Tag: charity

Haven Charity Raffle

The Haven to promote our Festive Hamper Raffle which will help raise funds to support our services? Following last year’s success, we are delighted to once again present The Haven’s wintry, wonderful, ‘𝗙𝗲𝘀𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝗛𝗮𝗺𝗽𝗲𝗿 𝗥𝗮𝗳𝗳𝗹𝗲’! The Haven have been delivering emotional, practical and bereavement support to individuals, carers, families and friends in Lanarkshire for over […]

Tribute to much loved Blantyre Man

Family and friends of a Blantyre man who died after a heart attack whilst playing golf have been praised by the nation’s heart charity for their incredible fundraising efforts in his memory. Gordon Smith was just 48 when he collapsed at Drumpellier Golf Club in November 2006. The following year, his family organised a golf […]

Local Dementia Group

There’s a fantastic local group available to people offering support to those with dementia. Volunter Iain McMillan told us, “I volunteer with the Sporting Network Foundation and we run a group in Livingstone Memorial Church, Glasgow Road, Blantyre on every second Wednesday.” The group helps people with dementia and other things by talking mainly about […]

Drive to Maggies – helps cancer charity

‘Drive to Maggie’s – the four-day, 50 prestige and classic car Scottish countryside tour and Knockhill race event plus glittering auction – has raised a phenomenal £160,000 for Maggie’s. Fifty top of the range, high-performance cars departed from Maggie’s Lanarkshire on the 23 August, and enjoyed a four-day drive across some of Scotland’s most beautiful […]

Successful Running Challenge

Taylor McMahon (12) and his friend Bradley Welsh (13) are both young boxers from O’Neil’s boxing club in Cambuslang and have found a unique way to continue manage training. The lads train via zoom video app with their coach and have continued running during COVID to keep up their training and fitness. Taylor’s mum Danielle […]

Scottishpower Donation to Haven

Staff at ScottishPower in High Blantyre have donated £1000 to the Haven. ScottishPower staff Jackie Higgins and Maureen Park recently visited the centre to proudly present the cheque which was raised from various raffles over the festive period last year. Jackie said: “All the money raised from the raffles we run goes into one big […]