fundraising

Cream Tea, Bake Sale and Fundraiser in Aid of ME Charities

Event Date: 
14/05/2016 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
Venue: 
Pinhoe Road Baptist Church, 157-165 Pinhoe Road, Exeter EX4 7HZ

Enjoy a cream tea and tasty bakes while supporting charities that help kids who are suffering from M.E/chronic fatigue.

For those caring or suffering from the disability, come and meet and talk to fellow sufferers, carers and professionals.

2.30pm-4.30pm.

House builder exceeds target for charity and pledges more support

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 04/14/2016 - 5:25pm

Tiverton Housebuilder Devonshire Homes handed over a cheque to Devon charity Hospiscare this week marking a year of fundraising that saw the company exceed its target amount by £2,316.00.

Last April, the company pledged to raise £10,000 over the year. To achieve this figure various fundraising and sponsorship events were planned and held. This included Devonshire Homes pledging £50 for each open market sale; sponsorship from entering a team in the Great West Run; fundraising activities such as ‘Bake-Off’ and themed work days plus sponsorship at a Golf Day as well as two cabaret...

Graduate theatre company reaches halfway mark on Crowdfunder campaign

Authored by jackisageek
Posted: Mon, 04/04/2016 - 11:11am

The Argosy Arts Company have successfully raised over £1000 in 5 days for their debut theatre production, ‘The House of Edgar. The show is an original gothic horror musical based on the life and works of Edgar Allan Poe. The show will preview in Exeter before traveling to perform at the Edinburgh Fringe this August.

Sale of RWC2015 dressing items raises £1,765 for charity

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Thu, 03/10/2016 - 7:05am

Charities in Exeter have received a cash windfall thanks to the sale of dressing items from the Rugby World Cup 2015.

A total of £1,765 was raised through the sale of Rugby World Cup 2015 City Dressing items such as banners and bunting used to promote the Tournament in Exeter. Pin badges, lanyards, mini balls and other accessories were also auctioned to raise money, all donated by England 2015, the Tournament organiser.

Of the total, £445 was raised in a separate auction where a set of the promotional goalposts was sold off as well as two limited edition rugby balls which...

Princesshay Car Raffle Volunteers Needed!

Event Date: 
18/03/2016 - 10:00am to 24/12/2016 - 1:00pm
Venue: 
Princesshay, Exeter

Exeter Deaf Academy is Princesshay’s official charity for 2016. As part of the Charity support

Mercedes-Benz of Exeter has generously donated a Mercedes-Benz A class worth over £22,000 as a raffle prize, to be sold in Princesshay. 100% of the proceeds from this prominent car raffle will raise thousands of pounds for Exeter Deaf Academy.

The car raffle starts on Thursday 17th March 2016 and we require enthusiastic volunteers to sell tickets on our car raffle stand in the centre of Princesshay on Fridays and Saturdays from this date.

We are inviting people to support...

Princesshay Car Raffle Volunteers Needed!

Event Date: 
18/03/2016 - 1:00pm to 24/12/2016 - 1:00pm
Venue: 
Princesshay, Exeter

Exeter Deaf Academy is Princesshay’s official charity for 2016. As part of the Charity support Mercedes-Benz of Exeter has generously donated a Mercedes-Benz A class worth over £22,000 as a raffle prize, to be sold in Princesshay. 100% of the proceeds from this prominent car raffle will raise thousands of pounds for Exeter Deaf Academy.

The car raffle starts on Thursday 17th March 2016 and we require enthusiastic volunteers to sell tickets on our car raffle stand in the centre of Princesshay on Fridays and Saturdays from this date.

We are inviting people to support us by...

Charity invites businesses to compete in bake off

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tue, 03/01/2016 - 7:06am

Disability charity, St Loye’s Foundation, will take their fundraising efforts to the next level with a team building corporate bake off event in April 2016.

Based in Exeter, the charity is inviting local businesses to enter teams of six to take part in Bake it Big; hosted by former Great British Bake Off contestant Glenn Cosby, the event will encourage team work and competitive spirit.

Easily accessible from the M5, the event will be held in Dartington Hall on April 14. Starting at 6pm, contestants can expect to take part in a variety of baking challenges including a...

Passing The Baton to Otter Nurseries

Authored by Sue Cade
Posted: Fri, 02/26/2016 - 9:02am

The charity team at Otter Nurseries in Ottery St Mary has announced this year’s charity partnership with the Baton.

The Baton is run by Alan Rowe, well known in the area for his charity work. Alan founded the organisation to raise awareness of life in the British Armed Forces and ensure ex forces personnel are given the right support when they return to civilian life. The Baton also offers practical support to those in need, on a case by case basis.

Otter Nurseries Marketing Manager, Sabine Taylor said: “The Baton is a very different type of charity for us to support, and...

£310,686 committed to cancer care in Devon

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 02/24/2016 - 11:19am

As 2016 gets underway, a local fundraiser is sending out a message of thanks to all who raised funds for Macmillan Cancer Support last year.

Bridget Hill, Macmillan Fundraising Manager for South, Mid and East Devon said: "Because of all your support, in 2015 Macmillan was able to commit £310,686 in Devon, helping to support over 35,000 people living with or beyond cancer locally. That means there are now over 50 Macmillan professionals working in the county.

"I want to say a personal thank you to everyone who hosted or attended coffee mornings, volunteered their time, took...

Headway Devon’s Coffee and Crafts by the Quay

Event Date: 
23/04/2016 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Venue: 
The XCentre, Commercial Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 4AD

Local brain injury charity Headway Devon's popular craft fair and coffee morning returns on Saturday 23rd April. Taking place in the beautiful XCentre, just a stone’s throw from Exeter’s historic Quayside, this event combines a wide range of stalls from talented local sellers with delectable treats in one of Exeter’s most beautiful spaces.

The event will take place at the XCentre on Commercial Road from 11am-3pm and entry is free.

With lots of local craft stalls to browse selling a huge range of beautiful items from potters and wood-turners, to card crafters, jewellery...

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