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It’s About More Than The Coffee

It’s About More Than The Coffee

Can you support our service users with an “anonymous act of charity” The Rotaract Club of Aberdeen approached us last year to discuss the innovate concept of Suspended Coffee in Aberdeen.  This gives customers of various city cafes and eateries the chance to pay for an extra coffee or hot drink so that it can [...]

February 24, 2015 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on It’s About More Than The Coffee

Tickets available to support Hearts for the Homeless

Tickets available to support Hearts for the Homeless

This year’s team of RGU Events Management students are hard at work organising our 2015 spring fundraiser. Beth, Michele and Emma will host the Hearts for the Homeless dinner at The Copthorne Hotel on 20th March to raise money for our services. The evening will include: Welcome drinks Three Course Meal Half bottle of wine [...]

February 11, 2015 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on Tickets available to support Hearts for the Homeless

Baker Hughes 10K Running Festival

Baker Hughes 10K Running Festival

Would you be interested in joining Team Aberdeen Cyrenians in the 2015 City of Aberdeen Baker Hughes 10K? Aberdeen Cyrenians had a record number of runners in last year’s 2014 City of Aberdeen Baker Hughes 10K raising a fantastic £15,000 for our services. With this success we are proud to once again be an associated [...]

February 5, 2015 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on Baker Hughes 10K Running Festival

Goodbye Clifton Road

Goodbye Clifton Road

      Opened in 1992 and originally called the Leaving Care Project, the time has come to say a sad goodbye to Clifton Road. Following 22 years of providing high quality accommodation and support for ten young people aged 16-21 who have previously been looked after by the local authority, we hand the keys [...]

January 30, 2015 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on Goodbye Clifton Road

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign

16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign

The 16 Days of Action run from 25th November, UN International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10th December, Human Rights Day. The campaign spans these 16 Days in order to highlight the link between violence against women and human rights. Our Violence Against Women and Domestic Abuse and Supported Accommodation Project will [...]

November 19, 2014 62summerst News Comments Off on 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign

StrEAT Alternatives Cook Book

StrEAT Alternatives Cook Book

Volunteers Mary Holland and Alison Sim came up with the idea of creating a Recipe Book in order to raise funds for our Street Alternatives service. “As we’re both volunteer cooks, often working together on the same shift, a recipe book seemed a very good fit as a fundraising idea” said Alison. “Both of us [...]

November 19, 2014 62summerst News Comments Off on StrEAT Alternatives Cook Book

Festive Events

Festive Events

  This Christmas we will be out and about at a number of festive events along with a number of individuals and organisations hosting events on our behalf. Festive Stalls We will be hosting festive stalls within Asda Middleton Park and Asda Beach in order to sell our Service User Designed Christmas Cards as well [...]

October 28, 2014 62summerst News Comments Off on Festive Events

Serivce User Designed Christmas Cards

Serivce User Designed Christmas Cards

A competition was launched this year between all Aberdeen Cyrenians service users to design our Christmas Card. Ten colourful and artistic designs were submitted from individuals within our residential, as well as our community, services. One service user took a different artistic route, using words rather than pictures, to express their past experience and future [...]

October 28, 2014 62summerst News Comments Off on Serivce User Designed Christmas Cards

Rucksack Project

Rucksack Project

Following the success of last year’s joint venture with the Rucksack Project we are pleased to once again be working with Amber and Elizabeth in this year’s project.The Rucksack project is a worldwide movement born out of the simple idea to help those sleeping rough during the freezing winter months. The idea behind the rucksack [...]

October 28, 2014 62summerst Latest News, News Comments Off on Rucksack Project

Newsletter July 2014

Newsletter July 2014

We have had a busy few months and are pleased to share our latest newsletter with you all. We very much hope you enjoy reading to hear more about what is happening here at Aberdeen Cyrenians and about all our recent successes and challenges. We are currently reviewing our newsletter distribution, with consideration of reducing [...]

July 25, 2014 62summerst News Comments Off on Newsletter July 2014

Aberdeen Baker Hughes 10K Running Festival

Aberdeen Baker Hughes 10K Running Festival

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January 14, 2014 62summerst News Comments Off on Aberdeen Baker Hughes 10K Running Festival

Christmas and Beyond

Christmas and Beyond

Christmas and Beyond… The festive period can be a sad, distressing and lonely time for someone who is homeless or experiencing hardship. Over the past 49 years, Aberdeen Cyrenians has been doing everything possible to tackle homelessness, and at Christmas especially, we need to ensure our services are available to those seeking support. Our appeal [...]

November 8, 2013 62summerst News Comments Off on Christmas and Beyond
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