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Wellfest

Sacro's Lanarkshire services held an event for the local community on 21 February.

"Wellfest" was held in Kings Church and highlighted Sacro's services in the area as well as representation from many community groups, partner organisations and local agencies.

The event offered advice and support to the local community as well as providing lunch, and food/household goods/clothes donated by local businesses and collected by Sacro staff.

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Alan Mairs
Mark McDonald, Minister for Childcare and Early Years; Sharon Stirrat, Director of Operations, Sacro; Jana Ridegova, Project Worker, MCFB; Angela Voulgari, Service Team Leader, Sacro; Mitra, project worker; Githa, mediation worker; Nasim; project worker; Sally Magnusson, BBC Scotland

Pictured from left to right: Mark McDonald, Minister for Childcare and Early Years; Sharon Stirrat, Director of Operations, Sacro; Jana Ridegova, Project Worker, MCFB; Angela Voulgari, Service Team Leader, Sacro; Mitra, project worker; Githa, mediation worker; Nasim; project worker; Sally Magnusson, BBC Scotland).

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Alan Mairs
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Bright Choices

Established in 2015 with funding from the Big Lottery, Bright Choices was created to offer Edinburgh a unique, holistic support model. We provide intense emotional and practical assistance to individuals and families; use restorative practices to heal old wounds and mediation to prevent new ones; and provide all agencies working in the field of community human rights with comprehensive, free training on how to engage effectively.

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Alan Mairs
Representatives from Sacro and NIACRO

Representatives from Sacro and NIACRO (The Northern Ireland Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders) had another very productive day when they met in Edinburgh last week. The two community justice organisations met to share ideas and thinking on current practice and policy issues.

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Alan Mairs
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Asda "green tokens"

Sacro has been chosen by Asda as one of three Aberdeen-based organisations participating in their “Chosen By You, Given By Us” token scheme at their Aberdeen Beach store. The three groups chosen are promoted for two months at a time and customers drop their green tokens into the box(es) to indicate the cause they feel is most deserving. The group which receives the most green tokens from shoppers will then receive the top cash prize with smaller prizes for the runners up.

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