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£5 to buy Christmas dinner for a homeless person in Scotland or provide food and winter essentials to refugees in Europe with Social Bite


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£5 to buy Christmas dinner for a homeless person in Scotland or provide food and winter essentials to refugees in Europe with Social Bite


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    £5 to provide Christmas dinner for a homeless person in Scotland

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    £5 to provide food and winter essentials to refugees in Europe with Social Bite

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About today's deal

This year, you smashed that total in less than 30 hours! We’ve had donations from across the country, with George Clooney, Nicola Sturgeon, Sir Chris Hoy and Jeremy Corbyn all supporting the campaign. 

Please help us keep this going and raise as much money as we can to help the homeless in Scotland and refugees in Europe this Christmas.

We don’t know about you, but Christmas dinner with our families is one of our favourite things about Christmas.

But for the homeless, it’s more than dinner, it’s the chance to get together with friends and a chance to enjoy some festivities at a time when it’s all too easy to start feeling lonely.

This Christmas, we’ve teamed up with our awesome friends at Social Bite again and we need your help and generosity to make an even bigger difference.

With today’s itison deal, you can make sure a homeless person gets a hot meal and somewhere to go on Christmas day for just £5.

We’re also asking you to extend a hand of compassion to Europe’s refugees by donating £5 to provide a pack of food and winter essentials from Trespass. On Boxing Day, Social Bite will set off in a convoy of vans to deliver your donations to the men, women and children fleeing conflict.

Vital Information

  • Your Christmas dinner voucher buys a homeless person Christmas dinner at Social Bite cafes in Glasgow, Edinburgh or Aberdeen
  • George Clooney has donated the first £5 to buy a homeless person Christmas dinner 
  • Your voucher to help refugees provides a food pack to those affected in Europe, plus Trespass will donate hats and gloves for every voucher purchased. 
  • 100% of all donations via itison will go directly to Social Bite
  • 100% of Social Bite profits are donated to good causes
  • Last year’s campaign was supported by Nicola Sturgeon and Sir Chris Hoy and enabled Social Bite to feed homeless people throughout 2015
  • 1 in 4 of Social Bite's workforce are from homeless backgrounds. Your donation is not only providing a meal, but also supporting Social Bite to break the cycle through employment

Good food, doing good

As the nights draw in and the colder months arrive, it’s more important than ever to remember those less fortunate and donating Christmas dinner to someone in need is a great way to do just that - with 100% of your £5 donation will go directly to Social Bite. Donate a Christmas meal and you’ll not only provide a delicious helping of festive food, you’ll also give someone a warm and friendly place to spend Christmas at one of Social Bite’s cafes in Glasgow, Edinburgh or Aberdeen.

Help men, women and children

We know how many of you have seen the news footage of refugees across Europe and wanted to find a way to help. As well as helping those in need in Scotland, we’re also giving you the chance to help refugees in Europe. A donation of £5 will allow Social Bite to feed men, women and children who have been forced to leave their homes because of war. Not only that, the lovely people at Trespass will donate a hat and gloves to go with every food pack donated, as well as essentials like rain coats and tents. 

Social Bite will be loading up vans on Boxing Day and travelling to Calais, Lesbos and the Crotia-Serbia border to meet with charity partners working on the ground to distribute the packs and help those in need. By donating today, you can help families bring in the New Year with hope that things will get better and the knowledge that the people of Scotland care about them.

A Social Bite near you 

Social Bite sandwich shops can be found on Rose Street and Shandwick Place in Edinburgh, St Vincent Street and Bothwell Street in Glasgow and Union Street in Aberdeen.

As well as producing fresh, competitively priced soups, sandwiches, gourmet pies, wraps, salads and more the team at Social Bite also feed over 150 homeless people every day. 

Social Bite is a social business which means 100% of their profits are given to good causes.  What's more, it's a cracking place to grab lunch.

Gourmet food

Social Bite doesn’t just feed the homeless, they also provide a chance for them to get back into employment. 1 in 4 of their staff are formerly homeless and getting back on their feet thanks to Social Bite.

The itison team are no strangers to Social Bite, regularly getting lunch there, and it’s not hard to see why. As well being an amazing, ethical business, their Executive Chef Mike Mathieson, happens to have a bunch of Michelin-starred venues under his belt. It really is a more fulfilling lunch!

Corporate Social Responsibility

Does your company lunch?  If so, why not check out the menu here and let Social Bite provide the catering?  That way your agendas and action points will be served up with a side of charitable giving which we think will make those spreadsheets far more palatable.

Small print

  • Once voucher has been paid for no further action is necessary; your money will go directly to Social Bite to pay for a homeless person to have Christmas dinner this year or provide Food & Essentials Packs to Refugees.
  • Christmas dinner: Social Bite has capacity to feed as many homeless people as necessary across 3 cities during the festive period. Any funds raised over and above this will be used to provide meals for homeless people at Social Bite through the year. Social Bite shops are also now open exclusively to homeless people in the evenings for 'Social Bite Suppers'.
  • Christmas dinner for homeless people available;
  • St Vincent Street, Glasgow, 12noon- 3pm on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
  • Rose Street, Edinburgh, 12 noon - 3pm on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
  • Union Street, Aberdeen on Christmas Eve
  • Refugee Food & Essentials Pack: Your voucher to help refugees provides a food pack to those affected in Europe, plus Trespass will donate a hat and gloves for every voucher purchased
  • Multiple voucher purchases encouraged. Option to send as a gift.
  • Voucher is not exchangeable for cash or valid with any other offers
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