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£330raised of £6,000 target by 6 supporters

Weʼre raising £6,000 to support The Foundation of Goodness, Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka
Category
Sports
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82 days to go

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Penn Street Cricket Club enjoys a very special and unique relationship with The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) at Lords. They, in turn, are closely involved in the work of The Foundation of Goodness (FoG) in Sri Lanka.

Over the next 4 months we will be fundraising for this cause, culminating with a visit to The MCC Centre of Excellence at the end of our tour of Sri Lanka in February 2017. This charitable initiative will reinforce our values as "the little club with a big heart”

The Foundation of Goodness, in partnership with the famous MCC, has developed a Centre of Excellence in Seenigama, a landmark educational and wellness facility to provide village youth with the opportunity to make the best of their own future through education, sport and health, catering to over 25 villages in the region of Seenigama.

The MCC Centre of Excellence opened on 15th December 2007 as the centre point for many of FoG’s empowerment projects. It comprises of a medical centre, women’s enterprise division, environment project management office, business skills development centre, modern computer lab, pre-school, handicraft boutique, the Re-building Lives Programme, English training school, MCC gallery, tsunami gallery, administration office and accommodation for volunteers, donors and trainers.

We would be grateful for donations to this worthy cause. All our tourists are paying their own fares and costs, meaning 100% of your donation will go to The Foundation.

The Foundation of Goodness is not a U.K. registered charity so donations made will not be eligible for U.K. Gift Aid.

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  • Jane Fryer

    Jane Fryer

    a month ago

    Jane Fryer

    We raised £4,000 for FOGpot ( our pot for the Foundation of Goodness ) before opening this JustGiving page in early November. We are aiming to increase the pot to £10,000 by February 2017

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  • Paul McStay

    Paul McStay

    Nov 28, 2016

    Here's to a great cause.

    £30.00

  • Kevin Thickitt

    Kevin Thickitt

    Nov 22, 2016

    £30.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Nov 11, 2016

    Not Shorty

    £10.00

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Jane Fryer

Jane Fryer

Sri Lanka

Penn Street Cricket Club has supported a number of charities over the years. We raised over £100,000 for The Lord's Taverners between 1991 and 2001. In 2014 our charity bike ride to Ypres, 100 Not Out (of mind) raised almost £10,000 for The Royal British Legion/Help for Heroes.

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