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For 20+ years we have raised money 
and supported charities, good causes, churches & organisations
some of which are listed below.........

farewell concert was at Flemington-Hallside Church on 7th Feb 2020
one month later we were in a pandemic..... covid-19

performed to raise money for good causes]


St Vincent's School for the Deafblind with Andy Cameron      Feb.2005
30 Fullarton Avenue, Tollcross, Glasgow, Strathclyde. G32 8NJ  Telephone: 0141 778 2254

Dementia Scotland
  Parksprings Care Home, Dementia awareness week       June 2017
  Stonehouse Jubilee Club, Dementia awareness concert   Nov.2017, 2018
One charity event near home
getting a local woman who attended the voluntary care club a new wheelchair...... 2004   
 Cambuslang & District Voluntary Care Club.  
2004, 2005,2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012,
                                                                                                 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Children 1st  concert, Cambuslang & Rutherglen branch .... see their webpage.    Mar.2006, Nov.2007
Mary's Meals

 Mary's Meals concert at St.Joseph's Church Blantyre.   May.2017


we gifted a RNIB digital radio to a local Cambuslang man who is now blindApr.2008


Ciaran Pryce appeal
... Ciaran is a 15yr old local boy who whilst playing rugby for his school in Oct,2007, suffered a serious neck injury which left him tetraplegic (paralysed from the neck down) A trust has been formed to cater for Ciaran's long term needs. PiggeryBrae donated 500


Children's hospice CHAS
CHAS the Childrens' Hospice ... donations to this charity. Aug.2006
, Apr.2008, Dec.2008, Dec.2009, Feb.2010, Jun2013,  Feb2014, Nov.2014, Nov 2015, Apr.2016,  2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Scottish Freemasons Charity work
We were invited along to entertain at a meal organised by the Masons to donate a cheque for over 37,000  to CHAS the Childrens' Hospice
Cambuslang & Rutherglen Reachout Trust Christian charity 2016,  2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
Care Home   
Care &
Abbeyfield Home Rutherglen,  Port Glasgow Home,  Eastfield Seniors,  Newarthill Seniors
Glenview Home,  McCarthy Stone Rutherglen,  Parksprings Care Centre

Local Cambuslang girl raising funds to go to Africa to provide dental care for two weeks to the poor.       Nov.2010

People Experiencing Trauma & Loss    Cambuslang & Rutherglen Community Health Initiative::     Mar.2010, Feb.2014
 Cambuslang Chest, Heart & Stroke club - Christmas party  Dec.2011
Stonehouse Jubilee Club - Nov.2017, Nov.2018
 LSN Lymphoedema Support Network -  July 2014
pig  Bridgeton Burns Club   Halloween Suppers at Merchant House, George Square, Glasgow   
Bridgeton Burns Club   Burns Supper, Bachelors Club, Tarbolton, Ayrshire
 various Burns Suppers  from 2005 onwards
  RNLI website
                        Scotland Carradale village ( Mull of Kintyre ) gala weekend for the RNLI         Aug.2004,  Feb2014
St.John's Hospice  Cancer Charity fundraising walk.     April 2006 

The Haven  in Blantyre is a registered charity which provides holistic support to people affected by life-limiting illness.  Cancer / Multiple Sclerosis / Motor Neurone Disease                         Nov.2007, Apr.2008, Nov.2014
St.Andrew's Hospice  in Airdrie,  April 2008

Royal Order of Scotland Dinner - Cambuslang & Rutherglen Reachout Christian charity.  Jul.2006

PoppyScotland providing practical help in time of need to all who
served in the Armed Forces and their dependants.    
         Nov.2006.2007.2009.2010, 2011,2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021

Erskine Founded in 1916. Re-building shattered lives, restoring dignity and providing
first class care to ex-Service men and women both young and old

                                               Nov.2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021

Prostate Scotland
Prostate Scotland are a Scottish charity set up to provide information, advice and help on prostate health and diseases of the prostate. Nearly 1 in 2 men in Scotland will be affected by prostate disease at some stage of their lives and 1 in 11 are likely to  develop prostate cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in Scotland.
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021

NPWGS  North Parish Washing Green Society.             May2007

  Richard Cook "....a note of thanks on behalf of my brother Richard Cook and myself to thank you for your generous gift towards Richard going to Blackpool illuminations with his two carers 5-9 Oct.2009. The money has been a major support in helping us cover the costs of the carers and the support he needs.... thank you for your kindness." Miss A.Cook (sister)
[ Richard is known to the Rev.Leslie Milton Cambuslang Parish minister, who informed us of the planned holiday ]         

Bridgeton Business Club,     Rutherglen Burns Club,      Burnside B.C.     Uddingston B.C.

Newark Care Home, Port Glasgow     2005

The Starfish

Supportive Training and Recovery For Individual Stammerers                                    Nov2011
The Starfish Project - is a non-profit making project for training people who
to both control and gain confidence over something that has controlled them.

Ashwood Scotland Foundation a charitable trust in West Lothian       Jan.2007

Dalmarnock Primary School anniversary concert      Mar.2005

 Carntyne Pensioners Group, Marfield Street, Glasgow.

Boys Brigade Cathkin District. 217th Gilbertfield,  229th Glasgow,  246th Glasgow

Boys Brigade Stedfast Association Glasgow.

                      BrigadeGirls Brigade
Cambuslang Parish Church & Flemington-Hallside church 

Carronvale Girls Brigade, 25th May 2002

 Cambuslang Parish Church Pipe Band,  funds to our local pipe band to help with band instruments   May 2016

swri S.W.R.I.  Scottish Womans Royal Institute,  Dailly Nov.2004    Bargrennan Group, Glentrool Village, May2009,   
                  Dunlop WRI Nov2009,      
Auchincruive WRI Feb2010,    Dundonald WRI  Apr2011,   
            Craigton WRI Nov2011,     Symington Jan2012,      Dunlop Jan2013,    Sandford Nov2014,  
             Loans Rural Mar.2016,      Fenwick WRI Mar.2017,     Hawksland WRI Dec2017,

Maggies Centre Glasgow ...open to everyone who has been diagnosed with cancer, and also to their families, friends and carers.    Apr.2008, Jan.2010

  fitba Local boys club football team fundraiser, Cambuslang Boys Club (2009s), 2019

MacMillan improves the lives of people affected by cancer locally. They provide practical, medical, emotional and financial support and push for better cancer care. Cancer affects us all.  
In 2007 we donated 200 to the West Scotland branch.    
Donations sent  2007,  2010,  2011, Feb2014, Nov.2014, Nov 2015, Apr.2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021


  Motor Neurone Disease Scotland    Apr. 2016

Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice,    Feb 2014

 Clic Sargent
Caring for children and young people with cancer. .2010


Friends of the Beatson  
May 2013, Nov.2014

Coeliac Charity
40th anniversary dinner at the Millennium Hotel, George Square, Glasgow, Oct.2010

Enable Scotland ( Rutherglen & District Branch ) promotes the welfare of children and adults with learning disabilities, meeting their needs and help develop their capabilities.  In 2007 we donated 150

salvation army
Eva Burrows
Day Centre
care facility for the elderly & infirm in Halfway, Cambuslang

                          for Africa

charity concert  

Leprosy Mission Scotland

 over 2000 raised at Inner Wheel Renfrew, concert  Mar.2018
  Rutherglen Monday Club  -  Adult handicapped  Nov2011       
  Cambuslang Park Centenary gala day  -  June 2013       
 Action for Medical Research concert at Cadder Freestone,
                                                                 May 2008, May 2014, May 2019
  Kilbryde Hospice concert at Avondale Church, Strathaven  Apr.2016

Healthy n Happy

 Healthy n Happy is the community development trust for Cambuslang and Rutherglen.
        They are a community owned organisation, governed by local people and all their work
        is directed by local priorities.                                                                         Jun2017     

Christain Aid
   Christain Aid over 500 raised at Rutherglen Churches concert April 2015
                           over 650 raised at Rutherglen Churches concert March 2018

See Photos from various Churches

Ardoch Church, Braco
Avondale Church Strathaven Ballantrae Church
Ballinluig Church
Baillieston St Andrew Church Barlanark Greyfriars Church
Barrhead Parish Church
Beith Parish Church Bellshill U.F. Church
Bellshill West Church Blantyre Congregational Blantyre St.Andrew's
Bourock Barrhead Church Burnside Blairbeth Church Busby Parish Church

Cadder Church Bishopbriggs
Cambuslang Parish Church Cameo Hillhouse Church Cathcart Parish Church
Cathcart Trinity Church Castlehill Church Ayr Castlemilk Parish Church Castlemilk Lloyd Morris
Chalmers Church Chapleton Church Claremont Church E.K. Clarkston Church
Clincarthill Church Croftfoot United Church Dalry St Margaret's church Dalziel St.Andrew's Church
Eaglesham Church East Kilbride Old Parish Erskine Church Faifley Church
Fernhill & Cathkin Parish Flemington-Hallside Giffnock South Giffnock United
Greenbank Church Clarkston Hamilton South Church Hillhouse Church Houston Church
Ibrox Church Ibrox Parish Church Jackson Church Airdrie Kenmuir Mount Vernon
Kilmaurs Church Kilwinning Old Parish Kings Park Church Kirkmuirhill Church
Larkhall Church Larkhall Chalmers Church Logierait Parish Church
Motherwell South Church Muirkirk Ballantrae Church Mure Memorial Church Neilston Church
Newton-on-Ayr Church Orchard Park Church
Park Church Giffnock
Pollokshaws Church
Rankin Church, Strathaven
Renfrew North Church Renfrew Trinity Church Rutherglen Old Parish
Rutherglen United Reformed Rutherglen Wardlaw West Parish Rutherglen West Church Sandyhills Church
Shawlands Church Sherbrooke St.Gilbert Church Springfield Cambridge St.Andrew's Blantyre
St.Andrew's UF Bellshill St.Andrew's Cambuslang St.Gilbert's Church
St.James's Pollok Church
St.Joseph's RC Blantyre St.Margaret's Church Dalry St.Nicholas Church Prestwick Stamperland Church
Stonelaw Church Rutherglen Trinity St.Pauls Cambuslang Troon Parish Church Uddingston Old Parish
United Free East Kilbride Wallaceton Church, Ayr
Wardlawhill Rutherglen West Church East Kilbride
Westwood Church E.K. Many of these churches were visited more than once

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CamGlen Radio 6th September 2016, Oor Will was delighted to be asked into the studio to be interviewed by radio presenter Derek McCutcheon about GlescaPals and of course PiggeryBrae

13th June 2017
, CamGlen radio presenter Derek McCutcheon interviewed
PiggeryBrae : Alastair, Fergi, Ian & Will.


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