Archive for the ‘Fundraising’ Category

Bingo and Afternoon Tea thanks

Many thanks to everyone who came and supported the Bingo and Afternoon Tea on 19th January.

It was so nice to see such a mixture of young and not so young folks enjoying the afternoon, and we are delighted to say the afternoon made a profit of £372.20.

Thank you

Thank you…

  • to all who supported Card on the Tree at SJ and One Card at SMSJ for Christian Aid’s Christmas Appeal in aid of work in refugee camps supporting peace. £400 was donated, of which £139 was gift-aided.
  • for all donations at Christingle Services raising £1326.19 for The Children’s Society.
  • for all donations of Christmas treats, toiletries, baby items, and bedding on Gift Sunday for Berkshire Women’s Aid who have written a letter of thanks which can be found on the Mission noticeboard at SJCC.

Traidcraft thanks

Many thanks for all your orders for Traidcraft Christmas Cards and products which raised a total of £127.50.

Churchyard Trust Tea thanks

Thanks to everyone who supported the Churchyard Trust Tea on Wed 17th Oct raising £267.

Further donations very welcome

Mothers’ Union thanks

Thanks from Mothers’ Union to all who supported our recent WWI talk, raising £157 for the MU Harvest Appeal.

An excellent afternoon!

Harvest Festival Weekend Thank You

Many thanks for all donations at the Harvest Services to Crowthorne Foodbank, and to all who supported and/or helped at the Harvest Messtival.

Proceeds from ticket sales and the raffle resulted in £150 being raised for the Melanesian Mission and proceeds from ticket sales resulted in £82 being raised for church funds.

Quiz and Supper thanks

Many thanks from The Social Committee to all who came to the Quiz & Supper on 29th Sept, raising over £1000.

Wokingham to Viry-Chatillon cycle challenge completed!

At 4pm on Sat 23rd June the Finch Cruisers Cycling Club (including David Booth, Jan van den Burg and Dave Judge from our congregation) successfully completed their 225 mile cycle ride to Wokingham’s twin town of Viry-Chatillon just south of Paris in aid of two local charities: The Link Visiting Scheme and The Diana Camidge Foundation

The team were sent off by the Wokingham Town mayor and received a fabulous welcome reception hosted by the Viry-Chatillon mayor at their annual town fete.

 

 

Many thanks to all who sponsored us. There is still time to donate to the good causes at: https://localgiving.org/fundraising/cycle-challenge-wokingham-virychatillon

Final figures for Christian Aid Week

Thank you to all who supported Christian Aid Week.

£1847.56 was raised – £1002.71 from House to House Collection, £225.05 Street Collection, £619.80 church collections & events.

We also delivered an additional 1100 envelopes promoting giving directly by text/online.

JAC thanks

Thank you to everyone in the parish who supported JAC on their Gift Sunday last month.

£295.50 plus Gift Aid was raised, and this will go towards supported living for vulnerable adults.

Please see letter on noticeboards.