charity

17 Jun 2019
Self Help Africa have teamed up with Shrewsbury Food Festival to host an online auction to coincide with this year’s event. Auction for Africa showcases the ‘Best of Shropshire’ featuring one-of-a-kind foodie gifts and fun experiences - it’s a feast for the eyes! Bidding is now open and will close at 5pm on Sunday 30th June, the final day of the Festival. All auction lots have been generously...
05 Jun 2019
A Shropshire law firm has announced two new charity partners. FBC Manby Bowdler has adopted The Ark in Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton’s Compton Care as its chosen charities for the next two years. Staff at the firm, which has offices in Shrewsbury, Telford, Bridgnorth, Church Stretton, Wolverhampton, Willenhall and Redditch, voted for the charities from a list of organisations that were suggested...
Pensionlite advisers with charity buckets
20 Mar 2019
A group of pension specialists are racing between two Shropshire football stadiums this weekend in support of five local charities. Advisers from Pensionlite based in Stafford Court, will be starting at opposite locations and will run and walk the 13 mile route from the New Bucks Head in Telford to Montgomery Waters Meadow, home of Shrewsbury Town. Pension adviser Alex Milligan, will start from...
06 Mar 2019
A Shropshire business coach is swapping his suit for a pair of boxing gloves next month to raise funds for Cancer Research UK. Alan S. Adams, owner of Horizons Consultants and a bestselling author, has signed up to take part in the Ultra White Collar Boxing event at The Buttermarket in Shrewsbury with the goal of raising £2,500 for the charity. As a former Royal Navy submariner, Alan is currently...
Blue Cross shop facade
22 Feb 2019
Do you have an hour or two or more up your sleeve each week to help poorly and abandoned pets? Blue Cross pet charity shop on the High Street is appealing to the people of Shrewsbury to lend a hand. There are lots of different roles on offer from sorting and organising stock, helping customers, serving on the till, window dressing, helping out with general duties and organising local events. Mark...
maretta jerrett and granddaughter
09 Feb 2019
A Shropshire grandmother is to mark her 70th birthday by taking on the fastest and longest zip line in Europe. Maretta Jerrett, from Shrewsbury, has set herself the challenge in order to raise money for Autism Bedfordshire which is being threatened with closure due to the withdrawal of council funding. The charity helps autistic people and their families by providing places where they can go and...
07 Feb 2019
A Shropshire networking club has presented a £6,000 cheque to the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity after raising money for the organisation with a Christmas raffle. Members of the Severn Business Network, which promotes business growth in and around Shropshire, raised enough money to save two lives in the area, equating to the cost of two helicopter flights. The donation was raised through a raffle...
17 Jan 2019
The Shrewsbury Ark would like to say a huge thank you to the Shropshire community; it was overwhelmed by the generosity of businesses and individuals alike who chose to support the organisation either financially or practically over the Christmas period. It also thanks Chef Marcus Bean and his team, and the many volunteers who gave clients a delicious Christmas dinner; they really enjoyed tucking...
11 Jan 2019
Live music - real ale & wine bar - free buffet - all for a great cause. Banish the Winter blues (and all the pounds from the Christmas pud) and join local charity Village Water's annual Spring Ceilidh. Saturday 23rd February. 7pm - 11.30pm. Radbrook Communty Centre, Calverton Way, Shrewsbury, SY3 6DZ Tickets on sale NOW https://villagewater.org/ceilidh19 Adults £12.50 - Children £5 (includes ...
10 Jan 2019
Join local charity, Village Water for a night of live music, street food & art on Saturday 2nd February at Flaxivity @ The Flaxmill.  Tickets have just gone on sale for £5! There's a mega line-up sure to get you dancing... Funky 8-piece Groove Dynamite (who you might've caught at Shropshire Oktoberfest), local Alt-Folk ladsTwo Blank Pages, bluesy-tunes from Clare Raynor Blues Band and The...
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