|Posted by camsplace on March 29, 2011 at 12:00 PM|
WE ARE HAPPY TO ANNOUNCE OUR GRANDTOTAL FROM
CAMERON'S BIRTHDAY BENEFIT
£57 via just giving from those unable to attend
£166 raised for the day by Isleworth Town Primary School
£75 raised for the day by a family member @ her workplace(unable to attend)
On the day we raised:
£614 Auction (part of this has been paid via the Just Giving site after the evening)
£300 Barbecue and Curry Sale
(apparently some people complained that they had to pay £2 for a curry - and expected it for free!!!! jokers)
£825 Bucket total for
2 x Raffles Children's and Adults
3 Tables for selling excess prizes -(otherwise the raffle would still be going on now..lol)
Name the Teds x 2 ( these were opened up as free and donations welcomed)
Guess the Weight of cake mainly donations
Guess how many Sweets mainly donations
What Food am I Competition mainly donations
Fairy Cake sale 20p a cake
Face Painting 50 pence per face..80 faces painted!!!!!
Rugby Club Members Guess the Score on the Day
Staff from Charlton farm for coming and to Lynn who stayed and helped and gave a speech
Avon and Somerset Fire Brigade for attending with a Fire Engine which children enjoyed
Hasbro for Large Connect 4 and Skittles which kept children and some adults entertained
lookout bracknell and a paintballing day
Avonmouth Old Boys RFC members and and the local community for their support
All those who donated prizes....your generosity was outstanding and overwhelming.........
Bristol Zoo, Noah's Ark Zoo Farm, Bristol Aquarium, Final Cut, Avonmouth Motor Services, Gails Pet Shop, Tasty Bite, NRG Gymnasium, The George Inn, New ID Studios, Tort worth Hotel, Lavender Hotels, Prime Time Recruitment(Bristol City Match Tickets) Jane Couch(signed Boxing Glove) Bristol City Football Club (signed football) Signed Bristol City Shirt(donated by a nine year old boy) Costo Cash n Carrry, Marks and Spencer's, Justine Devereux Old Photographer(family portrait) Spray Tan in Local Salon. Kerry for the flowers from British Bouquets.a signed photo of Peter Andre,and a tarot card reading.
Examples of a few special moments of the day.
Winner of the Lavender Hotel Two Night Break....then gave to Lorraine and John
Winner of the signed football shirt retuned to the nine year old boy who had donated.
A young couple Lee and Lisa who came across Cameron on the Gone too Soon website...then found Camsplace they were so touched by his story that they decided to come along and give there support they came along and joined in not knowing any one it was only when Lee asked what time the auction was going to be for peter Andre picture, that we found out who they were and why they came. I think they would have gone as quietly as they came we are so pleased we spoke to them cameron touched them and they touched us thank you so much... they would like to also raise money in Camerons memory for Charlton Farm by doing a sponsor walk.
Last but certainly not least a big thank you to Karen Regan who set this all up and Denise Knott for helping in so many ways.
A thank you also goes to sue who helped with the food.
We are also delighted that a song was especially written by a friends family members for the day...so beautiful and we are hoping that the CD will be released in shops (about 3 weeks) for you all to buy..... all money will go to Charlton farm
Cameron passed away at Charlton Farm on 20/10/10 and the total raised since then is £3,207.16.. Fan bloody tastic
there have been a few other fund-raising been done in camerons memory ie shirehampton xmas fayre.
Also the north Star Pub in Heston/Southall had a fund raising day and evening in memory of cameron and raised £700 for Charlton farm a big thank you to all of those who attended and organized this I will add the £700 to the total on just giving as soon as I have confirmation that it has been received thanks guys your all stars.
If any one is fundraising in camerons memory and you are sending it direct to charlton farm could you please let us no when they receive it so that we can add it to our total on the just giving thank you
So all in all Cameron's 1st birthday in heaven aged 12 has truly been an inspiration and has touched so many peoples hearts.The family can not say enough about Charlton farm very special people If you are also touched by cameron and would like to help raise money go on to there web site and see where you can help www.chsw.org.uk