Jay was homeless when he first arrived at The Lighthouse Café. Soon he was attending the charity’s outreach teams and over time started to volunteer himself – all while still living on the streets.

Now Jay is the manager of the soup kitchen at The Lighthouse, where he first went for help. He is currently completing his masters in Social Care and has encouraged hundreds of homeless and vulnerable people in their own progress. Jay has also organised several fundraisers and raised thousands of euro for the homeless outreach work. He was directly involved in enrolling twelve homeless people in educational courses and also started weekly outreach teams to connect with homeless people in Dublin city centre.

Congratulations to all the other winners on the night!

See here 2020 Winners