Kind-Hearted local Businessman donates Easter Eggs
Crookston community group children will enjoy a sweet treat this easter after John Allison whos runs The K9 Way generously donated over one hundred and fifty easter eggs today with the hope of treating those who are less fortunate. Clients of The K9 Way went all out to support John who is a dog trainer with his campaign to donate to our food bank resulting in dozens of eggs in all shapes and sizes being donated.These eggs will be passed on with food parcels to families who wo
Carrier bags needed for donations
We are in urgent need of carrier bags for our donations! If you are having a clear out this weekend and come across some old carrier bags that you no longer need, we will happily take them off your hands. If you can help, please drop them off at Crookston Community Group 56 Beltrees Rd, G53 5TF 9 am – 3pm Monday to Thursday and they will be gratefully received. Thank you
Teaching our Future Chefs...
Today we had the pleasure of visiting Panda Chinese Cuisine at the Glasgow Quay today for lunch. Panda are one of many restaurants who provide an ongoing support to crookston community group by allowing us to pick up leftover food at the end of the day andre-distribute that food within the local communities. The kids and our Chairperson Nasreen really enjoyed being welcomed by their very own Panda Mascot and the owner Xichen. CCG took a total of seventy children to the rest
10 Ways to Reduce Food Waste...
Did you know that we throw away 7 million tonnes of food and drink from our homes every year, much of which could have been eaten? Recent studies say that it costs us £12.5bn a year and is bad for the environment too. Here are CCG's top tips for reducing food waste. 1. Check your fridge temperature It should be between 0-5C. Food, especially milk, will go off much quicker if it’s warmer. 2. Use your fridge wisely Some foods keep better outside the fridge. This includes bread
CCG's Star of the Week!
A Massive congratulations to one of our aspiring volunteers Raza Ashiq who is only 12 years old. Raza lives in Crookston and attends Rosshall Academy. Raza has received this recognition of achievement from Saltire Awards by completing fifty hours of Volunteering here at Crookston Community Group by helping prepare food parcels that are given out to families in need each week. Raza also learned about what goes on behind the scenes with the day to day running of the charity for
Easter Eggstravaganza at the Lunch Munch Club
What an Eggcellent day today at our Easter break lunch club, where we welcomed over twenty kids through our door's to enjoy a healthy and nutritious lunch. Food is at the centre of our club and love to see all our kids sat down together for there final easter lunch munch club lunch today, where they enjoyed eating fresh fruit and vegetables, they also got to try some lovely Curry We also welcomed two very special visitors from Arnold Clark Emma and Brynie who popped along to
Kids Explore City Chambers
The Grand Tour..... The kids were very excited to be welcomed to the City Chambers by their guide George and by local MSP Saqib Ahmed. The children had an opportunity to learn of the heritage and the material's used to build the City Chambers which was built 130 years ago in the city centre of Glasgow. We were given a tour of the white Tuscany marble stair case's, and told of the various materials used in the construction of the Victorian building. Lucky Lion...... The kid
Vote for My Food Share Heroes
The Crookston Community Group needs your help!!! We have been shortlisted for the National lottery’s Peoples Project. This means we have a chance to get funding to expand and help more people. The peoples project us a public vote is a Public Vote. CCG My Foodshare Hero’s will be highlighted from 6 pm Wednesday 3rd of April on STV. Please help us help others by clicking the link below and voting for CCG My Foodshare Hero’s…. https://www.thepeoplesprojects.org.uk/projects/view