Raised 2014 – 2016

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Fundraising 2014-2016 |  Fundraising 2017 – 2019

Charities & Good Causes Benefitting from our Fundraising
1. The Haven, Victoria Street, Blantyre
When: Throughout 2014 and first half of 2015
How: Blantyre Project book and history newsletter sales
Donation Made: £930.39
Further Info: Newsletter ceased in Jun 15 and now included as part of Blantyre Telegraph’s Newspaper.

2. The National Trust (David Livingstone Centre), Station Rd, Blantyre
When: Throughout 2014 and first half of 2015
How: Blantyre Project book sales
Donation Made: £350.00
Further Info: Possible due to discounted price of  books allowing giftshop to sell for full price.

3. St Blanes Primary School & Crossbasket Nursery School, Blantyre
When: Throughout 2014 and first half 2015
How: Blantyre Project Book sales
Donation Made: £60.00
Further Info: Small individual donations made at fetes and Gala days.

4. MacMillan Nurses donation cancer charity
When: End 2015
How: 100% Blantyre Project Book sales
Donation Made: £1,000.00
Further Info: Donation made to MacMillan in Glasgow

5. High Blantyre Old Parish Church & High Blantyre Primary School
When: Throughout 2014 and first half 2015
How: Blantyre Project Book sales
Donation Made: £60.00
Further Info: Small individual donations made at fetes and Gala days.

6. Kirk Care (Nursing Home), Main Street, High Blantyre
When: Spring 2015
How: Blantyre Project Book sales
Donation Made: £100.00
Further Info: Quality historical photos, each individually framed for corridors.

7. Blantyre History Volumes donated to local schools
When: Spring 2015
How: Blantyre Project Book sales
Donation Made: £445.00
Further Info: Volumes of Blantyre Project books given to school libraries

8. Blantyre Library, Glasgow Road, Blantyre
When: Summer and Winter 2014
How: Blantyre Project Book sales
Donation Made: £120.00
Further Info: In form of public, permanent Blantyre Historical Reference books.

9. Care Homes: Devlin Grove, Victoria Street, Kirkton House, Calderglen
When: Winter 2014
How: Blantyre Project Book sales
Donation Made: £90.00
Further Info: Distribution of Blantyre Project history books for elderly residents.

10. Jimmy Mays, Main Street, High Blantyre
When: Spring 2015
How: Blantyre Project Book sales
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Large Historical Blantyre Poster for public display on back wall

11. Royal Bank of Scotland, Glasgow Road, Blantyre
When: Autumn 2014
How: Blantyre Project Book sales
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Large Historical Blantyre Poster for public display on back wall

12. Race for Life, Cancer Charity Run
When: 15 June 2014
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Donation to Blantyre woman, Angie Johnstone’s Just Giving page

13. Resident of Victoria Street Care Home
When: 11 June 2014
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £30.00
Further Info: Ill in health, Mr Drew Morrison was donated £30 worth of books.

14. The Haven
When: 30th June 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales & Blantyre Project books
Donation Made: £200.00
Further Info: Raised at Blantyre Gala Day on 27th June 2015

15. Race for Life – cancer charity
When: 1st July 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales & Blantyre Project books
Donation Made: £900.00
Further Info: Raised at Blantyre Gala Day on 27th June 2015 & charity walk

16. Hoolet’s Pub Quiz Prizes
When: Mar 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales & Blantyre Project books
Donation Made: £40.00
Further Info: Donated quiz prizes

17. Anonymous Gift
When: 30th June 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £50.00
Further Info: 15 year old Low Blantyre girl who lost her purse at the Gala, gifted back.

18. Food Hamper for Gala Day Tombola
When: 27th June 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £65.00
Further Info: Luxury Christmas hamper for one of top prizes at gala tombola.

19. Fund for Graeme Wright’s family
When: 12th July 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £50.00
Further Info: Local man Graeme tragically passed away leaving behind a young family

20. Little Princess Trust
When: 14th July 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Helping Katie McHenry raise money for children’s cancer charity

21. Les Hoey MBE Dreammaker foundaiton
When: 16th July 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £10.00
Further Info: Into collection tin for Children with Cancer

22. Foodbank Donation
When: 18th July 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £25.00
Further Info: Handed in to Family Shopper to supply food bank

23. Fundraiser for Kieron Balfour’s RRHEAT charity
When: 22nd July 2015 and 22nd August 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £125.00 + £40.00
Further Info: Cheque given to Kieron’s family for medical charity.

24. Lee Ladies Just Giving Page for Marie Curie
When: 10th August 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £40.00
Further Info: Donation given to local running ladies

25. Donation to stroke charity (stroke.org)
When: 16th August 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales & BP books
Donation Made: £800.00
Further Info: Donation given to stroke charity

26. Victoria Care Home Raffle Prize
When: 21st August 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Donation made for local raffle stall

27. Gift to Tilly, upon hearing of her cancer
When: 22nd August 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £50.00
Further Info: Gift made to local woman

28. Donation to Stroke Charity
When: 25th August 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £50.00
Further Info: Anon. local Blantyre family who lost their father/husband in July

29. Gift to Mel’s grandmother in Birdsfield Drive
When: 26th August 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Gift made to local woman who had windows smashed

30. Donation to Gary Doonin’s Charitable Run for Beatson
When: 31st August 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £40.00
Further Info: Donation to cancer charity run

31. Donation to Blantyre old Parish Church
When: 16th September 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £100.00
Further Info: Donation to Blantyre Old Parish Church repairs

32. Donated Halloween goodies to High Blantyre Primary
When: 23rd October 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £50.00
Further Info: For kids Halloween parties

33. Donation to Loanend Trust
When: 23rd October 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £100.00
Further Info: For their campaign against wind turbine

34. Donation to Blantyre Community Committee
When: 23rd October 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £120.00
Further Info: Snow machine and “snow” for Festive event!

35. Donation for Halloween prizes
When: 31st October 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £35.00
Further Info: Halloween Festive competition we ran with 3 winners

36. Reward for Local Hero
When: 16th November 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £30.00
Further Info: to Dougie Stevenson who rescued a drowning dog

37. Festive Gift to Switch on Prizewinners
When: 22nd November 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £30.00
Further Info: Goodie Bag for Orla, Connor, Rosie and Hannah for 29th.

38. Toys bought for underprivileged children
When: 22nd November 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £160.00
Further Info: Toys gifted to RBOS to give to Blantyre kids.

39. Books gifted to Crossbasket Nursery for Tombola
When: 22nd November 2015
How: Blantyre Telegraph Newspaper sales
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Books for Christmas Nursery tombola

40. Football Strips bought and sponsored
When: 2nd December 2015
How: Blantyre Project Book sales
Donation Made: £200.00
Further Info: Kits for Auchinraith Primary School

41. Donation to MacMillan Cancer Charity
When: 18th December 2015
How: 100% Blantyre Project Book sales
Donation Made: £1,500.00
Further Info: From launch of 3rd Blantyre Project book

42. Friends of the Calder Group donation
When: 17th January 2016
How: Blantyre Telegraph sales
Donation Made: £200.04
Further Info: Donation to local environmental group

43. Breast Cancer Care donation
When: 13th February 2016
How: Blantyre Telegraph sales
Donation Made: £50.00
Further Info: Donation to Paula Veverka Photography justgiving page.

44. Competition Prize Winner – robin
When: 18th February 2016
How: Blantyre Telegraph sales
Donation Made: £10.00
Further Info: Donation to High Blantyre man who won bird competition.

45. Replacement Drill stolen from Man at St Andrews
When: 22nd February 2016
How: Blantyre Telegraph sales
Donation Made: £50.00
Further Info: Donation to man whose drill was stolen from a church.

46. Donation of Easter Eggs to Yorkhill Hospital
When: 5th March 2016
How: Blantyre Telegraph sales
Donation Made: £140.00
Further Info: Donation to Crossbasket nursery to give eggs to Yorkhill

47. Donation to Peter Innes
When: 11th March 2016
How: Blantyre Telegraph sales
Donation Made: £60.00
Further Info: Donation of books & photos to elderly man in care

48. Donation to John Doyle for St Andrews Hospice
When: 15th March 2016
How: Blantyre Telegraph sales
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Donation on JP Doyles Just giving page

49. Winner of new Childs Scooter competition
When: 17th April 2016
How: Blantyre Telegraph sales
Donation Made: £35.00
Further Info: Handed into parents of Susan Mayes

50. Cash & Voucher Donation to Bruce family children
When: 18th April 2016
How: Blantyre Telegraph sales
Donation Made: £180.00
Further Info: £100 cash to 11 yr old Mason Bruce and £20 cinema voucher to him, and each of his 3 siblings. Mason is recovering from a brain tumour.

51. Donation of a Holiday made to Bruce family 
When: 18th April 2016
How: Blantyre Telegraph sales
Donation Made: £359.00
Further Info: A holiday given to the Bruce family following their tough time in 2016 when 11 year old son Mason had a brain tumour removed. The self catering holiday is fully paid for and donated to the family to spend some quality time together to assist Mason’s recovery.

52. Print donated to Blantyre Vics Football Club
When: 02 May 2016
How: Blantyre Telegraph sales
Donation Made: £18.00
Further Info: a photograph in A3 size was donated to Blantyre Vics showing their team in 1893, in amazing clarity. The photo is intended for their clubhouse wall.

53. Purchase of Gala Awards for Summer Gala Day
When: 19 May 2016
How: Blantyre Telegraph sales
Donation Made: £55.00
Further Info: 6 amazing awards purchased to be handed out to this years Gala King & Queen, Lady & Lord Blantyre, Prince & Princess Blantyre. Donated to Blantyre Community Committee.

54. Donation to Scottish Autism
When: 15 June 2016
How: Blantyre Telegraph sales
Donation Made: £100.00
Further Info: Donation to Scottish Autism to Blantyre Miners Welfare.

55. Donation to Blantyre Community Committee – gala accessories
When: 03 July 2016
How: Blantyre Telegraph sales
Donation Made: £100.00
Further Info: Donation for buying Gala Day Accessories

56. Donation to Blantyre Community Committee – gift bags
When: 07 July 2016
How: Blantyre Telegraph sales
Donation Made: £106.00
Further Info: Donation for 6 local kids goodie bags summer gala

57. Smartwatches prize
When: 28 July 2016
How: Blantyre Project Book Sales & gala fundraising efforts
Donation Made: £210.00
Further Info: Competition in Blantyre Telegraph

58. Bought wreath from all Blantyre for cemetery
When: 22 Oct 2016
How: Blantyre Project Sales
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Left at Pit Monument as memorial

59. Flowers for local girl who lost her dogs
When: 22 Oct 2016
How: Blantyre Project Sales
Donation Made: £20.00
Further Info: Flowers for Sammy Healy after pet accident

60. Smartwatches prize
When: 26 October 2016
How: Blantyre Project Book Sales
Donation Made: £210.00
Further Info: Competition in Blantyre Telegraph

61. Donation to Blantyre Community Committee – gift bags
When: 26 October 2016
How: Blantyre Project Book Sales
Donation Made: £50.00
Further Info: Donation for 2 local kids goodie bags for festive event

62. Wreath bought for Auchentibber War Memorial
When: 11 November 2016
How: Blantyre Project Book Sales
Donation Made: £14.00
Further Info: For all of Blantyre, remembrance Sunday

63. Christmas Gifts for Various Local Blantyre Families
When: 10 December 2016
How: Blantyre Project Book Sales
Donation Made: £80.00
Further Info: 4 x £20 vouchers for Anonymous families in Blantyre.

64. The 2016 Blantyre Telegraph Toy Drive
When: 16 December 2016
How: Blantyre Telegraph online fundraiser – Paypal
Donation Made: £350.00
Further Info: For families in need in Blantyre this Christmas

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*Blantyre Telegraph final decision on how fundraising is distributed.