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Aberdeen Cyrenians to share funding windfall

Aberdeen Cyrenians are delighted to have been selected by local restaurant Boozy Cow to be one of their charity partners. The Boozy Cow concept, developed by philanthropist Garreth Wood, has given away ALL its profits with almost half a million pounds being donated to date to good causes. Aberdeen Cyrenians is one of five Aberdeen […]

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Violence Against Women Project secures Big Lottery Fund award

We are very pleased to announce that our Violence Against Women Project has been awarded a grant of £401,916 over a 5-year period from the Big Lottery Fund. The grant will make a significant difference to women affected by gender-based abuse in Aberdeen and the surrounding area. The Violence Against Women Project (VAW) was launched in […]

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Kiltwalk Aberdeen 2017

Aberdeen Cyrenians is a proud charity partner of Kiltwalk 2017. We are looking for participants to take part in this unique event and walk for #teamcyrenians at the Aberdeen event on Sunday 4 June. And thanks to the support of The Hunter Foundation, we don’t just get 100% of the money you raise, we’ll receive 110% With 3 different […]

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Baker Hughes 10k Running Festival 2017

Aberdeen Cyrenians is once again a proud partner charity of the Baker Hughes 10K running festival. We’re looking for walkers, runners and joggers to join #TeamCyrenians at this year’s event on Sunday 14 May at Aberdeen’s Beach Boulevard. There will of course be prizes for #TeamCyrenians for the best corporate team, the most raised, the fastest time […]

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Christmas And Beyond

The winter period is once again upon us and Aberdeen Cyrenians will spend the coming weeks and months supporting some of the north-east of Scotland’s most vulnerable people through what can often be a sad, distressing and lonely time. An ever increasing number of people have reached out to us for support this year with […]

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We have a wide range of volunteer roles including cooking, food sorting, driving and making food parcels. Click here to find out when our next Volunteer Information Session is.

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Aberdeen Cyrenians offer a variety of services to ease homelessness in Aberdeen. For more information please click here or here to read about some of people we’ve helped

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History of Aberdeen Cyrenians

Aberdeen Cyrenians began in 1968 with a soup kitchen run in the city’s Castlegate.  Organised by students from Aberdeen University, this service provided basic food to a growing number of people.  It became increasingly obvious that there was a high demand for further support services and eventually a night shelter was opened. Over the next 4 […]

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Find out about some of the latest going ons with Aberdeen Cyrenians

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“The work of The Cyrenians is invaluable to the local community.

Thousands of people in the Northeast who have experienced difficult, chaotic periods in their life have been significantly helped by The Cyrenians and this is something we should be very proud of.” Annie Lennox

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There are many ways to help us raise funds. Please see our fundraising page for various annual events we have including our mass Sleepout or get in touch to discuss how we can help with your own fundraising event

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Case Studies-Anne

Anne had experienced many years of domestic abuse before fleeing the marital home. At the point that Anne was referred to the Woman’s Issues Worker, she had just been allocated her new tenancy. Anne was overwhelmed by the prospect of setting up a new home for herself, having never lived on her own before. Anne was […]

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