AS the nights become darker and the weather gets a little colder, volunteers across lots of organisations have been busy making the final preparations for the much anticipated ‘Give a Gift’ project at intu Lakeside.
Essex Event Hire and Darren Lilley are raising money for a little girl Olivia who sadly has an inoperable brain tumour. They have been truly blown away by people they have never even met, you the Facebook community. They say ” The offers of support and donations have been truly humbling. So thank […]
A CHRISTMAS appeal from the Stanford Le Hope and Surrounding Area Fundraising team .
THIS will be the 8th Annual Christmas Concert, presented by the Rotary Club of Grays Thurrock at the Civic Hall, Grays.
THE Stanford Le Hope and Surrounding Area Fundraising team held a charity quiz night earlier in the year. The money raised allowed them to purchase a whole new kit for the boys. A spokesperson said: “We are now moving onto our Christmas present appeal and started our bucket collections and bag packs in Iceland in […]
RECENTLY, St. Luke’s Hospice has joined forces with up to 200 other hospices across the UK to celebrating the diverse range of people involved in providing and supporting hospice care. The theme for Hospice Care Week (9-15 October) is “We are hospice care.” From nurses to volunteers, chefs to chaplains and corporate partners to carers, […]
THE GOOD people at Clarriots Care in Grays are having a “wear it pink coffee and cake party” tomorrow (Friday) at the Old Courthouse boardroom in Grays. 11.30-1.30 Feel free anyone to come in on your lunch break. They have been donated prizes for games and raffles from businesses over Thurrock inc meal vouchers for […]
ON Saturday 7 October, Transformation Thurrock launched its new charity at a breakfast event held at Park Inn hotel in North Stifford.
STAFF, parents, pupils and students in the GLC joined together to raise in excess of £870 for Macmillan Cancer Care, as part of a trust-wide support for a worthwhile charity. Each GLC Academy held coffee sessions and sold homemade cakes, all accompanied by a nice cuppa! The Gateway Academy even welcomed visitors into their coffee […]
THURROCK Vauxhall retailer, Tony Levoi, with sites in Romford and Thurrock, is delighted to have teamed up with London based charity, City Harvest London, and donated two Vivaro vans to the charity in an effort to alleviate homelessness in the City.
ESSEX’S shops and businesses are being urged to sign up to the National Autistic Society’s first UK wide ‘Autism Hour’ which is being launched at intu Lakeside in the autumn.
THIS September Bluebird Care Thurrock and Castle Point is supporting Macmillan Cancer World’s Biggest Coffee Morning.
THURROCK’S business and voluntary sector representatives came together at The Community House, Grays, to celebrate the official launch of Thurrock CVS fundraising project Giving for Thurrock (GiFT)
STEPHEN Metcalfe, Member of Parliament for South Basildon & East Thurrock, has pledged his support to Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser, ‘wear it pink,’ which will see thousands of people
A charity motorbike run from the Top House pub in Aveley helped raise much needed funs for the air ambulance.
A KIND-HEARTED teenager from Thurrock showed that she is a cut above when it comes to charity work when she had ten inches of her hair cut off for a worthy cause. Evie Stanley, aged 12, had her hair cut at Hairazor on Crammavill Street in Stifford Clays recently. Evie did it for the Littleprincesses […]
YOUNG patients cared for at Basildon and Orsett hospitals are benefitting from better and brighter surroundings, thanks to seven years of fundraising for the Polly Parrot Appeal. At another successful annual Polly Parrot Charity Ball on Saturday 29 July, the fund- raising team, donors and guests celebrated raising a grand total of £284,674.57. Since the […]
THOUSANDS WERE raised at a family fun day to support the family of murdered local man Kevin Malthouse. The famous kind hearts of local people turned up on Saturday and dug deep into their pockets at the Worlds End in Tilbury. The monies raised so far come to an astonishing £31,000. Much of this has […]
A NUMBER of Thurrock volunteers are trying to raise money for poorly children in the borough. The eleven strong group have undertaken their community work as part of the National Citizens Service. A group member said: “We are a team called Zone 5 from the National Careers Service (NCS). “Our charity is Make a Wish […]
COUNTRY for carers in Crammavill. Full details on th poster on what looks like a great night for a great cause.
THURROCK’S Contact the Elderly has received a £250 boost from The Port of Tilbury to support their community tea parties for older people who live alone in the local area. Contact the Elderly organises volunteer-led afternoon tea parties for older people across the community who live alone. The Thurrock group have recently celebrated their first […]
THURROCK Community Chest (TCC) are pleased to be supporting this year’s Orsett Show with a grant of £550 towards the running costs. Many visitors to the Show do not realise that the event raises money for good causes
THE STANFORD-le-Hope fundraising team has made toiletry donations to The Basildon Resource Centre and Changing Pathways in Basildon.
ORSETT Hall’s Café Sartoria supported Cup Cake Day last Thursday (15 June 2017) raising £134.50 for Alzheimer’s Society,