The Mayor's Charities Appeal 2019
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Join our VOLUNTEERING CREW!
Volunteering for the Society and for the Mayor's Appeal
We have had some new volunteers recently and they have been so delighted with their experience, that we want to establish a Volunteering crew. This is a list of people who can be contacted when there is a chance to volunteer at an event for us.
We really value people who say YES to volunteering offers and then follow through to complete them! Carers and relatives are welcome to join too.
In the last month we had five new volunteers on our stalls at the MELA. One new volunteer joined us at ASDA for a coin collection and two new volunteers did a bucket collection for the Mayors Appeal at the A&L Dance Academy Summer School (Christmas) Show.
The A&L Dance Show was possibly the most fabulous! We were given complimentary VIP seats, were welcomed by the organisers and the Mayor of Eastleigh.
The show itself was amazing and featured many professional dancers from “Strictly”. This was a total surprise and an added bonus. We would thoroughly recommend this annual event! Look out
for it next year.
We want volunteers to represent us on a stall at Eastleigh Pride 7 September, at the Pumpkin Festival stall on 12 October and to help out with a bucket collection at Eastleigh Football Club on Saturday, 28 September. If this sounds like you, please call the office and leave your name and phone number.
Volunteering for Mayor's Appeal
We have been delighted with the response from our members in offering to help out with the Mayor’s Appeal events. There are lots of opportunities, from holding collecting buckets at various cultural events (at the theatre or concert) to walking the Test Way or running one of the stalls for the Mayor’s Appeal.
Our members are showing that they are up for it! It is great to have your support during this special year. We want to make the most of this opportunity. Anyone else who would also like to help, please call the Office and leave their name and number.
Eastleigh Mela, Sunday 21 July
We ran two stalls at the MELA this year, one for the Mayor’s Appeal with the game: Play Your Cards Right. Thanks to Abbie, Katherine, Matthew, Michael and Terry who helped to run the game. There were a surprising number of winners!
The other stall was our Society stall and we offered rainbow art activities for children and information about our work for anyone interested. Thanks to Elaine, Henry, Nasrin and Beverley who worked hard throughout the day.