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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.
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 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.
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 visual merchandiser and window dresser Jacqueline Roche has created care packages for homeless people living on the streets of the city.
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.
Two NUI Galway students have raised €1,729 for local charity Galway Simon Community through an innovative ‘Helping Haircuts’ initiative.
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.
Twenty-nine Galwegians will once again don their warmest coats and hats to sleep out on Shop Street for the homeless.
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.