Category: Charity

The Givit – Supporting Young People

Nobody thinks when they take their first drink or drug that they might end up needing to ask for support to overcome a problematic substance use issue. The GIVIT provides an intensive support service using a blend of youth work, counselling and a full recovery model that supports young people (13-25) to take back control […]

Leap Needs You

Elderly charity LEAP is looking for people in South Lanarkshire with a couple of hours a week to spare to join its band of volunteer befrienders, friendship group supporters, handypersons and drivers. The charity, which works to enhance the lives of people in South Lanarkshire aged 50 and over, already has a team of more […]

Asda Tickled Pink Campaign

Amazing fundraising efforts by the staff of local ASDA stores. 37 members of staff from Coatbridge, Blantyre and Motherwell stores raised more than £6,000 for the Asda Tickled Pink campaign, which funds world-class research and life-changing support.  The funds were raised through a sponsored walk, which saw attendees walk eight miles covering two laps of Strathclyde Park […]

Maggie’s Princes Square Catwalk

Princes Square is set to transform its stunning foyer into a catwalk for cancer charity, Maggie’s Glasgow, on Monday 2nd October – and the charity has invited people who have use the centre to be their models. Maggie’s Glasgow, the cancer support centre in the grounds of the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, will take […]

Joseph Potts Coffee Morning Success

Another very successful coffee morning took place on Friday 22nd September at Joseph Potts Glasgow Road Office. The coffee morning was a tremendous success where they managed to raise £550 for Macmillan Cancer Support. Joseph Potts told us, “We would like to say a special thank you to everyone who joined us and gave donations […]

Fun and & Games for Volunteers

LEAP volunteers treated to lunch and laughter as part of Volunteer Week 2023 More than 40 volunteers and staff took part in LEAP’s Volunteer Week thank you event in Cambuslang Institute last week. After a buffet lunch, everyone took part in games such as tin can alley, hoops, photo booth, hook-a-duck, noughts and crosses, giant […]

Asda Blantyre Food Drive

What a great day the Hamilton & Blantyre District Foodbank had at Blantyre Asda on Friday. An incredible 486.85 kg of non-perishable food and toiletries including £113.67 was collected. The food bank staff commented, “Well done and a massive thank you to Mary the Community Champion, Asda Customers and of course all the hard working […]