Aberdeen Cyrenians, an Aberdeen-based charity who work with people who are homeless, fleeing violence, coping with mental health and addiction issues or facing crisis, is challenging teams to virtually travel from Pittodrie to 12 other Scottish Premiership stadiums and back home again throughout the summer.
Published 17 July 2020
Aberdeen Cyrenians is among 12 charities set to receive a total of £48,400 in the third and final round of funding from the Lord Provost’s Charitable Trust Aberdeen COVID-19 Hardship Fund.
Published 14 July 2020
Deeside Thistle Cycling Club (DTCC) has raised more £2,000 for Aberdeen Cyrenians by organising a “first-of-its-kind” virtual race.
Published 7 July 2020
Aberdeen Cyrenians has pressed ahead with expansion plans to deliver more crucial services for vulnerable people despite the impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
Published 16 June 2020
The current moratorium on evictions in Scotland must be extended beyond the current timeframe and include those who are actively trying to ensure their rent arrears are dealt with, according to a number of charities.
Published 26 May 2020
Nineteen influential charity sector organisations working to end homelessness will present a joint plan to the Scottish Government today based around three key asks that experts and academics believe could permanently end rough sleeping and destitution in Scotland as the country emerges from the pandemic.
Published 21 May 2020
Aberdeen Cyrenians is reminding people to continue to prioritise their mental wellbeing as the coronavirus lockdown continues.
Published 19 May 2020
Aberdeen Cyrenians is launching its own app and Let’s Get Digital campaign to help support and connect people who are affected by homelessness and isolation through the COVID-19 outbreak.
Published 18 May 2020
Organisations providing services to people who are homeless urgently require personal protective equipment (PPE) to ensure their staff can safely look after those in their care – this is the message from one charity in the North East that has approached the local oil and gas sector for help.
Published 1 April 2020
North east-based Phil Anderson Financial Services has donated £1,000 to Aberdeen Cyrenians after it matched a donation made by Skipton Building Society.
Published 19 February 2020
Homeless charity Aberdeen Cyrenians has teamed up with Aberdeen's Union Square to host Sleepout 2019 in the shopping centre's multi-storey car park.
Published 16 September 2019
Two charities are to share £12,500 of national funding to tackle street begging and homelessness in Aberdeen.
Published 28 August 2019
Five members of staff from Osprey Housing have taken part in a charity sleepout to raise awareness of homelessness in Aberdeen.
Published 6 April 2018
A homeless charity has not been left short of shortbread, as a famous Scottish brand delivered pallets of the stuff for those in need.
Published 5 January 2017
Christmas came early for Aberdeen Cyrenians when the homelessness charity took delivery of a bumper £14,000 donation raised by apprentices from Aberdeen Asset Management.
Published 23 December 2016