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East Renfrewshire community volunteer effort

EDM (Early Day Motion) 556: tabled on 03 June 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

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

Motion text

That this House notes during Volunteers Week 2020, the outstanding work of community volunteers all over East Renfrewshire, acting with imagination and kindness to support their neighbours through the Corinavirus pandemic; notes the enthusiasm and good heart with which people signed up to volunteer drives covering streets and neighbourhoods; applauds the efforts of these groups of neighbours, supporting those living in their area with shopping, prescription collection and companionship; notes the generous efforts of religious congregations, sports clubs, and community councils in assisting those in need of support or solace locally; notes the helpful assistance of local businesses and charities in the community effort; appreciates the valuable work done by community organisations making joined up work on volunteering possible; acknowledges that people in East Renfrewshire have displayed friendship, care and compassion for one another as demonstrated by the imaginative and wide ranging volunteer activities and work; and pays tribute to everyone involved in this fantastic community effort in East Renfrewshire and all those working tirelessly to ensure the most vulnerable in the community are not left behind during these extremely challenging times.