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A remarkable photo essay on life at Thorntree Street by Croatian photographer Antonio Pozojević



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CEO wins Community Commitment Award

On Saturday evening (14th September 2019) our Chief Executive was nominated for the Community Commitment Award in a prestigious awards ceremony hosted at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange. We want to express a huge congratulations to Helen, as she was deservedly announced...

Charity Golf Day 2019

A huge thank you to everyone who attended our our Charity Golf Day held at Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society on Friday 13th October 2019. We managed to raise over £2,760 over the course of the event! Congratulations to Team McGregor (pictured below) who took home the...

Can YOU help someone stay out of the rough?

Rowan Alba Charity Golf Tournament 2019 will be held on 13th September. There are a variety of ways you can make your presence felt at Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society. Book your place today.

Rowan Alba’s website gets an upgrade

Rowan Alba’s website recently got redeveloped, thanks to Edinburgh-based creative agency Whitespace. Whitespace donated 4 days of pro-bono work to help with the user experience and development of rowanalba.org.

Learning through Lived Experience

The minister for Public Health Scotland, Joe Fitzpatrick, paid us a visit at Thorntree Street. Our tenants got to tell him exactly how it is through their tales of life on the street and how we have supported them. Find out about the visit.

On Twitter

A huge thanks to everyone who gathered to mark the official opening of Thorntree Mill on Thursday 23rd Feb. Created in partnership with @we_are_CG , Thorntree Mill will get 9 former street homeless men into homes-for-life. Full story at https://bit.ly/3KTyfaC

If you know Rowan Alba, you know that nothing we do would be possible without our amazing staff, volunteers, tenants and clients.
Your donation to Rowan Alba this Christmas is about more than money. Make a donation today at: https://rowanalba.org/donate

We'd like to say a HUGE thanks to The Queensberry House Trust for their award which is having a lasting impact on marginalised older people in Edinburgh by improving communal areas in our supported homes so we can offer more social activities where tenants can make new friends

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