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Tesco Port Glasgow staff handing over wonderful collection of toys.  21 December 2015

Glenbrae Nursery staff show their delight at toys donation for 20 children. In total, 70 children across Inverclyde Nurseries & Womens Aid Greenock received toys donations. 16 December 2015

Old Gourock and Ashton Church Minister David Burt with Diane Gillan and children from Messy Church donate their wonderful toys collection. 13 December 2015

Local nursery children show their appreciation to the Morrisons Foundation for their magnificent donation of £35000 to purchase our own holiday home. 11 December 2015

Manager Thomas Molloy and his team at Gourock Athletic FC hand over large collection of toys for distribution. 10 December 2015

120 children from local nurseries were our guests at Santa's Grotto & Carnival at Cardwell Nurseries and had a wonderful time meeting Santa and on fun rides.  All received a present and we thank Cardwell Nurseries for arranging goodie bags. 4 December 2015

Trustee James Lamb receives a cheque for £551 from the Unite Pottery Street branch in Greenock

A real pleasure to attend Greenock Golf Club on Saturday evening to accept a cheque for £1500 that members & guests raised from the Club's 37th Tri-Am event.

The annual Gourock YAC U16s Boys v Old Crocks match raised the staggering total of £600. This was a superb effort by coaches, players & parents and our charity extends our gratitude and appreciation for such a wonderful donation.

Along with the Mariners Home and Erskine Hospital we were the recipients of £1500 from the Lodge's Annual Charity grants locally. A wonderful donation and very gratefully received and we commend Lodge Greenock Kilwinning XII on their extremely valuable support and caring  to local charities.

John McGovern of the Senit Foundation presents a cheque for £1000 to us which provided a trip to Santa's Grotto&Carnival at Cardwell GC for 80 local children where they met Santa and Olaf and had a great time on the fun rides and bouncy castle plus a goody bag from Cardwell GC. We applaud the Senit Foundation for their very generous donation and indeed commend them for their extensive and exemplary contribution to charitable organisations and deserving causes in Inverclyde'
Our charity received a donation of £313 from Louise Murphy of LM Fitness who organised sponsored events with her patrons. We are indebted to Louise for this wonderful donation and the generosity of LM Fitness patrons'
Jeanette Knox of Enterprise Childcare presents our charity with toys collected from various businesses at Pottery Street. A truly wonderful gesture by Jeanette in organising this collection which was appreciated by ourselves and those families in receipt of these gifts.
Friday, 23 January 2015 11:15

£500 from Lodge Greenock Kilwinning No.XII

We are presented with a cheque for £500 from Lodge Greenock Kilwinning No.XII after being selected by Provost Moran as the recipient of the Annual Provost charity nomination to the Lodge. We thank the Provost for selecting us as nominee and appreciate the generous donation from the Lodge and commend them on their continued great work for charities in Inverclyde.
Inverclyde Academy pupils Andrew Wilson, Cameron Yarr and Elliot Keogh with a £3000 cheque for Children in Poverty Inverclyde awarded for their superb presentation in the Wood Family Trust (Sir Ian Wood) Young Philanthropy Initiative (YPI).' Our charity trustees commend the boys for our nomination and their research, dedication and commitment in securing this most welcome funding. Thanks, Pat
'Our charity recognised those local businesses and organisations that have offered such dedicated and willing support in our inaugural year without whose support we would not have provided Santa trips for 200 children nor holidays for 38 children and 22 parents as well as funding for holidays for over 100 children in summer 2015.
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 12:57

Visit to Santa's Grotto & Carnival

The children and staff would like to thank you and your organisation for your support over the last few weeks including visit to Santa's Grotto & Carnival and the provision of lots of toys. Everyone is absolutely delighted. - Ann Marie Boyd, Head of Centre, Rainbow Family Centre
Gourock YAC Dads v Lads match raises £320 for our charity
Sunday, 07 December 2014 00:00

Morrisons donation of 180 Advent calendars

Morrisons donation of 180 Advent calendars
Sunday, 07 December 2014 00:00

Ruth Sharkey launches Christmas toy appeal

Ruth Sharkey launches Christmas toy appeal
Thank you for your visit and generosity. We have many families who have appreciated the help and we know this will make a difference to their Christmas.

Clothing donations from Tesco Port Glasgow Team Leader

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 00:00

Hillend Childrens Centre Head Lesley O'Hagan

Hillend Childrens Centre Head Lesley O'Hagan

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 00:00

Glenbrae Children Nursery Head Moira Gray & staff

Glenbrae Children Nursery Head Moira Gray & staff

The link between activities and purpose is simply that no child in our community must feel marginalised because of the impact of poverty. Children from poor families will, as a consequence of our organisation's purpose and activities, feel valued and be empowered to participate - on an equal footing - with their more affluent peers, in all opportunities available to Inverclyde's children. This website will help educate and promote Children in Poverty Inverclyde.

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Children in Poverty Inverclyde is registered as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation under the Charities and Trustee (Scotland) Act 2005.

Our charity number is SC044563.

Pat Burke (Chairman)

17 Langhouse Place
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01475 521808
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