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Fundraising

If you know of a local firm or business who might be interested in providing funding for an item or help with a donation, please let us know.  In return, we always publicly thank businesses and organisations by including a mention in our newsletter, on our website and Facebook page and, if requested, a photo in the Bridport News.  Other possibilities include an advertising space, eg, a regular slot in our newsletter, a plaque or printed mention.

CURRENT FUNDRAISERS:
Plant Some Sun for '21
We have officially launched our 'Plant Some Sun for '21' fundraiser. Simply email office@stcatherinespreschool.org.uk to get your kit - payment can be made via bank transfer, our crowdfunder page (https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/sunflower) or you can pay cash on collection. Each kit also gives you entry in to our super 'Sunflower Challenge' competition with lots of great prizes to be won, including a family ticket to Paignton Zoo!!

RECENT FUNDRAISERS:
Cream Tea Fundraiser
We had 2 very successful cream tea fundraisers take place during May 2020 raising £781.60! 
Many thanks to everyone that purchased a cream tea!  We would like to express a HUGE thank you to West Bay Tearooms and Fran White for organising this, and for baking and delivering all of the delicious scones across Bridport. Also thank you to Waitrose for contributing clotted cream. Thank you.


SHELBY'S/SKALATANS GIG NIGHT


Many many thanks to everyone who helped and attended this amazing night!!  We raised a whopping £2510!  
A huge thank you to everyone who helped by providing raffle prizes, selling raffle tickets and helping to advertise the gig and of course buying gig and raffle tickets.  



VERY special thanks to SHELBY'S ELBOWS and THE SKALATANS who both played fantastic sets and also to the following businesses who donated prizes and made the raffle such an amazing success:

Heavers of Bridport                                        Penny Yarnold Swim School
Boden                                                             Groves Nurseries
Abbotsbury Estate                                          Salon on the square, Beaminster
The Anchor Inn, Burton Bradstock                 Porter Dodson LLP
The Ilchester Arms, Symondsbury                 Vurlands Farm & Eggcup Tearooms
CHG Electrical                                                Bridport Golf Club
Bridport Electrical Solutions                            Symonds & Sampson
Rise                                                                 Bridport Car Repair                                      
Pets Direct & Aquatics                                    Electric Palace
Strawberry Jam Entertainments                      Moores
Freshwater/Jurassic Fun Centre                     Melplash Agricultural Society
Shield Sights

Many thanks also to BEN DICKSON of www.justsimpleit.co.uk who designed our fantastic poster.

WAITROSE (COMMUNITY MATTERS) GREEN TOKENS
Thank you to Waitrose who have given us a cheque for £301.  Thank you to everyone that supported us by placing your green token into our box. 

MANY THANKS ALSO TO:
FOOTEPRINTS of Bridport who donated a large roll of paper for use in the Pre-school.
BRIDPORT ELECTRICAL SOLUTIONS who fitted a new security light at the front of the building.

CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL 2019
Our theme this year was 'Mighty Oaks, from Little Acorns Grow', we had a record amount raised, totaling £70.30. Thank you to all who organised and visited the Christmas Tree Festival, and for donating.
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