The Ythan Fiddlers presented cheques to a number of local charities at its annual Christmas Party last month.
The event was held at the McDonald Golf Club in Ellon.
Each of the organisations received cheques for £500.
The causes that received money at the Christmas Party were Hamish Dear’s Warm Hugs, Ellon Castle Gardens, Scottish Network for Arthritis in Children and Ythan Biodiversity Volunteers.
Accepting the donations on behalf of the causes were Alan Cameron (Ellon Castle Gardens), Bob Davis ( Ythan Biodiversity Volunteers), Rania Mair (SNAC), Neil Shearer ( Hamish Dear’s Warm Hugs) and Trish Gill (Ythan Fiddlers).
William Whyte of the Ythan Junior Fiddlers, Olivia Mair of SNAC and Bethan Duncan of the Ythan Junior Fiddlers handed over the cheques.