Presentation by Tea in the Pot members - Friday 1st April 2016

Invited Guests are reminded about a Presentation by the members of Tea in the Pot who are currently taking part in a Health Issues in the Community course (HIIC) funded by Awards for All.

The Presentation: ‘It’s Expensive Being Poor’

Oxfam Candidate Cafe, Glasgow 2016

Tea in the Pot members took part in Oxfam's Candidate Cafe at the Hilton Grosvenor with Oxfam Scotland, Zara Kitson Scottish Greens, Robert Brown, Ivan McKee, Sheila Mechan for Glasgow Kelvin Holyrood 2016 Election Glasgow Kelvin Labour Party

Easter at Tea in the Pot

Raffle prizes were drawn and lovely Easter cupcakes made by 'Anne the Baker'. Please note that Tea in the Pot will be closed Good Friday 25th March and Easter Monday 28th March.

International Women's Day - 10th March 2016

18 of our members attended a 3-hour Crystals & Colour Therapy workshop yesterday for International Women's Day. Everyone really enjoyed this session - big thanks to June L Harrison.

Decent Work Report by Oxfam

Tea in the Pot took part in the Decent Work case studies by Oxfam. See page 5 of the link (Fiona Wilkie)

http://uwsoxfampartnership.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Decent-Work...

Visit to Scottish Parliament

A big thanks to Annie Wells of the Scottish Conservative Party who suggested we contact the Health Minister MSP Shona Robison, to arrange to meet with her on our visit to Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 9th March. The Health Minister was very generous with her time and engaged with Tea in the Pot members, listening to the women giving their own reasons how Tea in the Pot has helped them.
She also acknowledged our financial plight and the length of time that Tea in the Pot has been in existence - 10yrs! Run solely by Volunteers.

HEALTH ISSUES IN THE COMMUNITY (HIIC)

Thanks to funding from Awards for All, we are running a 12-week course on Health Issues in the Community. 10 women have signed up to this. Part 1 started last Friday. If you are interested in taking part in future courses, please get in touch with us.

Thank you

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their financial support and other donations - a BIG thank you to:-

Oxfam Scotland
Sir Alex Ferguson
The Robertson Trust
NHS Health Improvement Team
The Big Lottery - Awards for All
Santander
Arnold Clark
June L Harrison & Friends
Jane Lamont, Beith Development Trust
The Daisy Project

2014/15 at Tea in the Pot Performance Indicators

In the last year (1 Apr 2014 to 31 Mar 2015) over 1700 visits have been made to Tea in the Pot drop-in & support service, which included:-

47 Newcomers
12 Visits from NHS Brand Street Resource Centre
33 Visits from Glasgow Association for Mental Health (GAMH)
74 Visits from Carr Gomm Mental Health Network
53 Visits from other organisations

Visits came from the following areas:-

AGM 2015

Tea in the Pot's AGM will be held on Tuesday 3rd November 2015 at 10.30am

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