SNP’s Annabelle Ewing helps celebrate 10 years of ProjectScotland

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ANNABELLE Ewing, Minister for Youth and Women’s Employment, has joined volunteers and staff from youth charity ProjectScotland at to help celebrate its 10thbirthday .

The charity enjoyed glorious weather for the event, held at Falkland Palace in Fife today.

 

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Minister for Youth and Women’s Employment Annabelle Ewing (black cardigan) with staff and volunteers from ProjectScotland

 

Ms Ewing said: “I would like to congratulate ProjectScotland on their achievements over the last ten years.

“They play a key role helping to improve the prospects and aspirations of young people across Scotland, recognising the importance of developing young people and that it is not just the right thing to do, it is the smart thing to do.”

The charity also announced that since 2005 they have supported over 5000 young people across Scotland.

 

Brighter futures

 

In total, these volunteers have given more than three million volunteering hours to over 540 charities and not-for-profit organisations.

Paul Reddish, the charity’s said: “The results of the last ten years prove we are making great strides supporting young people into brighter futures and we are extremely proud of our work to date.

He added: “We’re taking time to reflect and celebrate and also very much looking to the future and the work that still needs done.”

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