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A sponsored sleep-out by CEOs of businesses across Scotland has raised over £500,000 to build accommodation for the homeless. More than 250 Scots from politics, business and sport, including Sir Chris Hoy, braved the elements to camp out overnight in Edinburgh’s Charlotte Square on December 15.

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Josh Littlejohn delivering winter aid packages to refugees in Lesbos last year The entrepreneur who set up the Social Bite sandwich chain which helps the homeless has received an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list.

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Paul Hilton, CEO at ESPC, with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon this morning The CEOs of businesses across Scotland took to the streets last night to join a host of influential people sleeping out to raise money to build a homeless village in Edinburgh.

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John MacMillan Armed with only a sleeping bag each, John MacMillan, MacRoberts managing partner and Laura Wilson, the firm’s marketing director will brave a cold December night to help raise vital funds for some of Scotland’s most vulnerable people.

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The team behind Social Bite is working with EDI Group, City of Edinburgh Council and other homelessness charities on Scotland's first homeless village. The social enterprise hopes to raise £500,000 by Christmas to build 10 purpose-built homes in Granton by next summer, which will house up to 20 hom

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Leonardo DiCaprio meets formerly homeless staff from the new Social Bite restaurant, Home Oscar winning actor and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio visited a new restaurant in Edinburgh yesterday which was set up to provide food, training and employment opportunities for homeless people in Scotland

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(from left) Diners George Watson, Stewart Rosie and Gary Baker with Layla Gassabi of Maison Bleue restaurants Homeless people in Edinburgh have been treated to a fine dining meal at a chic new restaurant for the first time.

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Social enterprise sandwich shop chain Social Bite has teamed up with one of Scotland’s best chefs to launch a new restaurant to train homeless people. The restaurant, called Home, will see Michellin-starred chef Martin Wishart guest chef once a quarter at the Queensferry Street venue in the west e

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Actor George Clooney with Social Bite sandwich shop owner Josh Littlejohn and Alice Thompson Sandwich chain Social Bite has been awarded £550,000 to significantly increase its social impact working with Scotland’s homeless community.

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Leonardo DiCaprio (Photo by See Li / CC BY) Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio is set to visit Edinburgh this year and become the latest A-lister to call in on homeless charity sandwich shop Social Bite.

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Josh Littlejohn in Lesbos A convoy of Social Bite vans came to the aid of tens of thousands of refugees living in desperate conditions across Europe with a delivery of donated food and warm clothing to camps in Calais, Serbia and the Greek island of Lesbos.

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