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Closed 14/10/2017

raised of £500 target by 5 supporters

    Weʼve raised £100 to Help with the cost of refurbishing the beautiful Parish Church of St. Mary Magdelene, Clitheroe

    Clitheroe, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 14th October 2017

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    The Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene is currently undergoing much needed refurbishment. It will have a new chancel and altar along with new electrics and heating. The Church has always been very important in my life and especially recently when I lost my wonderful husband, the love of my life, my soul mate after 49 years. My faith and St. Mary's are still carrying me through this difficult time in my life and I want to try and raise some money to pay for this essential reordering which is costing a substantial amount of money. I didn't want to jump out an aeroplane and so I decided I would do what I do best... work and be with people so I am going to work for half a day in 20 shops and business's in Clitheroe. I asked around the shop owners, told them what I intended to do and was amazed with the enthusiasm and support which they gave me. So for my 'workathon' I will be serving breakfast in a local hotel, being a waitress in cafes, shampooing in a hair salon, pulling pints in a pub, selling shoes, gifts, cards, gents clothes, furniture, electrical goods and much more. I will take photos of each adventure. It will take me several weeks, and I am asking you to please sponsor me whatever amount of money you can afford for each shop I work in or alternatively just donate whatever you like. Please help me to see my Church finished so that once again we may kneel at the altar to take communion and pray in warmth and safety. Thank you



    • Val Cooper7 years ago
      Val Cooper

      Val Cooper

      7 years ago

      I've now completed nineteen of my workathons but I'm now doing an extra two by request, I'll be sad when I've finished. My £500 target has now reached over £1000 thanks to the generosity of the Town businesses and their customers and of course my sponsors. The Church is nearing completion too and is now nice and warm. I can't thank you all enough it's been amazing and if you agreed to sponsor me now's your chance. Thank you

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    • Bill Honeywell

      Bill Honeywell

      Oct 13, 2017

      Well done Val - you brightened up our office even more than usual when you joined us!


    • Russ Norton

      Russ Norton

      Aug 28, 2017

      Val you never cease to amaze me. Your selfless acts and kindness is endless I'm so proud of you.Good luck reaching the target for the renovation. Love you and Pops very much xxxx.


    • Anonymous


      Aug 20, 2017

      Good luck Val, what a wonderful gesture for our community. Thank you!

    • Andrew Froud

      Andrew Froud

      Aug 19, 2017

      Thanks for getting this up and running Val - time for me to get up and running too now!

    • Catherine Wilson

      Catherine Wilson

      Aug 15, 2017

      What a wonderful cause - go for it Auntie Val. Uncle Gary will be with you every step of the way.


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    Clitheroe, United Kingdom

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