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East Kilbride's only day care centre for people living with dementia urgently needs donations to survive the cost of living crisis.As reported in the East Kilbride News, EK Dementia Carers Group was crippled by huge losses through the Covid pandemic after being forced to close due to restrictions.The lifeline Greenhills-based charity is under intense pressure post-pandemic as it fights to continue to provide a much-needed service to the local community amid the current cost of living crisis.

It lost nearly £20,000 last year and, with the cost of living hitting hard, is on course to lose the same again in 2023.The Lanarkshire Live app is available to download now.

Get all the news from your area – as well as features, entertainment, sport and the latest on Lanarkshire’s recovery from the coronavirus pandemic – straight to your fingertips, 24/7.The free download features the latest breaking news and exclusive stories, and allows you to customise your page to the sections that matter most to you.Head to the App Store and never miss a beat in Lanarkshire - iOS - Android To help stay afloat, group co-ordinator Brian Doig has set up a Crowdfunder with the hope that generous donations will help see the charity through.

Brian told Lanarkshire Live: "Covid restrictions and the cost of living crisis have combined to hit us hard. "Our fundraising events have re-started, but we desperately need additional funds to see us through the short-term shortfall. "A funding appeal on Crowdfunder has been launched which will be match funded by the Co-op up to a maximum of £5,000.

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