Ancre Somme Association Scotland 

Patron: 22 Special Air Service Colin MacLachlan Veteran.

Ambassador's: Alexander Stewart MBE MSP Alison Moodie OBE,

WO2 John Knox, Veteran David Birrell,  Anas Sarwar MSP

 

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ASA presented £20,630.30p to NHS UK Charities Together

Ancre Somme Association Scotland presented a cheque this week to NHS UK Charities Together for £20, 630.30p

 

During COVID19 pandemic we were inspired by Sir Tom Moore, he reached out to the Nation and raised millions for the NHS.

 

ASA Scotland Patron Colin MacLachlan

 

“Our members played musical instruments, reached out to the Nation , we encouraged our followers to engage, join together and support our UK wide campaign, we would like to say a massive thank you to everyone”

 

We had supporters shaving heads, Fenlon 8yrs old doing football fundraising, Steven running 5k a day, Spencer’s Buzz Cut, Jonny drinks challenge with friends, UD’s and UD group virtual running, Mickey and friends Cycle and Climb challenge, Lavern age 13yrs head shaving, Joseph’s 10,000 pogo stick jumps, Lindsay’s virtual Body Blitz and many many more group and individual donations.

 

Ellie Orton, CEO, NHS Charities Together

“I want to say a huge thank you to Ancre Somme Association for raising such an amazing amount for our appeal. It will go a long way in helping NHS charities to support NHS staff and volunteers working at the sharp end of this Covid crisis.”

 

Tumong Edwards, Community and Events Fundraiser, Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation “Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation, the official charity of NHS Lothian is a member of NHS Charities Together and we are delighted that these funds will benefit all members across the UK to make a difference to NHS patients and staff.  The response from groups like Ancre Somme Association Scotland and those who joined their fundraising campaign with an array of activities has been really heartening to our teams and will help ensure they can do more to support those in need.”

 

ASA Scotland Chairman John Jenkins

“It was lovely to meet Tu Edwards and present this cheque, we heard first hand stories of the bravery and sacrifice from our NHS Heroes”

 

“The NHS had to adapt to change very quickly, processes and procedures were put into place to keep staff and patients save during this pandemic”

 

“NHS staff worked flat out to save lives, we also appreciate the brilliant Carers, Key Workers and our Armed Forces, they are all amazing people”

 

“We hope this small donation supports the NHS UK Charities UK”

 

Please take a look at the individuals and group donations via this link https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/SupportingOurNHS

 

(JustGiving have taken their fee from the total amount raised)

 

October 2020

 

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