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Salvation Army – Exeter Temple

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Balloons would like to say a huge thank you to The Salvation Army who raised an incredible £1,629.23 for Balloons during a collection at their service on Sunday 18th December.  Sara Bennett, Balloons CEO attended the service and spoke about the work that Balloons does in the local community.  The charity really appreciates their generosity and will put the money to good use supporting local bereaved children and young people.

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Devon & Cornwall Chief Constables Charity

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Balloons were chosen earlier this year as one of the Devon & Cornwall Chief Constables Charities.  Balloons CEO, Sara Bennett met with Alison Hernandez (Police & Crime Commissioner), Shaun Sawyer (Chief Constable), other members of Devon & Cornwall Constabulary and other chosen charities at Middlemoor for a cheque presentation.  Balloons received a cheque for £875.

 

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Balloons Christmas Party 2016

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We were delighted to hold our Christmas Party for families supported by Balloons at Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre on Saturday 10th December.  The get-together for children and their families included Christmas crafts, an elfie Selfie booth and Christmas lunch.  Every child attending also received a gift from under the Christmas tree.

Thank you to all the families who attended and our staff and volunteers who helped make the day really special.  Thank you also to Haven Banks for allowing us ...

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Balloons Christmas Cards

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We are selling our handmade Christmas cards in our office and will also be selling them in the reception area of Basepoint Business Centre, Exeter from mid November.  If you would like to order these cards which have been made by staff and volunteers in their spare time then please contact Jo at admin@balloonscharity.co.uk or 01392 826065.  We are selling the ...

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'Olde Tyme Music Hall' at St Teresa's Hall, Sidmouth

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Thank you so much to the organisers of the Parish production of ‘Olde Tyme Music Hall’ at St Teresa’s Hall, Sidmouth on Saturday 30th January in aid of Balloons.  Jo Overton-Pitts, our Admin Support Worker attended the evening with her family and spoke to the audience about the valuable work of Balloons.  Particular thanks to Liam & Ann for nominating Balloons in the first place – we are so grateful for your support and the support of those who bought ...

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John Lewis – Exeter

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The Exeter Branch of John Lewis has chosen Balloons as one of the 3 charities they will be supporting from February 2016 for 3 months as part of their Community Matters Scheme. John Lewis customers are given tokens as they pay and are then asked to put them into the Charity boxes located at the front door, Customer Collection point, and in their Place to Eat. At the end of the 3 months the money is then split between the ...

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