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60,000 join World’s Big Sleep Out

Events calling for an end to homelessness took place in 52 cities across the world, with Scots amongst those taking part

9th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Disability charities grill election candidates

Representatives from the main political parties came under scrutiny at a hustings event organised by 10 leading Scottish disability charities

6th December 2019 by Graham Martin

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Revealed: the modern volunteer in Scotland

New research has given a comprehensive picture of the types of people who are volunteering in Scotland

6th December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Disabled man in £25k DWP windfall

​Result for the social housing tenant

5th December 2019 by Robert Armour

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Sort low income poverty demands Citizens Advice

Rights group urges next government to prioritise low income families

3rd December 2019 by Robert Armour

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Amazon shoppers urged to help homeless people

Charity’s Amazon wishlist makes it easy to buy sleeping bags and clothes for those sleeping rough.

2nd December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Project aims to break cycle of disadvantage

Venture Trust and Cycling Scotland are working in tandem to help disadvantaged young people through the power of bicycles

2nd December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Help provide support for vulnerable families this Christmas

One Parent Families Scotland is appealing to the people of Glasgow, Lanarkshire and Dundee to spread some Christmas cheer this month

2nd December 2019 by Gareth Jones

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Finland “holds the key” to tackling youth offending

Youth charity sees benefits of mediation during visit to Nordic nation.

2nd December 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Rangers celebrate partnership with LGBT inclusion charity

Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara joined pupils to celebrate the launch of a new partnership between the club’s charity foundation and TIE

29th November 2019 by Graham Martin

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Charity lists 10 tips to avoid Christmas debt

Citizens Advice Scotland has published a guide on how to avoid Christmas on credit.

28th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Social enterprise donates 1000 gifts to local children

Total Homes has distributed the presents to community organisations and housing associations.

27th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Scots children at risk by unlawful block on disability equipment

Blanket bans are being used as an excuse not to supply vital equipment

26th November 2019 by Robert Armour

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Misogyny should be standalone offence, say charities

Scottish Government urged to challenge “epidemic” of harassment and abuse.

26th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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SFHA joins domestic abuse campaign

Scottish Federation of Housing Associations pledges to support residents and staff.

25th November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Barnardo’s warns of Christmas misery for children in poverty

Charity launches Kidsmas campaign to help vulnerable children this festive season.

23rd November 2019 by Gavin Stuart

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Sector staff excel in use of social media

Several members of staff from Scottish voluntary organisations have been recognised at the Social CEOs

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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New Right to Food film unveiled

The Scottish Human Rights Commission and Nourish Scotland have launched a new film to highlight what the Right to Food means

22nd November 2019 by Gareth Jones

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General election 2019: third sector news, views and analysis

General election 2019: TFN campaign round up

21st November 2019 by TFN

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