NEWS

WE’VE NOW REOPENED TO CUSTOMERS

WAREHOUSE IS OPEN MONDAYS TO FRIDAYS, 9.30 to 3

DONATION DROP OFF BETWEEN 10-2, BUT PLEASE CALL FIRST ON 01387-245358 AS SPACE IS LIMITED

SHAX IS RECRUITING

SHAX has a new Community Jobs Scotland Warehouse Assistant Post, starting soon (July 2020). Applicants must be aged 16 – 29 and meet eligibility criteria. Details here:

SHAX Warehouse Assistant Vacancy July 2020

THANK YOU NATIONWIDE!

SHAX is absolutely delighted to be awarded £41,272 from Nationwide Building Society’s Community Grants programme. The award recognises the work SHAX does to help the homeless and will help fund our staff costs over the next 2 years.

Hayley & Joyce from SHAX with Nationwide manager Katriona and member Judex

Hayley & Joyce from SHAX with Nationwide manager Katriona and member Judex

VOLUNTEERING ACCOLADE

SHAX  was delighted to be the first organisation in Dumfries & Galloway to receive the Volunteer Friendly Award in June 2019. The Award is a quality standard designed to support, recognise and reward groups who are good at involving volunteers. We’re tremendously pleased to be able to formally acknowledge the support we give to our terrific volunteers.

VF Logo FINAL 5cm 300dpi CMYK JPG

 

THANK YOU LOCKERBIE ACADEMY!

YPI Scotland finals where held in Lockerbie Academy last month.  SHAX were the winners, winning £3000.00.

What a fantastic job by the team from Lockerbie Academy, we can’t thank you enough! The award will be a terrific help for our clients. Picture below shows the winning group receiving a cheque from Karen Ward Boyd, the Director of The Holywood Trust.

190523 Lockerbie Academy YPI picture

THEY’RE BACK! – SHAX UPCYCLING SESSIONS

Funded by the Aspiring Communities Fund, we’ll be holding a series of Upcycling Sessions this year. Come along and meet new friends, have a chat and learn a new skill! We can arrange group bookings, call or email SHAX for more details

SHAX REMAKERY NOW OPEN!

Our Remakery is now open weekdays 9.30 to 4. Drop in for some advice on upcycling or re-purposing unwanted items. We’ll even PAT test small electrical items.