Today we publish a piece from a long standing friend and supporter of our group. Heed these words as they come from a knowing source. The closest feeling to having nowhere to live is that of a broken heart. It is a feeling of abandonment, of rejection and loneliness. When you are homeless you feel…… Continue reading Cold Hard Truth
How many this winter? How many this year? Many of us who’ve bought the flag, wore the t-shirt and walked the walk of Scotland’s failed policies on homelessness are now beyond persuasion. Personally I’m embarrassed to have taken a wage. Glasgow City Council and our National Government for decades, have wasted time, money and energy.…… Continue reading Update from Our Team On The Ground
Not only do we have our own football team but they play this Sunday in a cup final. Glasgow Wednesday Football Club were created by one our volunteer’s son to promote our group and help to raise more awareness about homelessness in Glasgow. They have just recently secured a solid mid-table finish in the league…… Continue reading Come watch our boys in the Refuweegee Cup Final this Sunday!
After almost a year of deliberation The Invisibles are very pleased to announce the launch of The Michelle McFarlane Award. Working alongside our new partners, Emmaus Glasgow and Turning Point Scotland, we will award grants to people recovering from homelessness in Glasgow. Creating a new service and making a tangible difference to people’s lives was…… Continue reading The Michelle McFarlane Award
In recent weeks we have started an outreach operation and have moved onto the streets in search of rough-sleepers due to decreasing numbers at Cadogan Street. Cadogan Street has been our base for a number of years now and with a few other homeless services nearby it seemed to be the best place…… Continue reading Reaching out to those who need us.
“A football club will be formed for the maintenance of dinner tables for the children and the unemployed.” The above statement was released after a meeting at St Mary’s Church Hall in the Calton on the 6th of November 1887 during which Celtic Football Club was officially created. Today, the club continues…… Continue reading We thank the Celtic Foundation for carrying on the good work of Walfrid and co.
Before we start we would like to point out that whilst the Winter Shelter has just opened in the LHM there are still lots of rough-sleepers, like the person above, choosing not to use the facility and sleeping out on our freezing streets instead. All we hear are plans and pledges to tackle…… Continue reading Merry Christmas and Thanks to Everyone.
The homeless industry gets its coffers filled by donations from the public. This weekend past was peak homelessness as the annual Sleep Out in the Park event took place in four cities across Scotland. Last year we were told that they raised £4 million to go towards tackling, or ending, homelessness. This year…… Continue reading Peak Homelessness at Sleep Out in the Park.
The murky Glasgow Action Group reared its ugly head again yesterday to demand the council “tidy the place up” and get rid of the homeless from Glasgow city-centre. The group is led by the multi-millionaire James Mortimer and his wealthy cohorts including Donald McLeod, the owner of the Cathouse and Garage, and Kevin…… Continue reading Hands off our Homeless.
Donations keep pouring in and we have had to take the decision to end our appeal and refuse anymore offers of clothing. We only have so much space and there are only so any homeless people in Glasgow so we will kindly have to refuse any offers of help in the immediate future.…… Continue reading No More Jackets!