Village resident Sally Sarling reports on Saturday’s sale for the Ukraine…
‘Well, we did it again! Thank you all so very much for making our Coffee Morning on Saturday in Comrades Hall such a great success. We made an amazing £720.00 to date and it is possible that we might have a little more to add but I wanted to say to you all from Philip, Diana & myself a big thank you for your invaluable help and support on Saturday in making this amazing sum.
This amount is made up as follows:-
Donations = £180. 80
Cakes = 122. 50
Pictures = 30. 00
Plants = 159. 80
Raffle = 171. 00
Bric-à-brac = 55. 90
Fantastic, thank you.
With best wishes and kind regards,’ – Sally Sarling
Sally Sarling raised almost £600 from her last Ukraine fundraiser in October ’22 and has now has arranged another for the people of the Ukraine this Saturday morning at The Comrades Hall, Broadwindsor.
There will be refreshments with biscuits, a raffle and stalls selling plants, bric-a-brac and of course, delicious home made cakes.
Sally and her volunteers would be very grateful for any donations that you have, they will be at the Hall from 9am on Saturday setting up or if you wish you can deliver them to Sally directly at Greystones in West Street, Broadwindsor. The front porch will be open each morning from 8am or if you let her know by calling either 01308 867672 or 07731 630546 , Sally will come and collect anything from you. 🙂
The Coffee morning held on Saturday 8th in aid of the Ukraine raised £585.00 🙂
Sally Sarling reported the breakdown as follows:
Donations, including £25 from the Over 60’s Club: £274.00
Plants: £33.50 + ?*
Books & Puzzles: £31.00
Sally added “I just wanted to let you know how much money we made…. Not quite as good as the previous one last May but, knowing now we must be a little more careful with our cash, I am not surprised that we made £575. *However, it is possible that a little more might come our way from Val & Colin Lawrence who kindly put a table with plants for sale outside their cottage in Burstock. I wanted to say a big thank you from Philip, Diana and myself for your support and invaluable help in making the event a success. Thank you very much. With best wishes and kind regards, Sally Sarling.
Following the successful coffee morning in May, donations are asked for your tea/coffee with biscuits at the Comrades Hall on Saturday, 8th October, from 10am to 12 noon 🙂 Here is more from Sally Sarling:
In addition to the coffee and biscuits (no admission price just a donation) we will have a raffle, cake stall, plant stall and asking anyone who would like to join us and have a stall to set out their crafts, cards or similar for sale. We will be asking for a monetary donation, of your choice for this very good cause. If you would like to join us or know of anyone who would please let me know what you will be selling and what size table/stall you require. My email address is : firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone : 01308 867672 Mobile : 07731 630546 I do hope you can join us and help this very worthwhile cause. Many thanks & kind regards, Sally.
Village resident Sally Sarling reports on last Saturday’s sale for the Ukraine…
“Just wanted to give everyone the fantastic news that last Saturday’s Coffee Morning at Comrades Hall made an amazing £1334. 85p to date. It is possible that we may have a little more to add to that fantastic amount but I wanted to say to you from Philip, Diana & myself a big thank you for your invaluable help and support on Saturday in making this amazing sum.
This amount is made up as follows:
£405.00 – Donations including £150 from Broadwindsor stitchers
£356.45 – Plants (but hopefully a little more to come – thanks Val)
£251.00 – Raffle
£116.50 – Bric-a-brac (hopefully a little more to come)
There will be NO Charge for admission or your tea/coffee with biscuits at the Comrades Hall on Saturday, 7th May, from 10am to 12 noon.
There will be a large container/box for your voluntary money contributions.
There will also be:
Plant stall and …
A “nearly new” clothes stall (They do mean nearly new – they’re are not doing a jumble sale).
If anyone would like to give any contributions they can be delivered and left in the front porch at the address below
This will be open every morning (only) from Monday next 25th April, until Friday 6th May.
Villager Sally Sarling said “Many local people feel so very strongly about what’s going on in Europe at the moment. I do hope we can help in our very small way.” Sally and her friend, Diana Coltart are raising funds for the Ukranian Appeal.
Sally’s address is : Greystones, West Street, Broadwindsor.
If anyone wants anything collected could they please call Sally: 01308 867 672 or 07731 630 546 and she will organise.
Village resident Jacqualyne Sewell has now gathered nearly a blanket box full of Bunting Triangles for the village’s Jubilee Fun Day celebrations.
As much bunting as possible is being made to decorate the village for Broadwindsor Fun Group‘s Jubilee celebrations at the start of June.
However with what’s going on in Ukraine, she is asking if anyone has any Blue / Yellow fabric that they could donate for them to make Bunting Triangles to show our support – please contact Jacqui if you can help – 01308 867145
There are two workshops remaining:
Friday, 1st April
Friday, 6th May
All the workshops take place at the Comrades Hall during Post Office hours, 10am – 12.30pm.
If you can help by donating fabric (cotton or poly cotton) cutting out, sewing or even just turning the triangles the right way out & ironing them please contact Jacqui on 01308 867145.