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Ancestors of WW1

We wish to hear from descendants of people that fought in WW1 who lived in the Bridport area. We would like to know the story of how they came back bought up families and worked in the bridport area and how they contributed to making what bridport is today. This is part of our 100th commemorations not only to remember those that died, but those that came back. These stories will be shared at our commemoration event on Nov 11th.

Contact: Cathy Harvey
Telephone: 01308 423202
Email: allingtonhill@gmail.com
Website: www.allingtonhillbillies.org.uk

DONATING MY HAIR FOR CHILDREN'S CHARITY!

Hello everyone, in memory of my beloved late-son I have decided to get a short hair cut so that I can donate my long hair to The Little Princess Trust. This amazing charity makes human hair wigs for children with cancer whilst going through chemotherapy.

On 27th November 2018, I will be saying goodbye to my long blonde hair and saying 'hello' to the new me! Please help me to raise awareness and funds for this very worthwhile cause. Thank you.

Contact: Miss Donna Anne Pace
Telephone: 07584990986
Email: dpace547@gmail.com
Website: www.justgiving.com

Redbox Project Weymouth,Portland and Dorchester

Welcome to the Red Box Project, an initiative that quietly ensures that no young woman misses out on her education because of her period. Red Box projects have been set up across the country with the aim to supply schools with personal hygiene products to ensure that all girls have access to them, so that girls are not forced to miss school days because they cannot afford sanitary wear. We have recently started this project in Weymouth, Portland and for Dorchester and desperately need funds or donation points.

https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/redboxweymouth?utm_term=WqxYVPNga

Contact: Lauren Copp
Telephone: 07496300845
Email: redboxweymouthportland@outlook.com

Halloween Horror House

Raising money for CHILDREN IN NEED visit our Halloween Horror House at 576 Dorchester Road, Weymouth on Weds 31st Oct ‘Halloween’ from
5pm - 9pm. Pumpkin competition, bring your labelled pumpkins to 576 Dorchester Road by 7pm on Tues 30th Oct.
entries will be judged and a winner selected and notified during the evening of the 31st October. All entries will be displayed in the Horror House.

Contact: Hayley
Telephone: 07919002881
Email: hdunster@outlook.com

Wear it PINK

Fundraising event for breast cancer research. Raffle tickets on sale at Rogers coffee shop Weymouth with lots of donations from local ccompanies. Details can be found at www.facebook.com/ClaireAshop
Please come along to support us on Saturday 20th October 10-12, 10% off drinks for those wearing PINK or a ONESIE.
Also there will be Avon hampers on sale with 10% of each sale being donated to wear it PINK.

Contact: Claire Anthony
Telephone: 07850433898
Email: chilou77@gmail.com

Dorset Dash Hounds

Desperately after some sponsorship to help with costs over winter period.

We would like to provide an indoor activity for the local people with dogs that’s safe and fun.

If you can help in any way please

Contact: Sarah Goddard
Telephone: 07771 561157
Email: girliewurlie@yahoo.co.uk

Inflatable 5k run for Weynouth Community Volunteers

We are taking part in an inflatable run in Newbury on the 28th of October. Any sponsorship would really be appreciated to support a local charity.. Weymouth Community Volunteers who help us endlessly. Thank you.

Good morning we are running the inflatable run for Weymouth Community Volunteers in Newbury. As you can imagine any contribution or awareness we can raise will make all the difference to support this local charity who help us endlessly. Please take a minute to look and see if you can help in any way xx

https://www.gofundme.com/acc-inflatable-5km?sharetype=teams

Contact: Cheryl
Telephone: 07581243606
Email: cm.follan@btopenworld.com
Website: www.wcv.org.uk

Age UK Dorchester needs volunteers to 'Reach Out'

Age UK Dorchester has need of volunteers to join its
Reach Out service to provide company and social support for older people.

Our volunteers can help people to find out about activities, groups and clubs, and go along with them until they feel confident enough to attend on their own.

If you:
 Are a good listener
 Have some spare time to give
 Enjoy volunteering
 Like meeting new people
 Be prepared to visit people at home
 Would like to make a difference to the life of an isolated older person

Contact: Lisa Holmes
Telephone: 01305 269444
Email: lholmes@ageukdorchester.onmicrosoft.com
Website: www.ageukdorchester.org.uk

Dorchester Soup Group

We are a group of volunteers who go out onto the streets of Dorchester and provide food and support to Homeless and vulnerable people. We provide food Tuesday - Friday. We also provide books, a listening ear and support in what ever way we can. We are looking for volunteers to help or shops to donate unwanted food. We are not a charity - just a good bunch of people with good hearts!

Contact: Kevin Reed
Telephone: 07586329594
Email: kev.reed@outlook.com

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