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Charity Collections


Pennies, pounds, notes and so much more

 

COLLECTION TOTAL April 2016 -  present: £11,370

Charity collections are greatly appreciated at Arthur Rank Hospice Charity. Not only do they raise much needed funds for the charity but importantly they also raise awareness of the services people can access through Arthur Rank Hospice.

Charity collections are all co-ordinated by Andrea Murauskas, our part-time community fundraiser. Andrea has enlisted a wonderful group of volunteers who kindly turn out in all weather to represent the charity and raise funds by holding a collection tin for loose change offered by passers by.

Andrea works closely with supermarkets, shopping centres and teams arranging special events, such as the annual Christmas light switch on and a wide array of fetes and festivals. You may have seen our volunteers in a variety of locations such as Sainsburys, Tesco and even Lion Yard.

In 2015, £12,512.10 was raised through street, supermarket and event collections.

Upcoming collections:

Huntingdon Town Centre, Saturday 18th March 2017

Tesco Newmarket, Thursday 23rd March 2017

Shelford Rugby Club, Saturday 1st April 2017

Sainsbury's Coldhams Lane, Saturday 7th April 2017

Marks and Spencer Beehive Centre 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th April 2017

Lion Yard, Saturday 15th April 2017

Lion Yard, Saturday 29th April 2017

Huntingdon Town Centre, Saturday 29th April 2017

Tesco Newmarket Road, Friday 5th May 2017

Huntingdon Town Centre, Saturday 10th June 2017


Can you spare 1-2 hours per month to help with collections? 

Do you know of any stores in Cambridgeshire who would like to host a collection for the charity? 

Do you have an event (your child's football match, car boot sale, seasonal car park or anything else) and would like to invite our volunteers along with their buckets?

Would you like to have a collection tin displayed in your place of work to help raise funds for the hospice?

Would you like to become a Collection Volunteer Coordinator?

If you have ansered 'Yes' to any of the above questions, please contact Andrea on 01223 675888 or alternitvely, you could complete a New Collection Volunteer Form and email amy.bidwell@arhc.org.uk 

If you have booked in to volunteer during a collection, but haven't received your confirmation letter one week before the scheduled date, please call the fundraising office on 01223 675888.


 

Case Studies

Donna Talbot, our fundraising and marketing manager was keen to speak to patients who were experiencing our care and was delighted when she was able to spend some time with Alan. As Donna approached, Alan’s cheery smile, further illustrated in this photo, could be seen across the room. ...

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