All this is made possible due to the generosity of the Glasgow Taxi Drivers, and in particular the Glasgow public. Glasgow Taxi Outing Fund 431 Keppochhill Road, Glasgow G21 1HT Tel: 01. Glasgow Taxi Outing Fund.
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There was a taxi with papier-mache figures on the roof of Mike and Sulley from the film Monsters, Inc. Thanks to my niece for explaining who they were. If they flew off on the M77 then some drivers behind would have a heart. Thank you for visiting our profile page on MyDonate.From 1945 until today, thousands of taxi drivers have donated their time and effort to make the “Outing Fund” the annual success that it is. Most of the drivers don fancy. An annual outing which gives hundreds of sick children a day to remember is celebrating its 60th birthday. Taxi drivers in Glasgow get together each year to take youngsters to the Ayrshire town of Troon. About 180 vehicles.
Glasgow Taxi Outing Fund – Goin' tae Troon since 1. From 1. 94. 5 until today, thousands of taxi drivers have donated their time and effort to make the ‘Outing Fund’Вќ the annual success that it is. Most of the drivers don fancy dress costumes, much to the delight of the children and the people who line the route through Glasgow and in Troon itself. Read more. The effort that goes into dressing. Вќ the Taxis has to be seen to be believed and we hope that the images on this site will give you an insight into the work that is involved.
Our sincere thanks to the drivers who make a lot of children very happy indeed. There is no doubt that the most effective public relations job in the Taxi business is the Kiddies Outing Fund and it is interesting to know how it all began. Early in 1. 94. 5 three taxi drivers organised a bus run which proved very successful. They were R. Mc. Laren, J.
Sampson and W. Campbell. It was found after the bus run that they had some cash in hand and they decided to utilise this money to give some disabled children a day at the coast, and that very year, with the aid of some volunteers, they conveyed children from Eastpark Home in their taxis to Saltcoats. This proved so popular that it was decided to make it an annual event.
Gathering funds was not a problem as all the taxi drivers contributed to making the outing a success. Around this time the best known band in Glasgow was Billy Mc. Gregor and the Gaybirds from the Barrowland Ballroom and they were asked to help the Children’s Outing which they did, wholeheartedly. Billy Mc. Gregor, W. Donaldson, and Maurice Deans from the band joined the newly formed committee and the name of the Outing became a real memory tester; Glasgow Taxi Men and Gaybirds Dance Band Sick Children’s Outing Fund. Billy Mc. Gregor and his band were associated with the outing until the middle 1. The second outing in 1.
Saltcoats as the first one had but went instead to neighbouring Troon, and since that day every outing has been to this venue. All facilities are laid on for the children and if the weather is inclement the Town Hall is put at their disposal. The residents of Troon all join in the fun and the funds of the outing benefit greatly from the licensed premises in the town who throughout the year take collections which help to make the outing the success which it is. Early on when Mearnskirk Hospital was solely a hospital for children with T. B. most of the children were lifted from here, but as this disease has been all but eliminated the Kiddies Outing Committee take children from a variety of Additional Learning Support schools all over Glasgow. Needless to say everything is done so that the children have a day to remember. Clowns, jugglers, musicians are there in abundance and the nurses and carers who accompany the children all participate in the fun.
All these people give their services freely and all who have taken part in the subsequent years deserve a hearty vote of thanks. Over the years it is estimated that some 6. Glasgow Taxi Drivers who organise and take part in the Kiddies Outing. All this is made possible due to the generosity of the Glasgow Taxi Drivers, and in particular the Glasgow public, the authorities and the kind people of Troon. Many of the licensed premises in our city have a collection box on their counters, and over the years many thousands of pounds have been collected.
No one objects to helping the children and all who contribute; the caterers and those who provide the confectionery should be proud of their efforts and the outward show of their generosity can be seen on the faces of the children on their big day in Troon. The drivers who spend a lot of time decorating their cabs and dressing up in all types of costumes to help keep the children amused are also due a pat on the back.
Police Scotland also enter into the spirit of things and a special thanks to them for the way in which they organise and convey the massive outing through the City on the way to Troon.
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