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Dunterlie Foodshare 5th anniversary

EDM (Early Day Motion) 794: tabled on 23 May 2024

Tabled in the 2023-24 session.

This motion has been signed by 8 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates all the volunteers at Dunterlie Foodshare, based at Dunterlie Resource Centre, Barrhead, on their 5th anniversary; applauds the efforts of the volunteers who have given out 12,000 bags of food, worth over £300,000, to people from across the Barrhead area, helping to reduce poverty and improve lives; notes that Dunterlie Foodshare is open every Friday from 11.30am to 12.30pm and operates on a first-come-first-served basis; recognises that Dunterlie Foodshare was founded by local community activist Rena McGuire; understands that Dunterlie Foodshare works with the Corra Foundation, Barrhead Housing, FareShare Glasgow and West of Scotland, East Renfrewshire Council, East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure Trust, East Renfrewshire Citizens Advice Bureau, Social Security Scotland and Money Advice Scotland to help support people in need; and wishes Rena and of the volunteers at Dunterlie Foodshare all the very best for the future.