Bethany Christian Trust



Bethany raises £53k for Scotland’s homeless through social enterprise

Thousands of festive shoppers chose to purchase with purpose this Christmas by buying over 3,000 ethical Caring Christmas Trees for people in need across Scotland.

Published 10 January 2019

Bethany asks festive shoppers to purchase Care Shelter Christmas voucher

National homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust is giving festive shoppers the opportunity to buy a bed for people who are homeless this winter by purchasing a Christmas Gift Voucher for its Edinburgh-based Winter Care Shelter.

Published 26 November 2018

Bethany’s ethical Christmas tree project gives shoppers the chance to save a life

Homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust is giving festive shoppers the opportunity to help save a life this winter by purchasing ethical Christmas trees.

Published 8 November 2018

Politicians tackle homelessness by showing support for Bethany social enterprise

Scottish politicians gathered at Holyrood this week to show support for Caring Christmas Trees (CCT), a unique social enterprise which has been running for 16 years and supports the work of homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust.

Published 2 November 2018

Stop for Soup campaign launches at popular Edinburgh soup café

Homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust has today launched its Stop for Soup campaign to mark World Homelessness Day at a popular Edinburgh café.

Published 10 October 2018

Lighthouse abseil event to raise much needed funds for homelessness projects across Scotland

Supporters of homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust will put themselves to the test next month by abseiling down Barns Ness Lighthouse in Dunbar to raise support for people who are homeless in Scotland.

Published 7 August 2018

Homelessness charity's choir helps Edinburgh man find a home and family off the streets

Kenyan-born Benson is a member of Lost and Found Choir, an Edinburgh-based men’s choir run by homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust.

Published 7 August 2018

Aberdeen FC joins homelessness charity to launch Feel Good Football for people in need

This week, Aberdeen FC teamed up with Scottish homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust to give people less fortunate the experience of a lifetime.

Published 21 June 2018

Bethany Care Shelter supported over 700 people this winter

A Winter Care Shelter run by Bethany Christian Trust was used by 722 men and women this winter, the homelessness charity has revealed.

Published 2 May 2018

Homelessness charities come together for pioneering fundraising campaign

Six prominent Scottish homelessness charities have agreed to come together for the first time for a pioneering fundraising campaign.

Published 26 March 2018

Fundraisers speak out against homelessness in Bethany Christian Trust charity sleep out

Scots have raised over £15,000 for people affected by homelessness a Big Sleep Out for national homeless charity Bethany Christian Trust.

Published 21 March 2018

Scottish Government accepts recommendations to end rough sleeping

New recommendations to ensure the commitment to eradicate rough sleeping in Scotland have been accepted in principle by the Scottish Government.

Published 7 March 2018

Bethany Christian Trust’s fundraising team celebrate ‘Suzanne’s night’ at Edinburgh Care Shelter

The fundraising team from national homelessness charity Bethany Christian Trust has paid tribute to local charity advocate Suzanne O’Brien, who passed away in August 2015 after collapsing on a bus in Edinburgh’s Southside.

Published 15 January 2018

Bethany raises £40k for homelessness through Christmas tree social enterprise

Thousands of Christmas trees were purchased by festive shoppers in November and December for homeless people after an annual fundraiser encouraged Scots to purchase with purpose.

Published 11 January 2018