Throw back to the rangers collection where we revived a huge collection from generous rangers fans and a massive thanks to the Rangers charity foundation for organising this event before the game on Saturday 15th September. the food that was given to us and the Glasgow south west food bank help so much so we would like to thank every one involved for their hard work and generosity. What a grate day!
Submitted by Grant McLean on Fri, 02/11/2018 - 09:06 Below is our monthly funding round up of grant funding for the third sector in North Lanarkshire: The Robertson Trust – Main and Major (revenue and capital) Next Application Deadline: 30th November 2018 The Robertson Trust’s Open Awards Programme provides around £16M in awards each year to organisations working in Scotland. They are a match funder (this means they do not fully fund projects or activities) and can consider
A Glasgow project is using unwanted food to try to tackle poverty and help protect the environment. Crookston Community Group (CCG) began as a food bank service providing parcels to struggling locals. Now they collect unwanted food from businesses when notified through community partner FareShare and they pass it on. Some of the unwanted food is close to the recommended sell-by date but a lot is fresh and suitable to eat. They hope to help people who are hungry and the enviro
The Peace and Unity conference over the last four years has brought leaders from Scotland and afar together to acknowledge their responsibility, to influence change and to challenge atrocities happening around the world but also here in Scotland. Each year we have a different theme to discuss and in its fifth year, the conference theme is Education our goal is to help build a peaceful and united environment to allow children to have a brighter future where they can flourish i
An eight-year-old boy was so hungry he stole tomato sauce sachets from school to make soup, according to charity workers battling child poverty in the UK. The young pupil was referred to a local food bank in Glasgow after a teacher spotted him taking the packets from the canteen at lunchtime. He later sent a letter to Crookston Community Group (CCG) saying: “Thank you for giving my mum food so we can eat.”
Chanel 4 News "Work is the best route out of poverty - it's a slogan popular with politicians both left and right for the past two decades. But as the country surges towards record numbers of people in work - the number of those in work and in poverty too is also rising."
Dates DECEMBER FRI/14 1pm-2:30pm JANUARY FRI/11 1pm-2:30pm FEBRUARY FRI/8 1pm-2:30pm MARCH FRI/8 1pm-2:30pm APRIL FRI/10 1pm-2:30pm MARCH FRI/12 1pm-2:30pm JUNE FRI/14 1pm-2:30pm JULY FRI/12 1pm-2:30pm LOCATION CCG Crookston Community Group 56 Beltrees Road, Glasgow, United Kingdom G535TF
Today our good friend Wilmer a community champion from ASDA came in to give a very generous check of a whopping £500! This check will help us out so much with the children's holiday lunch club project. Here at the CCG would like to give you a massive thank you from all the children this money will help and a big thank you to Wilmer and ASDA for being a pleasure to work with.
What a great day we had at Celtic Park. We would like to thank the green brigade for organising this massive collection and for volunteering their time to help collect the food and a massive thank to the generous fans for this insane amount of food donated! Hopefully we can get a picture with Kieran Tierney next time.
The Crookston Community Group is one of 4000 local charities that has been chosen by the Co-Operative Group to receive a share of a massive jack pot of money. The Co-Op has been raising this money since last November and thanks to this amazing organisation they have raised a huge £19 million! to donate to charities. Here at the CCG we would like to thank the Co-Op on behalf of the local community for your hard work and very generous donation the CCG family.