Hollywood Star Rhys Ifans, paid-cable Epix and feature film Twin Town, is no stranger to charity. He reflects on the pain in his inner soul of over 1000 children on the street in the cold, even with the homeless services he promotes as ambassador for Shelter Cymru.
Though there is a law in place to priority need to a home in the U.K., there is a lottery system in place for homeless aid. Actor Rhys Ifans, Notting Hill, can't face the poor children out on the street. With 350 calls a month, the shelter at times has to warn to limited resources available. Rhys makes it a point for the public to know this, as well as releases his anguish to the problem.
Though Scotland has an every person housing aid, there is still a reported 1500 children homeless. With the official number rising to 5000 at the end of 2015 in temporary shelter, the past Christmas left many without homes period as well. Why is this? Even with a country with the aids for all homeless children, some children are still deciding to live on the streets. Though there are many places available, Shelter Cymru states on their site there is a chance, still, in many places that help may not be available due to lack of space.
With so many celebrities telling their stories perhaps HOLLYWOOD star Rhys Ifans, former Spider-man star, donating his prized Driza-Bone coat to Age Cymru’s Spread the Warmth will help bring the children closer to his resource, Shelter Cymru. Many coats were donated to raise funds for this cause. Rhys donated his full length jacket with a signed photograph and letter of authenticity.
“A child having to grow with the discomfort of insecurity is no place to be, Rhys Ifans says. This situation is “breathtaking” and ashaming.”
She’s Funny that Way star, has a closeness to change when it comes to those suffering globally. He has aided other charities to date: PETA, Teenage Cancer Trust, as well as the cause to uphold Seal Fur Ban.
Fact File - Hollywood Star Rhys Ifans Ambassador to Shelter Cymru Homeless Services
Hollywood Star Rhys Ian from The Twin Towns is no stranger to charity. He reflects on the pain in his inner soul of over 1000 children on the street in the cold, even with the homeless services he promotes for Shelter Cymru.
Actor Rhys Ifans ambassador of homeless charity Shelter. (2016, December 19). Retrieved May 11, 2017, from http://www.bbc.com/news/av/uk-wales-38373922/actor-is-ambassador-of-homeless-charity
2. Though there are many places available they still state on their site there is a chance still in many places that help may not be available due to lack of space.
Emergency accommodation. (n.d.). Retrieved May 11, 2017, from https://sheltercymru.org.uk/get-advice/homelessness/emergency-accommodation/
3. Though Scotland has an every person housing aid there is still reported 1500 children homeless.
Mackie, P. (2016, March 15). Welsh homelessness reforms show the way for England and Northern Ireland | Peter Mackie. Retrieved May 11, 2017, from https://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/mar/15/welsh-reforms-on-homelessness-england-northern-ireland
Homeless children in Scottish cities soars. (2016, December 27). Retrieved May 11, 2017, from http://www.thelondoneconomic.com/news/homeless-children-in-scottish-cities-soars/27/12/
Number of homeless children in Scotland rises to almost 5,000. (2016, April 5). Retrieved May 11, 2017, from http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/14405049.Number_of_homeless_children_in_Scotland_rises_to_almost_5_000/
4. He brings about awareness to his ambassador role with Shelter Cymru for the homeless by adding a donated coat of his, a Driza-Bone, to Age Cymru’s Spread the Warmth.
Hickey, A. (2013, April 18). Rhys Ifans and Welsh celebs donate coats to charity. Retrieved May 11, 2017, from http://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/local-news/rhys-ifans-welsh-celebs-donate-2674071
A. (2012, January 30). Rhys, Rhod and Rhydian Spread the Warmth for Age Cymru. Retrieved May 11, 2017, from http://welshicons.org/rhys-rhod-and-rhydian-spread-the-warmth-for-age-cymru/