Let’s Get Quizzical

Published on July 11, 2018

Where is the biggest monument in the world? Name all the Disney princesses. Who won BGT? You’ve guessed it, it’s quiz time! Start Up Stirling are holding a fundraising quiz on Friday 28th September at Stirling County Rugby Club at 7:30pm. £20 a team, maximum of 8 members. All the profits will go towards our Starter pack items and towards buying fresh fruit and veg for our food packs. Bring your friends, family, colleagues and neighbours along for a fabulous night of fun!

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Stirling Citizens Advice Bureau Recruitment

Published on July 10, 2018

Our friends at the Stirling Citizens Advice Bureau are recruiting a new advice worker to help out at our foodbanks.

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Celebrating Starter Packs

Published on July 05, 2018

This week, we have celebrated our Starter Packs. These packs are a collection of 3 boxes handed out to people in Stirlingshire in hardship who have been granted a new tenancy. These are some of our most important packs so we decided to raise some more awareness of them.

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​Volunteer Drivers Required

Published on June 11, 2018

We are currently looking for a couple of new driver volunteers to help out with our rural foodbank deliveries.

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Volunteer Week Support Service

Published on June 08, 2018

It’s our final National Volunteering Week post (awww) but last and certainly no means least is Sandy, one of our volunteers who helps at our weekly support group sessions in Callendar. This is a new group to run as well as our weekly Stirling group so we asked how he felt about volunteering for Start Up Stirling.

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Volunteer Week Foodbank Volunteers

Published on June 07, 2018

1.Tell us who you are, where your from, and how long you have volunteered with us?

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Volunteer Week Warehouse

Published on June 06, 2018

Officially half way through celebrating National Volunteers Week! Today we interviewed Anthony, one of our volunteers that helps in our warehouse.

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The Allstars are our Stars

Published on June 06, 2018

On Friday 1st of June, the staff from the University of Stirling held their annual charity rounders tournament. This year, the staff decided to donate the proceeds to Start Up Stirling and we couldn’t be happier. Due to the unpredictable weather, it was held in the university gym hall and it was clear that the competitiveness between staff departments was intense. Out of the 8 teams competing only one could be victorious. After a very close fought match, including a sudden death decider, the Gannochy Allstars came out on top. All the members of the Allstars assured us that “they weren’t competitive or anything” and it was “only for the fun”. However, after witnessing their warm-ups and practising between games, we think they were more competitive than they were letting on! Massive thank you to everyone that took part and organised the event. All the money that we raised is going towards items for our Starter Packs which are really crucial! Here are some of the pictures from the event taken by our summer intern, Eilidh who was invited along to spectate.

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Volunteer Week Board Members

Published on June 05, 2018

Next up we are celebrating our superhero members of the board who are all volunteers. We interviewed Hazel and she has been loving it here at Start Up Stirling for 3 years!!

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​Tonne of Money

Published on June 04, 2018

Its a well known fact that here at Start Up Stirling, we don’t do fundraising events in small measures. We always like the wackiest of ideas, or the biggest of goals so our latest campaign should be no surprise. We are aiming to raise a tonne of money!! That’s right, we are wanting to collect 1,000 kilos of money, all going towards our most needed items. Get involved with bake sales, raffles or something wacky to raise some money so we can raise a tonne of money and make a tonne of difference in Stirling.

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