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Elephant Angels hits 2000 sessions

London SE1 website team

Community advocacy group Elephant Angels is celebrating reaching 2000 advice sessions since its launch in September.

Last week Elephant Angels presented Veronica Murphy with a 50 Tesco voucher, as she was the lucky person to benefit from the 2000th advice session.

Made up of a dedicated and experienced team, Elephant Angels can help with anything; housing, childcare, money, jobs, training, education, benefits, decisions about the future, getting out of the house, and even making friends. Elephant Angels offers support to residents of the Elephant and Castle area which includes most of SE1 and parts of SE11 and SE17.

Veronica, aged 40, lived in SE17 and worked as a care assistant within the community. When, due to illness, Veronica found herself without a home and with no income it was an Elephant Angel who came to her rescue.

Veronica said : "All the people who work for Elephant Angels really care and that is why the organisation really works and makes a difference."

The Director of Elephant Angels, Norman McLean, said: “We have now held 2000 advice sessions with local people and the number rises daily, we are thrilled at how quickly things have developed. The project has given so many people, like Veronica, direction and we are beginning to see a real change in the community as a whole. We want to celebrate this milestone and our continuing success.”

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