Tag Archive for 'Guernsey charity'

Local cookbook reprinted to aid Les Bourgs Hospice

March 4th, 2014 by Les Bourgs Hospice

Les Bourgs Hospice cookbook featuring recipes from the Bailiwick of Guernsey has been reprinted to raise money for the Hospice. In 2013 Les Bourgs Hospice held a Hospice-tality for its Hospice fundraiser which encouraged islanders to host an event from tea and cake up to dinner parties with guests making a donation to the hospice. […]

Guernsey branch of Parkinson’s UK charity receives support from MitonOptimal and Guernsey FC

January 3rd, 2014 by MitonOptimal Group

MitonOptimal multi-asset management firm will donate £25 for each goal scored by the ‘Green Lions‘ forward Matt Loaring during the 2013/2014 season, with a minimum contribution of £400 to the Guernsey branch of the Parkinson’s UK charity as an extension of its existing sponsorship of the Guernsey FC player. This is the latest in a number of initiatives supporting […]

Six days and nights in a ShelterBox tent by Weighbridge Clock Tower in St Peter Port raises over £7000

December 22nd, 2013 by Richard Lord

Sarah Griffith, Bridge2Philippines founder, said the ShelterBox tent set-up by the side of the Weighbridge Clock Tower in St Peter Port to raise awareness of the fund raising appeal for the people of the Philippines who had suffered such extensive damage to their communities from Typhoon Haiyan, had been a great success. Josh Le Moignan spent […]

Caritas Café and Deli opens on Mill Street for community’s benefit

December 19th, 2013 by Richard Lord

The Caritas Community Café and Deli has opened its doors just before Christmas at 35 Mill Street in the Old Quarter of St Peter Port. The café serves as a welcoming community meeting place.  It is bright and cheery, and decorated with attractive framed art by Guernsey artist Frances Lemmon. It supports the goals and ethos […]

Safer charity’s ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ raises funds and awareness of domestic abuse in Guernsey

November 24th, 2013 by Richard Lord

Safer, the Guernsey domestic abuse charity, organised Guernsey’s ‘Walk a mile in her shoes‘ event beginning at Salerie Corner on the afternoon of 23 November 2013. About forty men, most of them in high heels and some in dresses, braved the chilly north-easterly wind to walk a mile to raise money for the charity. “Walk […]

Fashion sale in aid of Les Bourgs Hospice on 22 & 23 September 2013

September 9th, 2013 by Les Bourgs Hospice

Sandie Rowe is organising a ‘buy my wardrobe’ event at St Pierre Park Hotel on 22 and 23 September 2013 where people can buy and sell quality second hand clothes to help raise funds for Les Bourgs Hospice. Mrs Rowe already has a large quantity of designer ladies clothes, shoes and accessories.

Show Hospice-tality in September to raise funds for Les Bourgs Hospice

June 23rd, 2013 by Les Bourgs Hospice

Food, drink and good company are the key ingredients for a new Les Bourgs Hospice fundraiser. Hospice-tality for our Hospice will see islanders hosting social events for friends or family who will be asked to make an anonymous donation to Les Bourgs. All the money raised during the month-long event in September 2013 will go […]

Autism Guernsey charity recruiting volunteer befrienders

June 22nd, 2013 by Autism Guernsey

  The charity Autism Guernsey is recruiting volunteer Befrienders to spend time with adults with an autism spectrum condition and/or a learning disability. The Befriending Scheme is a joint project that Autism Guernsey is running with Guernsey Mencap. Autism Guernsey hopes to commence training with the first group of volunteer Befrienders in the summer of […]

RG Falla Quarter Marathon raised over £3,000 for Les Bourgs Hospice

June 22nd, 2013 by Events

RG Falla’s Quarter Marathon held in May 2013 raised more than £3,000 for Les Bourgs Hospice. The popular six mile run from Vazon to L’Eree and back again has raised thousands of pounds Sterling for charity over the last 12 years. Over 200 runners took part in 2013 and raised £3,284. “RG Falla is proud […]

Running a 100 mile race to raise funds for Guernsey Cheshire Home

June 17th, 2013 by Events

Barrie Duerden has set himself the challenge of participating in a 100 mile non-stop off-road run to raise funds for Guernsey Cheshire Home. Barry writes that he expects this run “to take me to the limit of my mental and physical abilities” which is one reason he has decided to team up with the staff […]