Fundraising Raised 2020 -2022

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218, 219 and 220 Various Local Good Causes
When: November 2020
How: From Supporter Subscriptions & Blantyre Project book sales.
Donation Made: £434
£200.00 for Hyper Cyber kids for Christmas Goodie Bags.
£40.00 on two remembrance wreaths from all our reader
£194.00 towards our six fantastic Christmas December competition (electronic goods prizes entirely for readers!)

221 and 221 Two Local Good causes
When: December 2020
How: From Supporter Subscriptions, Blantyre Project Book Sales, Public donations and advertising revenue
Donation Made: £453
£293 was put towards buying six fantastic Christmas competition prizes. A further £160 was given to 2 random delighted families in Asda (2 x £80) towards their Christmas big shopping bill!

222 and 223 Two Local Good causes
When: January 2021 (during pandemic)
How: From Supporter Subscriptions, Blantyre Project Book Sales, Public donations.
Donation Made: £317
£200 was given to Andy Simm of Miners Welfare for new plaques on the memorial at HB Cemetery plus £117 to MacMillan Cancer Care.

224 to 229 Six Local Good causes
When: February 2021
How: From Supporter Subscriptions, Blantyre Project Book Sales, Public donations.
Donation Made: £630
a) £230 to the Miners Welfare via Andy Simm for our joint fundraiser to provide new, engraved memorial extensions on the miners obelisk memorial at High Blantyre Cemetery.
b) £200 to the West End Bar for ‘Blantyre Easter Egg’ Appeal, helping to ensure all Blantyre kids are going to get a FREE Easter Egg.
c) £80 of new books to Margaret Leith’s elderly mother who was having a difficult time in lockdown.
d) £50 to the local family of Liam McKendrick to assist with funeral costs.
e) £50 Valentines cash prize to Brenda McGrail for winning our competition.
f) £20 to 10 year old Philip Holland’s Sponsored walk for Scottish SPCA.

230 to 233 Local Good causes.
When: March/April 2021
How:From Supporter Subscriptions, Blantyre Project Book Sales, Public donations.
Donation Made: £3,003
a) £2,584 to the David Livingstone Trust towards the new Playpark currently being built.
b) £200 to TACT Healthy Garden at Coatshill to allow them to buy further much needed plants.
c) £119 donated to MacMillan Cancer Support after learning cancer deaths had increased during lockdown.
d) and finally £100 was handed over to Mick McCann to give Andy Simm at the Miners Welfare for our joint fundraiser to provide new, engraved memorial extensions on the miners obelisk memorial at High Blantyre Cemetery.

234 to 237 Local Good causes
When : May – July 2021
How:
Donation Made: £754
a) £475.00 for a brand new shed for the Community Garden behind the Miners Welfare, something which was greatly appreciated back in June.
b) £200.00 was donated to Terminal One’s fundraiser page to help buy their new Minibus in July.
c) and finally the balance £79.00 was donated to local organisation LAMH to help increase awareness of mental health issues.

*Blantyre Telegraph final decision on how fundraising is distributed.

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