Archive for the ‘Fundraising’ Category

Traidcraft thanks

Many thanks to all who supported the recent Traidcraft stalls.

Parish total for sales & orders was £401.28.  Donations given of £11.45 will be sent to Traidcraft Exchange which provides training and help for producers and co-operatives.

Sound of Music Sing-a-long thanks

Thank you to everyone who supported the afternoon tea and sing-a-long, raising over £200 for church funds.

Future requests include “Frozen”, “Mamma Mia” and “Grease”.

Many thanks, SJ Social and Fundraising Committee.

Recent Christian Aid Collections

Many thanks to everyone who contributed to recent appeals.

At SJ the Christmas Appeal “Enough for Everyone” through One Card on the Tree raised £190 of which £85 was gift-aided and the Emergency Appeal raised £180 of which £50 was gift-aided.

At SMSJ the Christmas Appeal “Enough for Everyone” through One Card and Advent Charity Appeal raised £98.75 of which £57 was gift-aided.

Christingle Collections

The total amount raised for the Children’s Society from our three Christingle services was a wonderful £1399.86 plus some gift aid.

Thank you very much to all who donated.

100 square board for Churchyard Maintenance

Result of latest 100 square board for Churchyard Maintenance.

The latest board drawn on 17 Dec saw Andy Thomas winning with number 66.

She took the £40 Tally Ho voucher but kindly donated back the two bottles of wine which were then won by Sue Sampson.

Thank you to all who supported and raised £116.

St James Christmas Hamper Raffle

Many thanks to everyone who bought tickets and supported the Christmas Hamper Raffle.

The winner of the Hamper was ticket number 167 won by John Phillips, we hope you enjoy all the goodies over Christmas.

The second prize of Smarties chocolates was ticket number 170, won by Karly Hague.

A profit of £273 was raised for the church flower fund. Your support in helping to keep the floral displays in church throughout the year is much appreciated by Denise and her flower buddies.

Fundraising for St James’ Churchyard Maintenance

Thank you to all those who supported the sale at St James’ on 3rd Dec.   It raised £184.50.

The 100 square board started that day will be drawn after the 11am service on Sunday 17th Dec.

Poppy Appeal thanks

Thank you to everyone who donated to the Poppy Appeal.  £279.63 was raised.

Thank you…

To all who supported the recent Link to Hope Shoebox Appeal. 41 boxes were sent to Families and the Elderly in Eastern Europe.

To all who supported Traidcraft in November. Sales of Christmas Cards and other items were £199.84.

To all who shopped and spent money at the Bring & Buy Sale at St James’; we raised £330 for church funds.

DEC Emergency Appeal for People Fleeing Myanmar

TearFund envelopes will be available in our churches for this appeal during the next few weeks.

The appeal has matched Government funding up to £3 million.