£500 Summer Challenge

Event Details 31 August 2019 | All summer, closing August 31

Can your team rise to the Oasis Community Housing Summer Challenge?

Ever watched The Apprentice and known you could do better?

Put your team’s entrepreneurial, marketing and leadership skills to the test by taking on the Oasis Community Housing Summer Challenge.

Motivate your team, develop entrepreneurial skills and enhance positive media coverage of your business.

The Challenge:

It’s simple; we give your team £500 – you grow the investment!

We’ll give you until 31 August 2019 to use your skills and ingenuity to grow our investment as much as you can. You can be as creative as you want; from hosting an auction to running a pop-up street food stall, it’s up to you!

We’ll support you along the way and shout about your success to our supporters.

The Cause:

Oasis Community Housing is a charity with its roots in Gateshead, where we were founded in 1984. Over the years we have expanded and now deliver services in Gateshead, Sunderland, Grimsby, Peckham and Croydon.

Our main business is providing housing and support to people facing homelessness, but as we put a roof over people’s heads and as we support them to overcome the barriers they face in life, we are actually seeking to do something much more fundamental, to provide a place where people can belong. A place where they can find community and relationship; a place that is safe and secure and a place where people can build a new future. We are an organisation that offers hope to those who are the most excluded, and we have the privilege of walking with over 2000 individuals on their journeys out of homelessness each year.

Our approach focusses on addressing both the immediate needs and root causes of homelessness by providing four cornerstones of support:

Home – 24hr supported accommodation for young men and women facing homelessness,

Basis – emergency beds and crisis services for those sleeping rough,

Aspire – employment support and financial skills training,

Empower – support for people who have experienced domestic abuse.

All monies raised through the Challenge will help us support local people facing a housing crisis. To find out more and sign up contact: or 0191 477 3535 and ask to speak to David Foster.