2017 was another great year for Import Services on the fundraising front with a total of £8,336.67 raised for our nominated charities.
Macmillan Cancer Research – £5,450.77
The Canine Partners – £1,000
St. James Housing £500
British Heart Foundation – £155.60
Alzheimer’s Society – £186.80
Naomi House & Jacksplace – £526.43
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance – £298.23
Mariposa Trust – £218.84
Events held and wholeheartedly taken part in included; Summer Fun Day and Winchester Pedal Paddle Pace, Easter Bonnet Day and Cake Sale, Coffee Morning and Memory Walk, Fun Run and Halloween Dress Up, Savoury Day and Wear-A-Hat-Day, Bake Sale and Christmas Jumper Day.
In addition to these endeavors we donated 32 boxes and 2 large bags of everyday essentials and dog treats in aid of the shoe box appeal.
Import Services also donated £500.00 to St James which is being used towards the refurbishment of a recently purchased property around the Southampton area which will provide housing for 5 vulnerable homeless people.
Finally, from our Toys Sale we donated £1,000 to The Canine Partners to sponsor a puppy, who will be fully trained as an assistant dog to disabled people.