Generous staff at West of Scotland Housing Association (WSHA) gave it their all to raise £5,000 for Alzheimer Scotland and Strathcarron Hospice. The two charities were the nominated corporate charities for 2017 and were presented with their cheques at a celebratory event with WSHA staff.
Glasgow City Mission
Six prominent Scottish homelessness charities have agreed to come together for the first time for a pioneering fundraising campaign. The charities – Bethany Christian Trust, Glasgow City Mission, Street Soccer Scotland, Rock Trust and Simon Community Scotland/Streetwork – have agreed a formal co
Partick Housing Association has made a charitable donation of £300 to support Glasgow City Mission in providing a shelter to rough sleepers in the city. The Glasgow Winter Night Shelter is a project managed by Glasgow City Mission in partnership with charities, organisations and housing association
A sculpture depicting Jesus as a homeless person sleeping on a bench has been installed at Nelson Mandela Place in Glasgow. Homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust joined Glasgow City Mission for the unveiling of ‘Homeless Jesus’ outside St George's Tron Church.
The provision of services for homeless people in Glasgow is to be further depleted after a night shelter announced it is to close on a Tuesday and Wednesday night. The city’s Hamish Allan Centre, where people are assessed for a bed, will cut back on its emergency out-of-hours services from next we
Homelessness charity Glasgow City Mission is calling for people who have had links with the charity to come forward and share their stories as part of Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival. The charity has been faithfully serving those most in need in Glasgow since 1826 – indeed, it is the world’s ol
Homelessness charity Glasgow City Mission is taking “radical” steps to address the growing problem of rough sleeping in the city by purchasing homes to get people off the streets. Ten flats across the city will initially be purchased for some of the charity’s most vulnerable clients, with resi
The Rangers Charity Foundation’s Big Ibrox Sleep Outs are to return this year to once again support projects which tackle homelessness in Glasgow. The charity, which raised more than £52,000 following a series of sleep-outs last year, is urging anyone who can handle spending a cold winter’s nig
An already successful approach towards eradicating rough sleeping on the streets of Glasgow has been awarded a grant of over £400,000 to help maintain its work. The City Ambition Network (CAN) - a partnership involving key, city centre homelessness charities and statutory services - has received £
Councillor Frank McAveety with the homelessness easement card and IWS resources Glasgow City Council’s Poverty Leadership Panel (PLP) has launched a pocket sized information card to help homeless jobseekers.
A joined up approach used by Glasgow City Mission has resulted in the number of people using its winter night shelter decreasing from last year’s record count. An average of 27 homeless men and women have used the emergency shelter during December and January with a maximum capacity of 40 only bei
Team Cerico: Garry Meighan, Ben Frost, Ewen Cameron, Christo Kostov, Chris Farquhar, Maureen O’Kane, Derek Thomson, Colin Murphy and Darren Schafer Staff at legal firm Pinsent Masons’ Glasgow offices went on a festive mission to raise funds for a homeless charity.
Over 70 winter jackets have been donated to homeless men in and around Glasgow thanks to a Christmas Appeal launched by hub West Scotland. Enlisting the support of its supply chain of local consultants, architects and contractors, the development company will deliver the donations to homelessness ch
Charitable Rangers fans have raised more than £52,000 following a series of sleep-outs to try combat homelessness. About 200 supporters braved the cold and slept out overnight on the technical area at Ibrox Stadium in three events in November to raise money for the club’s charity foundation.
A homeless shelter in Glasgow opens its doors today for what is expected to be it busiest ever year this Christmas. The Glasgow Winter Night Shelter provides basic emergency accommodation to people who have nowhere else to sleep as temperatures drop. Last year it hosted 605 people on 4,060 occasions