North-east projects have received funding from a supermarket foundation.
MSP Kevin Stewart has praised the Asda Foundation after £1,650 was donated to community groups.
The largest cash award of £750 was given to the Hanover Community Centre to help purchase ingredients for its Confidence to Cook classes.
Funding of £500 was given to the Cornerstone Foundation, chosen by a customer vote at a city store, with runners-up Wood Recyclability and VSA both receiving £200 each.
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Mr Stewart said: “I’m particularly pleased to see Hanover Community Centre receive a boost of £750 for their classes which teach vital healthy cooking skills to folk, which can have a really positive impact on individuals and families.
“Initiatives like this are a great way of getting communities involved in funding for projects.”