By Anna Magnusson
In 1878, Glasgow shoemaker William Quarrier based a firm that provided aid to the hundreds of thousands of determined, poverty-stricken young ones in Glasgow’s notorious slums. many years later Quarrier’s Village used to be opened, supplying a safe haven for the deserted and the orphaned within the rolling fields of Renfrewshire. considering that those beginnings, Quarriers has cared for greater than 40,000 young ones in desire. It now runs a various variety of aid and care courses for kids, adults, and households in eighty five initiatives throughout Britain.
In this publication, Anna Magnusson explores the tales of the numerous humans, either earlier and current, who've helped make Quarriers what it truly is this day and celebrates the achievements of the charity over the last century. the result's an in depth list of the businesses evolution and an inspiring tale of 1 mans legacy.