During 2015, The Avenue has raised over £4,200 for local charities, including the centre's nominated charity East Renfrewshire Good Causes and Cash for Kids.
The Avenue adopted East Renfrewshire Good Causes as its nominated charity for 2015. the link up means that all funds raised from charity events held within The Avenue throughout the year are donated to the local charity to the benefit of the local community.
East Refrewshire Good Causes is a fundraising charity founded by Russell Macmillan, a local blind, double transplant recipient (pancreas and kidney) to say 'thank you' to society for his new life.
Michelle McCabe, Centre Manager at The Avenue, said "The Avenue has a long and proud tradition of raising considerable funds for charitable causes thanks to the generosity of the poeple of East Renfrewshire.
"The Avenue prides itself n playing an active role in the local community and is commited fully to ongoing community engagement. As such, East Renfreshire Good Causes is the perfect match as our charity partner and we look forward to working closely with Russell to help achieve the charity's objectives to the benefit of the local community."
Anyone wishing to make a donation to East Renfrewshire Good Causes, or anyone requiring financial support from the charity, can find out more by logging onto www.ergoodcauses.co.uk
In March 2016, working in conjunction with Oxfam and O2, The Avenue raised a fantastic £1,686 for Comic Relief's Red Nose Day 2015.
In June 2015, The Avenue hosted One Great Day raising over £1000 for the charity with The Avenue team cycling over 150km on the day. The money raised was split equally between Great Ormond St and Yorkhill Children's Charity to support the opening of the new Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Scotland.