July Fundraising

Our fundraising totals for end of July are now in and has now been allocated to local good causes.

During July, Blantyre Telegraph has raised a fantastic £292 towards 5 local good causes! Our fundraising now reaches a new updated amazing total of £25,578 for 146 local good causes to date since 2015!

Fundraising was from various sources:

£164.00 from the sales of Edition 4 (July) Magazine.
£38.00 from Magazine Advertising.
£8.00 from public subscriptions on our website.
£40.00 from public donations.
£16.00 from the sale of Blantyre Project books.
£26.00 from Website Advertising. 

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

£150.00 to save the 0.3t Herald Clock at David Livingstone Centre, which was otherwise going to be demolished.
£50.00 Next Voucher to our Facebook competition winner on 2nd Aug.
£42.00 to Lisa Duncan’s Brave the Shave raffle prizes fundraiser.
£25.00 for Kayleigh Higgins toddler daughter after she was injured to her face by carriageway potholes on Harkins Avenue.
£25.00 for 5 year old Nicholas McCartney to replace his toy cars stolen at the sports centre.

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 monthly magazine. At only £1, 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, at Family Shopper on Main Street and at Strachan Craft Butchers on Glasgow Road.
  2. Would YOU like to take out a recurring donation 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/

Well done everybody for your support!

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