Social Bite



Charities benefit from increased Phoenix Group support

Life insurance and pension fund manager Phoenix Group is increasing its support to charities in Scotland by donating £20,000 to both Cyrenians and Social Bite, each of whom works with people who are in vulnerable situations and either on the edge of or already experiencing homelessness.

Published 27 May 2020

Wheatley pledges additional 100 homes to Housing First

An extra 100 homes are to be provided by Wheatley Group to tackle homelessness and rough sleeping in Scotland.

Published 18 May 2020

Housing First marks first year with ambition for ‘rapid scaling up’ and prevention of post-COVID homelessness

A year after Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder was officially launched discussions are taking place between senior figures in housing, homelessness and government to significantly scale-up the programme and prevent anyone returning to the streets who has been accommodated in hotels and short-term lets under current emergency measures.

Published 7 May 2020

CALA Homes fast-tracks £2,000 donation to Social Bite

Housebuilder CALA Homes (West) is gifting £2,000 to Social Bite earlier than planned as part of a ‘roof donation’ scheme at its Prince’s Quay development in Glasgow.

Published 6 May 2020

Emergency free meals delivered through £70m Food Fund

More community food projects will receive funding to provide emergency free meals to those most in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 20 April 2020

Social Bite praises Wheatley’s £100,000 emergency food donation

Wheatley Group is pitching in to provide emergency food to homeless people during the coronavirus crisis with a £100,000 donation to help fund Social Bite’s emergency delivery service in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Dundee and Aberdeen.

Published 9 April 2020

Scottish Government offers emergency help for worse affected by coronavirus

People most at risk from the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak are to receive further support following emergency investment in crucial services and £30 million of new investment from the Scottish Government Food Fund.

Published 7 April 2020

Charities unite to deliver 350 meals a day to homeless people in Glasgow

More than 350 meals are being delivered individually to homeless people in Glasgow every day in what is believed to be the city’s largest co-ordinated mobilisation of food parcels by local charities and community groups.

Published 6 April 2020

RBS converts Edinburgh HQ into COVID-19 food supply centre

The Royal Bank of Scotland has converted its Edinburgh headquarters in Gogarburn into a distribution centre to supply food and hygiene products to the Trussell Trust food banks and Social Bite.

Published 30 March 2020

Social Bite re-purposes 'entire business' to feed Scotland's most vulnerable

Social Bite has launched a bid to feed thousands of vulnerable people and families in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 20 March 2020

CALA Homes and Social Bite launch new partnership

CALA Homes (West) has kicked off a partnership with Social Bite to help tackle homelessness through a series of initiatives, beginning with a pilot project at CALA’s Prince’s Quay.

Published 11 February 2020

Social Bite receives £2,100 from iconic Glasgow baths

Social Bite and the ongoing drive to defeat homelessness received a financial boost this week from Glasgow’s iconic Western Baths.

Published 24 January 2020

Homelessness champion Josh Littlejohn wins Burns Humanitarian Award

A young entrepreneur who’s helping homeless people across the globe has won a top award in honour of Scotland’s most famous bard.

Published 23 January 2020

Social Bite co-founder named Robert Burns Humanitarian Award finalist

Homelessness campaigner and Social Bite co-founder Josh Littlejohn MBE has been shortlisted for this year's Robert Burns Humanitarian Award (RBHA).

Published 10 January 2020

International reaction as Housing First in Scotland passes 150 tenancy milestone

Scotland’s Housing First Pathfinder has reached another milestone with the creation of more than 150 tenancies, a monitoring report released today has revealed.

Published 19 November 2019