, pots and pans

£100 could provide a week’s emergency accommodation for someone in housing crisis

£2,000 represents the typical cost of providing our comprehensive, round-the-clock, person-centred support for someone facing homelessness over the coming year