Social enterprise Social Bite is working with more than 40 businesses across Scotland on a Christmas campaign which will ask customers to add £1 to their bill in order to 'pay forward' a Christmas meal for those in need.
A total of 34 formerly homeless people have moved into their new homes after the closure of hostels in Glasgow. Paul Gallacher is among those who have been found settled mainstream tenancies under Glasgow's Housing First initiative.
Anderson Strathern has marked a global first by becoming the first law firm to sign up for The World’s Big Sleep Out. The firm has committed to The World’s Big Sleep Out in conjunction with Meritas, the global network of independent law firms it joined earlier this year. The firm was int
A ground-breaking response to homelessness in Scotland has reached a milestone with more than 100 people having a home of their own along with appropriate support. Figures for July have revealed that 103 people across six local authority areas in Scotland who were formerly homeless have been housed
A master's student at the Heriot-Watt School of Textiles and Design has designed a clothing range to help people sleeping rough. Titled 'The Homely Pack', the project by Dundee-based Callum Donnan includes a selection of multi-functional clothing items intended to protect homele
Jane Bruce has been promoted to chief executive of Social Bite in Scotland as the social enterprise looks to take on a more international role. As co-founder Josh Littlejohn extends the Sleep in the Park concept across 50 cities across the world, Bruce has been moved up from her former role as deput
Social Bite provided a catalyst and funds that got a cross-city Housing First Pathfinder in Scotland underway. Here they explain why and thank their supporters. At Social Bite we are working collaboratively to ensure everyone in Scotland has a safe place to call home, we believe this is not only a b
Inksters Solicitors donated £200 to Social Bite after a consultant asked the law firm to donate her fee to good causes. Catherine Brys, who delivered a customer excellence workshop for Inksters staff, asked the firm to donate part of the fee to Social Bite and the other part to the Cyclone Ida
Scotland could be free from the most visible and acute forms of homelessness within three years as the Scottish Government-backed Housing First Pathfinder programme officially ramps up in five cities: Aberdeen/shire, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling. The initiative is joint-funded by par