Meet our clients

20 July 2016
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Earlier this month Sam Lewis posted a great piece on Ember Television. Like many people, he has noticed the rising numbers of people in Birmingham who are sleeping rough (on the streets). In this article, he kindly featured information about SIFA Fireside, explaining how we help people off the streets. He also wrote about the numbers of […]

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An update on our corporate supporters

20 July 2016
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We have been overwhelmed by the generosity of local businesses, who tell us that they can see the growing number of people who are sleeping on the streets in and around Birmingham and they want to help.  It’s great to see so many businesses proactively responding to a real need in the community, and as […]

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Gayle’s Story

12 July 2016
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Gayle has volunteered for us for two years.  She has previously suffered from addictions and is on her recovery journey. She was staying in a shared house and feeling bored so decide to look for opportunities to volunteer at organisations connected to homelessness and recovery. She arrived at SIFA Fireside and said her first impression […]

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Well done to our award winners!

12 July 2016

Congratulations and well done to our BVSC Volunteer Award winners.  This year, during volunteers week, BVSC held their annual volunteer awards at Blakesley Hall.  We were delighted that our very own ‘Birmingham Teapot Fund’ were awarded the BVSC Volunteer Team of the Year Award and that Sister Rose was runner-up in the Over 50’s Volunteer […]

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Marcin’s Story

8 July 2016
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We would just like to start by thanking Marcin for sharing his story with us. By sharing his story we want you to see the person behind the statistic. Marcin was born in Poland and grew up there until he finished Vocational School and joined the army. He served in the Army for three and a […]

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Volunteer thank you event hosted by 1847

7 July 2016

On the 21st June 2016, the vegetarian restaurant, 1847, hosted a wonderful event in Birmingham Great Western Arcade. This evening celebration was to thank our volunteers for all their dedication and hard work over the year. Volunteers are vital in helping us to deliver our services, supporting people who are homeless or vulnerably housed and […]

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Proud to be part of Birmingham Pride

7 July 2016
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We were delighted that Birmingham Pride chose SIFA Fireside as one of three charities it supported at this year’s festival, which took place in Birmingham’s Gay Village on 28th & 29th May 2016. Birmingham Pride is one of the biggest annual LGBT festivals in the UK, held every year over the Spring Bank Holiday. This year marks 20 years of […]

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Shoosmiths make us their Charity of the Year

5 July 2016
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We are delighted to have been chosen by staff at Shoosmiths in Birmingham as their ‘Charity of the Year’.  The team at Shoosmiths Birmingham Office are planning a number of fundraising activities and events throughout the year to raise money to support SIFA Fireside. “We at Shoosmiths Birmingham office are delighted to work with SIFA […]

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Students sleep-out for SIFA Fireside

15 April 2016
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We are pleased to announce that The Cardinal Griffin Catholic College have adopted us as their charity partner for their Year 13 students .  The Cardinal Griffin Catholic College works with students to promote important values of compassion, hope and generosity  and to become ‘men and women for others’, and each year they ask students […]

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Open Cinema – Sponsorship Opportunity

5 April 2016
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We are seeking sponsors for Open Cinema: to provide a weekly cinema club for people who are homeless or vulnerably housed. We ran ‘Open Cinema’ at SIFA Fireside last year when 35 homeless and vulnerably-housed people were able to access a film and workshop each week of the season which gave them the opportunity to […]

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