Port of Leith Christmas Fayres raise over £1700

Posted on 05/12/2013 by

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001Port of Leith Housing Association’s (PoLHA) sheltered housing complexes raised over £1,700 at their Christmas fayres. St Nicholas Court on Ferry Road raised £1,000 and Jameson Place £730. 

All funds raised will go towards supporting activities for residents including day trips, theatre trips, exercise classes and lunch clubs.

The complexes had an array of stalls including a raffle, tombola, home bakes, bric-a-brac, books and toys.

Maureen Tait Senior Sheltered Housing Co-ordinator with PoLHA manages the St Nicholas Court complex. She said: “The annual Christmas fayres are always great fun for the staff and residents and a great chance for us to interact and have a good time with the local community.

“We’re delighted to have raised over £1,700 and are grateful to the all those people who came along to support us. Many of our residents are young at heart and really enjoy getting out and about on trips and these fundraising events helps make it happen for them.”

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