Forbes Of Kingennie :: Charities and Sponsorship
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Sponsorship and Charities

2019 Charities 

We are passionate about supporting local charities. In 2019, we are committed to supporting two incredible charities; Help for Kids and Hope for Blake.

Help for Kids raises funds to support local children in Dundee and Perth, who are disadvantaged though social and economic circumstances, or through health and disability. They work directly with communities, families, support workers, volunteers and professionals to help provide the best and most effective support for children who need it most.

Hope for Blake is an extraordinary local charity that helps fund research for a cure for MECP2 Duplication Syndrome. Inspired by Blake MacMillan, a Carnoustie born child, who is profoundly affected by the rare and devastating neurological disorder, the charity also supports Blake’s daily needs. Blake is unable to sit, roll, crawl, eat etc., and he began having seizures at just one year’s old.

We will be raising money throughout the year with our own events as well as team funding. Please keep an eye on our Events Page to see what we have coming up.

We regularly support Casting for Recovery, who provide an opportunity for women whose lives have been profoundly affected by breast cancer to gather on retreat in a natural setting and learn the sport of fly fishing. For more information on Casting for recovery please click here. 


We also sponsor the 'Coach of the Year' category in the ANGUSalive Sports Awards, which celebrates the success and achievements of sporting individuals, teams, clubs, coaches and volunteers across the Angus area.

Forbes of Kingennie are the proud main sponsors for the Scottish Youth Fly Fishing Team. Mike Forbes himself, a former National Fly Fishing Champion and Captain of the Senior Scottish International Fly Fishing Team, is passionate about youth fishing and promoting the sport to the younger generation.  The Scottish Fly Fishing Youth Team comprises 14 members and 2 reserves and is open to boys & girls under the age of eighteen. For more information on the youth team please click here.

Our very own Resort Administrator, Charlotte Gammie, is the top goal scorer for Montrose Ladies FC. We are delighted to be her main sponsor for the season and we wish the team all the best for 2019! 

Past Charities 

We support a variety of charities throughout the year. In 2015 we raised over £8,000 for Tayside Children with Cancer and Leukaemia (TCCL), who are a wonderful local charity that the Forbes family hold close to their hearts. For more information on TCCL please click here.  Cash for Kids was our chosen charity in 2016 and we managed to raise over £5,000 with the help of all who attended our Sportsman's Dinner.  

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