Fundraising Raised 2017 – 2018

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Fundraising 2014-2016 |  Fundraising 2017 – 2019

Charities & Good Causes Benefitting from our Fundraising

65. KSB Kiltwalk
When: 31st January 2017
How: Blantyre Project Book Sales Oct 16 – Jan 17
Donation Made: £600.00
Further Info: For donation to Keep Scotland Beautiful Kiltwalk

66. Blantyre Oscars 2017
When: 25th March 2017
How: Blantyre Telegraph glitzy offline event for 170 people
Donation Made: £600.00
Further Info: For MacMillan Cancer Support.

67. Blantyre Oscars 2017
When: 25th March 2017
How: Blantyre Telegraph glitzy offline event for 170 people
Donation Made: further £600.00
Further Info: For Blantyre Community Committee for summer gala

68. Easter Egg Drive
When: 31st March 2017
How: Online Crowdfunding April 2017 campaign
Donation Made:  £200.00
Further Info: Given by Easter Bunny to Blantyre children – Easter Weekend

69. Anonymous 
When: 30th April 2017
How: Blantyre Project Books sales Mar/Apr 17
Donation Made:  £43.00
Further Info: Flowers & card for sick elderly lady in High Blantyre (anon)

70. David Livingstone Centre Wall Photos
When: 31st May 2017
How: Donation from Thomas Martin £70 (Canada) & Blantyre Telegraph £30
Donation Made:  £100.00
Further Info: Fifteen old Blantyre Prints, framed for Livingstone Centre

71. Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust & Light House
When: 27 May 2017
How: Raised by Blantyre Telegraph online
Donation Made: £709.00
Further Info: 50% Kevin Bell & 50% Light House Club donated June 2017.

72. Gala Goodie Bags 2017 (6nr)
When: 9th June 2017
How: Raised by Blantyre Telegraph online
Donation Made: £127.00
Further Info: Gala Goodie Bags fundraiser via Justgiving

73. Books donated to Public and Private Blantyre Buildings
When: 10th June – 24th June 2017
How: Raised by Blantyre Project’s Gala days
Donation Made: £310.00
Further Info: Donated to Blantyre Health Centre, Kirk Care, Kirkton Care, Calderglen & Bonnie Blantyre (as a future prize)

74. Used towards 5 smartwatches as prizes on Blantyre Telegraph
When: 21st June 2017 – 20th July 2017
How: Raised by Blantyre Project’s Book Sales over last month
Donation Made: £221.22
Further Info: From on and offline book sales

75. Donation to MacMillan Cancer Support
When: 1st August 2017 – 2nd Sept 2017
How: Raised by Blantyre Project’s Book Sales over last month
Donation Made: £200
Further Info: From August royalties and Lanarkshire Family History show

76. Contractors hired to clean 1877-1977 Pit Monument (scheduled 20th Oct)
When: 1st September 2017 – 30th September 2017
How: Raised by Blantyre Project’s Book Sales over last month
Donation Made: £224
Further Info: From September book sales

77. Buying Toys , lights and decorations for Santa’s Grotto
When: November 2017
How: Raised by Blantyre Project’s Book Sales & Toy Drive
Donation Made: £500
Further Info: Quality toys in Grotto and reusable, lights & decorations

78. Replenish Books, Banners and Stands lost in Welfare Fire
When: November 2017
How: Raised by Blantyre Project’s Book Sales at the Festive Event
Donation Made: £205
Further Info: Loss of Blantyre Project property in Welfare fire

79. For Blantyre Oscars to make charity event “extra special”
When: November 2017
How: Raised by Blantyre Project’s online Book Sales
Donation Made: £140
Further Info: To put added glitz on to March 2018 Blantyre Oscars event

80. Donations for MacMillan Cancer Support
When: November 2017
How: Raised by Blantyre Project’s online Book Sales
Donation Made: £200
Further Info: Anti cancer charity.

81. Gifts for Girls switching on Xmas Lights
When: December 2017
How: Raised by Blantyre Project’s online Book Sales
Donation Made: £50
Further Info: Goodie bags for 2 girls switching on lights at DLC.

82. Blantyre Toy Drive 2018
When: December 2017
How: Raised by Blantyre Project’s online Book Sales, donations and collections
Donation Made: £500
Further Info: Used to buy toys to be given out by Santa at Blantyre Festive Event

83. Bonnie Blantyre Donation
When: January 2018
How: Raised by Blantyre Project’s online Book Sales
Donation Made: £120
Further Info: Given to Bonnie Blantyre ‘bees’ to buy plants, seeds, topsoil

83. For High Blantyre Primary
When: December 2017
How: Raised by Blantyre Project’s online Book Sales
Donation Made: £20
Further Info: For Christmas raffle, put in donation tin

84. For Buying 3 new Festive Street Lights for Glasgow Road
When: February 2017
How: Raised from part Ticket Sales of Blantyre Oscars 2018
Donation Made: £750
Further Info: Will last a generation, new lights for SLC.

85. For Nicole Pryce to travel during 2018
When: February 2017
How: Raised from book sales of Blantyre Project
Donation Made: £50
Further Info: Towards terminally ill 21 year old Nicole travel the world

86. For Re-usable Banner for Blantyre Oscars
When: February 2018
How: Raised from book sales of Blantyre Project
Donation Made: £43
Further Info: Buying popup welcome banner for annual charity night.

87. For Paying postage to buy Calderglen History Collection
When: February 2018
How: Raised from book sales of Blantyre Project
Donation Made: £29
Further Info: Buying Blantyre related historical photos and documents, in order to advance the free history archive, being made available to all at Blantyre Project.

88. For Beatson Clinic from Blantyre Oscars
When: March 2018
How: Raised from raffle sales at Blantyre Oscars 2018
Donation Made: £1,305
Further Info: Raffle money raised money for charity at the Blantye Oscars on Sat 24th March 2018.

89 – 96. Various Charitable Causes
When: April 2018
£163.76 to recoup the cost of 24 glossy photo books for Friends of the Calder, used at the recent Milheugh walk. (People of all ages attending, got to keep them for free!)
£9.99 for 3 medals given out to lucky residents who opened the new Calder Paths.
£25 for a small gift to a local (anonymous) lady in High Blantyre who recently received some unexpected bad news.
-£10 left in the staff tips jar at the opening of the Miners Welfare night.
£24.99 for Blantyre Community Committee for renewal of their website, domain name and email addresses.
£119.99 for annual renewal subscription of Ancestry.co.uk to ensure continuation of daily, free local history articles and a free Blantyre Ancestry service for any Blantyre resident.
£29 for registering an advance design fee for our new Blantyre Telegraph Magazine which ran into this unexpected cost this month causing a delay in the imminent launch of the offline Blantyre magazine.
£56 donation to McMillan Cancer Support via staff at Hairmyres Hospital.

97. Blantyre Cine Films Converted
When: May 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project books sales for April 18
Donation Made: £88.00
Further Info: Conversion of local, eldery resident Sanny McVicar’s cine films from the 1950s and 1960s to show people of Blantyre , featuring Blantyre scenes.

98. Arts and Crafts donation for Gala
When: May 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project books sales for April 18
Donation Made: £67.00
Further Info: Donation of arts and crafts items to ensure a free arts and crafts tent for children can be provided at the Gala Weekend.

99. Buying High Blantyre Primary 1 & 2 Goodie Bags
When: June 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project books sales from June Gala
Donation Made: £162.00
Further Info: Donation of 63 goodie bags (sweets, toys etc) for local children.

100. Assist Family of Lorraine Ross
When: July 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project books sale.
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Assist local family at time of mourning.

101. Assist Equipping House for William Black medical condition
When: July 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project books sale.
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Assist David Black raise money to equip his brothers home.

102. Donation books to local Blantyre folk
When: July 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project books sale.
Donation Made: £36.00
Further Info: Elizabeth and Brian Weaver, and lady in Care home.

103. Donation to Murdo MacDonalds Kiltwalk
When: August 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project books sale.
Donation Made: £30.00
Further Info: To Blantyre Ministers just giving page for Haven.

104. Two Fitness Bracelet Prizes
When: August 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project books sale.
Donation Made: £78.00
Further Info: As competition prizes on Blantyre Telegraph. Won by Blantyre ladies Elaine McGuigan and Pauline Weidner.

105. Donation to Andrea Oakes Private Healthcare
When: August 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project books sale.
Donation Made: £40.00
Further Info: Andrea has a brain tumour and desperately needed a private consultation being forced to wait 6 months by NHS.

106. Donation to Barry Watt for Calums Cabin
When: September 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project books sale.
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Barry is running the 10k on 30th September 2018 in Glasgow. He is raising money for Calums Cabin.

107. Donation of all Blantyre Project books to library
When: October 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project books sale.
Donation Made: £78.49
Further Info: Full copy of Blantyre Project books made available to library for lending out, rather than reference.

108. Wreath for Dixons Memorial
When: End October 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project books sale.
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Purchased from “Flowers to Go” for remembering the miners 22nd October 1877 in the Blantyre Pit Disaster, 141 years on.

109. Poppy Wreath ahead of Remembrance
When: End October 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project books sale.
Donation Made: £40.00
Further Info: Purchased from “Flowers to Go” a nice wreath for remembrance day

110. Website Hosting Renewal
When: End October 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project books sale.
Donation Made: £39.99
Further Info: WordPress Premium renewal for www.blantyreproject.com ensuring website has state of the art, latest apps and hosted for another 2 years.

111. Tinsel & Selection Boxes for Blantyre Festive Event
When: End November 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Telegraph public donations.
Donation Made: £49.50
Further Info: Tinsel for decorating park trees and further selection boxes for Santa’s Grotto when they sold out at the Festive event 25th Nov 2018.

112. Donation to Barry Watt’s Kiltwalk
When: November 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Telegraph public donations.
Donation Made: £25.00
Further Info: Sponsorship of charitable walk for local man.

113. Amazon Fire Tablet x 3 for Festive Prizes
When: End November 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project book sales.
Donation Made: £149.97
Further Info: Sponsorship of charitable walk for local man.

114. High Blantyre Primary School Festive Fayre
When: December 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project book sales.
Donation Made: £10
Further Info: Boosting raffle prizemoney at local school.

115. Donation to David Livingstone Centre Trust
When: December 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project book sales.
Donation Made: £25
Further Info: Crowdfunding to purchase a rare lantern slide for centre.

116. Donation to Maggie’s Cancer Charity
When: December 2018
How: Raised from raffling 2 weeks in Tiree
Donation Made: £2,400.00
Further Info: Noel Charity Lunches in EK 7th and 14th December 2018.

117. Donation to buy more Fundraising Buckets
When: December 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project book sales.
Donation Made: £45
Further Info: Red donation buckets to place in public spaces in 2019

118. Donation to Blantyre Community Committee
When: December 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project book sales.
Donation Made: £265
Further Info: To help with running of Summer Gala Weekend 2019

119. Donation for Raffle Noel Charity Lunches
When: December 2018
How: Raised from Blantyre Project book sales.
Donation Made: £60
Further Info: Books provided to Christmas lunches, EK for raffle prizes.

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