Catherine presented cheques to representatives from Alzheimer Scotland and East Renfrewshire Food Bank, who each received a cheque for £2280, from our Summer 2019 Concerts.
We raised a lot of money for ‘Maggie’s at our Christmas 2018 concerts. Jan from Maggie’s was delighted to accept this huge cheque!
Here is Jan, from Parkinson’s UK, after receiving a cheque from our summer concerts:
Since our first concert in December 2012, we have raised £40,610 for charity, as well as buying staging and a digital piano for ourselves. Charities are chosen by the choir. Our Charities for the current session are Carnwadric WIN Project and Bridging the Gap, for Christmas Concerts, then Motor Neurone Disease Scotland and McMillan Cancer Care for our Summer Concerts.
To date, we have supported:
Age Concern Eastwood
Prince & Princess of Wales Brick by Brick Appeal
East Renfrewshire Carers
Giffnock South Church Roof Fund
The Salvation Army
Prince & Princess of Wales Brick by Brick Sensory Room Fund
The Lodging House Mission
East Renfrewshire Food Bank