Weʼve raised £1,474 to Provide a sprinkling of Christmas spirit for a variety of deserving groups, individuals and a family who other wise would not experience it!
- Grangemoor wakefield
- Local community
- Time left
- Funded on Thursday, 15th December 2016
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Blacksmiths Arms Community Giveback.
We are pleased to announce that we have found an incredible family to support this Christmas.
This Family is made up of five wonderful human beings who 10 weeks ago had what seemed to be a normal family life when they received news that would truly devastate any family and break any parent’s heart - There energetic and clever 12 year old boy was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.
Over the last few weeks this family have hit many road bumps but none of them have lost any spirit, especially our 12 year old superstar. Christmas is a time for family, a time for togetherness and it is with great sadness that they may have to spend it apart due to necessary treatments.
We want to provide a relaxing, stress free Christmas for this family it may be unconventional but with the correct amount of spirit, love, joy and support it could be Christmas every day.
Alongside supporting our chosen family we are funding a Christmas lunch for 20 elderly people and their befriending partners and a Christmas lunch for 20 men who have suffered from serious depression and anxiety but came back from it (these men are vastly unrepresented in the charity sector).
What we are asking, is if any of you, our valued customers, would be willing to donate to this amazing cause or sponsor us for our walk to help us reach our £3000 target, we would be extremely grateful! In return for a sponsor, if you leave us with your personal email address, we will email you a thank you treat!
Alternatively, we have scratch cards for £1 each, where you could win 20% off your food bill, 2 for 1 on desserts or a free drink and meal. Also, we have Blacksmiths Arms Community Giveback Charity pens for £2 each. These can both be purchased from any member of the team and all the money goes towards our giveback!
We would really appreciate it if any of our wonderful customers could donate and make this possible.
mark watson8 months ago
Just a quick update, Things are moving very fast here. We have had tonnes of great prizes donated from local business ready for our auction in December. The girls have had their photo shoot done ready for the Tinsel Treck. 17 mile walk. We have even roped in our area manager Emma to Walk with us. Scratch cards £1 available at the bar. Pens £2 available at the bar. Further updates coming soon.
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Dec 15, 2016
Raised at the Ruddy Duck
Dec 13, 2016
Keep up the good work! Let's get to £3000
Nov 29, 2016
Here a is a little bit back Mark and thank you for supporting the Wakefield and District Fibromyalgia Support Group in the past. It's great what you do for the local community. Good luck & best wishes
Nov 22, 2016
Good luck Hayley & co! Jade, Jonny & family
Nov 16, 2016
Nov 14, 2016
Well done Team Blacksmiths
Nov 8, 2016
About the fundraiser
We have set the Blacksmith Community Giveback fund up to initially provide a family, individuals and groups with a magical Christmas through gifts, parties and other festive surprises. We are hosting variety of events and want to invite the local community to help us!
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