Fired up to raise cash for ENABLE

CO-OPERATIVE FOOD STORES FROM DUNDEE AND ABERDEENSHIRE GET TOGETHER TO RAISE MONEY ENABLE SCOTLAND, WITH A CHARITY FIRE WALK.''PIC OF ALISON SHARPE OF BRECHIN''IMAGES ISSUED FREE TO USE ON BEHALF OF ENABLE SCOTLAND AND CO-OPERATIVE FOOD STORES

CO-OPERATIVE FOOD STORES FROM DUNDEE AND ABERDEENSHIRE GET TOGETHER TO RAISE MONEY ENABLE SCOTLAND, WITH A CHARITY FIRE WALK.''PIC OF ALISON SHARPE OF BRECHIN''IMAGES ISSUED FREE TO USE ON BEHALF OF ENABLE SCOTLAND AND CO-OPERATIVE FOOD STORES

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Laura Mason and Alison Sharpe from the Brechin Co-operative Food store took part in a fire walk with a festive theme in Aberdeen on December 5.

Brave and big-hearted Laura joined over 50 fellow Santas and walked across burning coals to raise a red hot £400 for the learning disability charity ENABLE Scotland.

CO-OPERATIVE FOOD STORES FROM DUNDEE AND ABERDEENSHIRE GET TOGETHER TO RAISE MONEY ENABLE SCOTLAND, WITH A CHARITY FIRE WALK.''PIC OF BRECHIN: LAURA MASON AND ALISON SHARPE''IMAGES ISSUED FREE TO USE ON BEHALF OF ENABLE SCOTLAND AND CO-OPERATIVE FOOD STORES

CO-OPERATIVE FOOD STORES FROM DUNDEE AND ABERDEENSHIRE GET TOGETHER TO RAISE MONEY ENABLE SCOTLAND, WITH A CHARITY FIRE WALK.''PIC OF BRECHIN: LAURA MASON AND ALISON SHARPE''IMAGES ISSUED FREE TO USE ON BEHALF OF ENABLE SCOTLAND AND CO-OPERATIVE FOOD STORES

Co-operative staff from Aberdeen and beyond took part in the fire walk which took place at the Co-operative Food Store (Car Park) at the Cornhill Shopping Centre.

ENABLE Scotland’s Corporate Relations Manager Jen Niven said: “The atmosphere was electric as people conquered their fears and did the impossible all to raise money for ENABLE Scotland.

A huge congratulations to everyone who took part - it takes real will power and courage to walk across fire”.

ENABLE Scotland, and its sister charity Mencap, are The Co-operative Group’s Charity of the Year partners for 2011, and the Group is raising money for the charities during the year, to help transform the lives and dreams of thousands of young people who have a learning disability. The Co-operative’s support has allowed ENABLE Scotland and Mencap to launch a ground-breaking programme, called Inspire Me, which will work with 20,000 people who have a learning disability to provide activities and training, together with volunteering and employment opportunities.