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In 2014 The Sunday Mail Centenary Fund donated 238,000 to the 17 great causes supported by our fund and here what they had to say.
Graeme Brown, Director of canada goose outlet seattle Shelter Scotland, official canada goose outlet said :”We are canada goose outlet vancouver very grateful to the Sunday Mail and thank them for this this generous donation.” He added “At a time when our free canada goose outlet uk sale national helpline, online advice and face to face support services have never been more in demand, this donation will enable us to help hundreds more families and individuals across Scotland who are facing bad housing canada goose expedition black friday or homelessness.”
Shona Fleming, Operations Manager for Borderline said “The contribution of 14 000 from the Sunday Mail Centenary Fund will help us us fund the first ever Outreach Worker specifically for Scots in London.
Shona added “According to a recent survey commissioned by Borderline, Scots represent 12% of the UK homelessness population in London. Our Outreach Worker will deal directly with Scots who have been sleeping rough on the streets of Westminster and help them make the necessary life changes to stay off the streets. We are very grateful for the generous help of Sunday Mail readers and supporters in achieving this goal.”
Nicola Gunn, Fundraising Manager said, “On behalf of Kilbryde Hospice, I would like to canada goose outlet say a massive thank you to the Sunday Mail Centenary Fund and all it supporters for this amazing donation!”
She added “The construction of Kilbryde Hospice on the grounds of Hairmyres Hospital is nearing completion, and now more than ever, every penny canada goose outlet orlando we receive counts. All the money donated by the fund will be put towards fitting out our new hospice which will serve the people of South Lanarkshire and their families who are facing cancer and other life limiting illnesses. We couldn’t canada goose outlet provide canada goose victoria uk this vital care without everyone who has supported the canada goose uk phone number Sunday Mail Centenary Fund.”
Sarah Ling, NSPCC Scotland community fundraising manager said : “It’s a testament to the Sunday Mail’s readers that so much money has been raised through the Centenary Appeal, and we want to thank them for their kind generosity.
“The 14,000 donation will enable us to recruit canada goose outlet us and train eight new volunteer ChildLine counsellors, so that we can continue supporting the thousands of children and young people in danger or distress who contact the helpline in Scotland every year on the phone and online.”
Nordoff Robbins Therapy in Scotland Fundraising Director Carolyne Nurse expressed her thanks. Carolyne said “A huge thank you to the Sunday Mail and all their readers from everyone at Nordoff Robbins Scotland for this wonderful donation.”
Carolyne explained “The money raised will enable our therapists to help change the lives of over 400 Scottish children and adults living with a range of disabilities and illnesses so thanks to your generosity, more and more people will benefit from the power of music.
Just 50 means Nordoff Robbins can provide music therapy to a child with a life limiting illness, an elderly person with dementia or a group of adults with complex disabilities. Carolyn said “This donation will provide almost 300 music therapy sessions.”
Sara Bannerman, head of fundraising at Erskine explains how vital support is.
Sara said: “It means so much to every single veteran at Erskine, young and old, to know that they have this support. We really do appreciate the trust placed in the value of the work that is done for veterans here at Erskine and cannot thank the Sunday Mail Centenary Fund enough for this fantastic donation of 14,000.00.”
She added: “Every penny will be used wisely on services such as physiotherapy, speech and language therapy, or recreation services which make a major difference to the quality of our veterans’ lives. I can assure you that the difference it makes to so many here at Erskine is truly exceptional.”
Sara explains: “Donations from our supporters play a vital role in enabling Erskine canada goose outlet shop to make life better canada goose expedition parka uk for the brave men and women for whom we have the privilege of caring. They pay for everything from large canada goose outlet items like specialised medical equipment to smaller things like coloured door handles to help veterans https://www.dvu-nds.de with dementia find their way around the Home. It is almost a hundred years since Erskine was founded to care for the men returning from the Great War and still today Scotland’s veterans turn to Erskine when they need help. It is your generosity that allows us to be there for them.”
J ohn Legg, director of RNIB Scotland, said: “There are around 3,000 children and young people in Scotland who are blind or have a significant visual impairment. Without support, this can dramatically limit their opportunities and life chances.”
John added “RNIB Scotland provides a wide range of award winning services for children and their canada goose parka outlet uk families, and works alongside teachers and other professionals to improve educational support across Scotland.
Nic White, Head of Breast Cancer Care Scotland, said: “We are extremely grateful to the Sunday Mail and every one of its readers for their generosity during the Centenary Fund appeal.”
He added: “Thank you so much for helping to raise vital funds which will enable Breast Cancer Care to provide essential support, including our freephone helpline and face to face services, to thousands of people living with, through and beyond breast cancer in Scotland.”
Darlinda Charity for Renal Research chair, Laura McAlonan said: “Thanks to the excellent donation from the Sunday Mail Centenary Fund we can continue funding a pioneering research project looking at improving vascular access for renal patients who face dialysis.”
She explains “This project is focusing on early detection of issues and ensuring that surgical intervention improves their chances of continuing with the dialysis”. We congratulate the paper on reaching its 100th birthday and we now got 14,000 extra reasons to be grateful with the arrival of this fantastic donation!”.
Caroline Speirs of Calumn Cabin canada goose jacket uk sale said “The monies received from the Sunday Mail Centenary Fund are absolutely amazing and will help all the children and families staying at Calums Cabin and Calums Cabin Cottage greatly.
Caroline explains “It costs on average 550 600 per week per family so these monies will allow 25 children suffering from cancer or a cancer related disease to come to Bute with their family and make irreplaceable memories, spend quality family time together and recharge their batteries for what may lie ahead. The difference the break makes to all those families is enormous. Thank you to all the readers and all the supporters, you have done more than you know for all the visiting children and their families!”.