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|17/11/08 Buffet to raise funds for Headway Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland the local branch of the Headway Brain Injury Association. The evening raised around £600 from ticket sales and a well supported raffle and silent auction added considerably to that total. Photo album»
The Association offers a range of services to people with brain injuries or illnesses and to those close to them. More information on their web site.
left, with Syed are Mary Goulty, Services Director of Headway and Jaspreet Kaur, Fundraiser.
|3/11/08 Fundraising for school in Bangladesh.
Almost 90 people supported this curry evening to raise funds for pre-school education in Khasdobir in the district of Sylhet, Bangladesh. The school educates around 1,200 children under the age of six.
The fundraisers have supported the school since Government funding was removed in 1995 and several members make frequent trips to the area.
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|20 October Buffet in aid of Menphys.
A very full house tonight - and a long waiting list - for this popular and successful local charity. A total of £935 was raised from ticket sales, raffle and a donation from the restaurant.
Read more about Menphys
|29/9/08 Fundraising Night for the
84th Leicester/Littlethorpe Scout Group
| 16 September The Leicestershire & Rutland Rotary
Lodge No 9158 raised £415 for the Masonic Festival Fund
This fund is for the Masonic charities concerned with looking after old people. The fundraising will be over a period of 5 years and has a target of raising over a million pounds. Photo album»
Left is a caricature of lodge members by the evening's organiser, Steve Chadburn. Click on the image to see a larger version
|15 September Buffet to raise funds for a Kilimanjaro trek in aid of the Marie Curie Cancer Care
The Marie Curie Cancer Care charity provides high quality nursing totally free, to give terminally ill people the choice of dying at home supported by their families. Your local Marie Curie Hospice actively promotes quality of life for people with cancer and provides support for their families. The services are completely free to patients.
World class scientists at the Marie Curie Research Institute are investigating how cancer develops to find better ways of treating the disease in the future.
|11 August 2008. Another full house raised funds for projects in Ghana. The group is raising a total of £40,000 to help fund a borehole and two schools in Kumasi and Obuasi.
The team have an online donations page which also gives more information on the work they are doing in Ghana. If you would like to support them follow this link: www.justgiving.com/stpaulsghana
Pictured with Syed are the organisers: Neil Lockyer, Harjinder Kaw, Sarah Lockyer, Fr John, Fr Peter and Mia O'Gorman.
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|14 July 2008 Fundraising buffet for a student ministry centre in Bolivia's largest city, Santa Cruz. Another full house raised around £1,900 from ticket sales and a popular silent auction.
The evening was organised by Graham and Debbie Frith on behalf of the SIM organisation which spreads the word of God all around the world. The funds will be used to build the El Alfarero Student Centre which will be a self-financing student ministry centre and interdenominational ministry, at a total cost of over $1.1m.
Read more about the project here and about the SIM organisation by clicking on the logo. Photo album of the evening.
|30 June Cancer Research UK
Another very successful evening at Cuisine of India saw a full house in support of Cancer Research UK.
Over 90 guests enjoyed the buffet and bought many tickets for the impressive raffle. Around £1,000 was raised from ticket sales and the raffle. Photo album»
Find out more about Cancer Research UK
LOROS was again the beneficiary of an evening organised by Steph Walkinshaw of Arnesby. The usual delicious buffet was followed by a high quality raffle which doubled the money that had been raised from ticket sales. Prizes included several items of sporting memorabilia. Billy Walkinshaw won the best prize - a signed Leicester Tigers shirt. Over £1,000 was raised during the evening.
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Another well attended charity buffet at Cuisine of India raised around £950 for LOROS. Organised by Mick and Myra Haggerty the buffet was followed by a raffle and an auction of signed sporting memorabilia.
The evening was featured in the Leicester Mercury on 10 June. The article includes an interview with Glenn Johnson who's illness prompted the fundraising event. Read the article»
Fundraising buffet in aid of the Meningitis Trust.
More than 60 people attended and a manificent total of £785 was raised for this charity.
For more information see the Meningitis Trust website»
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A buffet was held to raise funds to support the work of the ITU Stroke unit of the Leicester General Hospital.
The event, organised by Linda Crane, was attended by over 80 people. Around £1,000 was raised from ticket sales, a donation from the restaurant and a raffle.
Buffet, raffle and auction in aid of the Leicestershire and Rutland branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association.
A full house enjoyed this event which was organised by John and Francine Mattock (pictured with Syed, right) .
A magnificent total of around £1,000 was raised.
Web site, for more information: www.mndaLeicester.org.uk Top of page»