Fundraising Raised 2019 – 2020

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120. Donation for TACT Healthy park
When: January 2019
How: Raised from Blantyre Project book sales and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £100
Further Info: Garden Equipment, tools, pots, seed trays, gloves bought from B&M for the community project in Coatshill.

121. Donation for Bonnie Blantyre
When: January 2019
How: Raised from Blantyre Project book sales and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £50.40
Further Info: donation for buying seeds in 2019 (BB declined for seeds but asked this be held in reserve for later this year to buy medals for the sunflower kids competition results)

122. Donation to Buy Flowers for Public Summer borders
When: February 2019
How: Raised from Blantyre Project book sales and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £40.00
Further Info: donation for buying small plants for summer to be displayed in public flowerbeds. Chosen by Andrea Oakes in lieu of being sent flowers following her operation.

123. Donation to Buy further Bedding Plants for locl parks
When: March 2019
How: Raised from Blantyre Project, donations and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £65.42
Further Info: To be added to last month and donated at end of April to environmental groups for buying plants in Johnsons Pathfinder Nursery.

124. Donation to Little Princess Trust
When: March 2019
How: Raised from Blantyre Project, donations and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Donated to Maryon Allan’s Facebook fundraiser page for her mum who is going through tough time at the moment.

125. Donation to Stepahnie’s Kiltwalk
When: March 2019
How: Raised from Blantyre Project, donations and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Supporting baby Islay who was not well recently due to a bleed to the brain.

126. Donated Alexa as Competition Prize on Facebook
When: March 2019
How: Raised from Blantyre Project, donations and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Amazon Echo Dot given as prize on facebook, won by Nicola McLean on Grand National day end of March.

127. Magazine Launch. Facebook Awareness ads
When: March 2019
How: Raised from Blantyre Project, donations and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £11.08
Further Info: Advert promoting launch of new charitable magazine in Blantyre. Launched on 8th April 2019.

128 – 133 Various Local Good Causes
When: April 2019
How: From Blantyre Oscars 2019, donations and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £1,645.05
£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 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.

134 – 137 Various Local Good Causes
When: May 2019
How: From Magazine Sales, donations and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £292
£150.00 to Volunteer Group ‘Blantyre Futures’ to establish their permanent website, promotional flyers and facebook awareness advert campaign.
£72.00 to Blantyre Community Committee for Facebook Adverts to promote the Gala Festivities. 
£40.00 to Terminal One Youth Centre for craft materials for the kids to create a reusable entrance to the Gala.
£30.00 donation to Stephen McDade who is soon taking part in a local charity boxing fundraiser.

138 – 141 Various Local Good Causes
When: June 2019
How: From Magazine Sales, donations and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £179
£100.00 to Calderside Nursery to buy new playhouse equipment
£15.00 to Craig Driver at Hyper Cyber Youth Centre for passing his driving test.
£30.00 to Male resident at Priory Bridge for buying a meal once he recovers from chemotherapy.
£34 to local High Blantyre lady to replace plants stolen from her garden

142 – 146 Various Local Good Causes
When: July 2019
How: From Magazine Sales, donations and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £292
£150.00 to help save the Herald Clock at Livingstone Centre
£50.00 to Blantyre Telegraph reader for Competition Prize. Next voucher.
£42.00 to Lisa Duncan’s “Brave the Shave” raffle prizes for Dementia Dog
£25 to 5 year old Nicholas McCartney to replace stolen toys
£25 to Kayleigh Higgins toddler daughter who was injured in potholes on Harkins Avenue

147 – 153 Various Local Good Causes
When: August 2019
How: From Magazine Sales, donations and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £801.20
£340.00 set aside for Herald Clock repairs and complete renovation, expected Winter 2020/Spring 2021
£240.00 to save, safely manoeuvre and transport the 0.3t Herald Clock at David Livingstone Centre, which was otherwise going to be demolished. (4 people plus forklift and flatbed lorry hire.)
£100.00 Towards replacing broken play equipment at High Blantyre Primary Nursery School.
£30.00 for Yvonne Robertson for Meningitis Research Foundation 
£30.00 for Ewan Priest to ‘Therapaet’ for his sponsored hike
£45.00 to buy 2 x new A4 three tier display stands, labels and 2 further charity donation tins for new magazine outlets.
£16.00 to Liam McGregor for raffle prize for baby Blake Alexander fundraiser

147 – 159 Various Local Good Causes
When: September 2019
How: From Magazine Sales, donations and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £828.2
£400.00 for a weeks holiday for the family of Blake Alexander, an infant who is terminally ill, given via Liam McCormick.
£100.00 to Blantyre Community Committee for the festive event.
£100.00 to buy Hyper Cyber crafts.
£89.99 to buy 5 year old Stacey’s replacement bike after thieves stole it.
£56.10 to buy 2 x new A4 three tier display stands, 2 charity donation tins and printed labels for 2 permanent new magazine outlets.
£42.40 for replacement Personalised Oscars trophies for Taylor Kennedy and for Cath McInally (who lost hers in her shop fire). 
£40.00 for the Haven via Callum Steele’s Race Fundraiser.

160 – 168 Various Local Good Causes
When: October 2019
How: From Magazine Sales, donations and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £1,270
£250.00 for Blantyre Community Committee to help with running costs of the forthcoming Blantyre Festive Event.
£250.00 to Friends of the Calder for further trees, plants and maintenance of the Community Orchard
£200.00 to the 38 women of Blantyre Ladies Guild for their Christmas Party.
£197.00 to buy books as gifts for every care facility in Blantyre. (gifting at Christmas)
£160.00 to Gail Gillon to help with opening her Jollytots & Cookies Cafe to over 50 people who are homeless and lonely on Christmas Day.
£100.00 for buying 24 gifts for local children for Blantyre Toy Drive 2019  
£50.00 for voucher for blind lady whose house was robbed in the Village.
£43.00 for new 3 donation tins and 2 stands for further Magazine outlets.
£20.00 for cinema vouchers for High Blantyre boy who won our “harvest moon’ competition.

169 – 174 Various Local Good Causes
When: November 2019
How: From Magazine Sales, donations and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £617
£250.00 for Blantyre Community Committee for decorating Santas Grotto and for presents for the amazing Toy Drive
£150.00 to buy loads of Quality Street boxes for local businesses, their staff and customers
£67.00 for raffle gifts for High Blantyre Ladies Guild Bingo night.
£60.00 to buy elderly woman frozen food after her freezer broke during power cuts
£50.00 to Bonnie Blantyre for medals and awards for their sunflower competition, donated onwards to Blantyre Community Council.
£40.00 for buying 2 beautiful War dead remembrance wreaths from local sources. 

175 – 182 Various Local Good Causes
When: December 2019
How: From Magazine Sales, donations, book sales and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £968
£270.00 for TWO fantastic Smart Watch prizes in our annual xmas competition, won by Ashley Russell and Nicola Bence.
£254.00 through kind public donation we renewed domain and WordPress Business website hosting entirely for 2020.
£170.00 was given to 12 year old Ellie Devlin to buy her apple Airpods after giving her savings to homeless people (after £21 deduction for Stripe/FB processing fundraiser fees).
£100.00 to Maggie’s Cancer Charity donation.
£68.00 to hand out more boxes of Quality Street to local businesses throughout December as a thanks for their hard work.
£50.00 for kids Toys for a family and Christmas Party at Terminal One, Logan Street and
£35.00 for a new A4 stand and donation tin for another new outlet for our magazine.

183 – 184 Various Local Good Causes
When: January 2020
How: From Magazine Sales, donations, book sales and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £190
£129.00 to buy 86 year old Ronnie Grant a new wallet, replace his lost £100 in lost cash and give him a nice gift.
£25.00 for little Ellie Gardiner to surprise her nana with flowers.
£36.00 for a 1 x A4 stand and charity donation tin/stickers for another new outlet for our magazine.

185 – 189 Various Local Good Causes
When: February 2020
How: From Magazine Sales, donations, book sales and subscriptions.
Donation Made: £950
£802.00 towards the new Blantyre Playpark at Livingstone Birthplace (to be handed over to Livingstone Trust in April once ongoing campaign ends)
£83.00 raised on Cancer Research day
£29.00 for Carly McCrory who won our Leap Year Competition.
£26.00 for Calum’s Sponsored run
£10.00 for Wee Wool Shop to help buy wool for blankets for homeless.

*Blantyre Telegraph final decision on how fundraising is distributed.

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