We were delighted to receive a hugely generous donation of £2,500 from the organisers of the recent Easter play, ‘The Aberdeen Passion – One Life Given’.
The production was run on a not-for-profit basis, with proceeds from ticket sales being donated to two causes – ourselves and Aberdeen Street Pastors, who provide help and care for late night revelers in the Granite City.
The stage production was a huge success, with more than 2,200 people attending the show – which included more than 100 performers, a live band and choir – over three performances.
Gordon Cruden, Centre Manager at Teen Challenge’s men’s residential centre, Sunnybrae, commented: “We’re extremely grateful to the team at the Aberdeen Passion for this wonderful donation.
“Sadly, drugs and alcohol continue to wreak havoc across the North East but this cash will assist us in continuing to help people who are suffering from addictions transform their lives.”
Aberdeen Passion’s Andrew Sykes also commented: “This is a tremendous conclusion to the Aberdeen Passion 2012 journey – to be able to make donations to these two great charities is a superb result at the end of a wonderful experience.”