Projects supported in 2019

  • YPI

    December 2019

    YPI is an established leader in the field of citizenship education programmes, providing a uniquely intensive, all round programme which has proven impact on personal, enterprise, employability and citizenship skills. YPI has been cited in eight of Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Education (HMIE) School Reports as an example of best practice in Citizenship Education, specifically… Read more >

  • Steps to Hope

    December 2019

    One of our Trustees came across this charity during a supermarket visit and a donation was subsequently made to this charity that helps anyone who is homeless and/or suffering from addiction and wants to change their life. Help that is offered includes a chaperone service to mutual age groups, accommodation, 1 to 1 support sessions,… Read more >

  • Handicapped Children’s Action Group

    December 2019

    Donation given towards equipment for local disabled children. The purpose of Handicapped Children’s Action Group is to be there to provide the funding for all types of specialist equipment that will help to give disabled children independence and mobility. They also hope they are able to give a lot of the children the ability to… Read more >

  • Duddingston Kirk

    December 2019

    Donation made to the Jock Tamsons Gairden project which is part of The Glebe Project at Duddingston Kirk. The garden in the church allows people to observe wildlife around Duddingston Loch. Several charities and schools are involved in building and running the garden including those with learning difficulties and other disabilities.

  • Broomhouse Centre

    November 2019

    Donation given to The Beacon Club which is held within the Broomhouse Centre providing day places for older people with dementia. The club aims to improve the quality of life for people with what is often a socially isolating condition, as well as support them to continue to live in their own homes for as… Read more >

  • Mayfield & Easthouses Youth 2000 Project

    November 2019

    Donation made to their Sunday Sesh project which provides a weekend community-based youth service across Midlothian offering an informal, relaxed environment for young people to reflect on their weekends and prepare for the week ahead. Sessions offer a range of physical activities, advice and signposting for emergency contraception, NHS 24 etc. Snacks/lunch are provided and… Read more >