Edinburgh Food Social launches Food Truck with the help of pupils from Gracemount High

Sodexo’s Stop Hunger Foundation funds two Scottish charities

The Stop Hunger Foundation, set up by event catering specialist Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events, has given grants totalling just under £20,000 to two Edinburgh-based charities who help to feed homeless and vulnerable people. Edinburgh…

Clara Govier

People’s Postcode Lottery appoints new managing director

Clara Govier has been appointed as managing director of People’s Postcode Lottery following the departure of Jo Bucci. Formerly head of charities and deputy managing director at the Edinburgh-based lottery, Clara’s responsibilities will include Politics and…

David Siegel. Managing Director of HighNet (pic by John Paul)

HighNet declared Constituency Responsible Business Champion

Inverness-based telecoms company, HighNet, has been declared Constituency Responsible Business Champion by an influential UK Parliament group.  The award is recognition for its work in the community, as well as its working practices which benefit…

Celebrate Aberdeen Awards judging panel revealed

Local leaders from across Aberdeen have joined forces to support the city’s third sector as the judging panel for the inaugural Celebrate Aberdeen Awards is announced. The awards event, which will take place at the…

Keith Gordon of Bibby Offshore and Gemma Powell of the Scottish Huntington’s Association

Bibby Offshore donates £8,225 to the Scottish Huntington’s Association

Bibby Offshore has raised and donated a total of £8,225 to the Scottish Huntington’s Association (SHA), via its Healthy Working Lives Team. The funds were raised by Bibby Offshore’s Glack Attack and Kilt Walk teams,…

Manorview Hotels & Leisure Group donate over £48k for good causes

The Manorview Hotels & Leisure Group has raised a total of £48,586 through their charity initiative. The Group which celebrated its 10th birthday in June 2017, marked this milestone by increasing their efforts to give something…

Brewgooder in ALDI

Brewgooder lands £62,000 ALDI deal

Brewgooder has landed a new £62,000 contract to supply all 78 ALDI stores across Scotland with its Clean Water Lager over the next six months. The Ellon-based team at Brewgooder, who have a mission to…

Etape Loch Ness generated over £1m for the local economy in 2017, with 75% of riders travelling to the Highlands to take part.

Etape Loch Ness riders generate over £1m in economic benefit to the Highlands

Cyclists are preparing to saddle up for the ride of their lives at Etape Loch Ness – and while the closed-road sportive promises to deliver memories that will last a lifetime, the benefit to the…

Michelle Ferguson (third right), Cash for Kids charity manager, with Scott McGinigal (second right) of Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited’s Community Investment Committee and colleagues

Nexen £25k donation helps wrap up children’s winter clothing appeal

Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited has provided a significant donation to a charity’s campaign that ensured hundreds of north-east children were wrapped up warm this winter. The oil and gas operator donated £25,790 to a winter…

Lynne Clow, KCA Deutag’s Senior Vice President for Human Resources (top left) Neil Gilchrist, KCA Deutag’s Chief Financial Officer (6th from left) and the KCA Deutag Charity Committee present Charlie House with a cheque for £20,000. Also present was Charlie House service user Jill Cameron (2nd left bottom row) and son Harris.

KCA Deutag Boosts North East Children’s Charity, Charlie House by £20,000

A local Aberdeen children’s charity has received a major funding boost thanks to KCA Deutag. After their first year of working with Charlie House as their charity partner, staff at KCA Deutag raised £10,000 for…

Miles Jupp

Kim McAllister: Celebrities and charities – a how to guide

How does a charity harness the power of celebrity to raise funds and awareness? Well, like most areas of business, it’s all about who you know. Tomorrow night, Miles Jupp – comedian and host of Radio…

Anderson Anderson & Brown Charitable Initiative (AABi) trustee Graeme Allan, with Aabi the mascot, celebrating having raised £70,000 for local causes

AAB charity distributes £70,000 to 45 different NE charities and causes

Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors, Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB), has announced an extremely successful first year for their own Charity; The Anderson Anderson & Brown Charitable Initiative (AABi), with an incredible £70,000 of…

Back l to r: Rafik Dalioui, Julia Smith (Children 1st), Shonah Raffan (Strategic Resources), Michelle Frost (JDRF), Mya Wickham Front l to r: Agness Lai, Joseph Lai

Aberdeen firm raises £5,000 for charities after 30th anniversary drive

An Aberdeen firm’s celebrations to mark its 30th year in business have continued with a special prizegiving ceremony at a city centre primary school. Staff from Strategic Resources, based on North Silver Street, chose to mark the…

from left, are: Jamie Marr (ASCO Lifestyle Team), Ewan Alexander (Kayleigh’s Wee Stars), Sam Begg (ASCO Lifestyle Team), Aberdeen Lord Provost Barney Crockett and Keith Patterson (Kayleigh’s Wee Stars)

ASCO colleagues smash 50th anniversary fundraising target

Colleagues at supply base operator ASCO have smashed their target to raise £50,000 for charity to mark the company’s landmark 50thanniversary. Since 2008, staff have raised over £100,000 for various charities which have been nominated…

left to right – Paul Whitecross, Neil Skene from NESS, Ross Spence and Ross Cochrane

Top Scottish chefs team up for North East culinary sensation for NE sensory charity

Four of Scotland’s most respected chefs are combining their expertise to create a feast designed especially to excite the senses. The executive chefs from The Marcliffe Hotel & Spa, Trump International, Pompadour by Galvin and…

Gillespie Macandrew’s CSR Committee with Children in Scotland, The Rock Trust and Rossie Young People’s Trust.

Three charities benefit from Gillespie Macandrew’s £28,000 profit share

Scottish legal firm Gillespie Macandrew has donated a share of its profits to three children’s charities. The Rock Trust, Children in Scotland and Rossie Young People’s Trust have been awarded £28,000 under the law firm’s…

From left - Shaf Rasul and Alanna Kibiloski, Special Gifts Fundraiser at Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home

Rescue Dogs and Cats to receive boost from Pet Supplement Partnership

A big-hearted pet supplement maker is set to provide a lead-ing example by raising tens of thousands of pounds of much-needed funds for Scotland’s many stray and abandoned animals. Pawbits has launched a partnership with…

Celebrate Aberdeen's George Adam with Karen Shepherd (left) and Melanie Jaffrey (right) from Aberdeen Play Forum

Celebrate Aberdeen returns for 2018

Organisers of Celebrate Aberdeen have urged groups from across the city to sign up to what they hope will be their largest parade along Union Street this year. As well as local charities, social enterprises…

Veitchi Zumbathon Fundraiser 2017

Veitchi Gives raises £35,000 during centenary year

Veitchi Gives, a charitable initiative set up by the Veitchi Group to mark the firm’s 100th anniversary, has raised nearly £35,000 for its 17 chosen charities. The Cambuslang-based construction sub-contactor achieved the milestone by staging…

Ken Barclay and Nick Kuenssberg

Ken Barclay appointed Vice Chair of Social Investment Scotland

Scotland’s leading responsible finance provider, Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has appointed Ken Barclay as Vice Chair, to support and ultimately take over from the current Chairman, Nick Kuenssberg OBE. Ken Barclay joins SIS as it…

Managing Partner Eric Curran with the mascots of each charity

DM Hall raises £17,400 in 2017 for its charity partners

Chartered surveying firm DM Hall raised £17,400 in 2017 for its two chosen charity partners: Macmillan Cancer Support and Alzheimer Scotland, and could be on course to raise even more this year. The firm, which…

(from left) Lauren Sadler, Taylor Hill, Steph Dowling from CLAN, Emily Simpson and Pauline Davie

Leys Group staff raise £30,000 for Clan

Generous employees of Banchory-based Leys Group have donated more than £30,000 to CLAN, to support cancer patients in the North-east. A year-long programme of fundraising activities raised just over £15,000 and Leys Group matched this…

Carr Gomm

Edinburgh charity looks for new recruits

An Edinburgh-based charity, supporting people in the local community living with a range of impairments and health conditions, is hosting an open recruitment day in order to meet an increase in demand for its services.…

Karen Molloy

Local businesswoman encourages runners to run 1,000 miles for Charlie House

Aberdeen businesswoman Karen Molloy is urging people to put on their running or walking shoes and cover 1,000 miles in 2018 to raise £150,000 for local children’s charity, Charlie House. Karen, a partner in local…

Hugh Little

CLAN Cancer Support announces appointment of new chairman

A north-east cancer charity has announced the appointment of a new Chairman to its Board of Directors. Hugh Little has been appointed Chairman of CLAN Cancer Support and aims to use his varied business experience…