Glasgow City Mission won 'Charity of the Year' last night at the Glasgow Awards.
Seven excellent charities serving the city were in the running for the award:
Charity of the Year Finalists
- Beatson Cancer Charity
- Glasgow Association for Mental Health
- Glasgow Children’s Holiday Scheme
- Glasgow City Mission
- Radio Clyde Cash for Kids
- Starter Packs Glasgow
- The Prince's Trust Scotland - Wolfson Centre
Commenting on the award, Grant Campbell, Chief Executive, pictured below, thanked Glasgow City Mission's supporters, volunteers and staff team for all that they do to enable the work of the charity to take place.
Grant added, "Although it’s not our motivation, it’s great to receive some recognition from the city for working with and loving vulnerable people in our city as we seek to serve God as He builds His Kingdom".
Award organisers describe the awards as "a celebration of the success and achievements of the local community – the people and the businesses that work tirelessly to make a difference and contribute to the development of the city we all love. The winners are a true reflection of high standard and customer service as they are chosen by members of the general public".
More than 200 guests gathered at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Glasgow last night with the evening hosted by radio personality Gina McKie.
Organisers said: “We are honoured and delighted to have such great finalists and winners representing the city of Glasgow and enhancing its reputation nationally and internationally. The awards ceremony is a true reflection of the talent in Glasgow and we want to make sure that the hard work and determination of the diverse establishments and professionals contributing to the community don’t go unnoticed.”