Kirkcaldy charity nominated for prestigious diversity award

The Cottage Family Centre has been nominated for the Community Organisation award at The National Diversity Awards 2021

Wednesday, 5th May 2021, 3:26 pm

Britain’s most inspirational and selfless people will come together to honour the rich tapestry the nation, recognising individuals and groups from grass roots communities.

The Cottage Family Centre provides support to some of the most vulnerable children and families across Kirkcaldy, and continued not only their support services during the pandemic but also provided a lifeline and practical support on a daily basis to those most in need.

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Pauline Buchan.

Pauline Buchan, Cottage Centre manager, said: “We are absolutely over the moon to have been nominated for this award particularly during what has been such a challenging year for all of us.

"We feel hugely privileged to have the support of our communities and wouldn’t be able to deliver our services to our children and families without them and our amazing team of staff who continue to go above and beyond every single day.”

The UK’s largest diversity awards has attracted a growing list of supporters including Adam Hills, Graham Norton and Katie Piper, and receives over 60,000 nominations and votes annually.

Paul Sesay, founder and CEO of the awards, said: “As we enter our 10th awards season, The National Diversity Awards prepare to welcome a host of outstanding role models and charities to our family.

"We look to those who represent progress, spirit and resilience, and I cannot wait to learn about the wonderful work being carried out this year.”

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