Youngsters inspired by community larder set up their own Haven at nursery school

The Haven Community Larder in Stonehaven is bracing itself – it now has a competitor. After being impressed by the work going on at The Haven’s community larder, youngsters at Mill O’ Forest Nursery have set up their own “Mini Haven”. Attendees at the nursery in the town’s Woodview Place created their own larder which became...

Putting our young people first with The Haven

There has seldom been so much upheaval for our children and young people, missed school, separation from friends and family and exam and employment worries. Nora McElhone spoke to Julia Morton of The Haven about how best to support our next generation through the pandemic and beyond. Julia Morton, yoga teacher and founder of...

Community larder: Now is the time to ‘challenge and change’ stigma

A community leader says now is the time to “challenge and change” attitudes and stigma surrounding poverty to make the biggest difference as Scotland exits lockdown. The Haven Community Larder in Stonehaven has experienced a “massive increase” in demand over recent months and is now assisting hundreds of people every week. This has included people...

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The Haven saw 425 visitors in its first month as a larder, and a 50% increase in its second month, when volunteers saw 675 people come through its doors. However we’re looking to raise money to enable us to keep our doors open. There is funding for food and funding for PPE and volunteer...

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