Category: Blogs

Join our online community

We have a very vibrant Facebook page, but we also started a Facebook group called get2gether at home where our members are staying connected! This is a moderated and safe online space for our members who are sharing everything from selfies, games, pet photos, art projects, and more — they are staying connected! We will…
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get2gether events are cancelled until at least till the end of June 2020 due to Corona Virus

In light of the latest government advice, and as the Thistle Foundation building is now closed to the public, get2gether are cancelling all events and meetings until at least the end of June 2020. We will be keeping an online presence so check us out on Facebook and our website and please feel free to…
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Bigger and Better WOW 2020!

Many of you will know that in 2019 we started with events that we call Walk on the Wild side or WOW. Rosy has been working on them and if you wanted to find more about WOW, find Rosy at ATIK or Karaoke Discos.

Andrew’s Blog: Step Out Of Comfort Zone

When I was growing up my schooling was not as it should be, due to my illness. I was a quiet, shy, reserved lad. My physical ability was worse than it is today. I could not get up myself, I could not bend to dress, I had a leg brace and many other difficulties.

Once I thought volunteering was my potential and making that step out of the comfort zone was scary, even worrying but what you can gain is well worth the fear!

Katrina’s blog on her Ambassador Job

What are you most proud of? I am most proud of being an Ambassador for 2 years. I have made the job my own. I’m really proud of talking about Self-determination recently this year at the Scottish Parliament. Can you tell us how your Ambassador role has changed? My role as an Ambassador has changed…
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