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Friday, 27th November 2015

From #GivingTuesday, 1st December 2015, Coventry 4 Good is launching a fundraising competition, asking the people of Coventry to take a picture of themselves dressed in something Christmassy, and to donate £2 to Coventry 4 Good.  The best picture will win a paintballing voucher worth £100 kindly donated by Delta Force.

Are you up for doing an elfie? If so:

Take a picture, tweet it to @coventry4good with #elfie #GivingTuesday or email your picture to info@coventry4good.org

Don’t forget to text donate £2 to Coventry 4 Good!

Text COVE46 £2 to 70070 or donate online...more

Friday, 13th November 2015

Coventry 4 Good are once again hosting stalls in Broadgate in the lead up to Christmas. On Monday 14th and Tuesday 22nd December the Coventry 4 Good team and volunteers from local organisations and businesses will be wrapping Christmas presents to raise money for local good causes.

 

How can you help?

We are appealing to as many people as possible to get involved in a variety of ways such as:

  • Donating Christmas wrapping paper. Many shops are offering '3 for 2' on Christmas wrap so why not donate your 3rd roll to Coventry 4 Good.
  • Volunteer on our wrapping stall. Stalls are open from 10.00am - 6.00pm each day so even volunteering for 1 hour or 2 hour slots really would make a huge difference.
  • Make a donation to Coventry 4 Good in exchange for handmade cards and crafts made by volunteers at our Craft Fridays.

The wrapping service that we will provide at the Christmas stalls is a ...more

Friday, 6th November 2015

Thank you to Coventry fundraisers for donating a box full of wonderful materials for Craft Fridays! 
Join us for FREE Craft sessions every Friday until Christmas from 11am - 2pm at Volunteer Centre, Bull Yard, CV1 1LH. 

For more information or to make a donation please contact Alice Williams on a.williams@vacoventry.org.uk 

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Friday, 30th October 2015
From now until 18th December 2015.   Voluntary Action Coventry and Coventry 4 Good are starting up their Craft Friday sessions once again to help raise money for Coventry 4 Good. How can I get involved?
  • Host a craft and arts session at the Volunteer Centre in Bull Yard for a period of 3 hours
  • Donate craft and arts materials for use during the sessions
  • Provide products that would be suitable to sell in our Volunteer Centre or possibly at one of the Christmas stalls

Products could include wooden items, pottery, soft furnishings, knitted children’s clothes, crochet, needlework, jewellery, toys, handmade cards, Christmas decorations, jam....  the sky’s the limit!

Your organisation would be able to earn valuable income from sales, with a percentage going to Coventry 4 Good (exact amounts to be discussed). If we do

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Friday, 2nd October 2015

The Coventry 4 Good Annual Report 2015 has been published online. 

It outlines what has been achieved over the year. The document can be viewed here

Below are some of the causes supported:

  • 26th City of Coventry South Brownie pack received funds towards activities that help young girls to develop self-confidence and communication skills.
  • The Coventry Asylum and Refugee Action Group meet weekly for asylum seekers, refugees and people who want to support them in Coventry. Coventry 4 Good funding has enabled them to provide a meal each week for three months at their premises. 
  • The Redeemed Christian Church of God have said thanks for the support received from Coventry4Good and tell us what they have done
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