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 (3 months)
How: From Supporter Subscriptions, Blantyre Project Book Sales, Public donations.
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.

238 to 242 Local Good causes
When : Aug – Sep 2021 (2 months)
How: From Supporter Subscriptions & Blantyre Project Book Sale
Donation Made: £553
a) £213 for GCF for children’s charity in Glasgow.
b) £200 for our 10 year Anniversary Competition given back to readers on our supporters page 24/9/21.
c) £50 to Blantyre boy Alex (9) after he was run down by a car. Given to mother Carriann Kirkland.
d) £50 to Blantyre lassie Orla McGregor (10) after thieves had stolen her plant, plant pot and solar lights.
e) and £40 to Lesley Hunter for her run for Cancer charity endeavour running everyday in September.

243 to 244 Local Good causes
When : October 2021
How: From Supporter Subscriptions & Blantyre Project Book Sale
Donation Made: £277
a) £177 for Blantyre Toy Drive 2021
b) £100 for Westcraigs at Heart Group

245 to 256 Local Good causes
When : November 2021 – January 2022
How: From Supporter Subscriptions, Fundraising, Donations & Blantyre Project Book Sales

a) £25 towards Barry Watt’s Defibrillator Campaign. 
b) £200 to Gail Duncan’s Calderside Academy Prom Campaign.
c) £50 to Kyle Monteith’s ‘Chris House’ charity night.
d) £72 Festive Buffet at Blantyre Old Parish
e) £120 Festive chocolates to many Blantyre businesses
f) £440 for Toys & Sweets for Santas Grotto in Billy’s Cafe, Agnews.
g) £740 Blantyre Toy Drive, Toys, Books and Sweets.
h) £100 Hyper Cyber Christmas Fayre (cash)
i) £40 for Dreams to Themes, 2 Remembrance Wreaths
j) £25 Blantyre Pit Disaster Wreath
k) £150 Hamilton & Blantyre Foodbank Donations
l) £150 British Heart Foundation

257 Local Good causes
When : March 2022
How: From Supporter Subscriptions, Fundraising, Donations & Blantyre Project Book Sales
a) £242 to British Heart Foundation

258 – 264 Local Good Causes
When: April – June 2022
How: From Supporter Subscriptions, Fundraising, Donations & Blantyre Project Book Sales
£695 raised (£455 by the kind members of our supporters group, £70 in very kind private donations and £167 in book sales) Several excellent donations were therefore possible BACK to local good causes.

a) £70 was donated for P7 leavers to celebrate their last day in school.
b) £100 was donated to Blantyre woman Mari Gray to forward on a Ukrainian Family of Refugees,
c) £80 was given to Natalie Campbell in the form of sweets and toys for her 2 children who recently had a tough time.
d) £200 was donated to the High Blantyre Baptist Church given to Rev Steve Younger,
e) £200 went to the British Heart Foundation (a charity now close to our heart…literally, following our recent triple hard bypass!),
f) £30 was given in flowers to a local lady who recently tripped and
g) £15 was given to local gentleman as book to read to help his recovery.


*Blantyre Telegraph final decision on how fundraising is distributed.

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