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Charity news – Take the #NextStep with the Cyrenians

In this year of the pandemic, the charity, Cyrenians, has helped over 10,000 people experiencing the causes and consequences of homelessness.Ben was homeless this time last year, and has been supported to look forward...

National Lottery funding for Cyrenians

Cyrenians, the Edinburgh-based homelessness charity will share in a large funding round from the National Lottery.The charity produces fresh, healthy ready meals to distribute to those who are at risk of poverty and isolation.The Real...

Cyrenians are hard at work across Edinburgh

Cyrenians are always active and busy as a charity in Edinburgh, but more so now than ever.They have a variety of ways of carrying out their work with those experiencing homelessness or mental...

Cyrenians break target of delivering one million meals

The Cyrenians Fareshare depot has surpassed its target of delivering over 1 million meals to charities and community groups across Central and South East Scotland in their 20th year. Established 50 years ago, Cyrenians aims...

BBC’s Flour Power comes to Edinburgh

BBC Scotland’s bakery series Flour Power is coming to Edinburgh tomorrow night, with its sixth episode in its ten-part run featuring Edinburgh-based homelessness charity Cyrenians.The series features workmates from a different part of the...

Cyrenians introduce new pantry service to Edinburgh

Cyrenians have introduced a new pantry service, offering quality food at low prices in their bid to tackle food poverty here in Edinburgh.The Edinburgh-based charity deliver sustainable solutions for the causes and consequences of...
Homeless man in the street

Cyrenians Outreach Project Marks One Year of Helping Homeless People

An east of Scotland homelessness charity is marking the first anniversary of its Homeless Navigator Project. Cyrenians developed the project to provide advice and support to people sleeping rough in an around Edinburgh and...
Easter Road Stadium, Edinburgh, home of Hibernian FC

Homelessness charity Cyrenians provide free lunches at Easter Road

The East-of-Scotland based homelessness charity Cyrenians, working in partnership with Hibernian and NHS Lothian, has provided over 600 free lunches at their weekly GameChanger events at Easter Road Stadium.The charity run the lunches every...

Cyrenians announce five-year partnership with Essential Edinburgh

Cyrenians have announced a five-year partnership with Essential Edinburgh - Edinburgh’s central business improvement district.The homelessness prevention charity have launched the partnership with a unique exhibition in St Andrew Square throughout August highlighting the reality...

The Big Interview – Josh Littlejohn

Josh Littlejohn MBE needs little introduction. He and Alice Thompson founded Social Bite in 2012 to tackle homelessness.This is the charity which brought George Clooney and Leonardo DiCaprio to Edinburgh, and which made hundreds...

Cyrenians launch Nobody Chooses This campaign

To mark their half century the Edinburgh charity are going to raise half a million pounds from businesses so that they can continue their work with the capital's homeless.The campaign is already supported by...

Cyrenians have a new kitchen – get booked up for some cookery classes

Ian Grimwade is the Head of Business Development and Marketing at Cyrenians, a charity that does so much for the rehabilitation of people affected by homelessness. Here Ian tells us about the ideas behind the new...

Cyrenians open their new Cook School in Leith

Cyrenians have a new Cook School and who better to declare it open than the catering legend Prue Leith.Earlier today Ms Leith who is a cook of some skill but also Chancellor of Queen...

Cyrenians appoint Manager for the Social Bite Village

  Homelessness and inclusion charity Cyrenians are delighted to have appointed a Manager for the Social Bite Village.The Social Bite Village will provide a home for up to 20 people affected by homelessness. Cyrenians have almost...

Photography exhibition documents recovery journey

Garry Fraser BAFTA winning film director of Everybody's Child, a story about his own addiction recovery journey will open a photography exhibition in Edinburgh on Friday. The photographs are the work of Patrick Keast and they will...

Cyrenians Cook-Off Challenge takes place this Friday

This Friday night some top chefs will team up with Cyrenians and Edinburgh College to cook up a storm and raise money for those excluded from family at the same time.The evening will be...

Cyrenians aim to help even more out of poverty #tellyourstory

More than a quarter of Scots believe poverty is a result of laziness according to a new poll published by a Scottish charity seeking to challenge public perceptions of those in need. The poll, commissioned...

Cyrenians launch a new film today at The Scottish Storytelling Centre

A unique and innovative approach to supporting vulnerable young people who have been homeless is being showcased in an engaging short film to be premiered later today (but there is a sneaky wee trailer below......) Devised...

Edinburgh Cyrenians

A leading Scottish charity this week announced a ground breaking partnership with MITIE, the strategic outsourcing and energy-services company to rapidly grow a unique food waste enterprise started by the charity in 2009. CORE (Cyrenians...

Politics:- Edinburgh charity demands action

CEO of Edinburgh based charity, Cyrenians, Des Ryan, has written to the leaders of all main political parties represented in The Scottish Parliamentary Election 2011 to ask them for help. This is the text...

Cyrenians want you to be a friend

Edinburgh Cyrenians launches its new Be-A-Friend campaign today  to boost a shortage of Befrienders needed to help people who could be at risk of becoming homeless.Eight people are currently on a waiting list for...


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