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Summer Raffle raises £2,619.00

Posted on 22 September 2016

The summer raffle raised £2,619.00, that's £300 more than last year so that is a magnificent result.  A big thank you to everyone who contributed prizes and sold tickets, without your contribution this would not have been possible.

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We’re getting ready for our Hidden Gardens event!

Posted on 13 June 2016

Don't forget to come along to our fundraising event in the grounds of Lavenham Priory this coming Sunday 19th June. Lots of supporters are busily baking cakes and Ruby and Judith have done the shopping.  Ruby's garden will be open between 11.00am and 4.00pm as part of the annual Hidden Gardens of Lavenham event. Refreshments, live…

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Tickets for our Summer Raffle now on sale!

Posted on 13 June 2016

  [caption id="attachment_542" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Christina Dye, Chairman of the Board, launching our Summer Raffle on Thursday 9th June[/caption]   The Summer Raffle is our main fundraising event of the year. Tickets are priced at £1, and are on sale at the Body Shop, 17 Buttermarket, Bury St Edmunds and…

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Calls to our Helpline have increased by 75% in 2016.

Posted on 24 May 2016

[caption id="attachment_524" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Helen Titchener, played by Louiza Patikas, and Rob Titchener, played by Timothy Watson, from the BBC Radio 4 soap The Archers[/caption]Calls to our Helpline have increased by 75% in 2016. There's an excellent article in today's East Anglian on the effect of The Archers' Domestic Abuse storyline on…

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£5,000 DONATION FROM OUT-GOING MAYOR PATRICK CHUNG

Posted on 20 May 2016

We were very honoured in May 2015 when Patrick, the newly elected Mayor of St Edmundsbury, chose us as one of his four mayoral charities. During the year he has worked tirelessly to raise money for his good causes. He has also supported our own fundraising activities and provided us with fantastic networking opportunities by inviting us to all…

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