Our Week of Fundraising

So we’ve done it & come out the other side, our week of fundraising is over and what a week its been!

Firstly we attended Race For Life, it was the first time I had participated since having children so I knew I would be knackered after. Kayleigh was a trooper though and walked/run pretty much the whole way!

It was an amazing day and we managed to raise an amazing £215.00 for Cancer Research, there is still time to make a donation if you would like on our Just Giving page.

Then Wednesday came & it was possibly my biggest challenge. I had my Made For Mum’s neighbourhood stand at the local Picnic in the Park to promote the site (please pop over & say hi if your local!) then I decided to raise money for Keech Hospice.

At first I thought I could maybe do a little tombola or raffle depending on what I could get hold of. So being in the fortunate position with my blog of working with so many amazing brands over the last year I thought I would see if any of them would be able to help me out.

I couldn’t have dreamt for a better response. So many lovely companies came forward to offer me prizes for the event that I was completely overwhelmed with support. I ended up with so many lovely prizes that I could even do a raffle and a tombola. As word got out about the stand and the amazing prizes on offer we got swamped by people wanting to have a go, if it wasn’t for my mum and sister I don’t think I would have coped!

In the end we sold out of tombola prizes & the raffle also did well.

We managed to raise a fantastic £222.50 for Keech Hospice, plus I donated a BigJig’s train set which arrived too late for the event (my mistake, it was due to be delivered to my mum’s but in my haste I put my address down & even got that wrong having it posted 10 houses down!).

We dropped all money raised and the train set to Keech Hospice on Friday morning which was a great feeling to be giving something back to such an amazing cause.

This would not have been possible if it wasn’t for a whole host of people and companies helping me & I would like to take this opportunity to say a HUGE thank you to them!

Mummy Bird

WOW Toys

Poco Nido

BigJigs Toys Ltd

MaByLand

Mia Tui

Big Blue Cuddle

Debutots

Find Me A Gift

Nuby

Junior Style Sale

Chillipeeps

Little Dish

Green People Organics

Bibbles

Mam Uk

Vital Baby

Made For Mums

I’ll leave you all with some pictures taken on the day. Same place next year if anyone would like to help 😀

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