We believe in being as open and transparent as possible. That's why we have a transparency page which displays all our outcome data in real-time. We also link the campaign budget to the items we intend to purchase on behalf of a homeless person using Beam.

Budget taken from Natalie's campaign.

When we're estimating how much a basket of items will cost we either include '(est.)' or link to a screenshot that describes our rationale. 

However, in some cases we can’t include a link. Examples of this would be:

  • The specific details can't be displayed eg travel to and from training.

  • Linking to the item would make the homeless person traceable which breaches our approach to keeping people safe eg it includes the location of a service being used.

You can read about how Beam decides what to fund for homeless people here.

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