Charitable News


07
Sep 2016
Lodging House Mission Sponsored Cycle

LODGING HOUSE MISSION: Thanks to our cyclists, marshals and sponsors for supporting the annual sponsored cycle event on Saturday, 3rd September. The total from Greenbank currently stands at £684. This is a wonderful amount which will increase with Gift Aid. Please pay any outstanding sponsor money as soon as possible.  ...

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07
Sep 2016
Christian Aid Sponsored Swim

CHRISTIAN AID SPONSORED SWIM: The annual sponsored swim will take place on Saturday 8th October at Eastwood swimming pool. Sponsor forms are available from the Hall of friendship, and from Mark Allan and Ron Livingston. Please lend your support to this fun event by taking part or by sponsoring one or more of our participants. Thank you once again in anticipation of your support for Christian Aid. Mark Allan...

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24
Aug 2016
URGENT APPEAL

URGENT APPEAL: Greenbank has been invited to join St Joseph’s church to support the Edinburgh charity Re-act who need people to donate basic items for the refuges who arrive with nothing on the Greek island of Samos. The following items are urgently needed: socks, summer hats and underwear for all ages, towels, sunscreen, nappies of all sizes, baby cream, soap and push chairs (strollers). Small donations of money can be accepted to buy items from the list. The collections will be on 4th, 11th, and 18th September for transfer to Re-act to meet......

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23
Aug 2016
Lodging House Mission Sponsored Cycle

THE ANNUAL Lodging House Mission Sponsored Cycle will take place on Saturday, 3rd September. We have 5 participants taking part this year so far. Please support the LHM by sponsoring them or by joining them. A sponsor form is available in the Fraser Hall during tea and coffee, or you can obtain a registration form for the event from me if you would like to take part. This is a great opportunity to raise funds for the LHM. This year the event will end at the LHM, so this is a wonderful......

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06
May 2016
Glasgow NE Foodbank

GLASGOW NE FOODBANK has had wonderful support from Greenbank and once again is looking for further donations. This year the amount going out has been increasing and the foodbank is giving out 200-400Kg per month more than it’s gets in. Donations of tinned, packet and UHT food would be warmly welcomed. Donations can be placed in the boxes situated in the Hall of Friendship or the Link Building. Also the foodbank is running a donations day at Asda Parkhead Forge on Saturday 21st May. If anyone want to help out please contact Alex Howie......

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27
Apr 2016
Lodging House Mission Logo

Annual General Meeting I attended the 14th Annual General Meeting of the Lodging House Mission at their premises on Wednesday, 6th April. The business section of the evening included the re-election of three existing directors – Barbara Normand, Very Rev William Hewitt and R. Findlay. The financial situation was highlighted. A copy of the 2015 financial summary is displayed on the noticeboard in the corridor outside the Fraser Hall. Due to generous legacies, they can enjoy some financial stability in the coming year. They are considering a programme of planned outstanding building......

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26
Apr 2016
Minister Visits Malawai

Malawai 2016 This year I will be accompanying a group of 5th year pupils to Ekwendeni in Malawi to undertake project work in the Primary School and to deliver a Bible School –Holiday Club. Last year the hospital in Ekwendeni was extremely grateful for donations of Paracetamol and ibuprofen tablets which I took out for their Pharmacy Department. These are much needed painkillers which cost very little in this country ,often as little as 25p or 30p. If you would like to donate some packets of these painkillers, a box......

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30
Mar 2016
Shawl Ministry

The second meeting of the Shawl Ministry Group in conjunction with our twinning partners, Craigend East and Garthamlock Parish Church, took place on Saturday 12th March at Greenbank where we heard some inspirational stories about the creation of the shawls. Upon completion, a final blessing is offered before shawls are sent on their way accompanied by a written prayer/blessing for a recipient. Some recipients have continued the kindness by making a shawl and passing it onto someone in need. Thus, the blessing of the shawl ripples from person-to-person, with both the giver......

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