Cyrenians

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In the past year, Cyrenians’ FareShare depot based in Leith has distributed 1,800 tonnes of food to charities and community groups across Central and South East Scotland – the equivalent of creating over 4.2 million meals, and a three-fold increase on previous year. Cyrenians tackles the

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Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder has created more than 500 tenancies with the addition of 25 added in April, a monitoring report released today has shown.

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As part of its ongoing commitment to working in partnership with local communities, Taylor Wimpey East Scotland has marked the launch of a 12-month programme of support to Cyrenians by revealing its sponsorship of two Cyrenians Fareshare delivery vans. Boasting Taylor Wimpey’s branding, the va

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When the COVID-19 pandemic took hold back in April 2020, Eildon Housing Association got together with the homelessness charity Cyrenians with support from Scottish Borders Council to collectively distribute much needed food supplies to foodbanks and community groups in the S

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Today marks a year since 30 people with their own personal stories of homelessness, from working in the sector and living the experience, came together to form All In For Change. The group is the first such in Scotland combining both lived and professional experience.

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Cyrenians' FareShare depot based in Leith has distributed 1,300 tonnes of food to beneficiaries across the South East of Scotland, creating over 3.1 million meals, since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in March.

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Homelessness charity Cyrenians has quadrupled the output at its FareShare depot due to increased demand during the coronavirus crisis, delivering over 419 tonnes of food since March. Making use of FareShare produce, the charity’s Community Cook School has been converted into a production kitch

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Life insurance and pension fund manager Phoenix Group is increasing its support to charities in Scotland by donating £20,000 to both Cyrenians and Social Bite, each of whom works with people who are in vulnerable situations and either on the edge of or already experiencing homelessness.

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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 pan

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Members of Scotland’s new team to tackle homelessness and its causes updated the minister for local government, housing and planning, Kevin Stewart MSP, last week on their work so far, signalling the beginning of the end for traditional responses to homelessness in Scotland. Titled All In For

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