East Farndon War Memorial Fundraising – amazing total – thank you!

The War Memorial Working Group is delighted to confirm that an amazing total of £14,790.25 has been raised. The Working Group would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who attended, organised and supported fundraising events – this achievement is down to you.

As a result, in addition to the renovation of the War Memorial, the Working Group are also looking to renovate the World War II memorial church gates and stone plaque.

The renovation of the War Memorial will be progressed over the coming months, with a view to completion by Remembrance Sunday in November 2023.

The money was raised as follows:

Platinum Jubilee Celebrations£1,400.00
WI donation£550.00
Previous War Memorial Fund£200.00
Plane Crash Talk£313.00
Film Night£140.00
Card Sales£83.83
Wine-tasting event£698.14
Jam sales£6.00
Coffee Morning£157.50
Everard Donation£5,000.00
Sponsored Cycle Ride£3,150.00
Coronation Beer Festival/Lunch£712.35
East Farndon Booklet Sales£695.00
Quiz Night£436.00

As you can see, the fundraising total was significantly boosted by an incredibly generous donation from The Everard Foundation, Richard Everard’s family charitable trust – thank you Richard and family!

War Memorial Renovation Working Group – Scott Harrison (Chair), Jo Shaw, Judy Hodgetts, Jess Oakden, Tom Knott and Caroline Burton.