Category Archives: Fundraising

Information about the fundraising events and activities that keep 3rdCB running.

St Clement’s May Fair

3rdCB ran some games and stalls at St Clement’s May Fair on Bank Holiday Monday. We raised £415 from the stalls, plus another £200 donation for the use of our marquee, tables and chairs.  That means we’ve raised a grand total of £615 for the Group, a great result and a massive thank you to all the Scouts, Explorers & Leaders who were there for you hard work in making the day a success.

May Fair Montage

Jumble Sale Raised…….

Thank you so much to everybody who helped at the Jumble Sale on Saturday 7th March; we made a grand total of £364.09 profit! It was great to have some of our regular supporters as well as some new faces. Thanks also to everyone who donated jumble and cakes. Also a huge thank you goes to Holly Whiteley for organising the sale!

Curry night fundraiser – Sun 8 Feb 15

CurryFundraising is key to keeping 3rdCB running, and our young people in all sections enjoying the facilities available to them. To kick start these events for 2015 we are holding a curry night at Le Raj, London Road, Leigh on Sea (near to The Elms pub) on Sunday 8th February starting at 6pmThis should be a really good evening and you are more than welcome to bring friends & family along with you. All it will cost is £12 per adult and £ 10 per child. Continue reading Curry night fundraiser – Sun 8 Feb 15

Bag packing weekend raises over £2,000

As part of our fundraising effort for the new boating centre project, the Group spend a weekend at Morrison’s in Hadleigh, helping customers pack their shopping for small donation. There was a really good turn out from the Scouts and Explorers, with a few Cubs along as well, and lots of parents coming in to say hello whist they did their shopping. In total we raised over £2,100 during the weekend. Well done to everyone that came along, and thank you to Morrison’s for having us and making us so welcome.

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Old Leigh Regatta – £2,766 raised!

2014-regatta_towThe donations have been counted, and we raised a massive £2,766 on the day from the Tea Tent, stalls and collections by the Sea Scout and Sea Rangers. This is in addition to the Explorers’ £320 share from the Krazy Kitchen & Coconut shy.

This is an amazing amount, especially from just one day, and we would like to say a huge thank you to the many young people, parents and helpers that came down to support the tea tent, stalls and work on the barriers. Without you we could not have run our side of the Regatta and raise such a high amount.

Next year will hopefully be back to both days and we will need help again from parents. Many of you on the day said that you would be happy to help and get involved. More information will be given out as and when things develop for next year’s event. Again, huge thanks to all involved.

£250 Donation For Building Project

3rd CB has received a cheque of the sum of £250 to go towards the fund raising of our new building project. The donation was raised by the Leigh on Sea Masonic Lodge No.4708 and was handed over to our GSL, Carol Tissington last week. A huge 3rd CB thank you goes out to them and their extremely kind donation!

This makes the current total raised so far for our big project £6,250.

Our BIG Project

Our BIG project was launched Saturday, all those that attended had a good time, thanks to Beth for thinking of wine tasting as an idea for an event and arranging it all, and thanks too to Cheryl for providing the food.

Some of the plans for the proposed development were revealed and the sum of £350,000 is needed to provide this. There will be workshop, boat storage, camp storage, changing and shower facilities, training rooms, first aid room and an extensive look-out balcony to enable over-seeing of water activities, this providing excellent Sea Scout and Sea Ranger training opportunities and enabling extending the number of youngsters that can participate.

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