Pupils dig deep to support their local foodbank
Students’ studies teach them all about poverty
Kind-hearted Cathkin High pupils were helping out a good cause recently.
The youngsters had been learning about poverty as part of their studies.
And they decided to help out the Rutherglen and Cambuslang Foodbank.
Ian Robertson, of the Foodbank, was delighted at the support from the Cathkin pupils.
He said: “S1 students in Cathkin have been reading about poverty and their studies have led to an exercise in real-life support to the Rutherglen and Cambuslang Foodbank.
“Students in Mr. Devlin’s class collected food in their class and then presented it to Jo Simpson on behalf of the local charity.
“The handover also marked the day when these first years became S2 students.
“Pupils listened intently while Jo outlined the work of the foodbank, volunteers and the families they support. Well done to them.”
Anyone interested in helping the Rutherglen and Cambuslang Foodbank can contact them by calling 07745 038 795 or by visiting http:// rutherglencambuslang. foodbank.org.uk
The food bank meets every Monday and Thursday at St Columbkilles Church Hall, on Kirkwood Street from 12:30pm until 2:30pm.
They also meet every Tuesday from 6pm until 8pm at the Whitlawburn Community Resource Centre and at Cambuslang Baptist Church every Friday from 12.30pm until 2.30pm.
Listening On Pupils heard from Jo Simpson at the foodbank
Important Jo explained the work of foodbanks
Good work Kind youngsters made a substantial donation