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Aberdeen Cyrenians seek further charity directors

Aberdeen Cyrenians have begun a search to find additional members for our voluntary Council of Management as we prepare for our 50th anniversary in 2018. Candidates with a commitment to social justice and the knowledge, experience and gravitas to provide strategic leadership are being sought to dedicate one or two evenings per month to help guide and […]

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Aberdeen Cyrenians share in Aberdeen University students’ mammoth fundraising efforts

Aberdeen Cyrenians were delighted to once again be part of the Aberdeen University Student Association RAG family and attend the disbursement ceremony last week to congratulate the students on raising £116,717. Throughout the year, University of Aberdeen students across all societies and sports teams work tirelessly on a number of fundraising projects including the Aberdeen […]

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CHARITY DIRECTORS REQUIRED

CHARITY DIRECTORS REQUIRED  Do you have Vision, Enthusiasm, Communication and Interpersonal Skills?  Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of others?  Can you spare one or two evenings a month?  Then come and join Aberdeen Cyrenians  Aberdeen Cyrenians is a well-known, local charity which has been commended for almost 50 years […]

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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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Membership

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Volunteering

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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Services

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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