Lady Haughey receives major Glasgow accolade
Cambuslang businesswoman Lady Haughey has been awarded one of Glasgow’s highest honours for her charitable work.
She was awarded the Loving Cup by Provost Sadie Docherty. Lady Haughey launched the global, multi-million pound company, City Refrigeration Holdings Ltd, alongside her husband, Willie, in 1985.
Lady Haughey’s wealth has allowed her to support countless charities big and small through her City Charitable Trust. Donating more than £7million to worthwhile causes including the Lord Provost’s Goodwill Fund, Maggie’s Centre, the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice, the Duke of Edinburgh Awards, the Emmaus homelessness charity and Yorkhill Children’s Hospital.
Her most recent endeavour has been championing the £5 million Kilbryde Hospice
Lady Haughey said:“I am delighted and honoured to receive this prestigious award from the Lord Provost, following in the footsteps of so many outstanding recipients.
“I am a very proud Glaswegian and I am humbled by this award. I am grateful to the Lord Provost for affording me this wonderful honour.”
The Loving Cup is one of the city’s highest honours and is presented to any person or group who have brought distinction and honour to Glasgow.