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Fund Raising

We cannot carry out our service activities without raising funds. We do this in a number of ways as can be seen below. Every penny we raise goes to charitable activities as we fund our administration expenses from our own pockets.

A Race Night With a Difference

Fancy something a bit different for your fund raiser or social event or party? We can run our Race Night with a Difference for you. For a reasonable donation (reduced rate for charities) we can provide the racetrack, the horses, the Tote and an MC for the night. All you have to provide is the venue and the punters. Contact Simon on 07792 047546 or webmaster@marstongreenlions.org.uk to book this fantastic event.

A recent event run for the local Marie Curie Fundraising group raised over £1,300 and a Race Night at the Banbury Club raised over £1,100 to be split between SIFA Fireside (a homeless centre) and water filtration units for the Nepal earthquake disaster. The picture below shows the 'Jerry Cans' which can turn the dirtiest of water into clean water for drinking.

ASDA Collections and Awareness events

Thank you ASDA for allowing us to collect over £1100 for good causes during the last year.

Christmas Collections

For the last 35 years or so Marston Green & District Lions have taken Santa round the streets of Chelmsley Wood and Marston Green bringing a smile to many a child's (and adult's) face and raising much needed funds that enable us to serve. 

Santa on his sleigh 2014 with towing vehicle provided by TC Cars who also loaned us a vehicle for 2015 and 2016

A big thank you to the people of Chelmsley Wood and Marston Green who have helped us collect around £90,000 over the last 35 years

Christmas 2016 - £4,000

Christmas 2015 - £3,580

Christmas 2014 - £3,250

Christmas 2013 - £3,300

Christmas 2012 - £3,100

Christmas  2011 - £3,200

Christmas 2010 - £3,000

Fetes and Carnivals

Throughout the summer months we can be found at various fetes and carnivals providing face painting, a tombola and a selection of games of chance raising money to support our service activities. Please see our Calendar for dates

 

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