Thank you to everyone who kindly donated raffle prizes for the draw held at our Christmas party.
Glasdon, a regular contributor to Blackpool Tiggers charity funds, donated a generous £260 towards Tiggers' Christmas activities
Tiggers received another £90 cheque from Beaverbrooks Jewellers, one of several donations received from this wonderful local company. Tiggers was nominated by staff members who raised the original sum which was fund matched by Beaverbrooks charitable giving arm in their centenary year.
Paige and her NCS group ran a funday and cake sale and raised a total of £263.31 for Tiggers!
Longstanding Tiggers member Rob held a sponsored "hairwash" and raised £105 for Blackpool Tiggers. Some of the product used would not be found in a typical salon! He was "washed" with shaving foam, custard, baked beans, and a variety of other things ....
Tiggers has been awarded a substantial grant by the Three Guineas Trust towards our summer holiday programme of events. We are immensely grateful to the trustees for this funding which will enables our families to participate in specifically tailored social events and days out, geared to the needs of our members, which we would struggle to achieve otherwise.
Blackpool Tiggers has been awarded a "Magic Little Grant" from Localgiving, in partnership with Postcode Community Trust, a grant giving charity funded entirely by players of People's Postcode Lottery. The grant is for £500 towards the cost of utilities in the Tiggers' trampolining centre. This really is magic as it will help to keep the lights and the heating on this winter!
Sally, Katy and Susan completed an 18 mile walk, starting and ending in Keswick over the 3 peaks of Catbells, Waller Cragg and Latrigg. They were sponsored through Tiggers' Justgiving page and beat their target easily, raising a grand total of £544!
Well done ladies and thank you once again for your brilliant fundraising efforts for Blackpool Tiggers!
BAE systems donated many of our Easter eggs this year, thank you all for this and for other donations though the year!
A number of people, including several of our current and former volunteers, have asked for donations on their birthdays to be made through Facebook giving pages recently. We are very grateful to you for choosing Blackpool Tiggers and also to the donors who have been so generous.
Blackpool Tiggers was awarded a £10,000 grant from The National Lottery Community Fund towards the core costs of running our trampolining centre to keep the children bouncing!
Blackpool Tiggers was awarded a "Magic Little Grant" of £500 through the partnership between Localgiving and the Postcode Community Trust, a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.
This funding will help to support our services by allowing Tiggers to give our wonderful volunteers help towards travel expenses when they assist at trampolining sessions. Tiggers has NO paid staff and is run entirely by volunteers who give up their free time to keep our members bouncing!
Katy Wilson and Susan Mason took part in "Tough Mudder" in September raising £522 for Blackpool Tiggers. Well done to both ladies, thank you both very much and thanks to everyone who donated via JustGiving.
The whole team in People Support department at Beaverbrooks pulled together and generously donated £1,000 to keep our children and young adults bouncing!
Lytham St. Anne's Old Links Golf Club donated £1096 to Blackpool Tiggers, money raised during the tenure of Lady Captain Anna Dobson. Thank you all very much!