Fundraising history

Fundraising events for 2022

Friday, 16th September, 2022 MVF Quiz – Weymouth Golf Club 7pm

Tuesday, 5th April, 2022 Boat Jumble – Castle Cove Sailing Club

Saturday, 16th July, 2022 Paddle Board event – Weymouth Beach (Barbecue and Music)

Sunday, 28th August, 2022 Sponsored swim – Newtons Cove

Fundraising events for 2021

CANCELLED Sunday 4th July Fancy Dress Sponsored Walk – Starting from 10am at The Esplanade. (Updated on 01/12/2020)

COMPLETED Saturday 31th July Paddle Board racing – Registration 1530 hours at Weymouth Beach. Fun race starts 1800 – Experienced Paddlers 1900 (Updated on 18/05/2021)

COMPLETED Saturday 21st August Sponsored Swim – Registration 1630 hours at Newton’s Cove. (Updated on 01/12/2020)

COMPLETED Tuesday 31st August 2021 –  Esplanade Stall with bucket collection.

Fundraising events for 2020

CANCELLED Wednesday 1st April 2020 Start of Training.

CANCELLED Thursday 30th April 2020 7pm Weymouth Workingman’s Club. M. V. Freedom Members only

CANCELLED Saturday 23rd ~Sunday 24th May 2020 Fayre in the Square

CANCELLED Wednesday 3rd June 2020 Swannery Sponsored walk

CANCELLED Saturday 13th June 2020 Primrose Lodge Summer Fete 2~4pm

CANCELLED Saturday 25th July 2020 Primrose Lodge BBQ

CANCELLED Sunday 26th July 2020 Tombola Esplanade Sea Front Stall

CANCELLED Sunday 16th August 2020 Tombola Esplanade Sea Front Stall

CANCELLED Saturday 5th December 2020 Carols Debenhams and Bucket shake

CANCELLED Friday 18th December 2020 Carols and Eucharist Raffle Dolphin Pub/Hotel

Fundraising events for 2019

Feb Fri 22nd M&S Bucket Shake. We are (charity of the year) for M&S)

March Fri 15th Fun Quiz Night at Weymouth Golf Club – £5.00pp teams of 6 or individuals welcome 19:00 for 19:30 Start. £1,072.61 Raised on the night.
22nd – 24th March Lions Club district Convention (further info. to follow)
March Fri 29th M&S Bucket Shake

April Fri 12th AGM Pilgrim House 7pm all welcome
April Fri 26th M&S Bucket Shake

May 25th / 26th Fayre In The Square – Money raised £344.45
May Fri 31st M&S Bucket Shake

June Wed 5th Swanney Walk
June 15th Primrose Lodge, Annual Summer Fete
June Sat 22nd Sheila’s Town Bucket collection (details to follow)

July Wed 17th SAVE THE DATE Casterbridge Male Voice Choir & Portland Singers Concert – Weymouth Bay – Methodist Church – Melcombe Ave, Weymouth 19:30 start tickets £5 Further details to follow
July Sat 20th
 Sheila’s Town Bucket collection (details to follow)

Aug 2nd, 3rd & 4th  Wyke Smuggler Beerfest (with local bands – performers)
Aug Sat 3rd Asda bucket collection Kaz Busking supported by ‘Friends of Freedom’
Aug Sat 24th Sheila’s Town Bucket collection (details to follow)

Dec Sat 7th Sheila’s Town Bucket collection & Carol singing (details to follow)
Christmas Day – Weymouth Harbour Swim (Volunteers to swim please)

Jan Sat 18th 2020 Weymouth Golf Club for a quizz night at 7pm

Fundraising events for 2018

January – Awarded a Grant for £3,000.00 from WPBC for update to Galley.

January – Awarded £600.00 from the Desert Rose Foundation

January – ‘Singing for Dorset’ raised £342.04 at their fantastic concert.

February – Hangers Heroes Challenge Presentation £900.00

Fri 18th May – Quiz Night at Weymouth Golf Club £4.00 per head email for details and BOOKING. Raised £512

26th & 27th May – Fayre in the Square (Hope Square). Raised £699.85

Wed 6th June – Abbotsbury Swannery Walk. Raised so far £1043.40

Fri 8th June – Singing for Dorset. Raised £250.00

Fri 13th July – ASDA Bucket collection  – Cancelled

27th, 28th & 29th July – Wyke Smugglers Beer Festival. Supporting us! – Raised £549.00

July Dean & Reddyhoff  raised funds of £1,028

Wed 8th August – Morrisons Bucket collection – Raised £419.72

29th August – Weymouth Pavilion’s Summer Panto collections raised £1920.44 Our thanks to Sheila Collins

Sat 22nd September – Hangers Heroes Sponsored Walk & Runners challenge in Dorset, call 01305-784995 for sponsor forms. All proceeds for local charity’s full or half Marathon teams and individuals welcome.

Thurs 25th October – Morrisons Bucket collection – Raised £202.56

Fri 14th December – ASDA Bucket collection – Cancelled

25th December – Xmas day swim

Fundraising events from April 2017 – December 2017


Tuesday 25th April  Our AGM to be held at Pilgrim House at 7pm  (Hope Square)

Friday 5th May   Quiz Night at The Wyke Smugglers – 8pm start. £5 per person.  Book by texting   Jill  07810 224773 or email jill@mvfreedom . We raised £492.46

Saturday 20th May Barn Dance 6pm at West Fleet Holiday Farm – Tickets includes  chilli or Veg option.  Adult £10 Child £6  ( Hangers Heros) For Tickets please call  01305 784995

Saturday 27th -Sunday 28th May  We have a stall at  ‘Fayre in the Square’ (Hope Square). We raised £583.38

Wednesday June 7th  Abbotsbury Swannery Walk. We raised £275.00 (So far)

July   Head Shaving fundraiser at the Dolphin Pub, Park Street – Great fun event we raised £700

Friday 21st – 22nd – 23rd July Smugglers Wyke Festival. We raised £2421.79

Saturday 28th July Morrisons bucket collection. We raised £456.57

Sat 23rd September (Hangers Heroes Run) Volunteer Marshals Needed

October (Hangers Heroes) Pumpkin competition Wyke Horticultural Society

Saturday 7th October   ASDA   Bucket Collection. We raised £379.06

Friday 17th November  QUIZ NIGHT at Pilgrim House 7pm for 7.30 start. We raised £409 (after expenses)

Wednesday 7th December   Singing for Dorset, Xmas concert at All Saints School.  Raised £814.96   (further concerts in the New Year, please follow on Facebook)

Tuesday 12th December – Awarded £1,200.00 from the Gannett Foundation to cover cost of new Life Jackets for M.V. Freedom

Thursday 14th December  ASDA  Bucket Collection. Raised £399.92.

Thursday 21st December Morrisons bucket collection – Raised £385.00

Christmas Day Weymouth Harbour Swim – Raised  £2,705.00