The friends of M.V. Freedom
Friends of M.V. Freedom
Providing access to the sea for people living with disability
To book please call 07974 266867

Fundraising history

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