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Stepping Out Secures National Lottery Community Funding

  • Submitted by: Paul McLennan, East Lothian, Scottish National Party.
  • Date lodged: Friday, 24 March 2023
  • Motion reference: S6M-08345

That the Parliament congratulates the Stepping Out Project on its receipt of a £99,241 grant from the National Lottery Community Fund; notes that the group will use the funding to deliver services to people with severe and enduring mental health issues, offering intensive one-to-one support, along with activities such as cycling, therapeutic gardening and lunch clubs, benefitting up to 180 people over three years and involving 16 volunteers; acknowledges what it sees as the importance of community-based mental health and wellbeing support, and commends the organisation for its contribution to the communities in East Lothian.

Supported by: Clare Adamson, Fulton MacGregor, Paul Sweeney, Evelyn Tweed, Tess White