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STREETSMART IS LOOKING FOR MORE RESTAURANTS THROUGHOUT OUR REGION TO SIGN UP TO ITS ACE ANNUAL FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN – AND IT REALLY COULDN’T BE EASIER...

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or more than two decades, StreetSmart has been raising funds to support the homeless and vulnerable, and is now entering its twelfth year in Bristol. The charity has seen great support in this area, from both restaurants and their customers – but we know we can do even more. The idea is pretty simple; a voluntary £1 donation is added to diners’ bills at participating restaurants, throughout the festive months of November and December. Every single penny of every single £1 donated is distributed by StreetSmart to local charities that work to combat homelessness. That means that when customers donate, the money stays in that town or city. This is possible because 100 percent of the running and operational costs of StreetSmart are covered by its sponsor, Deutsche Bank, so none of the money raised need be spent on admin or marketing. Since its launch in 1998, the charity has raised over £8.2 million for some of the most marginalised members of our society, thanks to the support of their ever-growing family of restaurants across the entire UK. Many local charities really rely on the donations they get from StreetSmart, as it can often be their sole source of external funding.

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