Actor George Clooney with Social Bite sandwich shop owner Josh Littlejohn and Alice Thompson Sandwich chain Social Bite has been awarded £550,000 to significantly increase its social impact working with Scotland’s homeless community.
Stephanie Tweed is proud to represent Scotland When Stephanie Tweed steps out this weekend to represent her country in the Homeless World Cup, it will mark an incredible step on her journey to recovery from drug addiction.
A two year funding programme has been launched offering a total of £150k to local projects supporting homeless people or those at risk of homelessness to rent a home. The Crisis Help-to-Rent Programme is open to statutory and voluntary services working with people not normally eligible for help fro
Blue Triangle Housing Association, which exists to support, accommodate and assist vulnerable homeless people achieve better lives, is holding a fundraising football tournament. The idea for the event, which will take place on Friday August 19, 11am-4pm at the Toryglen Football Centre in Glasgow, co
Over 350 volunteers descended on Glasgow at the weekend to be involved in the delivery of the Homeless World Cup which kicks-off on Sunday. The final training session, held at the Emirates Arena, brought together many of the volunteers who have willingly given up their time to support the global tou
Leonardo DiCaprio (Photo by See Li / CC BY) Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio is set to visit Edinburgh this year and become the latest A-lister to call in on homeless charity sandwich shop Social Bite.
Shelter Scotland shop manager Charlene Ritchie with a pair of dirty pants which were donated to the shop A full dominatrix set, a china doll with a lock of human hair glued under its clothes, a mummified cat, loose teeth with the roots still attached and 40 life-sized plastic pigeons are just some o
Dr Beth Watts speaking at The Rock Trust’s youth homelessness conference After addressing the international youth homelessness conference organised by The Rock Trust, Dr Beth Watts summarises her take on what the priorities should be in developing services for young people at risk of or experienci
A local authority in England has been criticised for its policy of buying one-way train tickets for homeless people to move them out the area. Bournemouth Borough Council said it has spent £500 so far on train tickets for nine people to leave as part of a new £200,000 strategy using “assertive t
Blochairn Housing Association director, Michael Carberry, joined 40 other volunteers to sleep rough last month to raise funds to help vulnerable, homeless people in Glasgow. Held by the Marie Trust, the ‘sleep rough night’ took place in Skypark’s car park with every penny raised helping to mai