Alan Johnston, President of the NI Grain Trade Association was delighted to inform the charity, Rural Support, that the donations from members and guests at NIGTA's 50th Anniversary dinner realised £5000. 

Rural Support were delighted to accept a £5000 donation from NIGTA which was raised by members and their guests at the NIGTA 50th Anniversary Dinner. Included from left are Robin Irvine, Chief Executive, NIGTA; Jude McCann, Rural Support; Melissa Wylie, Rural Support; Alan Johnston, President, NIGTA and Scott Laidlaw, Rural Support. Photograph: Columba O'Hare
Rural Support were delighted to accept a £5000 donation from NIGTA which was raised by members and their guests at the NIGTA 50th Anniversary Dinner. Included from left are Robin Irvine, Chief Executive, NIGTA; Jude McCann, Rural Support; Melissa Wylie, Rural Support; Alan Johnston, President, NIGTA and Scott Laidlaw, Rural Support. Photograph: Columba O'Hare

A delighted Jude McCann, Development Director with the charity said that this generous donation would assist Rural Support to continue its work in  providing individual support and promoting positive mental health and well being in the rural community.

"Our help line which is available from 8.00AM to 11.00PM seven days a week covers financial matters, physical and emotional health, suicide risk and family relationship issues.On behalf of the charity I would like to thank NIGTA for this generous support."

Alan Johnston thanked Rural Support for the valuable work they are doing in the rural community and said that he wished to extend that thanks to all of the guests and members at the NIGTA dinner who had contributed so generously.

Rural Support were delighted to accept a £5000 donation from NIGTA which was raised by members and their guests at the NIGTA 50th Anniversary Dinner. Jude McCann, Rural Support, left is pictured with Robin Irvine, Chief Executive, NIGTA and Alan Johnston, President, NIGTA.  Photograph: Columba O'Hare
Rural Support were delighted to accept a £5000 donation from NIGTA which was raised by members and their guests at the NIGTA 50th Anniversary Dinner. Jude McCann, Rural Support, left is pictured with Robin Irvine, Chief Executive, NIGTA and Alan Johnston, President, NIGTA. Photograph: Columba O'Hare