Accessibility Tools
Accessibility Tools
Call us: 0300 303 4321
Locations
Lochside Outreach Glenkens Outreach New Galloway Kelloholm Outreach Annandale and Eskdale Outreach Mid-Galloway Outreach Glenkens Outreach Dalry Castle Douglas Annan CAB Stranraer CAB Dumfries CAB (Headquarters)
Pages
Cookie Policy NHS Families Project Self-help Carbon Monoxide Alarms Fair Work First Thank You HSCP Complaints Procedure Warm Home Discount Scams & Gambling Food Banks in Dumfries and Galloway Energy COST OF LIVING HELP Volunteering Video Pension Wise Newsletter Meet our Volunteers Contact us Eu Citizen feeling in the dark about Brexit? Health Latest Volunteer Other Ways to Help Us Contact us Family Immigration Housing and Homelessness Law and Courts Work Debt and Money Consumer Rights Benefits Advice Subject Access Request Form Locations Who Funds Us Board of Directors Privacy & Cookie Policy Get Advice Who we are Home
Posts
Energy Efficiency Advice Lochside Outreach Mid-Galloway Outreach Kelloholm Outreach Vacancy – Volunteer Triage/Receptionist Lockerbie Outreach A Fond Farewell for Elizabeth Energy Advice on your Doorstep Bureau Closure Days Heat in Buildings Consultation Outreach Clinics Ending Soon Our 2022-23 Annual Report is out now! Our Opening Hours are Changing Be scam aware this December New Outreach at Lockerbie Christmas Opening Hours A tree-mendous Christmas for local charities Tennessee students visit Citizens Advice Service Warm Home Discount Scheme Outreach clinics for Glenkens Beware the Council Tax debt trap Money Talk Team Help to Claim Podcast Scam Alert War on Ukraine – UK and Scottish Government information Bright Deal Project Debt Happens, You’re Not Alone Press Release – Energy Crisis Communications Strategy 2022 Volunteer Strategy 2022 Doubling the Scottish Child Payment Adult Disability Payment
 
Home | News | A tree-mendous Christmas for local charities

A tree-mendous Christmas for local charities

5th December 2023
Dumfries Lion Club members, President John MacColl, Stuart Armstrong and Kaz Paszki, with Sara Jackson of Dumfries and Galloway Carers Centre and Cara Hyles of D&G Citizens Advice Service.

Dumfries Lion Club members, President John MacColl, Stuart Armstrong and Kaz Paszki, with Sara Jackson of Dumfries and Galloway Carers Centre and Cara Hyles of D&G Citizens Advice Service.

Help local charities this Christmas by purchasing your tree from Dumfries Lions Club and give back to your community.

Proceeds from this year’s annual Christmas tree sale will allow young adult carers in Dumfries to obtain vital skills and knowledge. Dumfries Lions Club will be donating to Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service’s new RISE programme, to be delivered in partnership with Dumfries and Galloway Carers Centre, aiming to build Young Adult Carers’ resilience, inspire their future, help them support each other and empower themselves.

John MacColl, Lions Club President, said, “we are grateful to the public who support all our fundraising events and look forward to welcoming our regular and new customers to our annual Christmas tree sale. Last weekend’s tree sale exceeded our expectations, as a result of this we expect to sell all the remaining trees this weekend. We thought it would be helpful for our customers to know this as trees are sold on a first come, first served basis and we may run out by Sunday.”

Dumfries and Galloway Citizen Advice Service Youth Engagement Worker, Cara Hyles said, “we are really grateful to the Dumfries Lions Club for their generosity in helping us to fundraise and deliver this vital service, in partnership with D&G Carers Centre.”

“Dumfries Lions Club’s generous donation allows us to deliver a tailored programme to Young Carers and Young Adult Carers. We are looking forward to working in partnership in this joint venture,” explained Sara Jackson, Young Carers Project Manager.

The tree sale continues this weekend on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th December (subject to availability), at Low Road Junction, from 10.00am to 3.00pm.

Back to News
This website uses cookies
This site uses cookies to enhance your browsing experience. We use necessary cookies to make sure that our website works. We’d also like to set analytics cookies that help us make improvements by measuring how you use the site. By clicking “Allow All”, you agree to the storing of cookies on your device to enhance site navigation, analyse site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts.
These cookies are required for basic functionalities such as accessing secure areas of the website, remembering previous actions and facilitating the proper display of the website. Necessary cookies are often exempt from requiring user consent as they do not collect personal data and are crucial for the website to perform its core functions.
A “preferences” cookie is used to remember user preferences and settings on a website. These cookies enhance the user experience by allowing the website to remember choices such as language preferences, font size, layout customization, and other similar settings. Preference cookies are not strictly necessary for the basic functioning of the website but contribute to a more personalised and convenient browsing experience for users.
A “statistics” cookie typically refers to cookies that are used to collect anonymous data about how visitors interact with a website. These cookies help website owners understand how users navigate their site, which pages are most frequently visited, how long users spend on each page, and similar metrics. The data collected by statistics cookies is aggregated and anonymized, meaning it does not contain personally identifiable information (PII).
Marketing cookies are used to track user behaviour across websites, allowing advertisers to deliver targeted advertisements based on the user’s interests and preferences. These cookies collect data such as browsing history and interactions with ads to create user profiles. While essential for effective online advertising, obtaining user consent is crucial to comply with privacy regulations.