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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-04365

Quarriers Volunteer on Shortlist for National Charity Award

Submitted by: Natalie Don, Renfrewshire North and West, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Friday, May 13, 2022

Supported by: Karen Adam, Clare Adamson, Alasdair Allan, Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Siobhian Brown, Alexander Burnett, Stephanie Callaghan, Sharon Dowey, Annabelle Ewing, Pam Gosal, Emma Harper, Bill Kidd, Ruth Maguire, Gillian Martin, Stuart McMillan, Audrey Nicoll, Paul Sweeney, Evelyn Tweed

That the Parliament commends Christopher Mathers, who volunteers with Quarriers, on being shortlisted as a finalist in the Volunteer of the Year category in the Scottish Council of Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) 2022 Scottish Charity Awards; understands that the Volunteer of the Year award commemorates volunteers who have gone that extra mile and made a significant difference to their organisation, community or cause; notes that SCVO, the national membership organisation for the voluntary sector, aims to support, promote and develop a confident, sustainable voluntary sector in Scotland; understands that Quarriers is one of Scotland’s leading social care charities, and it works to challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive change in people’s lives; believes that the contributions by Christopher and Quarriers have been invaluable across Scotland, and congratulates Christopher on his achievement in being shortlisted.