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CHRISTMAS DONATIONS GRATEFULLY RECEIVED 2021

We are extremely grateful for all the goods and all the money donations we received from Churches, Schools, Companies & Shops, Voluntary Groups & Charities and all the many members of the public..... read more...

CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER EVENT 2021

The Cyrenians have provided a Christmas Day Dinner Event to the homeless in Coventry for over 40 years and we believe it to be one of the biggest and best attended in the country ....... read more...

MCDONALD'S FRANCHISEE IN COVENTRY APPOINTED WITH AN MBE

MCDONALD’S franchisee John Kiely, who owns and operates six restaurants across Coventry, has been recognised in the 2021 New Year’s honours lists with an MBE for ‘Services to the City of Coventry’....... read more...

THE HOPE CENTRE AND MOSAIC CHURCH CHRISTMAS DONATION 2021

We would like to thank everyone at the Hope Centre Coventry & the Mosaic Church .... read more...

SPENCER GARDNER DICKENS CHRISTMAS DONATION 2021

We would like to thank all the staff at Spencer Gardner Dickens, Chartered Accountants .... read more...

SALVATION ARMY TOY DONATION 2021

Thank you to Gemma at Salvation Army for arranging toys ...... read more...

CHILDREN DONATE CHRISTMAS SHOE BOXES 2021

A big thank you to Jaiden & Poppy, aged 15 and 10 who are pupils at St John Fisher School in Coventry..... read more...

KITE PACKING CHRISTMAS DONATION 2021

We would like to thank the staff at Kite Packaging for their donation ... read more...

LOVEITTS CHRISTMAS DONATION 2021

We would like to thank the staff at Loveitts Coventry ...... read more...

O'BRIEN CONTRACTORS CHRISTMAS DONATION 2021

We would like to thank the staff at O'Brien Contractors for their donation.... read more...

LLOYDS BANK CHRISTMAS DONATION 2021

We would like to say a big thank you to Henry & staff at the Lloyds Bank in Foleshill .... read more...

LYNG HALL SCHOOL CHRISTMAS DONATION 2021

A big thank you to the pupils at Lyng Hall school for their donation of toiletries & goodies..... read more...

SEWADAY COVENTRY CHRISTMAS DONATION 2021

We would like to say a big thank you to Sewaday Coventry who are a local community group .... read more...

AHMADIYYA MUSLIM ASSOCIATION CHRISTMAS DONATION 2021

We would like to thank the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association for organising a collection ..... read more...

ST VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY CHRISTMAS DONATION 2021

We would like to thank St Vincent de Paul Society for donating several of their 'Vinnie Packs'...... read more...

LYNNE CLIFFORD CHRISTMAS DONATION 2021

We would like to say a big thank you to Lynne Clifford for her contribution towards our Christmas Appeal...... read more...

BALLICOM INTERNATIONAL CHRISTMAS DONATION 2021

We like to thank Anna Mondielli (pictured) for organising a donation with her colleagues at Ballicom International.... read more...

BABLAKE AND KING HENRY VIII SCHOOL CHRISTMAS DONATION 2021

A big thank you to the pupils at Bablake & King Henry VIII school for their donation ....... read more...

BARCLAYS FUNDRAISER NOVEMBER 2021

We would like to say a big thank you to Punita and all the staff involved in their fundraiser and we look forward to working with them in the future..... read more...

COVENTRY SLEEPOUT 2021 SUCCESS

On Saturday the 9th of October Cyrenians, St Basils & YMCA, came together as part of the Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 ‘HOME’ festival to host the Coventry Sleepout. Over 70 people slept out all night in the magnificent cathedral ruins....... read more...

HARVEST FESTIVAL DONATIONS 2021

Cyrenians gratefully received donations of Harvest Festival produce again this year from Balsall Common Methodist Church .... read more...

WINDSOR'S AND REFRESHED PERMANENT CLOSURE

It is with great sadness that Cyrenians had to announce that their charity café & retail shop, Windsor’s & Refreshed had to close its doors on 17th September 2021..... read more...

DUNELM DECORATE A CYRENIANS HOSTEL

On 9th September a team of Graduates from Dunelm attended one of our hostels for the homeless in Coventry to help decorate and partially refurb with a few little extras.... read more...

COVENTRY SLEEPOUT EVENT 2021

Cyrenians are very excited to announce that we be will partnering with St Basils and YMCA Coventry and Warwickshire/ YMCA Heart of England to host the Coventry Sleepout, as part of the City of Culture ‘HOME’ festival.... read more...

WINDSOR'S CAFE NOW OPEN

We are delighted to announce that Windsor's, our charity cafe is now open for the first time since the first lockdown in March 2020..... read more...

SAINSBURYS DONATION AUGUST 2021

Many thanks to Barbara at Sainburys in Canley ....... read more...

MORRISONS DONATION AUGUST 2021

A Big thank you to Rio from Morrisons Holyhead Road, again for the generous donations ...... read more...

POSTIVE CLIENT FEEDBACK

When Luke came into our service, he felt he lacked self-esteem and confidence. This thank you card describes the difference seen by Luke’s family after we helped him find a stable tenancy..... read more...

AIMS SERVICE CLOSURE

As of June 9 sadly the AIMS service will come to an end. Through face to face service delivery the AIMS project has supported many young people to overcome risk of school exclusion, isolation and exploitation..... read more...

MUCH LOVED VOLUNTEER HAS SADLY PASSED AWAY

We are very saddened to hear of the passing of Geoffrey Parker, a friend of our organisation and long-time volunteer .... read more...

MORRISONS DONATION MAY 2021

Thanks again to Rio from Morrisons for donating a large amount of food items to Coventry Cyrenians.... read more...

ISLA'S CAKE STALL FUNDRAISER

We would like to say a big thank you to 7 year old Isla who organised a cake stall with friends outside her house..... read more...

REFRESHED RE-OPENED APRIL 2021

We are delighted to announce that Refreshed, our charity retail shop re-opened this week after a long lockdown..... read more...

MORRISONS DONATION APRIL 2021

Another donation collected from Rio at Morrison’s of Holyhead Rd .... read more...

EASTER EGG DONATION FROM SITEL

We would like to thank Laura Clewlow and all the staff at Sitel in Coventry for collecting Easter Eggs...... read more...

ETCH AND PIN DONATION MARCH 2021

A big thank you to Aaron Ashmore & Etch and Pin, who are donating proceeds from print sales ..... read more...

MORRISONS DONATION MARCH 2021

Once again Rio and Morrison’s on Holyhead Road, Coventry, have provided another large food donation to Coventry Cyrenians..... read more...

CORE CORPORATION DONATION MARCH 2021

Mark, Jordan & Vannessa from Core Corporation (Maintenance) have kindly donated some much needed equipment ..... read more...

EGG SALES RAISING MONEY FOR CYRENIANS

We would like to say a big thank you to Joe & Ben Chick who had an 'eggcellent' idea to help raise money for Cyrenians..... read more...

HOME BARGAINS DONATION MARCH 2021

A New Home Bargains will be donating £2000 to Cyrenians ....... read more...

ROLLS ROYCE FOOD DONATION MARCH 2021

We would like to say a big thank you to the Unite Union at Rolls Royce Coventry..... read more...

MORRISONS DONATION FEBRUARY 2021

A really big thank you to Eddie and Rio at Morrisions for the food donations given to Coventry Cyrenians.... read more...

BERJ MAINTENANCE DONATION

Brian from Berj Maintenance has kindly donated some much needed stock ..... read more...

DONATIONS GREATLY APPRECIATED CHRISTMAS 2020

Despite not being able to receive many donated goods for Christmas 2020 due to Covid-19, the small amount that we were able to accept were quarantined before giving out. We are extremely grateful for those items and all the money donations we received ..... read more...

CHRISTMAS DAY DINNER EVENT AT THE ST PETER'S CENTRE 2020

We are delighted that the Cyrenians Christmas Day Event 2020 was a great success despite the many restrictions due to Covid-19..... read more...

MCDONALDS AND JAKE RESTAURANTS DONATION 2020

John Kiely owner of JAKE restaurants, and the franchisee for the Coventry McDonalds restaurants has kindly donated £1000 ..... read more...

SALVATION ARMY TOY DONATION 2020

Thank you to Salvation Army on Upper Well Street for the generous toy donation, Rebecca Stevenson (Family Housing Support Worker Stratford - Cyrenians) managed to secure the donation .... read more...

STRATFORD UPON AVON FOODBANK DONATION 2020

We would like to take this opportunity to thank the Stratford Upon Avon food bank once again, they have kindly provided us with 58 Christmas hampers .... read more...

LONG-STANDING CEO MIKE FOWLER RETIRES

This week we said goodbye to our long-standing Chief Executive, Mike Fowler. We would like to offer him our sincerest thanks for all of the hard work, energy and effort he put in to Coventry Cyrenians. read more...

HARVEST FESTIVAL DONATIONS 2020

Cyrenians gratefully received donations of Harvest Festival produce again this year from Balsall Common Methodist Church who kindly donated food items at their socially distanced Harvest Festival..... read more...

UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK LAUNCHES HOMELESSNESS TOOLKIT

The University of Warwick has launched Understanding Homelessness: A Creative Toolkit. This toolkit was designed by Nadine Holdsworth as a resource for teachers, youth groups, and other voluntary organisations..... read more...

AIMS SERVICE UPDATE

AIMS has continued to support as best as possible through Covid-19 the young people and families who were looking for help and has been signposting to services and their new ways of providing resources..... read more...

IKEA CLOSES COVENTRY STORE

Earlier this year Ikea announced their store in Coventry would be closing in Summer 2020..... read more...

£6M NEW FUNDING FOR HOMELESSNESS CHARITIES

As part of the government’s financial support to charities, a £6m fund was established to specifically help homeless charities ..... read more...

DJ DOC SCOTT RAISES MONEY FOR LOCAL CHARITIES

We would like to say a massive thank you to local DJ Doc Scott who has been keeping everyone’s spirits up by doing an online set every Saturday night since lockdown began...... read more...

CYRENIANS DONATE TO LOCAL NHS

Coventry Cyrenians were delighted to support our local NHS staff who are working continuously around the clock to save lives and help us through the COVID19 epidemic, by donating ..... read more...

COLD WEATHER GRANT FROM HOMELESS LINK

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded £24,000 by Homeless Link as part of their Cold Weather Fund...... read more...

COVENTRY BUILDING SOCIETY VALENTINES FUNDRAISER

Coventry Building Society Intermediaries have been supporting Cyrenians for several years by organising various fundraising events........ read more...

CYRENIANS OFFICE CLOSURE ANNOUNCEMENT

Due to Covid-19 and in order to best protect service users, staff & volunteers, we have taken the decision to close our Head Office ...... read more...

COVENTRY UNIVERSITY VOLUNTEER FAIR FEBRUARY 2020

On 28th February, Cyrenians attended the Volunteer Fair held at the Coventry University, at The Hub, Jordan Well...... read more...