Club Welfare, Charity News and Members Letters

If you are aware of any member who has been poorly or undergone an operation can you please inform myself. 

       Email         atoc.welfare@gmail.com                                                                                                       Thanks,   Joyce Pugh

 

Thank you to Joyce, Ken, the assistant stewards and all members who attended, for a very friendly and happy rally at Llangollen, even the weather was great!
We look forward returning next year.
Sylvy and David Carlsson and Penny the pooch 

CHARITY ITEMS

Members had a very successful coffee afternoon at the Llangollen rally sat in the late September sunshine. Everyone gave very generously cakes and money and we raised £300 which is a fabulous result. Thankyou to you all. Janice Patterson 

The Indian Head donated by Barbara Matthews raised a total of £113 for Claire House, the hospice for terminally ill children. Sally and John sold £78 worth of raffle tickets at the Western Motorhome Show rally and the winner, like many of those who bought tickets,  did not want to take the head home. There were plenty there who had hoped to win it, so it was put up for auction.  Bidding started at £5 and the highest bid was from Ken Handley who bid £32, then generously made it up to £35 when he took collection. It was all very exciting and great fun. 

Hello everyone, well we did it !!! we battled through the quick sand and the channels of water up to the thighs we did 8.5 miles in 3.5 hrs cos the group was very big maybe 500 strong 200 from MND and then made up of other charities and some individual walkers for the hell of it. See some of our photos (below). We had the added bonus of good weather also,
I would like to thank everyone who donated to MND we raised an incredible £1131 so far cos the just giving page is still active.
Many thanks to all for taking the time to donate we can only say a big THANKS
Jonathan and Joan, Sue and Steve
                                        It's not too late to donate
There is a link to the Just Giving page here Read Susan's story

At the Evesham rally Julie & Colin Goodfield ran a special raffle for Birmingham Childrens Hospital which raised £53.

 

Pat O'Keefe was the luck winner of a Weatherspoons voucher.

Our grateful thanks go to all those who took part.
Peoples generosity never stops
Mick

Ralliers attending the Stratford on Avon rally raised a maginficent £81 for the Cardiac Ward at Birmingham Childrens Hospital.

John Owen donated a jar of marbles and members had tto guess the number of marbles in the jar.

Sarah's, (the winner), guess was 1 away from the correct number. 

Sarah declined the offer of the jar of marbles and happily accepted a bottle of wine instead. Well done and thanks to everyone who took part.

Ralliers attending the Brixham Rally in May raised £152 for a locally based Brixham Charity, Humanity Torquay. This needy charity provides aid to the less fortunate and vulnerable people in the Torbay area. The money was raised during a Tramps supper evening with the proceeds of the tombola going to the charity

Members attending the 25th Anniversary Rally and factory visit raised a magnificent £1672 for Charity

Ralliers attending the 2017 Factory Rally raised £750 for charity .

Donations were made to the following charities as decided by the Board of Directors

Grenfell Relief Fund £250

British Heart Foundation, RSPCA and Shine were awarded an equal share of the remaining £500

Thank you to everyone who attended the rally and generously donated money to these needy charities

Letters of acknowledgement from the chosen charities - click  image to enlarge

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Charity Donations

 

Our club along with the Auto-Trail Factory employees raise money at the annual factory rally. We both choose in alternate years which charities we wish to donate monies to.

 

The club is not in a postion to support or donate to members individual charities.  We are happy to advertise any event a member may be attempting to raise monies for their chosen charity.

 

To advertise your charity event, just email all the details to atoc.web@gmail.com and your appeal for donations/sponsorship will be posted on this website.

 

Good luck to everyone raising money for needy causes!

 

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Ralliers at the Llangollen Rally raised £300 at a  Macmillans Biggest Coffee Morning

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