2019 Charity Fundraising Update!

2019 Charity Fundraising Update!

The staff and drivers have managed to raise just over £10,000 through various events including our yearly cycle ride round Millport.  We have made donations to Lung Cancer Charity, Dog Rescue , Broomloan Nursery School , Shad Human Welfare and Development, Motor Neurone Disease, Glasgow Children’s Hospital Charity ,Shelter, Chris’s House , Prostate Cancer, Barnardo’s, Local Food and Toy banks and numerous local community centres and groups.

We would like to say thanks to everyone who has helped raise such a fantastic amount. Special thanks to Peter Prior and all the team on the Tern Alpha.

Beatson Fundraising and Millport Madness 2018

Beatson Fundraising and Millport Madness 2018

We raised over £5000 for the Beatson Cancer Charity and family of Nicola Sloey at an event in the Rolls Royce Club on 27th April 2018. We followed this up with our Millport Madness cycle ride on 17th June. So far we have raised a further £1650 for the Beatson between Southside’s Just Giving Page and Maxine Jones’s page. We still have sponsor money rolling in and will update on a total amount raised asap.

Thanks to everyone for their help and support. Martin, Donna and Gillian are overwhelmed with the support they have received.

Southside Stragglers 10K

Southside Stragglers 10K

A group of 7 brave runners from the Southside Radio Cars office yesterday ran the Womens 10K in Glasgow to raise money for the Eve Appeal. Thanks to those who supported them in raising over £400 for this fantastic cause.

Millport Madness 2017

Millport Madness 2017

Our annual Millport Madness bike ride took place yesterday with 67 taking part in another fun filled day!

The event has already raised £3018.26 for Beatson Cancer Charity. We also raised an additional £550 more that we gave out to 2 of our staff members family who are receiving treatment at the amazing Beatson Cancer Unit.

Thanks to everyone who has supported us and to those who took part.

Southside Raises over £6K for local charities

Southside Raises over £6K for local charities

Our staff and drivers were pleased to help local charities over the festive period, raising £6220 which was awarded as follows.

The Invisibles Homeless Charity £1000
Fishes & Loaves Soup Kitchen £1000
Erskine Hospital £850
Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice £850
Barnardo’s £850
PORT £850
Callum’s Cabin £200
Coming Home £300
Riverside Halls Govan £200
Govan High Autism Unite £120

Here's the newspaper article covering our efforts. Thanks to everyone for contributing!

Over £12K raised for Brick by Brick appeal

Over £12K raised for Brick by Brick appeal

We promised the Prince and Princess of Wales Brick by Brick appeal that we would raise £10K towards their 50/10 club.  50 business promising £10K towards the building and upkeep of the Atrium in the new hospice currently being built in Bellahouston.

This has involved the staff taking part in a 10K, bag packing at Morrisons Cardonald Christmas week, a £10 donation from every driver on the Southside system at Christmas and finally a Millport bike ride on Sunday 15th May.

We have managed to raise just over £12K for the new hospice!!!!

Well done everyone!!!!

Heathers charity zipslide raises £467

Heathers charity zipslide raises £467

Heather took her life in her hands and completed a zipslide across the Clyde to raise funds for Yorkhill Hospital.  In particular the Neuroblastoma wards. 

She raised £367.13 for Yorkhill and also another £100 for Action for Children. 

Well done Heather!

£15106 raised at Masquerade Ball

£15106 raised at Masquerade Ball

Southside Radio Cars have been fundraising throughout 2014 in order to raise £10,000 for two local ADL schools, Howford Primary in Crookston and Linburn Academy in Penilee.

Howford have decided to use the money raised for them to take their children on a residential retreat which is both great for the children and also provides much needed respite for their parents and guardians and Linburn will launch a recreational
program for their children, including horse riding and snow sports amongst others.

The lucky winner of the Grand Holiday Prize Draw is Mr John Leggatt from Paisley. We all wish him and his family a fantastic holiday. The winner of the Theatre Break donated by Travel Planet was Alan Gunn from Tern Alpha Platform, the Smart TV was won by David Wan of Dumbarton Road, Glasgow and finally our last Cash Prize was won by Laura McLernon of Glasgow.

£18001.74 raised for 7 local ADL Schools

£18001.74 raised for 7 local ADL Schools

The owners of the Company and all the staff would like to say a big "Thank You" to everyone who kindly supported our recent Strictly Southside fundraising events. We greatly appreciated all donations and gifts received which meant we could have a fantastic Tombola Stall, Raffle and Auction.

In total we raised the staggering sum of £18,001.74 for 7 local ADL schools and over 60 local community groups. All beneficiaries are listed in the left column. The lucky winner of the Grand Holiday Prize Draw is Mrs Debbie Gray from Glasgow. We all wish her and her family a fantastic holiday. The winner of the Theatre Break, kindly donated by Travel Planet, was Lynn McGarry from Renfrew. The 3D TV was won by Donald of Glasgow and finally Joan Dewar from Glasgow won the Debenhams Vouchers. Once again, your kind support was greatly appreciated.

Raising funds for 7 local ADL Schools

Raising funds for 7 local ADL Schools

We now have 7 ADL schools that we are raising money for and so far have managed to give 4 schools £1500 each. The schools are Linburn Academy, Howford School, Govan High Autism Unit and Langlands School. We're working hard to raise the other schools money.

So far we have had a Charity Car Wash, Ladies 10K and Gents 10K, a five a sides football tournament, with finalists being Seedhill 7's and Park Villa , the winners after a great game being Seedhill 7's , and we also are selling our raffle tickets for our big £3000 holiday!!