Osborne Takes Part in The Big Sleep Out 2016
Osborne Property Services has participated once again in The Big Sleep Out 2016 and raised £540 for charity Trinity Winchester.
The event is aimed at highlighting the charity’s work with the homeless in the Winchester area.
Osborne collaborated with Year 4 children from Winnall Primary School, to build and design a cardboard shelter for three Osborne employees to sleep in.
Osborne arranged for the team at Trinity Winchester to visit the school and talk about their charity work, encouraging them to support their local community.
In turn, the eager Year 4’s were more than happy to assist with the ‘build’ using their art and maths skills. Along with the Osborne team the children created a castle themed shelter, with materials donated by local firms.
Charlotte McDermott, Year 4 teacher at the school said: “The children thrived on having the opportunity to take part in such a project. The finished build is something that my class is extremely proud of and the skills they have learned and developed through the process are ones that will support them in the future.”
Sue McKenna from Trinity Winchester is delighted with the support for the Big Sleep Out saying: “We were particularly pleased to work with the Winnall School children and the team of volunteers Osborne put together.”
Osborne has a long established relationship with Trinity Winchester where the Community Team, led by Neal Allison, regularly works with the charity to provide its 600 clients with interview training and employment opportunities.
Will Hughes, Business Excellence Director at OPSL said: “By joining Trinity Winchester for the Big Sleep Out we aimed to raise funds, but equally important to help increase the awareness of Trinity and the services it provides. It was also great to work with Winnall Primary and to share their enthusiasm on building something so grand!”