Coffee Day In Gorbals Library

November 6, 2008 by  
Filed under Glasgow South, Local News

staff and readers at Gorbals Library and Learning Centre had fun when they raised a cup of coffee and £271 for the Macmillan Cancer Support charity.Gorbals Library and Learning Centre raised £271 for the Macmillan Cancer Support charity with an all-day coffee event.

Tea, coffee and cakes were all contributed.

Margaret Cawley who enjoyed a cup of coffee with her Mum, said: ‘We are really happy to support this charity. They do a wonderful job in helping people who suffer from cancer.’

Irene Turnbull, Library Manager said: ‘I thank all the people of Gorbals who attended and gave so generously to this worthy cause. A special thank you to library staff  for all their hard work in making this event such a huge success.’

This is the 18th year of the Macmillan annual Coffee Morning. Last year 325 people from Glasgow raised a total of £90,000. This year it is  hoped to raise more.

Kirsten Bruce, Fundraising Manger for Glasgow said: ‘Everyone who takes part is helping us raise the money to provide vital local cancer services-and they also have a great time. Our coffee morning hosts always enjoy their events. I’m sure this is one of the reasons it’s still so popular after 18 years.’

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