Homelessness, Glasgow’s shame. NO MORE DEATHS ON OUR STREETS On the morning of Tuesday, the 21st of March 2017, the body of Matthew Bloomer, aged 28, was discovered in the doorway of T J Hughes on Glasgow’s busy Argyle Street. He had died tragically during one of the coldest nights of the year so far. As people of…… Continue reading NO MORE DEATHS ON OUR STREETS

A Homeless Man

When I woke up on Tuesday morning I looked out the window and selfishly thought of the impact the snow would have on my travel plans and my daffodils. It was around lunchtime when I got the news that “a homeless man” had been found dead at 9.10am on Argyll Street outside a department store.…… Continue reading A Homeless Man

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Stock Update

  Due to the generosity of the Glaswegian public as winter begins in earnest, we must confirm that our storage unit is currently filled to capacity and therefore we cannot presently accept any further donations of clothing. As the weeks and months pass, these stocks will inevitably dissipate and we will once again be able…… Continue reading Stock Update

Council Cuts and Homelessness

I first wrote on The Invisibles’ site some eighteen months ago. However, Councils have been hammered with more crippling cuts since then. Regardless of where your politics lie, you should be well aware that every Council Cut not only affects the livelihood of the Council workers, but the most vulnerable members of our society. Councils don’t just collect…… Continue reading Council Cuts and Homelessness

Cadogan Street Kitchen – Services Users Sign Up For Homeless World Cup Voluntary Roles

Tournament Returns to Scotland for First Time Since 2005     On Wednesday evening, we were delighted to welcome Laura from “Glasgow Life” to our weekly clothing distribution service. Laura is in the process recruiting approximately one hundred and fifty people to help out in various voluntary roles during the course of the Homeless World…… Continue reading Cadogan Street Kitchen – Services Users Sign Up For Homeless World Cup Voluntary Roles

It’s “T” Time – Sleeping Bag Update

  Well, it’s that time of year again when thousands flock to Scotland’s most popular music festival and we are inundated with enquiries regarding unwanted sleeping bags. We have been offered a very large donation of sleeping bags from Tangerine Fields, which we will collect on the 14th July and store for distribution later in…… Continue reading It’s “T” Time – Sleeping Bag Update