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Local charity receives £3,000 from the Morrisons Foundation

By Sean McAngus

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The Morrisons Foundation has presented a cheque of £3,000 to the Monymusk-Cluny After School Club.

The support from the Morrisons Foundation will enable the charity to update and refresh its craft activities, as well as replace scooters and bicycles for use by the children that attend the club. In addition to this, the grant will help fund the creation of a sensory area; a special quiet area for children with additional needs.

Inverurie Community Champion Suzanne Hyde presenting a cheque to the Monymusk Cluny After School Club.
Inverurie Community Champion Suzanne Hyde presenting a cheque to the Monymusk Cluny After School Club.

Gillian Murray, Chairperson at Monymusk-Cluny After School Club said: “We are honoured and delighted to be provided this support by the Morrisons Foundation, it will make a massive difference to our small club."

Suzanne Hyde, Community Champion at the Inverurie Morrisons store said: “Being able to support such a great local charity really does make me proud. It’s great to know that our support will make a genuine difference children who rely on the services provided by the club”

She continued, “One of the aims of the Morrisons Foundation is being able to help smaller local charities that may otherwise be overlooked, so being able to support the after school club is at the heart of what the Foundation is all about.

"I’m so happy that we can provide this grant to help local children.”

The Morrisons Foundation was set up by Morrisons supermarket in 2015 and awards grants for charity projects which help improve people’s lives. Since launching over £26 million has been donated to hundreds of charities across England, Scotland and Wales.

Local charities are encouraged to visit www.morrisonsfoundation.com to find out how to apply for a grant.

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