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- volunteers

Did you know it is volunteers’ week this week? So to celebrate we wanted to say a big thank you to our amazing teapot volunteers! We are so lucky to have you helping us at events and in the office. You guys do it all from selling merchandise, organising events, helping design our posters, face painting and art work to packing our Christmas cards. You are all amazing and we can’t thank you enough!

Blackhall art club

Thank you Blackhall St. Columba’s Art Club for supporting us this year at their annual art exhibition, were they raised a fantastic £1000 for us!
This money will help us provide 20 hours of open group art therapy to children with chronic illness across Scotland!
A special thank you to Valerie Gordon and Myke Grantham for all of their help.

41club giving donation at Dundee 2015

We were delighted to be visited by the 41 club this week at our project in Ninewells Hospital. They very kindly presented us with a cheque to help support our work in Dundee. Thank you so much for your support!

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A big thank you to the children at Dean Park Nursery who organised their own tea party for their families and friends! We love this picture of them wearing their teapots and teacups with style!

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There is still time left to enter this years Battle of the Bands at The Liquid Room Edinburgh!
Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to perform at one of Edinburgh’s best live gig venues!

Email mandy.boswell@scottishwidows.co.uk for more information.

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We are so lucky to be supported by such talented people! These giant tea cups have been designed for us by Blackhall St Columba’s Art Club!

The club is holding an art exhibition and sale from the 6th – 10th of May at Blackhall St Columba’s Church Hall so make sure you pop along if you are in Edinburgh! You will be able to see these cups on display as well as much more!

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Our AMAZING collection can heroes have collected a fantastic £410 for us in 2014! This money enabled us to provide 6 1:1 art therapy sessions and 4 open group art therapy sessions supporting approximately 60 chronically ill children. Every penny really does count. Thank you!