The Orrell Trust supports its diverse projects by carrying out a variety of fundraising activities. These activities are developed and delivered by staff, volunteers.
This year we are working extremely hard to ensure the majority of our projects become self-sustainable. To help achieve this we encourage activity participants to get involved and help raise funds to support the chosen group.
Our most recent fundraisers have been:
A Sponsored Sing-a long was held with our Squashie play under 5’s group, they continually sang nursery rhymes for 30 minutes raising an amazing £400.00.
The Orrell Trust “Quiz Nights” are held throughout the year, they are lots of fun and bring our community together. Our next quiz night is on Friday 28th September 2018. Tickets are £5.00 Adults, £2.50 Children or £12.50 for a team of 4. Every quiz night comes with a scrummy hot meal. Our next Quiz night is on Friday 28th September 2018 tel Tanya on 0151 933 2116 to book your tickets or pop into St John & St James church and Community centre.
Table top sales & Makers Markets: We held a table top sale in July 2018 with over 12 people living in our community hosting a table to sell there second hand or unwanted items, tables were just £10.00 with all proceeds from our table sales directly supports the work of The Orrell Trust. Our next sale is our Christmas Makers Market which will showcase local peoples talents offering a wide range of arts & crafts items. The Market will form part of St John & St James Church and Community Centers Christmas Fair on Saturday 8th December 2018, 11.00am – 3.00pm.
Entertainment evenings: The Orrell Trust will be holding their first entertainment evening in November 2018 – “Christmas Karaoke” – this is set to be a fun night of singing and dancing for the whole community – watch this space for more details.