Helping hands at the ready in Glasgow!

Phone lines open on Wednesday 17 May at 11.30am.  Please call Carla Mandis on 07812 265216 to book.  

Don't forget to look at the size of the challenge indicated in the key at the bottom of the page. 


481  Emergency Care Package

Challenge group size: F

 CLIC Sargent

What's the challenge?

CLIC Sargent - when cancer strikes young lives CLIC Sargent helps families limit the damage cancer causes beyond their health.
They fight tirelessly for children and young people with cancer, often when they feel they can’t. They do this individually, locally and nationally, so that the families can focus on the important things, like their child getting well.


CLIC Sargent challenges you to collect items to create some emergency care packages which can go into the Glasgow Home from Home 'Marion's House'. You will be provided with a list of suggested items, which will include everyday items such as toiletries, tea and coffee and not forgetting the biscuits! This can be taken up by more than one team.

482  Nobody goes hungry!

Challenge group size: S

Move On

What's the challenge?

Move On is a charity that works to support people affected by homelessness and to prevent homelessness, especially among vulnerable young people who face a higher risk of becoming homeless.


Move On would love a team to come into their FareShare depot. You will get involved at the heart of their food re-distribution, giving you the opportunity to help them improve the daily lives of people facing food poverty. Their daily operations rely entirely on volunteers and you will be working alongside staff and other volunteers on one or more of the following activities:

  • Picking food orders. Working with staff and fellow volunteers to make up orders for each of their organisations receiving food on that day.
  • Labelling orders and helping to load the vans.
  • Sorting food and organising the depot. Sorting fresh fruit and veg etc.

This challenge can be taken up by more than one team  

488  Fortune Footie!

Challenge group size: F


What's the challenge?

ENABLE Glasgow is a community focused organisation working with adults with learning disability and their carers and families in Glasgow.

Fortune Works is an innovative social enterprise and training projects for adults with learning disability in Glasgow.

They provide 120 full time placements for adults with learning disability to be involved in enterprise from gardening to crafts as well as sports and activities including football, dance and ability based exercise.



ENABLE are hosting a celebratory football event early this summer to mark their 60th Anniversary and to raise some much needed development funds for their projects.

They would love a team to become players, officials and to offer practical help on the day.
The football is likely to involve a Scotland Select Team as well as service users who are members of the Fortune Flyers (Fortune Works' Football Team). Funds raised will go directly towards development costs at Fortune Works. Fortune Flyers require funds for ongoing training, transport, strips and they have also had service users requests for better sporting facilities at the project.