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Closed 12/03/2021

28%
£1,420
raised of £5,000 target by 40 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,420 to go towards the cost of unexpected emergency work in the basement of our community centre. We're not able to hold any fundraisers this year.

    DARLINGTON
    Funded on Friday, 12th March 2021

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    The MSG Community Centre is managed and maintained by the MSG Community Association, a not-for-profit charity. A small group of volunteers give up their time and energy to run and maintain the centre on the community's behalf, to improve conditions of life for those in our village and the neighbourhood.

    The costs of running the centre are normally paid for from income from our hirers, fees from a small group of members, grants and local fundraising. Because of two lockdowns our hirers have been unable to run their classes and activities at the centre, and we have been unable to arrange any of our usual fund raising events. This has had a huge impact on our income.

    Specialist Surveyors have now finished their inspection of the extraction fans in the basement and have confirmed that the current ventilation system, (installed some time ago), no longer meets the demands required of it. They recommend that a completely new system needs to be installed.

    The cost of this work will amount to at least £8,400 - much higher than expected. In view of COVID-19 restrictions, cancelling all day time hirers due to the nursery using the main hall, and not being able to run fund raising events, we have set up a "JustGiving" page.

    We hope to raise £5,000 towards the cost of the work, and ask if you could spread the word or share the link on your social media pages if you can. Any donations would be gratefully received too.

    The Trustees believe that this work will be an investment not only in the short and medium term, but also for the longer term future of the community centre.

    Thanking you in advance.

    www.msgcommunitycentre.co.uk

    https://www.facebook.com/msgcommunitycentre/

    msgcommunitycentre@gmail.com

    Charity Number - 506724

    Updates

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    • Middleton St George Community Centre6 months ago
      Middleton St George Community Centre

      Middleton St George Community Centre

      6 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Another milestone in your generous giving to the community centre. £1290 raised so far! Please spread the word far and wide. Your community centre needs you!

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    • Middleton St George Community Centre7 months ago
      Middleton St George Community Centre

      Middleton St George Community Centre

      7 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Wow! Our first £1,000 reached! Thank you to everyone who has donated and left such encouraging messages. It has lifted our spirits, thank you.

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    • Middleton St George Community Centre7 months ago
      Middleton St George Community Centre

      Middleton St George Community Centre

      7 months ago

      A big thank you to everyone who has donated so far. Due to some very generous donations we have raised £685 which is amazing! Please keep spreading the word and if you can donate, we would be very grateful.

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    7 months ago

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    Page last updated on: 2/5/2021 07.30

    Supporters

    40

    • Louis

      Louis

      Feb 5, 2021

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Feb 4, 2021

      £10.00

    • Angela Combe

      Angela Combe

      Feb 3, 2021

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 20, 2020

      Happy to helpStuart, Val and Ian

      £50.00

    • Paul and Jenny Hudson

      Paul and Jenny Hudson

      Dec 1, 2020

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 30, 2020

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Nov 30, 2020

      £10.00

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    Middleton St George Community Centre

    Middleton St George Community Centre

    DARLINGTON

    We’re raising £5,000 towards the cost of unexpected urgent work in the basement of the community centre. Specialist Surveyors have finished their inspection and confirmed that the ventilation system, (installed some time ago), no longer meets the demands required of it.

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