The Mary Leishman Foundation

Mary Leishman was a wonderful wife, a brilliant mother, a great friend and a caring auntie. It is for those reasons I am writing this message to you all today. Mary was a big inspiration to everyone she met. She lived for her family, for performing on stage with Kelty Musical Association and brought boundless enthusiasm to everything she did, always with a warm smile on her face.

Mary's closest friends and I have decided the best way to celebrate her life would be to carry her legacy on by creating a charitable foundation in her name.

On the left we have details of the numerous fund raising activities planned. If you can donate any amount, big or small, be rest assured it will go to a very good cause as the Mary Leishman Foundation aims to grow as a recognised charity, giving funds back throughout the country where they are needed most. Please get in touch if you wish to apply for funding from The Foundation, details are again on the left.

All the best and "Thanks a Million" for your continued support!

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Mary Leishman Biography

Mary Leishman Biography

Mary Leishman (nee Smith) was born in Dunfermline in 1955. Daughter of Kelty couple John and Lena, she was destined to be on the stage from the moment she was born. John and Lena were both lifelong members of the Kelty Musical Association, with John going on to become President and Lena the choreographer for decades to come.

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The Foundation's Aims

The Foundation’s Aims are to Encourage Potential and Ease Distress

Details on the Mary Leishman Foundation trustees and its aims:

The trustees of The Mary Leishman Foundation are:

  • Jim Leishman MBE
  • Jamie Leishman
  • Ian Miller
  • Ele Segerius (Secretary)
  • Janice Smart (Treasurer)
  • Kate Smart

On establishing the Foundation, the aims are simply as follows:

To encourage potential and ease distress.


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