Participating Project

Project information

A fundraising dinner and raffle

raise funds in order to be able to offer counselling to all in need regardless of how much, if anything, they can afford to donate. At present we have an average shortfall of approximately £500 per year per client. We rely on donations to be able to offer this service.

1 day

Charity information: The Olive Branch Christian Counselling Service

The Olive Branch Christian Counselling Service logo
  • Need

    Need

    To raise funds in order to continue the service we provide to the residents of Winchester and the surrounding areas.

    Solution

    To help to bridge the gap financially to continue to offer this service. We have approximately £30,000 to raise in donations and grants.

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To continue to offer our counselling service to all who need it even if they can't afford a donation

    Activities

    » Fundraising dinner and raffle
    » Music festival day and hog roast
    » Charity race night

    We will be able to continue to offer our unique service


    Aim 2

    To be able to provide supervision for all counsellors

    Activities

    » Murder mystery evening

    We will be able to pay for more supervisors which will enable us to take on more volunteer counsellors which in turn will enable us to help more people.


    Aim 3

    To provide continuing professional development for all counsellors

    Activities

    » Raffle

    Our counsellors will be better equipped to help our clients with the extra training and new knowledge aquired.


  • Impact

    Impact

    Long term we will be able to grow the charity by helping more clients and shortening the waiting lists for those who have already contacted us and need urgent help.

    Risk

    Lack of support for the events -ie ticket sales. We will ensure that each event is well planned and advertised in plenty of time

    Reporting

    We will be able to supply a financial report and newsletter.

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £2,500

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      Amount Heading Description
      £1,500 Musical festival and hog roast Holding a day festival with eclectic mix of music and hog roast
      £500 Dinner evening Taking over a Thai restaurant and holding a Thai food banquet
      £500 Race night Taking over a local pub and holding a race night
  • Background

    Location

    Held in a Thai restaurant in central Winchester

    Beneficiaries

    All clients and volunteer counsellors

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    Because of the location and the links we have with the proprietor of the restaurant

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Ann

    organiser

    Janette

    fundraiser

    Michelle

    fundraiser