fundraising

21 Oct 2019
Visitors to this year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival have helped to smash the £70,000 fundraising barrier for Hope House Children’s Hospices as the organisations celebrate their 11th year of working together.  Hope House, which supports children with life limiting illnesses and their families, has received more than £7,800 from this year’s four-day music festival, including more than £2,000 from the...
The Movement Centre
30 Jul 2019
A Shropshire based charity is seeking support to help boost its funds. The Movement Centre, based at the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Hospital in Oswestry, provides a specialist therapy to help children with movement disabilities to gain independence. The charity, which has been operating for 23 years, has been able to apply for funding to the NHS for children who attend the centre. While funding...
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...
23 May 2019
Two teams from Hatchers Solicitors helped raise over £1000 for Severn Hospice when they took part in the annual quiz organised by insolvency specialists BCR.   The Hatchers Brainboxes came 1st and 2nd, retaining the shield they won in 2018. With 40 people attending from businesses across the county, the quiz took place at the Corbet Arms in Uffington, and was themed on Britishness, including...
14 Mar 2019
A HR company is set to raise money for the cancer ward treating one of their own staff. Jenna Tarry, Senior HR Consultant at Triangle HR, was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma just before Christmas and is now halfway through six-months of chemotherapy. As well as supporting Jenna through her illness, her colleagues at Triangle HR have decided to raise money for the O’Connor Haematology Unit at...
01 Oct 2018
Visitors to this year’s Shrewsbury Folk Festival have helped to raise a record amount for its long-term charity partner. Hope House, which supports children with life limiting illnesses and their families, received more than £7,000 from this year’s four-day event, including a donation of more than £2,000 from festival organisers. The money will be used to fund music therapy sessions at the...
29 Aug 2018
To celebrate World Food Day on 16th October, Self Help Africa play host to the Autumn Edition of Shrewsbury Secret Supper.  A firm favourite in the foodie calendar, this delectable dining experience begins with a welcome drink at Tanners Wines, kindly sponsored by Wace Morgan Solicitors, before taking you to three secret restaurants where you’ll be treated to a fabulous starter, main course and...
Base Director Harry Reece
17 Jul 2018
A firm of Shrewsbury architects is stepping up to the plate to raise funds for charity to mark its 15th year in business. Base Architecture & Design is hosting the Base Ball at Hawkstone Park Hotel on September 28 in support of Severn Hospice. The black tie event will feature canapés, a two-course dinner and entertainment from BBC comedy hypnotist Grant Saunders. Architect Carl Huntley...
10 Jul 2018
Staff from a Shropshire building contractor are unleashing their inner animal in order to raise thousands of pounds for the West Midlands Air Ambulance. Flamingos, tigers, and a chicken will be among the outfits donned by workers from Pave Aways when they take part in a Shropshire Safari for the firm’s annual charity challenge from July 27 to 29. The 12-strong team will complete a combined 84-...
17 May 2018
Shrewsbury Market Hall will be filled with song on Saturday 26th May, as a series of choirs ‘Sing for Africa’ in support of Shropshire-based charity Self Help Africa. Performances will take place throughout the day, featuring Belvidere Secondary School, Severn Soul Harmony and Zap UK. Steph Smith, Fundraising Executive at Self Help Africa, said they were pleased to be marking ‘Africa Day’ with...
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