Friends of CLAN groups are coordinated by a committee of volunteers, who meet on a regular basis to organise their events throughout the year.
Members seek innovative and fun ways to raise funds and get their local communities involved.
The first Friends of CLAN was established in Aberdeen around 1992 and it has successfully fundraised and brought in vital income for CLAN over this period. Some fifteen years later in 2007, the Friends of CLAN model expanded with the establishment of services in the community.
These local groups play a vital part not only in raising funds but also in raising awareness of CLAN and its services available locally and in other areas.
The Friends of CLAN also provide a valuable opportunity for local community members and former clients to get involved and to experience the reward of giving something back.
As the saying goes, “many hands make light work” so the more volunteers recruited to the Friends of CLAN will allow for the distribution of tasks and make the organisation and running of the events a lot smoother.
To find out more about joining a Friends of CLAN group please contact us.
We currently organise 4 or 5 events a year, including bag packs, quiz nights, bake sales and tipsy tea parties. Our group meets every other month to plan what exciting events we can organise in and around Inverurie. Please do contact us if you or you know anyone who would like to join our very social group!!! Our next meeting is Tuesday 21st January, 715pm at CLAN Inverurie - please get in touch if you want to come along and say hello!
We organise the Friends of CLAN sales table within CLAN House which is stocked with various donated goods including cards, knitting, books, gifts and more! Please do come and have a look next time you are in CLAN House!!
We currently organise 4 or 5 events a year, including bag packs, quiz nights, afternoon teas, and we volunteer at the Stonehaven Half Marathon. Our first event in 2020 is a Rock N Roll Bingo night on Friday 6th March 2020 at Station Hotel. Please check here for further details when they become available.
Our Newest Friends of CLAN group established late 2019. Already held a couple of very successful events in Banchory which only paves the wave for a very successful 2020! Our next event is Bingo on March 1st at Scout Hut, Banchory. We will update as soon as we have more information.
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