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CÈILIDH CÒMHLA FOR WOODLANDS COMMUNITY CAFÉ AND PROJECT ELEA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2089: tabled on 18 February 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 9 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the collaboration between the Woodlands Community Café, which provides community meals in Glasgow, and Project Elea which supports refugees in the ELEONAS refugee camp in Athens; recognises the success of the Cèilidh Còmhla that took place in Glasgow in November 2018, which raised funds both projects including the provision of community meals for an average of 70 to 80 people a week in Glasgow and two months of daily language classes for around 300 adult refugees at the ELEONAS refugee camp in Athens; notes the Cèilidh Còmhla followed a Gaelic tradition of the gathering of friends with food and performance, readings, music and entertainment; thanks those involved in the organisation of the Cèilidh; and wishes everyone involved all the best for future initiatives.