In 2015 the Peter McVerry Trust completed 19 acquisitions and returned 26 voids back into social housing.
The donated 'unwanted' gifts will ensure that people who are struggling with life will get a small token of cheer next Christmas.
The number of older people coming to ALONE in need of housing increased by 90% in 2014.
Inadequate response to crisis makes McVerry Trust question "whether this Government are committed to helping people in homelessness".
Call for modular housing to start coming on stream for the homeless before Christmas.
Skoda Fabia which Minister Kevin Humphreys won in an SVP raffle is worth €18,000.
“The Taoiseach recently said the elimination of child poverty was a moral imperative for any government. Yet child poverty rates in Ireland are a national scandal."
“When a family with 3 children under the age of 5 are sleeping outside in a park somebody needs to hold their head in shame and resign. A heartbreaking sight.”
Jesuit concerned that the Government does not fully appreciate the scale and seriousness of the housing and homelessness crisis.
Of the 71 families referred to Focus Ireland by four Dublin authorities, 63 had never been homeless before.
411 families in emergency accommodation with 911 children according to Dublin Region Homeless Executive (DRHE).
The latest Department of Environment figures reveal 865 children living in hostels, B&Bs and hotels.
New residence in Dublin will enable 26 long-stay residents have a permanent base for six months and will also offer nine emergency beds every night.
Primate of Ireland calls for urgent public summit to address pressing need for emergency accommodation for the homeless.
The Ripple container project is a charity initiative which will see a homeless family in Cork housed before Christmas.
Sophia Housing’s new Tubbercurry project provides 56 accommodation units for people with an intellectual disability.