Christina McKelvie MSP donates £150 proceeds of charitable survey
The Harvest Christian Fellowship were the grateful recipients of a charity donation from Christina McKelvie MSP as she donated a £150 cheque courtesy of IPSOS Mori.
IPSOS Mori, who conducted their annual summer survey of Members of the Scottish Parliament, offered the charity sum to the Hamilton, Larkhall and Stonehouse MSP as remuneration for her participation.
The Monday Club – one of the Harvest Christian Fellowships most successful programmes – provides fun activities for primary school children throughout the community. Christina McKelvie was on hand to present the cheque to the Monday Club at the Hillhouse Community Centre.
Commenting on the donation, SNP MSP Christina McKelvie said:
“It was a sheer pleasure to meet the Monday Club and I’m delighted that the money go straight to those who matter – the children.
“The kids who use the Monday Club take this opportunity to come along for fun, activities and education. With a range of events and activities planned throughout the year, I know fine well this money will be used for even exciting experiences for the children.
“After meeting with Sammy from the Harvest Christian Fellowship, I was inspired to help in any way that I could. My thanks go to everyone at the Harvest Christian Fellowship who keeps the club running, and my thanks to the kids for making this visit so fun and exciting.
Commenting on the visit, Sammy Brown, Children’s Worker for the
Harvest Christian Fellowship said:
“As a children’s Pastor it is the most rewarding job in the world. We are so thankful for the church, for the community and for each and every child that comes through our doors every single Monday,
“It’s an opportunity for the children to learn and have fun while doing so.
“Can I just take this opportunity to thank Christina from the bottom of our hearts for choosing to support us not just financially but with her time also, it truly means the world for have her support.