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Drop In service helped by funding boost

Drop In service helped by funding boost

A vital service provided by Aberdeen Cyrenians has received a much-needed funding boost, allowing the charity to extend its service provision. The Advice, Information & Support Drop In service, which is provided five days per week, has faced an uncertain future due to recent funding cuts. “Since reducing the provision of our Drop In service [...]

July 15, 2015 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on Drop In service helped by funding boost

Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace donates £18,170

Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace donates £18,170

We are delighted to receive a cheque for an incredible £18,170 from Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace to support our Violence Against Women project. The project helps vulnerable women who have experienced or are currently experiencing physical, emotional and/or sexual abuse. Specialist services include One-to-One Support – providing emotional, practical and advocacy support to women [...]

July 14, 2015 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace donates £18,170

Party in the Park to support good causes

Party in the Park to support good causes

A Stonehaven family music festival is set to help a local foodbank by requesting attendees donate a tin of food as part of their entrance fee alongside donating all profits from the day to charity. Organised by music shop Ma Simpson’s, Party in the Park will take place on Sunday, July 26, at the town’s [...]

July 14, 2015 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on Party in the Park to support good causes

Aberdeen Cyrenians receives £18,000 donation from Chevron

Aberdeen Cyrenians receives £18,000 donation from Chevron

Aberdeen Cyrenians is delighted to have received a donation of £18,000 from Chevron Upstream Europe as part of the company’s social investment programme. The wives of some of Chevron’s executives from Aberdeen, London and the United States visited the charity this morning [Monday April 27] to present the cheque and learn more about the work [...]

July 14, 2015 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on Aberdeen Cyrenians receives £18,000 donation from Chevron

Aberdeen Cyrenians staff recognised at annual achievement celebration

Aberdeen Cyrenians staff recognised at annual achievement celebration

Aberdeen Cyrenians staff and volunteers came together last week to recognise and celebrate the work carried out by the organisation throughout the year. More than 60 people from across the various projects gathered together at The Office on Friday 22nd May, with each team receiving an award in appreciation of their work. Three staff were [...]

May 28, 2015 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on Aberdeen Cyrenians staff recognised at annual achievement celebration

ExxonMobil funds soundproofed meeting rooms

ExxonMobil funds soundproofed meeting rooms

Aberdeen Cyrenians has been handed the keys to three newly refurbished meeting rooms, thanks to generous support from ExxonMobil. The company funded work to have the rooms at the charity’s Summer Street head office soundproofed and redecorated. Approximately 20 people use the rooms each day through Aberdeen Cyrenians Drop In service to access advice, information [...]

May 27, 2015 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on ExxonMobil funds soundproofed meeting rooms

Baker Hughes 10K

Baker Hughes 10K

Following this year’s City of Aberdeen Baker Hughes 10K, here’s a selection of our photos from the day. [...]

May 18, 2015 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on Baker Hughes 10K

Baker Hughes 10K Spolight On…

Baker Hughes 10K Spolight On…

Team Cyrenians A team of four Aberdeen Cyrenians staff are representing the charity in Sunday’s race. Resettlement workers Vikki and Daniel from the Advice, Information and Support Service, admin assistant Aynsley, and fundraising officer Nicky are joining forces to raise as much money as possible for our services. To donate to any of the runners [...]

May 11, 2015 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on Baker Hughes 10K Spolight On…

Amy & Glyn’s Two Wheeled Hebridean Wonder

Amy & Glyn’s Two Wheeled Hebridean Wonder

A north-east couple are doing a 200 mile charity cycle, 12 months after a serious accident forced them to postpone the event. Amy Gray and Glyn Jarvis from Oldmeldrum will cycle across seven Hebridean islands to raise money for Aberdeen Cyrenians and Arthritis Research UK. The couple had originally planned to carry out the fundraiser [...]

April 30, 2015 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on Amy & Glyn’s Two Wheeled Hebridean Wonder

Aberdeen Cyrenians launches new Foodbank app

Aberdeen Cyrenians launches new Foodbank app

Aberdeen Cyrenians has become the first charity in the north-east to use an innovative app designed to help the public donate to foodbanks. The app, called Foodbank, was launched by the charity today. It features a regularly updated list of items required by the charity and is colour-coded red, amber and green depending on priority. [...]

April 29, 2015 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on Aberdeen Cyrenians launches new Foodbank app

Urgent Appeal for Funds

Urgent Appeal for Funds

****Dear all, thanks for your comments of concern. For clarity, Aberdeen Cyrenians is not closing or intending to close. The rumour stems from an appeal for funds for a specific service ie our Drop in Service which prior to the appeal the funding was due to run out at the end of June. The appeal [...]

April 2, 2015 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on Urgent Appeal for Funds

The Street Store comes to Aberdeen

The Street Store comes to Aberdeen

Aberdeen Cyrenians has teamed up with a group of students from the University of Aberdeen, to bring the world’s first rent free, premises free, and cost free pop-up shop to the north-east. The initiative, called The Street Store, originated in South Africa in 2014, and has since spread worldwide. Events have taken place in Manchester [...]

March 24, 2015 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on The Street Store comes to Aberdeen
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