Since starting my fundraising in January 2010, I have raised over £85,000 to date. Thanks goes out to all my supporters as I couldn’t do it without them.
Future Events – Dates for the diary
7 December 2018
Christmas Concert with the Welwyn Harmony Ladies Barbershop singers and the Welwyn Garden City Brass Band. All monies raised in the raffle will be donated to Dementia UK. Come and join us for a fun, festive evening.
31 October 2018
Charity dinner at the RAF Club with guest speaker Matt Whitfield, who had been a fighter pilot with the Royal Navy entertained us. My thanks go to the RAF Club Conference and Banqueting team, for superb service, Matt for supporting me in a passion very close to my heart, Classic Wings who provided a flight in a Dragon Rapide to auction and everyone who provided raffle prizes. The night was a great success raising £1,307.50 for Dementia and specifically Admiral Nurses and included the sale of the 2018 Ryder Cup Flag which was kindly donated by Sue Poulter. Thanks to everyone who, once again showed their support.
3 April 2018
Thanks go to the North Star PH, Welwyn in supporting my Easter raffle to raise funds for and awareness of Dementia UK. All their hard work in selling raffle tickets raised an amazing £117. Thanks go to all the staff at the pub for making this event successful.
24 March 2018
Dinner4Dementia – Charity Dinner Dance & Auction at Needham House Hotel – a great time was had by all and I would like to sincerely thank all those who helped make this dinner a success by attending, donating auction and raffle prizes, the hotel for the venue and Robert Wilson’s band Kicking Back for providing the music. The event raised £5,253 for Dementia UK but more specifically Admiral Nurses in Hertfordshire.
The North Star PH is another stalwart of mine and over the year with the different events we have held they managed to raise £549
Another successful year from my permanent supporters Michael and Sonu Singh who raised a magnificent amount of £630 by having a collection box and collecting small change for me.
18 February 2017
After postponing my dinner dance from November due to lack of numbers, we made up f0r it in February. The auction as always attracted some excellent bids, the couple of table games were fun resulting in profit of £6,421.70 for the whole evening being donated to Dementia UK
2016 – my thanks go to Michael & Sonu Singh at Mardley Stores in Oaklands for continuing to support me through having a donation box. During the year people’s small change has raised £492.99.
Christmas Hamper raffle at the North Star PH was drawn on 21 December and raised £165.00. My thanks go to the team at the North Star plus the Co-op in Knebworth for donating the raffle goodies.
2 March 2016
My annual fundraising event for Dementia UK is Time for a Cuppa was another great success raising £175.00. Thank you to all those who attended or sent donations as they were not able to attend. It was a great day. Plus the Easter Egg Raffle raised £50 and my thanks go to the staff at the North Star for organising this.
20 November 2015
Slowly but surely we continue to raise awareness and funds for a much needed Admiral Nurse to care for the carer who looks after a loved one with Dementia. Another successful dinner, dance and auction was held at Brocket Hall Golf Club which raised £5,860.
20 June 2015
I have been successful in selling Danish jewellery all 100% nickel free at various events raising £155 – if anyone is interested I still have some stock to sell.
3 April 2015
Easter Egg Raffle at the North Star PH in Welwyn raised £100
20 March 2015
Champagne and auction of unwanted Christmas gifts – thanks to Liz Widdowson who hosted a spectacular dinner party including a fun auction which raised £500 – thanks to all those who participated in raising this magnificent sum.
Monday 15 December 2014
Carol Singing at the North Star and a Christmas Hamper raffle which raised £230
Friday 14 November 2014
After a lot of heartache we held another successful charity dinner, dance and auction at Brocket Hall Golf Club raising £5,800 for Dementia UK. Thanks go to all my donors and supporters for another great night and without whom I could not arrange such a profitable occasion.
8 June 2014
The BIG lunch in the road where I live raised an amazing £120 by one of our neighbours doing an adult and child lucky dip. Thanks to all those who got involved and to Leanne for organising this for such a worthwhile cause.
18 April 2014
Easter Egg Hamper raffle at the North Star PH in Welwyn was another great success raising £105. Thanks to Richard and Margaret for organising this for me.
7 March 2014
Dementia UK’s national fund-raising event “Time for a Cuppa”. The event was held in Whitwell Village Hall and people dropped in for a coffee, a chat and to watch a cookery demonstration by Etta Stobbs Stobart, a Pampered Chef representative and we also had stalls selling jewellery, cards and clothes. A good time was had by all and raised £424.20 for Dementia UK.