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Zoe says “thank you” with fund raising trek across Cuba

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Zoe Spalding, administrator at Mowat Court, decided to give something back to the charity that helped her return to work, by trekking across Cuba.

She raised money for Aberdeen Foyer, a local charity that supports homeless and disadvantaged young people.

Zoe, who is a single parent, was helped by the Working for Families aspect of Aberdeen Foyer to return to work after the birth of her child.

She said: “I was determined to work and not sit around on benefits. Working for Families helped me in a number of ways, including providing vouchers for new clothes for job interviews and with financial support towards the initial costs of childcare. I wouldn’t be where I am today without them.”

Speaking of her role at Mowat Court  she said:  “It’s a great job.  It’s the first time I have worked in a nursing home, and I work with a lot of good people. It’s very fulfilling.”

Zoe’s trek across Cuba started on October 17th. Karren Cryle, manager at Mowat Court, commented: “We are all really proud of Zoe and her commitment to raise funds for the charity which has given her so much help. She has our full support for her venture.”

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