Project information

Search for Santa, Christmas 2017.

For the last 5 years we have provided a
aircraft 189 places for local disadvantage Children,
in our Search for Santa to the North Pole.

December 2017 - December 2017

Charity information: Day Of Sunshine (uk) Ltd

Day Of Sunshine (uk) Ltd logo
  • Need

    Need

    Children that have had a difficult year due to disability/illness economic problems
    /family breakdowns etc-

    Solution

    Our aim is to bring a little bit of sunshine into the lives of local disadvantage Children, by
    provision of respite If only for the day.
    a chance to experience flying, many of them for the 1st time in an aircraft.
    A day off from hospital visits/ treatments etc-
    Giving them a Magical Christmas experience,
    something that will give them such happy memories for years to come.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To bring a little sunshine to Deserving Children and their families.

    Activities

    » by giving them a magical Christmas to remember.

    our 6th year of providing this project
    Giving over 1,000 Local Children a once in a lifetime experience, Many thank you letters received from families/ social service/teachers


  • Impact

    Impact

    Letters received from families with children with illness saying how much it as helped with putting a smile on a child who is going through such a hard time. some Children who have experienced our Search for Santa Flight have in later years helped us with fundraising- Learning to give something back into society.

    Risk

    Due to the downturn in our charity shop Funding
    for this year,
    and not been able to increase any help with funding.

    We would have to use our reserve funds.
    so the project would still go ahead no matter what.

    Reporting

    We have local Television coverage,
    At least 2/3 newspapers,
    Our web site- facebook/ twitter
    Charity shop display's photos/ video and banners.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £12,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £6,500 Search for Santa aircraft charter
      £1,000 search for santa food and drink
      £2,000 Search for Santa Coach hire 4/5 coaches
      £1,500 Search for Santa Present for each child.
      £1,000 Search for Santa costumes/posters / sundries
  • Background

    Location

    Sunday the 17th December
    Coaches leave Lytham St Anne's to
    Manchester Airport 8 am
    1 hour flight then Lunch on return finishing with a present to each child, then return coach back to Lytham St Anne's 3-30/4pm

    Beneficiaries

    189 total Seats on the Aircraft.
    we have been over booked each and every year.

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    We are the only one which we know of- which provide all of this for Free.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    David Lee

    Chair

    Janet Hough

    volunteer

    Martyna Oller

    Staff

    Andrew Nobel

    (Father Christmas) volunteer

Search For Santa Flight