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Sleep Out for Simon aims to prevent homelessness across the West

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Homelessness and Housing charity Galway Simon Community is calling on people across Galway, Mayo, Roscommon and beyond to take on their Virtual Sleep Out for Simon challenge to raise awareness and vital funds to help prevent homelessness in the West.

Sleep Out for Simon raises €137,000 supporting more than five hundred individuals

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Homelessness and housing charity Galway Simon Community has announced their Sleep Out for Simon challenge in 2020 was their most successful event to date with €137,205 being raised for their frontline services.

Homeless numbers continue to increase, says Galway Simon

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Homeless charity Galway Simon Community has raised concerns over further increases in the number of people living in Emergency Accommodation in the West of Ireland. The charity has said that the lack of affordable accommodation is one of the factors driving the increase in homelessness.

One in three people who are homeless are women, says Galway Simon Community

Homelessness and housing charity Galway Simon Community has issued an appeal highlighting the challenges experienced by women in homelessness. More than one in three of the adults the charity supported in 2020 were women.

Brown Thomas merchandiser creates care packages for homeless

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Brown Thomas visual merchandiser and window dresser Jacqueline Roche has created care packages for homeless people living on the streets of the city.

Take a ‘Dip a Day in May’ for Galway Simon Community

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Homelessness and housing charity Galway Simon Community has launched a new virtual challenge calling on all sea swimmers, fitness enthusiasts and everyone in between, to take a ‘Dip a Day in May’ in support of those facing homelessness in the West of Ireland.

Homeless charity praises students' inspirational initiative

Two NUI Galway students have raised €1,729 for local charity Galway Simon Community through an innovative ‘Helping Haircuts’ initiative.

Homelessness figures now higher than before pandemic, say Galway Simon

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While there was a very welcome drop in the number of homeless families staying in Emergency Accommodation in the West during 2020, the number of single adults in Emergency Homeless Accommodation has been rising over the Winter months and is now higher than prior to the pandemic.

Sleeping rough for ninth annual COPE Galway sleep-out

Twenty-nine Galwegians will once again don their warmest coats and hats to sleep out on Shop Street for the homeless.

Galway Simon Community launches their Christmas Appeal to prevent homelessness this winter

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Galway Simon Community has supported 1,045 individuals so far this year but there are so many others across the West of Ireland in need of their support.

 

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