Team Collection Box report for month ending August 2013

We are very pleased to announce our August month end 2013 collection box figures, with £232.86p collected, against £124.30p for August 2012.

Our year to date collection box total is £1,742.19p against £2,109.53p for 2012.

We currently have 123x collection boxes out and about in the teams operational area and with a small number of individual supporters.

Sadly following our last report that mentioned the sad theft of the contents of our box at Vaughns Country Cafe at Roddlesworth, Tockholes. (See website ‘News’ report dated Tuesday 30th July and Sunday 28th July 2013, we also have to report this month on the theft of another of our boxes, this time from that of Support Group member Gary Melia’s shop; The Barber Shop, in Deansgate, Radcliffe.(See website ‘News’ report dated Monday 26th August 2013)

We really feel that there is tremendous scope to increase the number of boxes we have out in the local community we serve, and to this end we are grateful to ‘The Bolton News’ for articles requesting its readership to support us.

Our ‘target’ figure remains to increase the number of boxes we have out and about to 150x by the end of this year, and in this respect we are appealing to our wide readership to help us find new sites including considering hosting a box at their workplace.

If you feel you can kindly help us in this way please contact us via the addresses given within the ‘contacts’ section of our website.

As ever we offer our sincere thanks to all who so kindly host a box and of course to the large number of supporters who contribute to so regularly filling up all our boxes out and about.

All our boxes are regularly emptied with all sites thanked and acknowledged each time a box is emptied.

Additionally at each year end, all sites who have generated over £50.00 but under £100.00 receive a laminated Certificate of Thanks.

Those sites who have raised over £100.00 in the year receive a Team Plaque when reached for the first time, and then in subsequent years a Framed Certificate of Thanks.