Today was my first sixth form cake sale (I say first as I imagine I’ll be doing a few more) and I was very happy to count a total of £40.20 raised – thank you students and staff of WCSF! I’ve learned from this one and will carry a valuable lesson onto the next: more … Continue reading
My first milestone deadline of £1,500 – due by the end of February – has been met! This means I’m now on about 30% of my total and nearly a third of the way to Guyana (which puts me somewhere above the North Atlantic Ocean…). Upcoming events include bag packing, an event at the Sixth … Continue reading
Today my total sits on a little over £1,000, having passed the first major milestone and entered four-figure-ness! That means I’m 20% of the way to my total of £5,100 (give or take 0.3%), and that I’m right on track to hit my February deadline of £1,500! I suppose it’s only fair to thank Ben … Continue reading
Good news – the chairty collection tins have arrived! Hopefully these will come in handy at any events, as well as maybe being sat outside sixth form common rooms.
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Lunch time today was the close of the ‘Spot the Santa’ in the school libraries, and I’m happy to announce the two winners: Miss Honey at Woodlands and Aliyah (9H) at Tile Hill – congratulations guys! Enjoy spending your prizes this Christmas!
More good news! The 300 leaflets very kindly sponsored by Print4Links arrive today, meaning my first 40 letters to grant making trusts can go out this evening.
I got a double-dose of good news today! First up Print4Links (a part of CardsMadeEasy) agreed this morning to sponsor my first 300 leaflets and provide more when I run out, which is excellent news as it means I can get started on sending letters out to charitable trusts. Hopefully the leaflets will be with … Continue reading
It took a lot of letters, phone calls and emailing, but I’ve got a slot for bag packing at the Morrisons store on the Alvis Retail Park (Hollyhead Road, over the road from the BWM+Mini Garage). It’s not until April 21st, so I’ve got plenty of time to recruit a team of bag packers, but … Continue reading