Three good causes in Moray have been boosted by the Co-op Community Fund.
More than £3,000 from the Lossiemouth Co-Op has been split between the Burghead Coastal Rowing Club, Action for Children’s residential unit in Elgin and Keiran’s Legacy to address financial implications that the current crisis has posed.
Donations are made up of money raised from Co-op shoppers who have a membership card. Each purchase gives shoppers 5% back to spend, while 1% goes towards chosen charities.
Burghead Coastal Rowing Club have received £900 to buy a shelter.
Captain Julie Stewart added: “We have a thriving junior section and this money will allow us to invest in a substantial pop up gazebo that we can use as a shelter and meeting place for all our members, but particularly the younger ones.”
Keiran’s Legacy has been given £1,077 which will go towards the charity’s mission to help deploy more defibrillators and improve education about saving lives.
The charity continues to urge people in communities without a defibrillator who have been actively trying to raise funds for one to contact them on email@example.com or call 07776373747.
A spokeswoman said: “In these unprecedented times Keiran’s Legacy would like to thank everyone who continues to support us through the local causes scheme run by the Co-op.
“The money will be given to those most affected by Covid-19. ”
Action for Children’s residential unit in Elgin was given more than £1,000.