More than 350 meals are being delivered individually to homeless people in Glasgow every day in what is believed to be the city’s largest co-ordinated mobilisation of food parcels by local charities and community groups.
The Royal Bank of Scotland has converted its Edinburgh headquarters in Gogarburn into a distribution centre to supply food and hygiene products to the Trussell Trust food banks and Social Bite. The Scotsman and Royal Bank of Scotland are issuing a call for businesses to donate any non-perishable foo
CALA Homes (West) has kicked off a partnership with Social Bite to help tackle homelessness through a series of initiatives, beginning with a pilot project at CALA’s Prince’s Quay. CALA is set to donate staff time and money to support the charity’s various projects across Scotland.
Social Bite and the ongoing drive to defeat homelessness received a financial boost this week from Glasgow’s iconic Western Baths. Members at the Western Baths in Hillhead donated over £1,000 when personal trainer Gary Goldie slept out at December’s event in Edinburgh along with te
A young entrepreneur who’s helping homeless people across the globe has won a top award in honour of Scotland’s most famous bard. Dr Josh Littlejohn MBE won the Robert Burns Humanitarian Award 2020 at a special ceremony in Burns cottage last night.
Homelessness campaigner and Social Bite co-founder Josh Littlejohn MBE has been shortlisted for this year's Robert Burns Humanitarian Award (RBHA). Part of the annual Burns an’ a’ that! festival celebrations, the RBHA is supported by South Ayrshire Council and Scotland's Winter
Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder has reached another milestone with the creation of more than 150 tenancies, a monitoring report released today has revealed. Housing First provides ordinary, settled housing as a first response for people whose homelessness is compounded by other disadvantag
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