Festive tradition leads to feast for foodbank

Publication Date12 January 2022
Publication titleAirdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser
Anaesthetics department secretary Linda Cameron organised the collection for the local good cause - and the food, toiletries, treats and toys handed in by colleagues filled three cars as they were handed over to the charity

It followed the huge success of a similar collection which kind-hearted Linda had organised the previous year to support the Monklands community.

Consultant anaesthetist Dr Claire McIntyre said: "Staff from many departments in the hospital contributed and there were donations from across the site.

"Special thanks to the laboratories, dieticians, domestic staff and the anaesthetics department for their generosity.

"This was an amazing collection, which matched - or perhaps even exceeded - the donations made in 2020" She praised organiser Linda, saying: "The pandemic has highlighted the growing needs of those in the community and in 2020 she wanted to make a special effort to help those...

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