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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 Statutory Sectors 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 Voluntary Groups & Charities 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 DISTRICT COUNCIL CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

A big thank you to all the staff at Stratford District Council who collected 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...

SERVICE SIGHT CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

A big thank you to Katie Wheat and all the staff at Service Sight Ltd in Coventry ........ read more...

O'BRIEN CONTRACTORS CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

A big thank you to Kelly Davis and all the staff at O'Brien Contractors Limited in Leamington Spa for organising a Charity Christmas Jumper day in aid of Cyrenians ........ read more...

SACHDEVS CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

A big thank you to Sonia Sachdev and all the staff at Sachdevs Chartered Accountants ....... read more...

KING HENRY VIII PREPARATORY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS DONATION 2017

Prep children were very generous again this year with all their donations for the Cyrenians supporting vulnerable people throughout the city...... read more...

COVENTRY CITY STARS DELIVER FESTIVE CHEER

Sky Blues fans were quick to suggest the Coventry Cyrenians and Nazon, along with fellow City forward Maxime Biamou, visited the Cyrenians and supplied them with Christmas essentials for the local homeless and vulnerably housed. read more...

CHILDREN DONATE CHRISTMAS SHOE BOXES 2017

Two very kind and thoughtful children asked their mum if they could fill shoe boxes and give them to the needy again this Christmas. We are very grateful that they chose Cyrenians again. read more...

NCS CHALLENGE VOLUNTEERS NOVEMBER 2017

Cyrenians have recently received a help from NCS Challenge, the National Citizen Service for 15-17 year olds........... read more...

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH NOVEMBER 2017

Congratulations go to Wendy, our Volunteer of the Month for November 2017, who has received a certificate and Gift Voucher for all her hard work....... read more...

WINDSORS AND REFRESHED 5TH YEAR ANNIVERSARY

On Thursday 30th November, staff, volunteers, and customers celebrated the fifth year anniversary of Windsor’s & Refreshed which opened in 2012. Free coffee samples and a buffet were provided. read more...

CRIMINOLOGY STUDENT VOLUNTEER FAIR NOV 2017

On 14th November, Cyrenians attended the Volunteer Fair for second year Criminology students at Coventry University held in the Foyer of the Richard Crossman building...... read more...

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH OCTOBER 2017

Our volunteer of the month for October 2017 was Urmas Krautmann. Urmas has volunteered for Cyrenians for almost 3 years ....... read more...

COVENTRY UNIVERSITY VOLUNTEER FAIR 2017

On 25th October, Cyrenians attended the Volunteer Fair held at the Coventry University, at The Hub, Jordan Well. Our stall was manned by Jo Page and Jack Swinburn..... read more...

HARVEST FESTIVAL DONATIONS 2017

Cyrenians gratefully received an abundance of Harvest Festival produce again this year from the following Churches and schools ......... read more...

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH SEPTEMBER 2017

Our volunteer of the month for September 2017 was Paul Edwards. Paul was homeless and stayed in our hostels until Cyrenians Support Staff were able to help him move on to his own accommodation..... read more...

AIMS TALK AT COVENTRY RECOVERY CHAMPIONS FORUM

Phil Smith (coordinator of the AIMS service) was invited to give a talk at the Coventry Recovery Champions forum on the 10th October 2017..... read more...

WARWICK UNI GROUPS RAISE MONEY AND AWARENESS OF FOOD WASTE BY SELLING MEALS FROM EXCESS FOOD

Two brilliant volunteer led societies at the University of Warwick - Rawkus (Rethinking Waste) and Climate Reality Campus Corps collected excess food from local businesses and created tasty meals to raise money. read more...

SAINSBURY'S MAKE LARGE DONATION THROUGH CARRIER BAG SALES

A big thank you to Sainsbury's in Far Gosford Street, Coventry. They raised £2,171.31 by donating a portion of proceeds raised from selling 5p bags during our charity of the year partnership read more...

CBS CELEBRATION AT WINDSOR'S AND REFRESHED

On Wednesday 13th September we held a celebration at Windsor’s & Refreshed for The Intermediary Department at Coventry Building Society, who since 2015 have raised almost £24,000 for our cause. read more...

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH AUGUST 2017

Congratulations go to Rachel Powers, our Volunteer of the Month for August 2017, who has received a certificate and gift voucher. read more...

ALCOHOL INTERVENTION MEDIATION SERVICE SUCCESS STORY

The young person was referred to AIMS by school at the recommendation of Children and Families First services. Concerns ranged from behaviour in class, non-attendance, ill health (physical and emotional) and eating behaviours, given the young person was very underweight. read more...

NEWSLETTER - SEPTEMBER 2017

Check out our latest newsletter for September, featuring latest news, stats, real life stories and more read more...

REFUGEE HELPED TO RECEIVE COUNCIL GRANT

A refugee (who would like to remain anonymous) who came to the UK to escape their country’s national service conscription was recently awarded a grant by Coventry City Council thanks to our support. read more...

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH JULY 2017

Congratulations go to Pav Sohal, our Volunteer of the Month for July 2017, who has received a certificate and gift voucher for all her hard work. read more...

VAC SUMMER SHOWCASE EVENT

On 2nd August Cyrenians took part in the Summer Showcase organised by VAC (Voluntary Action Coventry). Along with many other local charities we had a stall in Broadgate, Coventry City Centre. read more...

STRATFORD TOWN TRUST AWARD MONEY FOR BEDDING PACKS

We've been awarded £600 by Stratford Town Trust to purchase 30 bedding packs for service users staying in our supported accommodation units in Stratford, Warwickshire. read more...

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH JUNE 2017

Our volunteer of the month for June 2017 was Mike Wilson. Just over a year ago Mike started 'renovating' around 40 bikes donated to us by VirginTrains which had been stored in their lost property office but not claimed. read more...

BREAKS IT DJ EVENT AT INSPIRE

On Friday 7th July a DJ event (Breakbeat party) took place at Inspire, New Union Street, Coventry....... read more...

DONATION OF WASHING UP LIQUID AND WASHING POWDER

We have received a large donation from Coventry Chemicals based by Coventry Airport..... read more...

FOOD DONATION FROM RAWKUS - RETHINKING WASTE GROUP AT UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK

We've received a much needed food donation from the Rawkus - Rethinking Waste group at University of Warwick. read more...

BIG LOTTERY FUNDS VALUABLE SERVICE FOR CITY’S VULNERABLE TEENAGERS

The Big Lottery Fund has awarded £217,183 of National Lottery funding to Coventry Cyrenians. The grant will fund an Alcohol Intervention & Mediation Service for four years and, supporting young people (aged 13 to 18) and their families/carers where alcohol has presented a significant challenge for the young person and/or a close relative.... read more...

ANOTHER INCREDIBLE DONATION FROM COVENTRY BUILDING SOCIETY

Yet another incredible donation from Coventry Building Society, 48 hours made a real difference... read more...

POSITIVE IMAGES ANNUAL COMMUNITY FAIR

Cyrenians were invited to have a stall at the Positive Images Festival Annual Community Information Fair on Friday 16th June, held in Coventry City Centre ... read more...

COVENTRY BUILDING SOCIETY STAFF ‘SLEEP OUT’ TO RAISE OVER £2,600

Staff at Coventry Building Society have raised a fantastic £2,638.48 for Coventry Cyrenians – a local charity who provide a range of services to homeless and vulnerably housed people in Coventry and Warwickshire – by sleeping outside their head office for the night. read more...