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Weʼre raising £5,000 to support the Foodbank on Wheels - raise funds for Crookston Community Group to buy a delivery Van!

Glasgow, UK

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In Scotland one is seven adults are now defined as living in relative poverty. In Glasgow over 36,000 children are estimated to be living in poverty.

Crookston Community Group is committed to helping the impoverished people of Glasgow, focusing on food aid and helping the vulnerable, both in our community base and through door-to-door deliveries. We currently deliver food from one volunteer van, driven by Tariq (our Secretary, HR Administrator and key volunteer) and struggle to deliver the quantities we need to support the people we work with. We have also begun supplying furniture to those who need it, especially during the rehoming process, however our current van is not big enough to carry any large amounts of goods.

We are running this campaign in order to raise funds for a dedicated food & furniture delivery van, which would help us give aid to over double the amount of people we currently support. We support on average 500 people a week and achieve that solely through volunteer efforts and without a dedicated van - this money would help us purchase a van and recruit a driver to our team.

We hope you support our cause and would be happy to chat more about what we do if you want to give us a call or drop in to our community base.

Our Phone Number is 0141 882 4333

Our email is info@myccg.co.uk

Registered Charity No: SCO43162

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    Nasreen Ali

    Nasreen Ali

    Glasgow, UK

    I am the Chairperson for Crookston Community Group (CCG), a local Glasgow Charity that supports people who find themselves in poverty and unable to afford basic food shopping to sustain themselves.

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