Neighbours at heart: Big Hearts and The North British Distillery
Big Hearts is the chosen charity partner of The North British Distillery, one of Scotland’s oldest and largest Scotch grain whisky producers.
To celebrate 1 year of working together, our closest neighbour opened the doors of its Gorgie bowling green to families involved in our Kinship Care programme. The young people and their carers got to enjoy a game of bowls and golf with the help from on-site staff.
Over the past 12 months employees of the Gorgie site raised over £11,400 to help Big Hearts improve outcomes for individuals and families affected by social isolation in South West Edinburgh. Further community fundraising activities are set to take place after the summer.
“It’s been fantastic to take a step forward with our long-time neighbours for the benefit of our local community. Hosting a special after school event for Kinship Care families, with dinner provided and full access to the bowling green is a lovely gesture from The North British Distillery and we’re delighted their staff got to witness first-hand the difference they are making through our charity.”
“The North British Distillery is committed to supporting the local community in which we live and work. Big Hearts does incredibly important work supporting those affected by social isolation in South West Edinburgh. We are very much looking forward to continuing the fundraising activity that we have planned for this year.”