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£2,054raised of £10,000 target by 45 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,054 to To provide disadvantaged children in Blackburn, Darwen & Ribble Valley with a "Santa sack" of gifts (7) to open on Christmas day morning.

    Blackburn, United Kingdom
    Funded on Wednesday, 20th December 2017

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    Hi, and thank you for taking the time to come and read about our cause for the disadvantaged children of Blackburn, Darwen & the Ribble Valley

    Who we are really, is unimportant. We are just facilitators for the kind people of our  area wishing to help "their own" in allowing us to provide a "Santa's sack" of presents on Christmas day morning.

    We aren't set up to be able to store mountains of presents, and so by asking for money, we can very specifically fill the need with age/gender presents.

    We aim to spend £25 on average for each child... so every penny you can manage will assist another child's "moment of wonder" when he/she receives their presents on Christmas day.

    £25 = 1 childs presents
    £100 = 4 Happy children
    £1000 = 40 Children's enjoyment on Christmas day
    Any amount at all - will help us on our way

    Thank you SO MUCH !

    The child will get 7 presents
    1. A selection box - every child deserves a treat on xmas day
    2. Stocking filler - to add to the excitement
    3. A book(s) - To encourage them to read & learn
    4. A board game/puzzle - To allow them to play with their family/siblings
    5. Main present - Just for themselves 6. A sports item and 7. A teddy.

    Our goal for xmas 2017 is to provide "Santa sacks" for 800 children in need in the area so a fund of £10,000 is required.

    Every £25 we collect will help another child have a great xmas. £250 will fund 10 childrens presents.



    • Phillip Boulding1 year ago
      Phillip Boulding

      Phillip Boulding

      1 year ago

      We now have 16 Wristband boxes out and about the Blackburn and Darwen area :-) We are beginning to get great support from individuals and businesses in offering us gifts and/or services that we can auction or raffle off for the cause.

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    1 year ago

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    Page last updated on: 12/20/2017 7:00 AM



    • David Hannah

      David Hannah

      Dec 20, 2017

      Merry Christmas to one and all - hope this brings a little happiness to some


    • Vickie Edwards

      Vickie Edwards

      Dec 18, 2017

      Wristband sales


    • stephen mcdine

      stephen mcdine

      Dec 17, 2017


    • Aaron Wilson

      Aaron Wilson

      Dec 16, 2017

      Well done for all the great work that Secret Santa has done!


    • David Milsom

      David Milsom

      Dec 15, 2017

      Well done Phill and everyone who is imvolvef


    • Rachel Smith

      Rachel Smith

      Dec 12, 2017

      I work within the bwd children's centres and know how much this will mean to the children and their families. Amazing cause, hope you reach your target.😃


    • Ann-Louise Caress

      Ann-Louise Caress

      Dec 10, 2017

      Hope you reach your target - so many smiling faces on Christmas day would be amazing!


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    Phillip Boulding

    Phillip Boulding

    Blackburn, United Kingdom

    Ex Royal Navy - Managing director of several companies over the years. Ex Project/Programme manager at BT/AstraZeneca/Barclays/Unilever. Married for 37 years to Karen with 1 daughter and a 7 year old Grand-daughter called Starr :-)

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