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Simon Community Launches Closing the Doors of Homelessness Campaign

The Simon Communities today launched their Closing the Door on Homelessness campaign. The charity, which is marking 50 years since its foundation in Ireland in 1969, has launched the campaign to tell the stories of people it has supported to close the door on homelessness. In the campaign, Simon Community clients will be sharing their […]

The sun has risen on the #LongestDay

Take the time to support Dublin Simon Community on Friday 21st June Dublin Simon Community’s annual Longest Day campaign takes place today (21 June) and the homeless and housing charity are calling on the public to take the time to support people experiencing homelessness. The #LongestDay campaign is a day of action. Many supporters of […]

Homeless Mental Health Advocacy Movement

The Homeless Mental Health Advocacy Movement was previously known as the Mental Health Reform Project and was a working partnership between Mental Health Reform and clients in Dublin Simon Community to campaign for better mental health services. Since 2015, The Mental Health Reform Project has worked on a report ‘Homeless and Mental Health: Voices of […]

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 […]

Ireland round off Mexican journey in glory

The Irish men’s Homeless World Cup Team lifted the Telmex Telcal Trophy last night The Irish men’s Homeless World Cup Team ended their 2018 tournament in style by lifting the Telmex Telcel Trophy in Mexico City last night. The trophy is for teams that finish the tournament between 17th-24th place, as the Mexico men’s 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 […]

‘Sixty Photographs for Simon’ book on sale in aid of Simon Community

Vincent Butler has recently put together a book entitled ‘Sixty Photographs for Simon’ in aid of the Simon Community. The book is an eclectic collection of images harvested from an extensive archive that Vincent compiled over a period of two decades during work-related travel. Twenty-five countries are represented in a broad geographical sweep which encompasses […]

Dublin Simon Community client’s art to be showcased at exhibition

Dublin Simon Community client’s will have their art on display in the Temple Bar Gallery from the 3rd-5th October. The exhibition is part of the official launch of the Scrappy But Happy 8! book and client recognition ceremony, which launches tomorrow from 2-5pm. This annual publication of artworks and creative writing pieces showcases the amazing […]

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 […]