A CUPAR-based charity is hosting a special event next Saturday, June 2, aimed at recruiting more volunteers.
The event, which coincides with Volunteer Week, will give people an opportunity to glimpse behind the scenes at the Castle Furniture Project and meet some of the volunteers.
Established 20 years ago, the Castle Furniture Project provides free or low cost household goods to disadvantaged families and individuals.
It collects donations free of charge and takes them to the warehouse at Tom Rodger’s Mill, East Burnside, where they are sorted, repaired and renovated before being offered for sale.
The project also helps vulnerable people by giving them a chance to work in a safe and supportive environment.
Earlier this year Castle Furniture was awarded £164,000 by the Scottish Government to help fund its pioneering project to recycle electrical appliances, and it is soon to open a second facility in Perth.
A number of activities such as face painting will also feature in Saturday’s event, which takes place at Tom Rodger’s Mill between 10am and 4pm.
Volunteer co-ordinator Niamh Kelly: ”We’re mainly looking to take on volunteers as drivers or drivers’ mates, but it needn’t be a huge commitment.
“Just a few hours every so often is a great help.”
For more information, visit www.cfproject.org.uk