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Putting the fun into fundraising

Our fabulous CG 100 fundraisers have come up with some incredibly imaginative ways to raise money.  So, this week we thought we’d share some of their top fundraising tips and advice. Events are a great way to combine fundraising with a fantastic night (or...

A brilliant Baberton day out

On a beautiful day in May, a group of almost 100 people including staff, suppliers and customers of Leonardo UK, took to the course at Baberton Golf Club to raise funds for the CG 100. A brilliant day of golf, a raffle and an auction raised an amazing...

Carr Gomm and World Mental Health Day

To coincide with World Mental Health Day, we’re focussing on two Carr Gomm community development projects with a particular remit for improving mental health. Community Compass, Carr Gomm’s social prescribing service, works in partnership with local GP...

Opening up for the CG 100

The CG 100 campaign continues at a pace and we’re delighted that the current total sits at an amazing £24,695!  Recent donations have come from the fantastic Song & Chance concert in Portobello Town Hall and a Spiritualist Night at the Scotts in...

A spirited fundraiser

We’ve seen some amazing and original fundraising ideas for the CG 100. Last Friday was no exception, when the Woodside Court and Barleyhill teams in Falkirk hosted a Spiritualist Night at The Scotts in Grangemouth. Over 170 people came along (with some...

An evening of Song and Chance

Our fabulous CG 100 fundraisers have been holding some fantastic events recently, all raising money to tackle social isolation and loneliness. From the Meadows Festival to the Paisley 10K, car boot sales and clothes swaps, it’s fair to say our fundraisers are a pretty...

Friday is pizza day!

Sandy’s Community Centre in Craigmillar is one of the many local organisations that benefits from the input of Craigmillar Community Grows, a Carr Gomm community development project funded by the CG 100. Sandy’s provides a focal point for family activities...

A perfect Paisley day out

Last week we told you about three of our intrepid fundraisers who took part in Tough Mudder to raise money for the CG 100.  This week, we’re continuing the fitness theme with the story of Julie and Laura who chose the Paisley 10K as their fundraising...

Marvellous,muddy mudder

Kirsty works as a Support Assistant in our Oban Homeless Prevention team, so knows all about the positive impact Carr Gomm’s work has on people’s lives. Earlier this year, Kirsty, husband Stuart and friend Jade signed up for Tough Mudder at beautiful...

A little goes a long way!

Our Cassiltoun Service in Glasgow supports older people and those with physical disabilities in the South East of Glasgow. Like many people, those supported by the service can sometimes find themselves feeling isolated and lonely. The staff team at...

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