fundraising

15 Nov 2021
A Shropshire charity has launched its annual campaign to help local people who “will have to make the choice between heating and eating”. Community Resource, formerly known as Shropshire Rural Communities Charity (RCC), runs the appeal to raise funds to give out as grants for emergency fuel and energy-saving improvements in people’s homes. The Warmer Winter Appeal has distributed over £79,000 and...
04 Nov 2021
Visitors to this year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival helped to raise nearly £9,000 to fund music therapy for its charity partner, Hope House Children’s Hospice.   Hope House, which supports children with life threatening illnesses and their families, totted up £8,834 from this year’s four-day music festival over August Bank Holiday, which included a donation from festival organisers for every adult...
24 Sep 2021
Two employees from wealth manager Brewin Dolphin’s Shrewbury office recently completed an exhilarating ‘wing walk’ (the act of standing on top of the wings of a plane, most commonly a biplane, during flight) for the office’s charity of the year, Parkinson’s UK, raising £1,255. Carrie Morris and Emma Morton, who took off from an airfield in Gloucestershire, put their fears behind them as they...
26 Mar 2021
A Shrewsbury-based charity has teamed up with a local chef to host a virtual curry cook-along and raise vital funds for its projects. Lajina Leal from Lajina Masala will share her secrets in an online event in support of Shropshire Rural Communities Charity (Shropshire RCC). Taking place via Zoom from 4pm on Saturday 10 April, Lajina will guide participants through how to make an Indian dish,...
The Severn Hospice Superstore in Shrewsbury.
24 Sep 2020
One of Shrewsbury’s oldest companies has donated £10,000 to support Severn Hospice which has seen fundraising halted by the pandemic. The generous donation by Morris Lubricants, which celebrated its 150th birthday last year, comes as a welcome boost to the hospice which opened its first superstore in a 6,000 sq ft building rented from the company exactly two years ago. In normal times, the...
25 Feb 2020
Thousands of Shropshire pupils will have the opportunity to improve their wellbeing using the power of meditation at a unique event later this year. But the organiser, an author and children’s mental health advocate, is appealing to local businesses to help make the day as successful as possible. Sarah Griffiths travels across the county and beyond delivering workshops at schools – all based on...
05 Feb 2020
Launch of Royal Voluntary Service Shrewsbury Fundraising Group A new group has been launched to raise vital funds to support Royal Voluntary Service and raise awareness of the charity’s local work across Shrewsbury. The Royal Voluntary Service Shrewsbury Fundraising Group will be starting the year off doing bucket collections in local supermarkets.  Royal Voluntary Service is one of Britain’s...
The cast of Me and My Girl
29 Jan 2020
A local dance and theatre company will be taking part in a 24 hour tap-a-thon on Saturday 1st February, to raise funds and awareness for their youth theatre group. Lindsay Kelly, who runs The Viv Kelly School of Dance and Theatre, is committed to continuous tapping from 10am on Saturday morning, until 10am the following day, with fellow teacher Chrissie Purslow. Money raised from the 24 hour...
07 Jan 2020
Could you help support local people in need and the NHS? Royal Voluntary Service is looking for community fundraising volunteers in Shrewsbury If you’re passionate about supporting local people in need and the NHS, Royal Voluntary Service, the national volunteering charity, would love to hear from you. The charity is calling for cheerful, enthusiastic fundraising volunteers to help raise vital...
Julie Williams, Butterfly Conservation CEO, receiving a cheque from Toby and Terri Siveter from Wood’s
26 Nov 2019
This month the Wood Brewery attended the Butterfly Conservation’s AGM lunch to hand over a cheque following their Wood White fundraising campaign. The brewery raised £1,000 through sales of their limited-edition Wood White beer, which was released earlier this year. The cloudy, Belgian style white beer – which is also vegan - was produced to raise money for one of the West Midlands rarest...
Subscribe to fundraising