Coatbridge Community Foodbank

Coatbridge Rovers’ Business Club donates raised cash to local foodbank.

Coatbridge Community Foodbank Coordinator, Angela Easton, and some of her team of volunteers were visited today by Club Development Officer, Martin O’Neill and handed a cash donation of £50 raised by the Coatbridge Rovers Business Club. Business Club member, Alison Fagan of AM Fagan Estate Agents, chose the local charity to the the beneficiary of the first of the Business Club’s recipients of money raised by the new scheme.

During the visit, Martin was able to see behind the scenes at the life-saving foodbank and said “Foodbanks, sadly, are a common reality in our communities and Angela and her team, although clearly very busy, were all smiles and very welcoming when I visited. It was both saddening and wonderful to see the sheer volume of work that is put into running the foodbank and the volume of people that use the service. Coatbridge Rovers are very proud to be able to help such a meaningful and vital charity on our doorstep.”

Club Chairman Gary Flint said “I’m delighted that we have been able to assist Coatbridge Community Foodbank with this donation. As a community football club, we know only too well the hardship that ordinary families are faced with day to day and hope to be able to help more in the very near future.”

Coatbridge Community Foodbank are on facebook at @Coatb and you can also contact them on 01236 427959 or via email and their address is 25 Coatbank Street, Coatbridge, ML5 3SP. Please reach out if you need help or if you can donate either physically or financially to their charity.

AM Fagan, who chose the charity as part of the business club can be found on our business page at https://coatbridgeroversfc.org/sponsors/am-fagan-estate-agents-ltd/

By joining our Business Club for only £10 per month, you will have access to a network of local businesses not available elsewhere. Each month, businesses will be entered into a draw to win a cash donation to be paid to the charity or community organisation of their choosing.

Our 200+ children will benefit from your subscription by receiving new equipment and days out and our coaches will benefit by receiving top class training from organisations such as the Scottish FA. Please help your local club by joining our business club for only £10 per month. In doing so, you can create smiles on faces and donate to some wonderful local or national causes. Not only will you have access to a wonderful network of local businesses, but your business will be listed on our website and regularly on our social media pages. You can join our Business Club by clicking here.

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