Hit the high note for Help for Kids

Help for Kids received over �2,600 from the group behind the Eagle Coaching Inn Charity CD at the Glass Pavilion, in Broughty Ferry on Thursday, January 29.
Help for Kids received over �2,600 from the group behind the Eagle Coaching Inn Charity CD at the Glass Pavilion, in Broughty Ferry on Thursday, January 29.

A local charity received over £2,600 from the group behind the Eagle Coaching Inn Charity CD.

Top men from Dundee Music Productions top, Andy Goudie and Kevin Webb, helped put together the musical fund raiser resulting in a total of £2053.92 in support of Dundee based Help for Kids charity.

The CD features amateur singers who regularly perform karaoke at the Eagle Coaching Inn in Broughty Ferry and the is now available to purchase at £5 each.

Featuring 16 popular and eclectic tracks the CD is available from Dundee Music Productions website and also from the Eagle Coaching Inn, King Street, Scott Brothers Butchers, Jessie’s Kitchen, Albert Road, Groucho’s Dundee and from any of the featured singers.

Andy and Kevin met last summer at a barbeque and decided to record a charity CD with some help from the regulars of the Eagle Coaching Inn, Broughty Ferry.

This already fantastic figure will be boosted by a further £600 from the sales of a CD made by Dundee’s very own singing taxi driver, Jimmy Smart.

The 53-year-old’s CD featured his own take on Michael Buble hits such as Let It Snow and Home.

Andy and Kevin assisted Jimmy in the making of his own CD, which was sold in various pubs in Dundee in support of the Help for Kids charity.

Everyone involved in the creation of the CD attended a celebration night on January, 29 in the Glass Pavilion in Broughty Ferry where the cheque was presented to representatives from Help for Kids.

Annemarie Smith, fundraising manager of Help for Kids said: “It’s so wonderful to witness the enthusiasm and support for the charity which Andy, Kevin and everyone involved in the CD has, I am delighted to accept this cheque on behalf of Help for Kids.”

Andy Goudie, marketing director of Dundee Music Productions said: “Kevin and I are more than happy with what we have achieved and we are already planning for 2015 on how we can continue to use music to support Help for Kids.”

Help For Kids, which raises funds to support disadvantaged, sick and vulnerable children began in 2011 in Dundee and has supported over 10,400 children in the local area.