Posts for Charity Fundraiser

Covid scuppers sea pool art event

Covid has scuppered the Sea Pool’s Art Fundraising Event. Key members of the team  have tested positive or have symptoms.  Numbers are increasing and the team feels it would be putting too many people at risk and that attendance might be down due to public concerns. But all is not […]

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Bude Sea Pool art auction – nab yourself a celeb creation

Friends of Bude Sea Pool (FoBSP) is bringing over 150 artworks created by professional artists and many well-known celebrities to Bude in a 3 Day Art Extravaganza from the 27-29th October 2021. Friends of Bude Sea Pool this year celebrate their 10th Anniversary of managing and financing this iconic 1930s […]

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A fabulous summer for the arts in Bude

Richard Wolfenden – Brown seems to be putting Bude firmly on the performing arts map. His brainchild, North Coast Arts, held its very first open air theatre season, with over 3000 people attending our shows this summer. In an email to supporters, he wrote: “It was lovely to see people […]

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A high five for successful fundraiser

From Hi-5 talktime cafe: Despite the weather, illness and petrol situation, we managed to raise £286.80! Thanks to all the great volunteers, donations of delicious homemade scones, jam, cream, tombola prizes and their time helping us. A big shout out to Morrison’s for their generous donation of food, drink and […]

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National Lottery winners in beach clean up

2 – Minute Beach Clean HQ was thrilled to be able to host a  beach clean for lucky SW National Lottery winners this week. 12 winners came from all over the Southwest and met the charity at HQ in Bude for a morning of nurdle hunting. Nurdles are tiny, toxic […]

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Fundraiser for funeral of hero Dad who died at Bude Canal

Only just spotted this comment on Facebook, but a fundraiser has been set up to help with the funeral costs of Lawrence Casey, the hero Dad who sadly died after jumping into Bude canal to try to save his disabled daughter. See our previous article here. So far, £525.00 has […]

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New appeal for funds for Bude Refugee Support Group

Following awful recent events in Afghanistan, Bude Refugee Support Group (BRSG) has begun a new appeal for funds to help with the resettlement of Afghan refugees in the South West. Their aim is to raise at least £10,000. Please help by setting up a direct debit or donate straight into […]

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Charities and community groups in SW invited to apply for a share of £45,000 funding.

Sovereign Housing Association, working with not-for-profit digital fundraising platform The Good Exchange, has grants available for community projects that focus on community cohesion and growth within three miles of its homes. In Sovereign’s last round of community funding, All Yours Period Boxes received £1,759, which was used towards making and […]

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“My heart is in pieces” – Bude resident’s friend stuck in Afghanistan

Update 29th August: Pen Farthing, and most of his animals are in the UK, but now attempts are being made to bring his staff (who are entitled to be here) safely home. For those who complained about animals being brought to the UK, they were placed in the hold of […]

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Bude rallies round to help Blush

In desperation, Mel of Bude Blush set up a funding page to help her get her business back up and running after the devastating fire at Elements Hotel, where the business was situated. On her Go Fund Me page, Mel Oreilly write: I write this message with a hopeful heart, […]

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Positive news from Wooda

On a day of grim news, here is something to make us all feel more positive from Wooda campsite. Well done to Wooda for their positive action to help the environment – and to raise money for the Bude Sea Pool. Love bodyboarding? You’ll love this! On their Facebook page […]

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Bude Pride fundraiser

Bude Pride 2021 will launch on Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th August at the Bude Castle Heritage Centre, and then annually in June (Pride Month) thereafter. An all-age inclusive event, it will spread across the Bank Holiday Weekend, fundraising for the community. Over the next 12 months, plans ate to […]

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All the Ps fundraiser raises over £1330

A fundraiser for Bude’s branch Animal Free Research has raised a massive £1,330.22. All the Ps has held a number of fundraising events recently, achieving amazing amounts for various charities. Animal Free Research’s Steph Jones-Giles wrote on their Facebook page: What a fantastic 2 days which raised a phenomenal £1,330.22 […]

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Fundraiser for Valencia

Lovely little lass, Valencia, was born very poorly, starved of oxygen, unable to breathe for herself, floppy and lifeless. MRI showed Valencia had global damage to her brain resulting in grade 3 severe HIE (hypoxic-ischaemic encephalopathy). As Valencia grew, she was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, affecting all limbs; she cannot […]

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