Donation archive

Donations archive from January 2017
January 2017

Diana Mackie and Supporters
Huge thanks to Diana and absolutely everyone involved in the fantastic fundraising dinner and dance held at the Old School Inn Dunvegan to mark her 70th birthday.  The delicious meal, the auction, the raffle, the music, the company and the amazing atmosphere were second to none!  An incredible total £4,500 was raised on the night and thanks to Mr John Casson being in the audience we have been invited to apply for funding to help support much need local self catering respite breaks in Staffin again this summer.

Friends and Supporters linked to Broadford Hospital
A massive thank you to Chrisann and colleagues who raised funds to then purchase outdoor clothing and other items needed by young carers this winter.  The quantity and quality of the clothing is amazing and so very much appreciated, thank you all again for your wonderful kindness and thoughtfulness.

Ian and Gill Williams and Colleagues
Huge thanks to you and your fantastic team for all the miles you pedalled to raise the magnificent sum of £625.00 for Young Carers.  The money will be used to support the Young Carer's much needed respite programme which gives them something to look forward to and something very positive to look back on when times are harder.

Lochalsh Health Care Centre
Sincere thanks to the generous staff at the Centre for donating the sum of £93.81 which will be used to purchase fruit and vegetables for the young carer's group session snacks.

Open Door Cafe, Kyle 
Thank you so much to everyone involved in the Cafe for the latest generous donation of £175.00.  We will use this money to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables with yoghurts and dried fruits for in excess of 50 young carers attending the weekly groups.

Inga's Sweet Treats
A big thank you for your very generous donation of Christmas German heart biscuits for young carers - the children thoroughly enjoyed them!

Portree Free Church of Scotland
Our sincere thanks go to the entire congregation for the very much appreciated donation of £200.  This money will be used to purchase essential items for young carers going to school.

Rhoda Grant MSP 
Thank you so much Rhoda for your latest donation of £75.00 which was raised through your work with ComRes.  This money will help with the purchase of weekly health snacks which the young carers clearly enjoy and appreciate.

Jansvans, Portree
A big thank you to staff and customers at Jansvans for very generous collection can donations amounting to a total of £66.39.  This money will be used to support the Young Carers much needed respite programme.

Lochalsh Knitters
Our sincere thanks goes to Greta and Wendy for raising a grand total of £112.90 for Young Carers.  We really do appreciate all the work that went into making knitted goods to sell in the wee shop in Plockton in order to raise these funds for us.  The money will be used to purchase fun arts and crafts materials for the weekly support group sessions.

Personal Donations
Thank you so much for the personal donations received this month which totalled £275.00.  This money will be used to support the purchase snacks and baking products for young carer's 1-2-1 sessions and art materials for young carers keen to develop their skills and talents. 


11 January 2017