Youth action group passionate about helping Ukraine

The members of the Kintyre Youth Action Group who hosted the fundraiser.
The members of the Kintyre Youth Action Group who hosted the fundraiser.

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Kind-hearted members of the Kintyre Youth Action Group organised and hosted a fundraiser for those affected by the war in Ukraine.

Supported by the Kintyre Community Learning Team, the youngsters held a coffee afternoon in Tarbert Village Hall last Wednesday (April 6).

Thanks to donations from members of the community, the youngsters provided tea, coffee, biscuits and home baking, and hosted a prize raffle, a bric-a-brac stall and provided arts and crafts to entertain the younger clientele.

In collaboration with Tarbert Soup Kitchen, the team raised an amazing £582.77 which will be donated to those directly affected by the Ukrainian crisis.

The Kintyre Youth Action Group is a team of young people from across the area aged between 11 and 18, who are passionate about youth voice, youth action and making a positive impact in their community and this was a cause they were very keen to support.

Anyone interested in joining the group is invited to contact their Facebook page – @kintyreyouthaction – directly.