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£2,315raised of £5,001 target by 38 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,315 to carry essential repairs or to replace our minibus in order for to support the groups scouting activities.

    Location
    Salter Street, Earlswood
    Time left
    Funded on Wednesday, 30th November 2016

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    Story

    We are very lucky at Salter Street in that we own our own minibus. This is the workhorse of the group and supports all our activities including camps, trips away, walking weekends and all manner of Scouting events.

    The fact that we have the minibus helps us keep the cost of most events down to a minimum as it saves us from hiring coaches on a regular basis.

    This year the minibus has failed its MOT and is in desperate need of some restorative work in order to pass the MOT and more importantly to ensure she is fully safe to travel in.

    The Group has had some heavy bills in the last few years that has seen funds depleted somewhat to a point where the cost of the repairs will leave us in a precarious financial position.

    We are appealing to all parents and adults who support the Group to help contribute towards this work to be done and kindly ask for a suggested donation of £20 each. If you can afford more then please consider an additional amount.

    All funds raised will go to the costs of the repairs and if there is anything left then this will all go towards Scouting activities.

    Updates

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    • Stephen Bowna year ago
      Stephen Bown

      Stephen Bown

      a year ago

      Since we raised the just giving page we have had another assessment on the minibus and found it to be a case of terminal rot. Therefore we will be increasing our fundraising activities with the target of purchasing a replacement bus.

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    • Stephen Bowna year ago
      Stephen Bown

      Stephen Bown

      a year ago

      Our initial target of £1200 was exceeded in the first day and we are overwhelmed with generosity of our supporters. As such we are revising our target with a view to replace the minibus.

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    a year ago

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    Supporters

    38

    • Alec, Julie and Luke

      Alec, Julie and Luke

      Nov 13, 2016

      Good luck!

      £20.00

    • peter bailey

      peter bailey

      Nov 10, 2016

      car parking tip

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 3, 2016

      £50.00

    • Sally, Jon and Harry Leese

      Sally, Jon and Harry Leese

      Oct 31, 2016

      Got to keep you guys moving.....thanks for all you do xx

      £100.00

    • Sabian

      Sabian

      Oct 31, 2016

      £30.00

    • Suzanne Carr

      Suzanne Carr

      Oct 30, 2016

      Fingers crossed your target is reached so all the groups can continue to benefit from the use of a mini bus.

      £20.00

    • Joe Thackway

      Joe Thackway

      Oct 30, 2016

      Good luck all at Salter Street

      £10.00

    About the fundraiser
    Stephen Bown

    Stephen Bown

    Salter Street, Earlswood

    We need to raise £1200 to carry essential repairs to our minibus in order for it to pass the MOT and see us through the next 5 years.

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