Blog posts : "General"

Louise Beech Memorial Ball

Myself and Jackie Elliott collected a cheque for £4000 at King Williams College last week! A Memorial Ball for Louise Beech was organised by her friends, midwives from the hospital (with who she worked) together with her sisters Hannah and Olivia, and sister in law Jane. Her brother in law Martin …

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More JAM!

Just back from Christmas away and counted the money in the Jam Jar from the raffle at the Pilates Isle of Man studio. We estimated £300 before I went away, but there's £429!! Thank you again Elizabeth Main for holding the raffle and for securing such fab prizes.

Pilates Jam Jar Raffle
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Central Marts raise £420

Thank you so much to everyone at Central Marts. I collected a cheque today for £420 raised from auctions, a raffle and a bucket collection at their Christmas Mart. They have supported us for many years now and I am very grateful.


 

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Priceless Pasta!

Alessandra Radcliffe, who works in the Isle of Man Bank in Athol St, Douglas, baked lasagne for her work colleagues and raised £305! I tasted a fabulous birthday cake made  by her last weekend, so I’m not surprised she raised so much! Thank you very much.

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Turkey Trumps once again.

The Central Marts has come up trumps again with their annual Christmas Raffle. Kenny Sloane, again provided the Turkey and Mr And Mrs John Chadwick provided some dressed ducks. All, as usual, sold many times, and along with a bucket collection, raised a fabulous £477.50 for us. Thank you to everyon…

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Massive Marathon Thanks

A MASSIVE Thank you to Chris Kirk who took part in the London Marathon, and setting up a ‘Just Giving’ page for donations. It has reached £645 and a separate donation of £1000 has been received. Unbelievable!  Well done Chris, we are so grateful.


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Peel Charity Shop Bonus

Thank you so much to the fabulous Peel Charity Shop. We collected a cheque for £2000 yesterday, along with 13 other lucky charities.

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Nedbank generosity

Thank you so much to everyone at Nedbank Private Wealth Ltd, We were nominated as one of their Charities of 2017 and collected a cheque for £5,500 recently. How great is that!!


 

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Pilates Studio raise £510

A big thank you to Lizzy Main, for again holding a Christmas raffle at the Pilates Studio for our charity. It raised an amazing £510!! Thank you to everyone who donated the fabulous prizes and of course the kind people who took part in the raffle. Donations like this allow us to help patients strug…

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Colby Women's AFC support us

Colby AFC Women's football team in their spanking new Kit for 2018,
our name proudly printed on the front. It was their first match in the kit today and they won 5-0. Well done Ladies! Thank you to Richie Beech and everyone at Colby Football Club for their continued support. They are holding a 'Nig…

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Early Xmas present

Thank you to the lovely members of the World Manx Association who met with me today in Green's for a cuppa, a chat and to present me with a cheque for £200.

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Colby Race Night WINNER!

Thank you so much to Richie and Louise Beech who organised a 'Races Night' at Colby Football Club, with the money raised being divided between our charity and the Club. A whopping £809 each! Thank you to everyone who went to the event and contributed.

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Tai Chi Workshop raises £100

Thank you to The Studio in Ramsey for hosting the Tai Chi workshops weekend recently with Tai Chi Master, David Turnbull (Mr T) who came over and gave his time free of charge. Thanks also to Ian Manley who marketed the event and provided The Studio free of charge for the weekend, and also to Cathi C…

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Central Marts £360 Turkey Trot!

Thank you yet again to everyone at Central Marts for the £360 donation received today. It was raised at their Christmas mart by the auction of a turkey, supplied as always by Kenny Sloane, a lamb from John Chadwick and a bucket collection. Your continued support is always very much appreciated.

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Jude’s Nepal Trek for IOM Breast Care

Bulletin from Jude
Whilst out walking the hills yesterday morning in preparation for Nepal with my walking buddy Bernie and wearing the right gear in good conditions....I slipped and fell!
Thanks to the fantastic Coastguard and Paramedic Services I arrived at Nobles A&E and got plastered...I have …

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Congratulations to Mr and Mrs Osborne

Mr and Mrs Osborne of Douglas recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Instead of gifts at their party, they asked for donations to our charity, as they lost their daughter Diane to breast cancer in 2014 aged 56. Mrs Osborne gave me £316! Thank you so much.

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Santa comes early with £2500!

A huge thank you to everyone at the Peel Charity Shop. Sharon was invited to attend their coffee morning on Friday to collect a donation along with 14 other charities and had no idea how much, in the past thay have given two donations of £500. Sharon opened the envelope to find a cheque for £2500!!…

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A Fantastic Catch!

A massive thank you to ‘Manx Boat Fishing’ for donating £511. The money was raised from the raffle held on the Presentation night for their 3 day Fishing Festival held in July. This is the third time we have received such a fabulous amount from them, and we all thank everyone involved for their…

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A Regal birthday donation!

Helen King presented Sharon with a cheque for £1000.30!! She celebrated her 60th birthday recently (doesn’t look it does she?!) as well as 15 years clear of breast cancer. She held a garden party with a raffle, a quiz and lots of cake and wine. She raised just over £2000 in lieu of presents, to be …

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Game, set and match!

The Friday morning ladies club at Arbory Lawn Tennis Club have raised £86 for us. Thank you ladies it is very much appreciated.

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