April Fundraising

Our fundraising totals for end of April are now in and WOW! What a month!!

We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that during April, Blantyre Telegraph has raised £1,645.05 towards local good causes! Our fundraising now reaches a new whopping total of £24,815 for 133 local good causes to date since 2015!

Fundraising was from various sources:

£1,358.05 at Blantyre Oscars 2019
£116.00 from the sales of Edition 1 (April) Magazine.
£82.00 from Magazine Advertsing.
£32.00 from public subscriptions on our website.
£32.00 from public donations on our website.
£13.00 from the sale of Blantyre Project books.
£12.00 from Website Advertising. 

Every penny raised goes entirely to local good causes, as always. We’re pleased to announce, this will be spent as follows:

£1,000.00 to Blantyre Community Committee to assist with costs of this years Summer Gala in June.
£358.05 donation to the Beatson Clinic in Glasgow.
£100.00 cash donation to High Blantyre Primary School to help buy raffle prizes for their summer fayre.
£100.00 cash donation to Eilidh’s Rainbow Charity for raffle prizes for their event on 1st June 2019.
£45.00 Boots Vouchers donation to Julie Morris Highland Dancers Group.
£42.00 to Hi-BABS charity.

All cheques are going out this week.

How to get Involved supporting the Community

There are several fantastic ways you can support Blantyre Telegraph.

  1. You can now support us offline by buying our newly launched monthly magazine. At only £2, the entire sales of that publication will go entirely to local good causes and can be bought at Jinxy’s High Blantyre, Carrigans at Broompark Road and at Strachan Craft Butchers on Glasgow Road.
  2. Would YOU like to take out a recurring subscription to Blantyre Telegraph? From just £1 per month, and knowing it entirely goes back to Blantyre good causes, the link is here: https://theblantyretelegraph.com/subscribe-to-blantyre-telegraph/
  3. You can donate directly as a “one off” from anything from £1 directly into 12 varied, worthwhile LIVE Blantyre fundraising campaigns here https://theblantyretelegraph.com/donate/
  4. You can buy one of the fantastic NINE Blantyre History books from Blantyre Project here https://blantyreproject.com/blantyre-shop/

Thanks you to everybody who contributed this month.  For assurance, Blantyre Telegraph is entirely non profit. We retain nothing at all, not one penny. 

You can see all Blantyre Telegraph’s fundraising openly and transparently here: https://theblantyretelegraph.com/raised/

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