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Soup for Simon

Homeless charity, Galway Simon Community, are calling out for local restaurants and cafés to sign up to their ‘Soup for Simon’ campaign which is taking place during this year’s national Simon Week, from 26th September to 2nd October. The campaign will see participating businesses donate

Style on a shoestring press release

The Simon Shop is hosting their summer exclusive ‘Style on a Shoestring’ this Thursday 23rd June from 1 to 7 pm. The charity shop is launching a range of high quality fashion for men and women including new and beautiful vintage items as well as

Get in the community spirit

Galway Simon Community are calling out for volunteers across their services. Over the last year, the charity has worked with 366 people, including families, who were homeless or at risk of homelessness and turned to them for help. To keep up with this demand, they

Galway Simon Community launch Schools Programme and Competition

Local homeless charity, Galway Simon Community, have launched their schools programme and photography competition ‘Capture, Create, Contribute’ in partnership with Galway based Yann Photography Studios. The educational programme aims to teach students how they can advocate and raise awareness of homelessness in their community through

Galway Simon Community says crisis still worsening

Galway Simon Community, local homeless charity, launched their 2015 Annual Report this week which highlights the increase in the number of people on the verge of homelessness in Galway. The report shows the charity worked with 366 households in 2015, an increase of 27% from

94% rental properties in Galway City beyond reach

94% of properties available to rent in Galway City are priced beyond the reach of people depending on state housing benefits, a snapshot study by the Simon Communities in Ireland has found. ‘Locked Out of the Market V: The Gap Between Rent Supplement/HAP Limits and

Get your frock on for Galway Simon Community

Ladies of Galway and beyond you are invited to ‘Get Your Frock On’ and indulge in an evening of glamour and elegance whilst helping to raise vital funds for Galway Simon Community. The exclusive fashion and beauty event was launched this week by Galway Simon