Success Stories

Inspiring others to achieve amazing things

Beam is a crowdfunding platform that supports homeless people through training and into work.

Here are just a few people whose lives changed through Beam.

🏗️ Joe started work as a crane rigger

Everything is falling into place.

Joe spent more than a decade on and off the streets. Beam helped him raise £1,132 for Crane Banksman training. He’s working full-time on one of London’s biggest construction projects!

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✂️ Nick started work as a barber

“My life is coming together

Nick ended up rough sleeping after struggling with addiction. He raised £2,853 for barber training. He’s now qualified and working - and volunteers his trade at a homeless shelter in his spare time.

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💡 Tony started work as an electrician

I have structure in my life. It feels great!

Tony spent time in hostels after a difficult start in life. Beam helped him raise £4,378 for his training. He’s now working full-time as an electrician!

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👷 Pat started work as a site manager

I’m making my own money and paying my own way.

Pat had his own company but lost his flat after struggles with alcohol. He raised £1,005 for training and is now back on track working as a site manager!

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🔐 Levar started work as a security guard

I just want to say a massive thank you to everyone

Levar became homeless after he had to leave the area he grew up in. He raised £981 on Beam and is now working as a licensed security guard!

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🚧 Stephen started work as a digger operator

Beam was my turning point.

After being made redundant, Stephen became homeless. Beam helped him raise £2,712 for training. He’s now working full-time as a qualified digger operator!

Read Stephen's story

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