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Closed 30/11/2016

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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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    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.


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    • Stephen Bown

      Stephen Bown

      2 months ago

      Stephen Bown

      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 Bown

      Stephen Bown

      2 months ago

      Stephen Bown

      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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    2 months 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

    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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