South Lanarkshire charity LEAP the Lightburn Elderly Association Project has been named the Herald Society Awards 2019 Older People’s Project of the Year. The announcement came at the Awards dinner on Wednesday, 6 November at the Doubletree by Hilton in Glasgow. Introducing the award, host Jennifer Reoch, the TV and radio presenter, said all the finalists had been […]
LEAP Hands On Project have a friendship group for over 50’s in the Blantyre area. They’re looking for volunteers and of course more people to attend. Meeting weekly on a Monday afternoon, it’s an excellent chance to come together, have a blether and a cuppa. Tel 01698 907 004 and ask for Taylor for more […]
Lanarkshire Credit Union donates 50 eggs for LEAP clients to enjoy For Jim Lannigan and Aaron Kerr, from Lanarkshire Credit Union, it felt better to give than to receive this Easter, when they donated 50 chocolate eggs to LEAP to hand out to people it supports. Jim said: “We had a load of Easter eggs […]
Lottery award helps Lanarkshire charity continue leisure and learning programme LEAP Leisure and Learning programme for older people secured for further two years Lanarkshire Charity LEAP has secured more than £47,000 funding for its Leisure and Learning programme for older people in the area. The charity was set up more than 25 years ago by […]
Staff and volunteers from LEAP’s Hands On Project raise more than £415 in Asda bag pack day Local elderly charity Lightburn Elderly Association Project (LEAP) has raised more than £415 for its Hands On Project (HOP) through a bag packing day in Asda Blantyre. 17 staff and volunteers made light work of packing customers’ bags, […]
Award Winning Organisation Secures Grants for its Hands on Project Services The Lightburn Elderly Association Project are delighted to announce that they have been successful in securing a further grant from the Big Lottery to continue with the Hands on Project in East Kilbride, Blantyre, Hamilton, Cambuslang, Rutherglen, Bothwell and Uddingston for an additional further […]
LEAP Ltd’s “Hands On Project” needs a new Blantyre handyperson and Blantyre befriending volunteers – can you help? More details on their website: http://bit.ly/1KOLSk0 If you can give up a spare hour or two a week and would like to volunteer with LEAP, to help an older person, please contact them on 0141 641 5169. Thanks.
Can you spare an hour or two a week? The Lightburn Elderly Association Project (LEAP) are currently looking for volunteers in Blantyre and surrounding areas. The lottery-funded project, which has been operating in Blantyre since 2013, provides free, practical assistance to people over the age of 50 who require some additional help due to isolation […]