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Chamber and committees

Benarty Community Shop Raises over £51,000 for Local Groups

  • Submitted by: Annabelle Ewing, Cowdenbeath, Scottish National Party.
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 06 June 2024
  • Motion reference: S6M-13519

That the Parliament recognises the success of Benarty Community Shop, its volunteers and hardworking staff, on raising more than £51,000 for local community groups and organisations; understands that the shop has been open for over seven years, and has raised a total of £51,726 over that time; notes that the amounts raised and donated are displayed within the shop for all to see; recognises that organisations to have previously benefited from donations include Benarty Foodbank, Benarty Heritage Group, and Kids Come First; thanks all those who have donated to the shop over the last seven years, and wishes them all the best for the future.


Supported by: Karen Adam, Clare Adamson, Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Sarah Boyack, Miles Briggs, Kenneth Gibson, Bill Kidd, Fulton MacGregor, Rona Mackay, Ruth Maguire, Marie McNair, Audrey Nicoll, Ash Regan, Alex Rowley, Kevin Stewart, Paul Sweeney, David Torrance, Evelyn Tweed, Tess White