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Dublin Simon Community accredited with quality standard for their contribution to a circular economy

Charity receives CRNI accreditation for their charity shops Dublin Simon Community have today (28 February) been officially awarded with the ReMark ReUse Quality Standard of Excellence at a ceremony in their Camden Street Shop in Dublin. A pilot programme run by the Community Reuse Network of Ireland (CRNI) and funded by the Environmental Protection Agency […]

Dublin Simon Community receives European recognition

Housing and homeless organisation awarded EQUASS assurance for the quality of its service provision. Dublin Simon Community have received the European Quality in Social Services (EQUASS) assurance, in recognition of their quality social service provision. The awarding body, EQUASS, utilises a quality certification system that certifies compliance of social services with European quality principles and […]

Support My Legacy Week for Dublin Simon Community

This year Dublin Simon Community and 60 Irish charities are asking the public to consider leaving a legacy gift in their wills. Justyna Drogomirecka, Fundraising Development Manager, Dublin Simon Community said “When people choose to leave a legacy gift to Dublin Simon Community they are supporting thousands of people who are currently experiencing homelessness and […]

Ross Byrne: Why I’m supporting the Simon Home Run

Sometimes we take our everyday lives for granted. We get up in the morning and take a shower before putting on clean clothes and grabbing some breakfast before we run out to work, college or just to meet up with friends and family. For a lot of us this is just a typical day, but […]

Sport helped my recovery

Dubliner Tara McNeill first encountered the homeless charity, Dublin Simon Community when she was sleeping rough. Now, thanks to its encouragement, her own hard work, and a love of sport, she has turned her life around and shares her story to help others. “I had my first encounter with Dublin Simon Community when I was […]

Dublin Simon Community react to Rough Sleeper Figures

In reaction to today’s (20 April) rough sleeper figures, Sam McGuinness on behalf of Dublin Simon Community said: “On the night of 27 March 2018, 110 people were counted as sleeping rough on the streets of Dublin. This is a welcome reduction since the record high number of 184 in November 2017. The vast and […]