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The Sundown Ukulele Band

The band plays throughout the year at various events, private functions and care homes, not for a fee but for the pleasure of sharing their music. They have been given donations throughout the year, and have very kindly decided that they would like to support us. They have raised £150 for us this year, with many people enjoying their music along the way. Our thanks to them all.

Sundown Ukulele Band


The Newly Weds - Andy and Hannah Forbes

Andy and Hannah recently got married, and as Andy works at Rolls Royce, he was offered the use of their wedding car, which was driven by Stef Cory. Instead of wedding presents, they asked for donations, and raised £227.60. Thanks for the donations, and congratulations to the two of you, we wish you all the best for your future together.

Andy and Hannah Forbes


Baked Bean Challenge

Grace Hancock very bravely decided to sit in a bathtub of baked beans to raise money for us - and even welcomed people to throw them over her! She managed to raise £327.65 - well done Grace, and thank you so much.

Baked Bean Challenge


Elf for the Day

Zoe Green has decided she is dressing up as an Elf for the day, and is raising funds for us and the National Autism Society.  So far she has raised £255.00, if you would like to sponsor her then please visit www.virginmoneygiving.com/elfingaroundtown.  We wish her luck, and we will be on hand during the day to take photos!


Christmas Fair 

Hannah Mackrell organised another fantastic Christmas Craft Fair for us this year, with well over 500 people coming to support us.  Our thanks to all those who came along, and ensured it was another great event for us. We managed to raise £769.16!


Competition

How would you like to win £30 of Hall & Woodhouse vouchers? They have pubs all over the country, local to Worthing is the World's End and Black Rabbit.

Christmas is coming and most of us these days use the Internet to buy presents. Register with Easyfundraising and every time you shop with one of their participating retailers online (including Amazon, Tesco, John Lewis), you could get a donation for us at no cost to yourself. They even have a "Find and Remind" service, simply download this and every time you visit a website it will remind you if you can claim a donation.

You can find a link and instructions on this website. Once you have registered and made a purchase, simply email us the donation confirmation email and we will enter you into the draw. There is no limit to the number of entries and the competition will run to 31st January 2014.  


Waitrose

We have been selected as one of three local groups to be featured in Waitrose Community Matters for November.  If you are shopping in Waitrose, please support us by putting your token in our pot! 


Longer Site Opening

It has been announced recently that the site in Selsey is now going to open from March to the beginning of January each year, an extension of 2 months.  This is fantastic news for us, as it means we will be able to help more families each year.  However, our current caravan is not suitable for poorly children to be staying in during the height of winter.  Therefore we are working hard to raise money to upgrade our caravan to one with central heating and double glazing.  If you have any ideas for fundraising, and would like to discuss them with us or need our help, then please do contact us - we would love to hear from you. 


Gift Cards

We have teamed up with a local card company, KOW Images, who produce some lovely quality blank cards, suitable for all occasions.   KOW Images will give Luke Cory Trust supporters a discounted price of £1.75 per card, with free postage within West Sussex.  Postage will be charged for all other areas.  Simply e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , and don’t forget to mention us to get your discount and we also receive a donation for every card sold : www.kowimages.co.uk


Cake Sale

Our first cake sale in August was a huge success, and there has been talk of making this an annual event.  We would like to thank everyone who baked some amazing cakes for us, and to all those who turned up and helped us eat them!  We even had a visit from Tim Loughton, MP for East Worthing and Shoreham, who came along with a delicious apple cake.  We raised a total of £460.45, thanks for the support.  


Trustees

We would like to welcome aboard Steve and Jen Chapman, who have joined us as trustees.  We look forward to working with them in the future and coming up with lots of fantastic ideas. 


Fire Station Open Day

This was our first year at the Fire Station Open Day, and despite having to pack up early due to the rain, we had a fantastic day and met some lovely people.  We had a lucky dip for the kids which went down well, but our biggest attraction was our buzz wire, which was made for us earlier this year.  That caused a great deal of excitement, as not only do you get to race each other, but the looser gets squirted with water!  Our thanks to Gavin for a wonderful creation.  


Our Supporters 

Thanks to Richard Howting, who ran the Brighton Marathon and raised £633 for the Trust.

Richard Howting


1st Goring St Mary's Brownies had a sale and raised £50 for us.  Thanks girls!

1st Marys Brownies


Cycle for Youth

Thank you to everyone who took part in the 2013 Cycle for Youth on April 20th / 21st. It was another fantastic event, hosted by Littlehampton Lions Club, who provided us all with food and drink throughout the 24 hours. The total amount raised was £772.27 - thanks to everyone who donated.


Fundraising Committee

We're looking to set up a Fundraising Committee, which would meet every couple of months to come up with and help implement some fundraising ideas. We would welcome anyone who can spare a couple of hours to attend these meetings, and who can help us promote the trust. Depending on the majority, these meetings can be during the day or in the evening. Are you interested? If so, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Collection Boxes

Our collection boxes are now ready, ideal to collect all that annoying change that weighs down your wallet!  Contact us if you would like one.


Skydive

Always fancied doing a skydive?  You can now do a skydive for free, all you have to do is raise a minimum of £395 in sponsorship.  Contact us for further information if you are interested.




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