Craigie's are delighted to be supporting 'Venture Trust' as our charity of the year in 2014/15.
Click here to find out more information about the charity in our latest Press Release
Craigie’s Farm receives numerous requests each week from organisations seeking support for worthwhile causes. We would love to support each and every one of these causes but as we are a business we need to ‘draw a line’.
We do however understand the challenges facing fundraisers and we have a Charity Policy to accommodate the high volume of requests in a way that is fair and manageable.
Selection of our main Charity
It has been decided to support one main Charity where all money raised from charity events and collection cans, will go to our selected Charity.
The period will run from 1st June each year for one year. Nominations for charities are to be submitted in writing to John and Kirsteen Sinclair, West Craigie Farm, South Queensferry. EH30 9AR by the end of April each year. John and Kirsteen will assess the nominations and decide on the successful charity by the middle of May each year. John and Kirsteen’s decision will be final; the reason for the choice of Charity will be posted on our web site. However, unsuccessful applicants will not receive reasons why they were not selected.
Requests will be considered from other organisations raising money for charity to collect money at various times throughout the year. However, the period for collecting donations will be restricted to one week for each charity.
Every year Craigie’s will make available 25 hampers, each to the value of £15, to local groups raising funds for local causes within a 6 mile radius from Craigies. These will be restricted to 4 per quarter with an additional 9 being made available in the quarter October to December each year.
Four special hampers (one per quarter), each with a value of £30, will also be made available during the year for any organisation.
To request a hamper please first check the list below to see that the periods allocation hasn’t already been donated, then please complete and submit the following form.
April to June 2015
1 x £30 hamper donated to Mid Calder Primary School Spring Fair
1 x £15 hamper donated to St Philomena's RC Church roof repair fundraiser
1 x £15 hamper donated to First Steps Playgroup charity auction
1 x £15 hamper donated to Fox Covert RC Primary fun day fundraiser
1 x £15 hamper donated to Echline PS Fundraiser
July to September 2015
1 x £30 hamper donated to Beyond Brothers bucket list fundraiser
1 x £15 hamper donated to Corstorphine PS Play Project fundraiser
1 x £15 hamper donated to Marie Curie Nurses Burma trek fundraiser
1 x £15 hamper donated to Reece Brocklesby Friends Forever fundraiser
1 x £15 hamper donated to The Ferry Fair
October to December 2015
5 x £15 hamper still available
1 x £30 hamper donated to So Precious for a silent auction
1 x £30 hamper donated to Corstorphine Primary School PTA fundraiser
1 x £30 hamper donated to Greenpeace fundraising raffle
1 x £15 hamper donated to Clermiston Parent Council fundraiser
1 x £15 hamper donated to Fox Covert RC Primary Xmas Fair
1 x £15 hamper donated to S Queensferry WRI fundraiser for RNLI
1 x £15 hamper donated to Save The Children, Fife Branch Reel Ball
1 x £15 hamper donated to Craigmillar Community Arts competition
1 x £15 hamper donated to Davidsons Mains PS raffle
1 x £15 hamper donated to EMMS International fundraiser
January to March 2016
4 x £15 hampers still available
1 x £30 hamper donated to St Margarets PS Parent Council fundraiser
April to June 2016
1 x £30 hamper still available
4 x £15 hampers still available
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