Happy Christmas for Lodging House Mission

Making Christmas a happier time for the homeless, vulnerable and socially excluded people of Glasgow.


Our gesture for Christmas this year was to provide "kettle food" items for the homeless, vulnerable and socially excluded people who are so capably helped by the Glasgow Lodging House Mission. "Kettle food" includes packet or canned items that can be cooked easily in a saucepan (or kettle), or that don't even need cooking at all.

Our response was outstanding, surpassing what we did last year.

We delivered the following items to the Mission:

26 Pots of instant porridge

35 Cuppa Soups

36 Pot noodles

58 ring pull tins of meat and fish

65 Packets of mashed potatoes

94 tins of fruit

15 Jars of hot chocolate

25 boxes of instant coffee

18 jars of meat and fish paste

38 packets of biscuits/sweets/crisps

15 cartons of juice 

35 Knitted woollen hats. 

In addition, we made cash contributions from the Club and individual members of more than £500.

Club organiser Gordon Fairbrother said: "This is simply an amazing effort from our Rotary club and makes me proud to be a member of such a caring and giving organisation."

Claire Herbert, the Chaplain of LHM, is passionate about her work and sends her thanks to our club for taking an interest in LHM's activities.

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