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Local Young Farmers support Balloons and raise £389

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A big thank you to Newton St Cyres and District YFC who raised £389.50 for Balloons at their Cider and Pasty Quiz earlier in the year. Office Manager Jo was delighted to attend their Annual Harvest Supper last night to receive the cheque.

Well done to these committed and generous Young Farmers for all their fundraising activities throughout the year which have also benefited Farms for City Children @Devonairambulancetrust and Crediton Food Bank.

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£10,000 received from the Postcode Community Trust to fund Pre bereavement work

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Balloons have received £10,000 from the Postcode Community Trust towards our vital pre-bereavement support work with children & young people in Exeter, Mid & East Devon.

The Postcode Community Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. You can find out more about the Postcode Community Trust at www.postcodecommunitytrust.org.uk

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Our Charity Partners

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18th -24th June is Small Charity Week and small charities rely on donations from individuals, organisations and local companies much more than medium or large sized charities.  We’d like to thank those local companies and organisations who have chosen Balloons as their charity partner in 2018:

  • Air Marketing Exeter 
  • Isca Barum Insurance Brokers
  • St Andrews Community Café, Colyton
  • St Peters Prep School
  • The Exeter
  • The Tally Ho! Inn, Exeter
  • Whitehead Building Services

These businesses and organisations have regular fundraisers throughout the year and encourage their entire staff ...

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Donna James, our Agency Trainer here at Balloons hosted a twilight training session in Supporting bereaved children & young people – A theoretical & practical introduction at our offices on Wednesday 6th June and we’d just like to share all the feedback we had from the training.

We’ll be running more sessions again soon so keep your eyes peeled for the dates or contact us at admin@balloonscharity.co.uk if you’d like to be added to our Balloons mailing list.  Alternatively follow us on Twitter ...

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