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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-00227

Broke Not Broken, Kinross-based Charity Receives The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Submitted by: Jim Fairlie, Perthshire South and Kinross-shire, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Thursday, June 3, 2021

Supported by: Colin Beattie, Siobhian Brown, Alexander Burnett, Finlay Carson, Bob Doris, Jackie Dunbar, Annabelle Ewing, Murdo Fraser, Bill Kidd, Fulton MacGregor, Stuart McMillan, Audrey Nicoll, Michelle Thomson, Elena Whitham

That the Parliament congratulates the Kinross-based charity, Broke Not Broken, on receiving The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service; recognises that the services provided have expanded from the beginnings of the foodbank in 2015 to encompass a range of projects aimed at tackling the effects of poverty; notes that these services include an advice hub, kids' club, garden project, cookery courses and counselling; acknowledges that the organisation is entirely volunteer-run and dependent on charitable donations, and wishes it every success with its future work.