NEWS

PLEASE VOTE FOR SHAX in MAKING ENDS MEET!

SHAX needs your help – please for us in Dumfries and Galloway Council’s ‘Making Ends Meet’ community vote.

If successful, SHAX will support more homeless people/those in poverty through our emergency Starter Packs – basic household essentials to help make a home and avoid debt.

If you’re are over 12 and have a DG1, DG2, DG3 or DG4 postcode, please CLICK HERE   – look for the login box (top right) then sign up.

Voting is ‘live’ from March 9 until 3 pm on March 23rd. Voting is 5 downwards, so your favourite is 5, second favourite 4, down to 1. Thanks for your support!

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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 SAYS THANK YOU TO OUR FUNDERS!

NITHSDALE AREA COMMITTEE, DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY COUNCIL

Nithsdale Area Committee awarded SHAX £10,000 towards our running costs in 2018/19, acknowledging the service we provide to people in crisis and supporting their anti-poverty agenda. We’re very grateful for this support.

THE HOLYWOOD TRUST

We’re very grateful to The Holywood Trust for their grant of £20,000 towards our running costs in 2018/19. This will help us support young people in crisis and provide worthwhile volunteer and work placement opportunities.

NATIONWIDE BUILDING SOCIETY

SHAX gratefully thanks Nationwide Building Society for their award of £5,000 to buy emergency Starter Pack items. Our special thanks go to Katrina and her team at Nationwide Dumfries for all their help too!

SHAX Nationwide Award

THE ROBERTSON TRUST

We’d like to give our grateful thanks to The Robertson Trust for their award of £14,500 in December 2017. The funding will support our volunteer and work placement programme, enabling SHAX to provide more opportunities for local people to improve their health & wellbeing and/or their chance of gaining employment