OVER 100 guests attended a Young Farmers Reunion earlier this year where four worthy charities were presented with cheques totaling over £3,500.
Members of the St Boswells & District Junior Agricultural Club nominated four charities to receive donations of £900 each. The chosen charities were Epilepsy Scotland, RHET, The Lavendar Touch, and RSABI.
Head of Fundraising at Epilepsy Scotland, Robyn Friel, said: “We were delighted to hear that the St Boswells & District Junior Agricultural Club had nominated us to receive such a significant contribution.
“This will make a huge difference to the work that we can do and helps us to continue to raise awareness of epilepsy and the impact it can have on the lives of those affected by it.
“Thank you to everyone involved in making such a positive difference to our work, as well as the work of the other fantastic charities supported.”
Notes for editors:
- Epilepsy Scotland works with people affected by epilepsy to ensure that their voice is heard. We campaign for improved healthcare, better information provision and an end to stigma. This common serious neurological condition affects one in 97 people. We represent the 55,000 people with epilepsy, their families and carers.Our freephone Helpline (0808 800 2200) offers support and information. People can email (firstname.lastname@example.org), text 07786 209501, find us on facebook, use twitter @epilepsy_scot or visit: epilepsyscotland.org.uk
- For further information from the charity, please contact: Robyn Friel, head of Fundraising at Epilepsy Scotland on 0141 427 4911 or Email: RFriel@epilepsyscotland.org.uk
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