Halloween Hamper Hamper Success

Thanks to 3 Halloween Hampers FDM has raised over £450

Our thanks to the Co-ops at Woodlesford and Ardsley as well as the

Hare and Hounds at Rothwell

Fundraising in July

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Thanks to all our volunteers who helped us at the Rothwell Carnival Event in July where we raised £302.80. Our photo shows FDM Trustees Ron and Virginia with their grandaughter, along with Katy, the Social Club Co-ordinator. Thanks to all our volunteers who made it another successful day.


Fundraising results

A number of events over Christmas has made a big difference. We raised £361 through
our stall at Blackburn Hall Christmas Fair. Various hamper raffles helped to raise a
further £628. Our thanks to everyone who helps to support us.

October 2017. At our 20 th birthday celebration event our supporters helped us to raise £148 through a raffle. A big thank you to everyone who donated prizes.

September 2017 Our cake bake event at The Hare & Hounds was a delicious way to raise £124.80. Thanks to everyone who took part to make it a great morning.

September Our volunteers raised £136.50 bag packing at Sainsbury at Colton.


February 2017 –  In memory of Barbara Collier (member)  £150

Hare & Hounds donation following a game  Giant Easter Egg raised £75.00

In memory of Keith – Carole Crosby & Muriel Wilson have donated £20.00

Members Berry Hawley & Betty Atkinson have made a general donation of  £20.00

M&S White Rose Centre Saturday 25th March saw a bag pack where we raised a total of £163.76 – Thank you to all that volunteered.

May day at the Pastures Rothwell raised a total of £316.16 0 well done to all that took part

Saturday 10th June 2017, Fundraising  – Asda, Morley – raised £182.44

Saturday 22nd April 2017 ,  GO APE experience

On the 22 April, Gordon Fitzgerald trustee, volunteer driver of FDM, raised £150. Carole Allen raised £231 .50p  and her granddaughter Alicia Wrighton raised £100  totalling £481. 50.
Morrisons, Carol’s employer run a scheme to match fund money raised by there staff for good causes this will increase our total to £713.
This money will be used to continue providing FDM services to reduce isolation and loneliness in our community. A huge thank-you to Gordon  Carole and Alicia for their brave efforts and everyone who supported them, from all at FDM. Gordon’s dog was a big supporter of them but did not take part.
Thursday 15th December saw some of our volunteers head to Morrisons in Rothwell to help fund raise for us. We were able to raise £496.78.  Thanks you to all that helped in raising this amount and to the customers and staff.

Watch out for our fundraising activities throughout 2017.

Hope you are able to join us and if you know of anyone that would like to have a go and help to fundraise then please contact the team on 0113 2889000 or email

or visit our just giving page at the following link