Tag Archives: Finding Hope

Media Release: Hoping 50th birthday will spark a chain reaction

Hoping 50th birthday will spark a chain reaction

MEDIA RELEASE 1 September 2016


Simon Community Scotland today launched the start of its 50th anniversary, by hosting a media event at the Glasgow outlet of a bicycle recycling workshop, which has been providing service users the opportunity to build their own bike, learn news skills and develop their self-confidence.

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Carly’s Story: From Prison to Presentations!

Tough Start

Growing up was difficult and quite chaotic at times. I remember feeling really ashamed and didn’t like myself. I saw the world as a hostile place. I quickly learned if I shouted louder and fought better that would keep people away – I didn’t want people to see the real me. I was quite popular and had lots of friends but wasn’t close to anyone. I felt alone. I was always up in arms against the world.

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