Charity Nominations for Grampian Eye

Visions 2018 AGM

IF Group (part of Cornerstone)
(Nominated by Anna Horne)
I volunteer with a group for adults and children with additional support needs and we are trying to raise money so we can buy a minibus for the group”

CLAN
(nominated by Hugh Smith)

“CLAN Cancer Support is a well-established local charity providing emotional and practical support to people affected by cancer across north-east Scotland, Moray, Orkney and Shetland.

We are also offer drop-in support and information service on the first Saturday of the month, offering support for children, teens and family, complementary therapies and counselling.”

Friends of Anchor
(nominated by Hugh Smith)

“Helping to make North East Scotland’s Cancer and Haematology Care the best it can be”

The Archie Foundation
(nominated by Hugh Smith)

“Every year we impact on the healthcare of nearly 200,000 sick children. We buy specialist equipment, support families, create amazing hospital environments, enhance staff training, buy toys, fund research, provide specialist staff and respond in emergencies”

Robertson Roof Garden Appeal for ARI
(nominated by Hugh Smith)

 46th Aberdeen Scout group.
(nominated by David Drage)

“Like many charities at the moment we are struggling to find funds. We need to maintain our scout hut and replace equipment on a regular basis.”

One to One Counselling – Mental Health Aberdeen
(nominated by Annette Murty)

“As my brother (who sadly died some time ago) had schizophrenia I like to support mental health charities. There is one Deeside charity, called One to One, that offers free counselling to people with mental health issues and has made a huge difference to people’s lives”

Age Scotland
(nominated by Susan Gordon)

” I’d like to add Age Scotland. They do great work respresenting the rights and needs of older people (that’s 50 years upwards btw) ranging from pre-retirement courses to a helpline, campaigning to government to helping employers provide an age inclusive workplace. Lonliness and isolation is a silent killer. For these and more reasons I’d like to support Age Scotland #lovelaterlife.”

Archway
(nominated by Kevin Dawson)

“This is a  local charity offering respite for children and adults with special needs.

Archway’s purpose is to create a network of care which supports the individual and the family, values their uniqueness, upholds their rights and respects their dignity. (From website)

We as a family benefit from Emily having weekend breaks every 6 weeks.”

Mrs Murray’s Cat and Dog Home
nominated by Anna Horne

‘Mrs Murray’s accepts animals to be re-homed from their present owners who, for a variety of reasons can no longer keep them.’

RAS Aberdeen
nominated by Anna Horne

“Rape and Abuse Support  R.A.S. provides vital support and advocacy to survivors of rape and sexual violence and challenges attitudes towards violence against women, men and those belonging to the LGBTI+ community.”

Visions 2018 AGM

 

 

 

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