Minister Visits Cherry Blossom Cottage

We were delighted to welcome Minister Darragh O’Brien to Anew’s wonderful service in Swords, earlier this month. We planted a beautiful Cherry Blossom tree together!

Anew Receives Charity Impact Award

Anew has been honoured at the 2019 Charity Impact Awards held at the Mansion House in Dublin.

Presented by The Wheel, the national association of charities, community and voluntary organisations and social enterprises, the Charity Impact Awards celebrate the positive impact these organisations, and the individuals behind them, make in the lives of millions of people in Ireland and beyond.

Congratulating the winners, Deirdre Garvey, CEO of The Wheel said, “Each of the 99 organisations and individuals who were nominated for this year’s Charity Impact Awards makes a huge difference to the communities they work with, and we are delighted to honour and celebrate their achievements. The Wheel is passionate and determined to support the remarkable people and organisations who work so hard and single-mindedly to ensure that equality, fairness, opportunity and participation remain central to our national identity.”

Anew received the Impact Award for Medium-sized Organisations.

For more information on the Charity Impact Awards and the winners visit the website:

Anew Shortlisted for Award

Anew was nominated in the Community Integration Category for the 2019 Irish Council for Social Housing Awards.

The ICSH Biennial National Social Housing Conference 2019 (supported by AIB) were held on 10th and 11th October 2019  at Whites Hotel, Wexford. The 2019 conference also included the Biennial Community Housing Awards 2019.

Anew Support Services – Their Story

By Specky Scribbler

In 2018, I wanted to get involved with some local homeless charities in the centre of Dublin.

So I sent a few emails outlining that a couple of us were based in a co-working space and wanted to get involved with some charities who needed help. Originally, we thought we would do a food collection, provide tea & coffee, that sort of stuff. I had walked past Anew’s office every day, and only had a vague knowledge of what they did. So, I emailed them.  (MORE)

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