CCG and Islamic Relief
At CCG we worked with Islamic Relief giving out Qurbani meat to people in need, Qurbani is: "Qurbani means sacrifice. Every year during the Islamic month of Dhul Hijjah, Muslims around the world slaughter an animal – a goat, sheep, cow or camel – to reflect the Prophet Ibrahim’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ismail, for the sake of God.At least one third of the meat from the animal must go to poor or vulnerable people. Traditionally, a Muslim would keep one third of the
In Kind Direct and CCG
Here at CCG we had worked with In Kind Direct which are a company who "inspires product giving for social good". And what they do is work with non-profit companies to make sure everyone has access to life's essentials. How it works: In Kind Direct receives donated goods from companies and distributes them to UK charities working at home and overseas so they can help millions of people. What they had done here at CCG was give out all sorts of things such as makeup, creams
Thank You Chris Stevens
Two months ago we had received an email from an associate confirming their support and from all of CCG we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your support. Let's look to the future and continue to help people! Here at CCG we enjoy helping several people and seeing their joy in return and we will continue to do so. We won't let you down. We hope that we can continue to help people as time passes so to everyone don't be afraid to stop by at the CCG if you need some k
Trip to Panda!
There was a trip to Panda in the summer and it was a great trip at that, several children had attended. Several photos were taken and a fun day had taken place we hope everyone who had attended were able to enjoy themselves. Sadly summer has come to a close but we hope that they were able to gain several memories from this trip. Enjoy the photos below:
Foodshare helps several
Here at CCG we had another great foodshare which had ended up helping a lot of families feed themselves. We're really glad that we can help these families in their unfortunate circumstances. There was a lot of food to go around such as a lot of fruit and vegetables and more. We hope every family that was able to get food enjoy their food. Foodshares will also be back in 56 from now on.
Pension Credit Campaign
Pension credit take-up campaign event held at the Mary Barbour suite today in the #Pearce Institute attended by committee of Crookston Community Group. This is a joint event with #Chris Stephens MP , #Independent Age, Age Scotland, and #CAB OVER £60 MILLION OF PENSION CREDIT IS NOT REACHING PENSIONERS IN GLASGOW WHO QUALIFY Outrageous decision’ “The outrageous decision to cut Pension Credit for mixed-age couples could cost some couples £7,000 a year. It really is not good eno
Pollok FC Help Feed Families In Need
Last Saturday Pollok FC teamed up with CCG to do a Food drive at one of the seasons opening games against Beith Juniors. Pollok FC& Beith Juniors both asked their supporters to bring food along to the game for our food bank. Recently our stores have been running low and when we reached out to Pollok FC they were more than happy to help. The support we had from both teams was absolutely amazing and it showed that football is more than just a game it is a way of bringing people
Here is this week Foodshare, CCG would like to thank fair share for teaming up with CCG to tackle the growing problem that is food wastage. 1.9 million tonnes of food is wasted by the food industry every year in the UK which Fareshare attempts to prevent, 250,000 tonnes of the food that goes to waste each year is still edible. So much food is unnecessarily being wasted when it could go to a better cause. Fareshare were very generous and gave us a vast amount of food to dist