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#Dublin Simon Community

# dublin-simon-community - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

'I was literally rock bottom. I was seven years out on the streets ... there's no way I'm going back'

Dublin Simon Community launched its annual impact report earlier today.

# dublin-simon-community - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Irish men to drive from Mayo to Mongolia to raise money for the homeless

They’ll set off on the adventure on 7 July.

# dublin-simon-community - Thursday 7 December, 2017

Grafton St busk piano up for auction to raise funds for Dublin Simon Community

Grafton St busk piano up for auction to raise funds for Dublin Simon Community

The piano will go on display in St Stephens Green Shopping on Monday, and is open for bids until Christmas Eve.

# dublin-simon-community - Sunday 26 November, 2017

From The Daily Edge 17 bands - including The Strypes and Delorentos - busked one after another on Grafton Street yesterday Music Marathon

# dublin-simon-community - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Simon Community 'desperately worried' as High Court leaves future of Dublin homeless hostel uncertain

The facility opened before Christmas 2016 and has been used as emergency temporary accommodation for rough sleepers.

# dublin-simon-community - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'The impact of this is untold': Health funding for homelessness has dropped since 2008

Dublin Simon Community said that health funding for homelessness has dropped by 10% since 2008.

# dublin-simon-community - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Charities warn that donations left outside shops 'could be stolen or deliberately destroyed'

Some charities have experienced an increase in people leaving items outside their shops.

# dublin-simon-community - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Local residents lodge appeal against recovery centre for homeless drug addicts in Dublin city

The recovery centre was given planning permission earlier this month.

# dublin-simon-community - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge A 7-year-old donated a fiver to the Dublin Simon Community with the sweetest note Help The Homeless

# dublin-simon-community - Saturday 3 December, 2016

10 stark images of homeless life are currently adorning the railings of St Stephen's Green In Sight Out This post contains videos

10 stark images of homeless life are currently adorning the railings of St Stephen's Green

The free exhibit is the latest foray by the In Sight homeless photography project.

# dublin-simon-community - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

At least 168 people were sleeping rough in Dublin last night

The number of rough sleepers in the capital has reached a record high.

# dublin-simon-community - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Helplessness, drug addiction and disbelief: An evening on a soup run for the homeless

TheJournal.ie went on a soup run with the Dublin Simon Community.

# dublin-simon-community - Friday 18 December, 2015

Here's the song a homeless charity hopes will be Christmas number one Kolumbus This post contains videos

Here's the song a homeless charity hopes will be Christmas number one

This time of year can be particularly difficult for people on the streets.

# dublin-simon-community - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

The government still thinks it can end long term homelessness by 2016

The Dublin Simon Community said today that the target is “unachievable”.

# dublin-simon-community - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Dublin City Council to get Nama hotel to use for homeless families

The number of homeless families housed in hotels has recently reduced from 186 to 154.

# dublin-simon-community - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

After their last one was stolen, the Simon Community get a new van

Just in time for Christmas too.

# dublin-simon-community - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Dublin Simon Community has only van stolen by thieves

The homeless service left their van in a storage facility following a charity fun run on Saturday only to return on Monday to find it had been taken.

# dublin-simon-community - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

€1.23m left in wills to Dublin homeless charity in 2012

Every night in 2012 the organisation provided 201 beds for homeless people, an increase of 17 beds since 2011.