GRAHAM makes donation to Glasgow and North Ayrshire foodbanks

GRAHAM has continued its work to support local communities with essential donations to foodbanks across Glasgow and North Ayrshire, assisting their mission to provide emergency food for those in need.  

GRAHAM makes donation to Glasgow and North Ayrshire foodbanks

(from left) Calum Stevenson, foreman at GRAHAM; Cranberry Moss Community Larder representatives and Suzanne Stevenson, social impact advisor at GRAHAM

In North Ayrshire, both Cranberry Moss Community Larder and ACES Woodwynd Community Larder gratefully received food donations from the GRAHAM site teams. In Glasgow, a further two food parcels were delivered to Aspire Emergency Housing for Homelessness and Carntyne & Riddrie CU Food Bank. With contributions generously supplemented by on-site subcontractors Branniff Joinery Ltd, Stothers M&E and Optima Contracting Ltd.

GRAHAM is currently delivering the £12 million St Michael’s Wynd project, Kilwinning, for North Ayrshire Council for its development partner hub South West. The development will comprise of 10 supported living residences, 24 sheltered housing residences, 38 two-bedroom, five three-bedroom and two four-bedroom homes. 

In Glasgow, GRAHAM has secured a key residential build-to-rent project on the banks of the Clyde on behalf of developer PLATFORM_. The 498-apartment development will consist of four blocks, including a 20-storey tower, with future residents set to enjoy facilities including a gym, rooftop garden, lounges, cycle club and café.

These projects are just two examples of the wider work GRAHAM is doing to contribute to the ever-changing face of Scotland’s cities. GRAHAM is also currently delivering NHS Grampian’s Baird Family Hospital and ANCHOR Centre in Aberdeen, as well as the major redevelopment of the Port of Dundee. In addition, the team has recently been awarded a £79.5M construction contract to build the first opening road bridge over the River Clyde, supporting 700 jobs during its construction.

Suzanne Stevenson, social impact advisor at GRAHAM, said: “Together with our subcontractors, we are pleased to donate to these deserving causes, and support local foodbanks to assist the most vulnerable in our society.

“GRAHAM is committed to supporting the local community. Now, more than ever, foodbanks need as many donations as possible and we hope that our contribution will encourage others to do the same, ensuring that we can all work together to help as many people and families as possible.”

A spokesperson for Cranberry Moss Community Larder added: “We’d like to express our sincere thanks to the GRAHAM team and their colleagues for this generous donation. The pandemic has impacted all of us but has had a disproportionate effect on those with lower levels of financial security.

“This valuable gift of food and toiletries is greatly appreciated and has helped us in our mission to provide an accessible and affordable source of food to anyone in the local area that needs it.”

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