On Friday 1st December, Share Scotland held our first Christmas Fayre at our Head Office in Dava Street, Govan. What a wonderful turnout from service users, staff, families and friends, who all enjoyed hot drinks, hot pies and a browse round the stalls selling crafts, sweets, jewellery, home baking and Christmas gifts, along with taking part in our huge tombola.
We were extremely fortunate and proud to be supported by Humza Yousaf MSP, who gave up over an hour of his time to come and see what Share is all about and to meet some of the people we support. He was really interested in all the different stories, and was also very impressed with our care staff and the amazing job that they do.
In the afternoon, Ibrox Primary School Choir joined in to entertain us all with lots of festive songs, getting us in the Christmas mood, and then 2 of our service users, Debbie and Adelle, were piped in by pipers from Govan High School, where they then officially opened our new sensory room, which everyone really enjoyed having a look round.
Lots of money was raised to ensure we can continue to provide extras like the sensory room for not only our own service users, but the wider disabled community, and we would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who donated, baked, helped on the day and supported the Fayre – it was a wonderful day with lots of old friends meeting up and new friends being made.