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NCS CHALLENGE VOLUNTEERS AUGUST 2018

Cyrenians have recently received a help again from NCS Challenge, the National Citizen Service for 15-17 year olds. They came to one of our hostels to work on the garden .................... read more...

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH JULY 2018

Congratulations go to Tracy Villiers, our Volunteer of the Month for July 2018, who has received a certificate and gift voucher for all her hard work....... read more...

BELLWAY HOMES DONATION 2018

A big thank you to Bellway Homes South Midlands for their £500 donation.... read more...

RAWKUS PROJECT FOOD DONATION

Every year, tonnes of edible food and equipment are left in halls by students moving out and are simply thrown away..... read more...

THE NORTHBROOK 10K RUN 2018

The event is organised by Northbrook Athletic Club, who this year received sponsorship from Coventry Runner, Bruker, Deeley Construction, JLN Plumbing and Heating, Tony's Home Improvements, ACTfitness Sports Massage and Curtain Call.... read more...

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH JUNE 2018

Our volunteer of the month for June 2018 was Aaron Haskins..... read more...

WARWICK UNI LARGEST BLANKET FORT

On Wednesday June 20th Warwick University attempted to break the Guinness World Record for largest blanket fort, in aid of LWS night shelter..... read more...

POSITIVE IMAGES COMMUNITY INFORMATION FAIR

Cyrenians were invited to have a stall at the Positive Images Community Information Fair on Friday 22nd June, as part of the Festival Celebrations... read more...

NEW FAMILY SERVICE IN STRATFORD UPON AVON

Coventry Cyrenians have been successful in being awarded the contract from the local authority at Stratford Upon Avon to provide Temporary Homeless Accommodation to families in Stratford. read more...

VOLUNTEERS WEEK EVENT

We celebrated Volunteers Week at the 'Lost Without our Volunteers' event on 7th June in Broadgate ......... read more...

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH MAY 2018

Congratulations go to Selena James, our Volunteer of the Month for May 2018, who has received a certificate and gift voucher for all her hard work.... read more...

WARWICK UNI POLEATHON IN AID OF CYRENIANS

University of Warwick students spent 12 hours in ‘pole’ position to raise funds for a homeless charity in Coventry. More than 20 members of Warwick Pole and Aerial Arts (WPAA) took part in this year’s Poleathon for Coventry Cyrenians ... read more...

AIMS (ALCOHOL INTERVENTION MEDIATION SERVICE) UPDATE

The AIMS service has completed the first year of the four years funded by the Big Lottery and has achieved all targets set and continues to develop and support the young people and their families with their needs around emotional well-being, education, relationships and the other problems young people face these days..... read more...

THE BURNT POST RAISES MONEY FOR CYRENIANS

We would like to thank all the staff and customers at The Burnt Post pub in Coventry who have supported Cyrenians for the past year or so ........ read more...

KITES PACKAGING DONATES £1000 TO CYRENIANS

Kite’s Packaging Regulations team has selected Coventry Cyrenians as their nominated charity to support in 2018..... read more...

POETRY NIGHT IN AID OF CYRENIANS

A poetry night was held on the 3rd May at the Royal Oak in Earlsdon..... read more...

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH APRIL 2018

Congratulations go to Urmas Krautmann, our volunteer of the month for April... read more...

LONG SERVICE VOLUNTEER AWARDS MAY 2018

An awards ceremony was held at Windsor's & Refreshed on Wednesday 2nd May, attended by staff and volunteers. The afternoon was enjoyed by all who attended ............. read more...

CBS INTERMEDERIES CHEQUE PRESENTATION

The Intermediaries at Coventry Building Society continue to fundraise into 2018, raising another £4,000 through various fundraising activities ..... read more...

CLM CHURCH LEND A HAND APRIL 2018

A Big thank you yet again to CLM (Christian Life Ministries) Church Coventry ........ read more...

TRUSTEE RUNS THE LONDON MARATHON

A big thank you to Sally Eason (Cyrenians Board of Trustees Chair) ..... read more...

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH MARCH 2018

Congratulations go to Debby Kerr, our Volunteer of the Month for March 2018 ... read more...

CYRENIANS FOUNDER

In 1974, motivated by his own experience of being homeless, Tom Gifford set up Canterbury Cyrenians (now called Porchlight) with the aim of encouraging the local community to help homeless people............ read more...

VOLUNTEERS OF THE MONTH FEBRUARY 2018

Our volunteers of the month for February 2018 were Rob & Ian. They are both residents currently staying in our hostels for the homeless, eager to get back into work. They make a great team as Volunteer Van Drivers.... read more...

KIND PUPILS RAISE £3500 TO SUPPORT COVENTRY'S MOST VULNERABLE

Pupils across Coventry have raised more than £3,500 for charities supporting those in need in the city.... read more...

THE UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK LADIES HOCKEY CLUB

The University of Warwick Ladies' Hockey club held a ‘Charity Circle’ on 7th March organised by Meg Bailey. This included some hilarious challenges ... read more...

CLM CHURCH LEND A HAND

Big thank you to CLM Church Coventry, who are spending their Saturday's volunteering by carrying out much needed sorting at our warehouse. read more...

BABLAKE SIXTH FORM SLEEPOUT

A big thank you to Bablake Sixth Form students and teachers, whose brave sleep out on a very cold night raised a final total of over £900! read more...

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH JANUARY 2018

Our volunteer of the month for January was Paul Hobson. Paul has been volunteering at windsors and refreshed for over two years, initially 1 day per week but now does 2 days. read more...

BALSALL COMMON METHODIST CHURCH FEBRUARY HARVEST

We would like to thank the Ballsall Common Methodist Church Congregation, the Scout Organisations, and all who made a donation for the February Harvest..... read more...

COVENTRY UNIVERSITY IDC SOCIETY SLEEPOUT JAN 2018

Coventry University students braved the cold and slept rough to raise funds for the homeless.... read more...

AIMS TALK AT COVENTRY UNIVERSITY

Phil Smith (AIMS coordinator) was asked by former colleague Nim Bahia (lecturer of Childhood and Youth Studies) to deliver a talk to students about Cyrenians as a unique local charity...... read more...

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH DECEMBER 2017

Our volunteer of the month for December 2017 was Graham Cole ... read more...

CHRISTMAS DAY EVENT AT THE METHODIST CENTRAL HALL 2017

Cyrenians held their best ever annual event on Christmas day, at the Methodist Central Hall, welcoming all that may be homeless, lonely, vulnerable, or would have gone without a Christmas dinner...... read more...

CHRISTMAS DONATIONS RECEIVED FROM SHOPS 2017

We would like to say a big thank you to all of the following Shops that donated to Cyrenians this Christmas .... read more...

CHRISTMAS DONATIONS RECEIVED FROM THE STATUTORY SECTOR 2017

We would like to say a big thank you to all of the following Statutory Sectors that donated to Cyrenians this Christmas .... read more...

CHRISTMAS DONATIONS RECEIVED FROM VOLUNTARY GROUPS AND CHARITIES 2017

We would like to say a big thank you to all of the following Voluntary Groups & Charities that donated to Cyrenians this Christmas ...... read more...

CHRISTMAS DONATIONS RECEIVED FROM SCHOOLS 2017

We would like to say a big thank you to all of the following Schools that donated to Cyrenians this Christmas ..... read more...

CHRISTMAS DONATIONS RECEIVED FROM COMPANIES AND SUPPLIERS 2017

We would like to say a big thank you to all of the following Companies & Suppliers that donated to Cyrenians this Christmas ...... read more...

CHRISTMAS DONATIONS RECEIVED FROM CHURCHES 2017

We would like to say a big thank you to all of the following Churches that donated to Cyrenians this Christmas ........ read more...

TILE HILL JOB CENTRE CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

We would like to thank Paul Gallon and all the staff at the Tile Hill Job Centre in Coventry for organising a collection ...... read more...

STRATFORD FOOD BANK CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

A big thank you to all the staff at Stratford Food Bank who donated lots of goodies to give out to our homeless clients .... read more...

SUTTON ESTATE AGENTS CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

Many thanks to Peter Hudson and staff at Sutton Estate Agents, Coventry, for thinking of Cyrenians this Christmas..... read more...

HOWDEN'S JOINERY CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

A big thank you to Howden's Joinery, a supplier of kitchens and joinery products in Coventry, who presented Cyrenians a cheque for a whopping £1000!! read more...

GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN CHURCH CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

A big thank you to Sharon Edgar and everyone at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Coventry for the donation ..... read more...

ST JOHN VIANNEY PRIMARY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

A big thank you to Claire Littlewood and all the pupils & staff at St. John Vianney Catholic Primary School for donating .......... read more...

SEVERN TRENT COVENTRY CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

A big thank you to all the staff and Jennifer-Cosc Moore who organised the collection at Severn Trent in Coventry ...... read more...

MORRISONS CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

A big thank you to Kanwalpreet Banga who organised the collection at Morrisons in Binley and kindly brought them in to our Head Office... read more...

FREEMAN EMEA CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

A big thank you to Anna Jackman and all the staff at Freeman EMEA, the event managment company in Ryton-on-Dunsmore for their donation...... read more...

VINCI ENERGIES UK CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

A big thank you to all the staff at Vinci Energies UK for holding a Christmas Jumper Day in aid of Cyrenians Christmas Appeal ........... read more...

SOCKS 'N' CHOCS CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

We would like to thanks Cathy Foreman who collects on behalf of 'Socks 'n' Chocs'. This initiative was originally set up by a former soldier, PC Ian Northcott, known as the "busking bobby". read more...

SAINSBURY'S CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

Thank you to Sharon Brown from Sainsbury's in Courthouse Green, Coventry for organising the donation of assorted chocolate bars .......... read more...

WEST COVENTRY ACADEMY 6TH FORM CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

A big thank you to John Griffin and all the pupils at West Coventry Academy 6th Form for their fantastic donation of clothes, food & toiletries..... read more...

WARWICK UNIVERSITY LADIES HOCKEY CLUB CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

We would like to thank Sarah McHugh and everyone at Warwick University Ladies Hockey Club ........... read more...

FINHAM PARK 2 CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

A big thank you to Finham Park II students and staff who collected lots of clothes, toiletries, socks, food and chocolate for our Christmas & Winter Appeal...... read more...

JAGUAR LANDROVER CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

A big thank you to Helen Atherton who arranged for staff at Jaguar Land Rover to visit our Head Office ..... read more...

BISHOP ULLATHORNE CATHOLIC SCHOOL CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

In December Bishop Ullathorne Catholic School arrived with a minibus full of Christmas donations..... read more...

LAKER PROPERTY MANAGEMENT CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

We would like to thank Jim Moloney and all the staff at Laker property management in Birmingham .......... read more...

WESTHILL CORNER DAY NURSERY CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

We would like to say a massive thank you to Michelle Crane and all the staff and children at Westhill Corner Day Nursery in Coventry ..... read more...

NEHEMIAH UCHA CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

We would like to thank Simone Flowers and all the staff at Nehemiah (UCHA) Housing Association in Birmingham ............ read more...