West Membership Region (Postcodes DG, FK, KA, G, ML)


Lanarkshire Cancer Care Trust

LCCT has been operating for over 30 years offering a free transport service helping cancer patients in every corner of Lanarkshire get to their cancer treatment appointments anywhere in Scotland. All the drivers are volunteers and the Community Connect funding will be used to support the drivers and to increase awareness of the service


Based in Dumfries, SHAX is a local charity which helps people moving on from homelessness into their new homes by providing essential, basic items such as bedding, cooking utensils and home cleaning kits. The funds from Scotmid’s Community Connect initiative will be used to support 300 individuals or families in crisis by providing Home Starter Packs to help meet increasing demand.The

Lanarkshire Rape Crisis Centre

The charity’s primary aim is to relive the distress and improve the welfare of women and girls aged over 12, who have been subjected to any form of sexual violence or abuse. The funds from Scotmid will be used to establish a range of fade-to-face peer and group sessions to help the survivors make connections and to aid their recovery from traumatic experiences