LEADING Aberdeen-based law firm, Aberdein Considine, presented two local charities with cheques yesterday (Tuesday, January 24) – following a bumper year of fundraising.
Ruth Aberdein and Ritchie Whyte from the firm presented representatives from Archway and the Torry Youth Café with cheques for £12,175 each after raising a total of £24,350.
The company held a number of fundraising events over the course of 2011 including a gentlemen’s lunch, Slimathon, Quiz Night, Golf Outing and a team of staff entered the Baker Hughes 10K.
Ruth Aberdein, at Aberdein Considine, said: “It is testament to our staff, clients and business connections that we are in a position to be able to present these cheques to two extremely worthy causes.
“Both Archway and the Torry Youth Café do an incredible amount of work in the local community and I know that the services they offer make a huge difference to the individuals and families that use them.
“To raise over £24,000 is a phenomenal achievement and we are delighted to be able to help such exceptional charities.”
Archway is an Aberdeen-based charity which provides respite, shared and permanent care to over 200 children and adults with learning disabilities. The charity has five community based units throughout Aberdeen, which aim to help users to reach their full potential.
The charity enables service users to gain independence and develop the social skills needed to enable them to live full and active lives in the local community.
For more information on Archway please visit www.archway.org.uk or phone 01224 643327.
The Torry Youth Cafe provides local youths, aged between 10-17, with access to a variety of facilities, including a pool room and Internet café.
The Café’s team of volunteers also organise various activities – including dance lessons and arts and crafts sessions – for youngsters to participate in.
For more information on the Torry Youth Café, please contact Debbie Greig on 01224 894 745.
Established in Aberdeen in 1981, Aberdein Considine operates across North-east Scotland and Perth.
Still headquartered in the Granite City, the firm – which employs more than 240 staff – is a broadly based practice, offering clients a complete legal, property and financial professional advisory service.
For further information on Aberdein Considine and the firm’s range of services please visit www.acandco.com or call 01224 589 700.
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