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Fund Raising

At The Races a Fund Raising Pack + Game and Activity

Posted by admin on January 12, 2010
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The idea of “At the Races” came about from care homes asking if we did “Race Nights”. When we looked into it we found that when organisations who held a race night normally hired a hall and a company (at great expense) to run the event, but still made a good profit for their funds.

We then came up with the idea that as most places have their own large screen TV’s we could make a complete pack and the organisations could do it themselves. This would not only save money, but more importantly as they are holding it in their own home it would involve the residents and raise funds at the same time!

Recently we have had some great ideas from homes who plan to make an event of this by getting the residents dressed up as if they are going to the races, putting on some nice nibbles etc and having a fun time.

Included in this box set is also a play for fun game where you have fun money and fun betting slips so that you can use it over and over again as a game/activity with your residents.

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If you have any other fund raising ideas please share them with everyone!!

Sports Day

Posted by on August 27, 2009
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To celebrate the children breaking up from school we had a Sports Day and the residents enjoyed watching us being made a fool of. We did an egg and Spoon race, 3 legged race, Wheelchair rally and lots more. I split the staff and residents into coloured teams and the residents and their relatives cheered on their team. We had a BBQ afterwards and a raffle to raise money for the residents fund. We had such fun and the residents really enjoyed themselves.