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Closed 01/12/2016

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£455raised of £1,000 target by 18 supporters

    Weʼve raised £455 to buy gifts for children who might otherwise receive nothing this Christmas

    Location
    Hartlepool, United Kingdom
    Time left
    Funded on Thursday, 1st December 2016

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    Story

    The problem is quite simple. Some children will not receive any presents to open on Christmas morning.

    Complete Money Care is owned by Grahame Coles & Lester Corbett. Over the years we have been fortunate enough to afford many presents for our own children as they grew up and have enjoyed the magical time of year that is Christmas. We find it heart breaking that there are children who might never understand that magic. Because of this Complete Money Care have historically given and raised money in order to buy gifts for those who might otherwise receive nothing.

    We intend to conduct a number of fund raising activities throughout November and early December. Gifts will be purchased and are usually delivered to the Salvation Army in mid December. The picture is looking after the cake stall in December 2015, which was one of the fund raising events last year.

    In order to ensure the money is spent for the intended purpose Grahame & Lester will go out and buy appropriate presents. These are then delivered to the Salvation Army who will distribute them to those in need. We support the Salvation Army in this way as they do not have any additional agenda other than to distribute the gifts. We personally buy the gifts to ensure that the proceeds are spent as intended.

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    • Grahame Coles

      Grahame Coles

      7 days ago

      Grahame Coles

      Thanks to everybody who has given support again this year Including our other fund raising events we have comfortably beaten the target Cheers 😀

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    Supporters

    18

    • Simon Fraser

      Simon Fraser

      Nov 30, 2016

      Sorry we can't make it to see you in your Christmas jumpers! Good luck for a good cause.Simon and Andrea

      £10.00

    • Jo Stubbs

      Jo Stubbs

      Nov 30, 2016

      Excellent cause

      £20.00

    • G Morrow

      G Morrow

      Nov 28, 2016

      To Lester and Grahame, best of luck reaching the target, great idea, what a wonderful way to support the children at Christmas.

      £40.00

    About the fundraiser
    Grahame Coles

    Grahame Coles

    Hartlepool, United Kingdom

    Complete Money Care are Independent Financial Advisers based in Hartlepool. Grahame lives in Brotton and commutes to Hartlepool. Lester has lived in Hartlepool all of his life.

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