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Guy

TARGET CAREER: ELECTRICIAN
Caseworker:
Seb

Progress

100%
£3,212
raised
£3,212
target
324
supporters
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Story
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Guy
December 28, 2018

I just want to thank everyone that donated to my campaign, it’s the best Christmas present I could ever have wished for.

Honestly can’t believe how quickly I’ve reached my target. Wishing you all had a wonderful Christmas and prosperous new year. Again thank you all so much. I’m made up!


Guy has been successfully funded!
December 26, 2018

He raised £3,212 from 324 supporters to become an electrician.


Guy
December 05, 2018

I can't wait to get started with the final stage of my training! Some of the people I met previously on the course are now in the process of finishing their training off and tell me how useful they've found it. After I've completed this, I can buy the equipment I need and finally start working as a qualified electrician. I can't wait!

At the Beam offices making the final checks on my new Beam campaign!

Guy
July 17, 2018

Some great news - I passed my Level 2 electrical training! ⚡The final assessment involved a theory test (which was not easy!) and a practical assessment.

I've already had 4 potential job offers from different employers to work as an electrician's mate! 🔌

My next steps?

I'm temporarily moving in with a family member whilst I work full-time to save for a deposit as I couldn't afford to do this whilst living in my current hostel. After settling into the job, I'm looking to undertake my level 3.

Things are really looking up for me at the moment - guess it's true what they say: you get out of life what you put in 👊

I'll keep you updated on how I get on with the job start!


Guy
January 07, 2018

Hi Everyone,

First of all I want to start by saying thank you all. Christmas is a really tough time of the year when you’re in recovery and when I read the messages at the end of a hard week it really lifted my spirits and cheered me up. I’d been checking the campaign page nearly every other day and never expected it to fund as quickly as it did. I’d like thank you all for your kindness; it really means a lot and I’ll be forever grateful.

With the money raised, I’ve now booked my training which begins in March. I also graduate from 7 months of rehab this week having spent 8.5 months free from drink and drugs. I now realise - fully for the first time - that I never have to use these again and can finally begin the rest of my life. Having the course booked gives me a clear goal which I can work towards as one life chapter ends and another starts. At the moment, I feel pretty confident and excited about the electrical training...but I’m sure the nerves will kick in closer to the time!

In the meantime, I need to start my training for the London marathon which I’m doing to raise money for Mind. I also want to explore volunteer openings in my local community so I can focus on giving back, having taken so much from others throughout my lifetime.

I’ll let you know how I get on with my training (both as an electrician and for the marathon!) later in the year. In the meantime, take care.

Guy


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  • Journey
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    Guy's first Beam campaign fully funded

    Guy completed his Level 2 Electrical Installations diploma

    Guy's second Beam campaign went live

    Guy starts his Level 3 Electrical Installations course

    Guy completes his Level 3 Electrical Installations diploma

    Guy starts full-time work as a electrician

    Budget
    Qualification

    Textbook
    £30
    Travel for course
    £200
    Tools
    £200
    £290
    Total
    £3,212

    Progress

    100%
    £3,212
    raised
    £3,212
    target
    324
    supporters
    Fund members like Guy

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