Category Archives: Fetes, Sales and Raffles

A Christmas Treat

Emma Broom has been tempting her Rowan House colleagues with an extra yummy treat for Christmas… “We were asked by RNIB to raffle off a delicious chocolate Santa following a successful chocolate egg completion at Easter. We raised £52.00 in total … Continue reading

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A Family Fun Day

Keith Dunn, a Twilight worker at Nottingham organised a fundraising day last Sunday to raise money for the Teenager Cancer Ward at City Hospital Nottingham and Cancer Research. His son sadly passed away last year to cancer and he is trying … Continue reading

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Health Week: “Mr Cycle Was a Success”

We end our round-up of Health Week activities with news from two more locations… Malcolm Dossett tells us about Southampton‘s activities… “Alicia [Alexander] and Steve [Shuker] offered their own support and ideas which enabled us to really back the project. Tracey Smith, Returns … Continue reading

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All Systems Go at Connect Books

Frances Plant gives us the lowdown on what’s been happening over at Connect Books this month, plus some pointers to future events. Not only is there a lot going on over in Norwich, there are lots of different charities being supported… March … Continue reading

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Raffles Help Graig United

Ben Winspear – Returns Manager at Newport – is one of the coaches of the Under 7s team at Graig United Junior Football Club. As well as offering his coaching support, he’s been arranging a number of raffles amongst his colleagues. The … Continue reading

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Red Nose Update

Further to their previous report, Newport have sent in this fun collage summarising their Red Nose Day antics. The Managers who took part were: Tim Richards, Ian Griffin, Cayleb Needham, Ben Winspear, Steve Vernon, Karen Scourfield and Claire Hockey.  Warehouse staff … Continue reading

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More for Wishes

DMD‘s Maria Hieke got in touch last month with news of her latest activities to support Wishes4Kids. “On Friday 12th December a few member of the IT Team took part in the ‘Christmas Jumper Day’, each member paid their £1 for … Continue reading

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Stop Ebola – an Update from Yaima

Yaima Ballester has been in touch with the latest on her efforts to raise funds and awareness of the work of Norfolk Stop Ebola. After our last blog post about it, everyone at Dawson Books and Bertrams got behind what she’s doing. … Continue reading

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Join us for Christmas Jumper Day!

This year’s Christmas Jumper Day is on Friday, 12th December! Now in its third year, this fundraiser aims to raise over £700,000 for Save the Children. Like many other aid charities, they are currently helping to combat the outbreak of the Ebola virus … Continue reading

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Working to Stop Ebola

Yaima Ballester at Dawson Books has been in touch with news of her involvement in an amazing fund-raising activity. I’m sure the crisis that is Ebola can’t have escaped anyone’s notice, so Yaima’s story is also a very topical one. “We … Continue reading

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