Events in aid of GIN

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Helpers would be warmly welcomed at any of the following events for attending to the public, showing off their dogs, selling merchandise or bringing along any other fundraising idea appropriate to the event. We are always in need of supporters to share the load of ‘(wo)-manning’ the following events!

MORE HELP WITH FUNDRAISING MEANS MORE DOGS CAN BE SAVED!

Offers of help, specially accomplished fundraising events would be very welcomed! Street collections, (you need permission from your local council), coffee mornings, car boots, dog food collections at your local supermarket, these all help. If you are able to help and would like one of our fundraising packs please phone us on 01784 483206 or email us at info@greyhoundsinneed.co.uk

Monthly Walk in Dorset

Thank you for considering to give help.

 

Events Contacts:
HQ Carolyn or Tracey 01784 483206
Dorset  Lynn Jackson (The GIN Shop, daytime) 01202-513000
Cheshire  Sue and Phil 0161 6206094

 
ON LINE FUNDRAISERS
Monthly
Drawing by GACI
Sunday Walk near Bournemouth Sunday walks near Bournemouth. Please contact Lynn Jackson at the Bournemouth Shop on 01202 513000 for more information/news on future walks.

2017

Soon  Sponsored Ride Finty Willis is doing a sponsored ride for Greyhounds In Need as part of her Bronze D of E award at school. Please support her at https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Finty-Willis
29th Apr 2017 Lowton Get Together Fun Dog Show in aid of GIN at Dogs Country Club, 191 Slag Lane, Lowton, Warrington, WA3 1BU. For further details please see the poster or contact Carol on 07872 621524 or Sue and Phil on 01616206094
6th May 2017 Cleveleys fundraiser GIN volunteers will be fundraising and awareness raising on the main street of Cleveleys, near to the promenade from 10am to 4pm. Cleveleys is a popular seaside town on the Lancashire coast between Blackpool and Fleetwood. Come along and enjoy a day at the seaside whilst supporting your favourite Charity.
4th Jun 2017 Harefield Dogs Trust Fun Day GIN will have a stand at the Dogs Trust Fun Day at the Dogs Trust Harefield. There will be a dog show, fun agility course, Children’s Fun area and lots more. More details available on the Dogs Trust site.
4th Jun 2017 Twyford Donkey Derby GIN will again have a stall at the 1st Twyford Scouts Donkey Derby and Summer Fair at King George V Recreation Ground, Twyford, Berkshire. There will be dog agility demonstrations, funfair, lots of attractions including a beer tent, tea tent and BBQ. For more details please contact Carolyn or Tracey on 01784 483206.
24th Jun 2017 Englefield Green Fair GIN will again have a stall at this popular fair which is held on the village green in Englefield Green. The Fair opens at 2pm and there will be many stalls and attractions for all the family.
9th Jul 2017 Thorpe tea Five Pennies are organising an Afternoon tea in aid of GIN and Peter Egan will officially open this event at 3pm. This will be held at Thorpe Community Hall Ten Acre Lane, Thorpe, TW20 8SJ. Tickets £10 each, please contact 01784 483206 for more details.
9th Jul 2017 Cheshire GIN Dog Show We are holding our own Greyhounds in Need Dog Show, again for all breeds, at Marbury Country Park, Comberbach, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 6AT, from 12 noon to 4pm.This has become a very popular annual event. Sunday, 12noon – 4pm. For more information please contact Sue and Phil on 0161 6206094 
9th Jul 2017 Exeter Tea in the Garden TEA IN THE GARDEN
STATION HOUSE, BRAMPFORD SPEKE EX5 5HF
Sunday, 9th July, 2 - 4.30pm (Under cover if wet) 
PIMMS, TEAS, CAKES SCONES, ICES, STRAWBERRIES (including vegan and GF) EVERYONE VERY WELCOME dogs on short leads please Raising funds for GREYHOUNDS IN NEED (charity number 1069438) 07842 690291 or 01392 841434 for details.
16th Jul 2017 Dorset Sponsored Swim Julia Austin will be doing a Sponsored Swim from Bournemouth pier to Boscombe Pier, Dorset, in aid of GIN. If you would like to sponsor Julia please print off the sponsor form. Thank you.
13th Aug 2017 Cheshire Fun Dog Show Tatton Park Fun Dog Show, Cheshire 10am - GIN will have a stand at the Fun Dog Show at the Home Farm, Tatton Park in Cheshire. Please come along and support this event. For more information please contact Sue and Phil on 0161 6206094.
19th Aug 2017 Poole street collection GIN will be having a street collection in Poole town centre on the 19th August, 1-4pm. For more details please email Sandi at sandi.ridge@icloud.com
28th Aug 2017 Cleveleys fundraiser GIN volunteers will be fundraising and awareness raising on the main street of Cleveleys, near to the promenade from 10am to 4pm. Cleveleys is a popular seaside town on the Lancashire coast between Blackpool and Fleetwood. Come along and enjoy a day at the seaside whilst supporting your favourite Charity.
2nd Sep 2017 Wraysbury Garden Party 1:30 - 4:30pm - GIN will again have a stall at The Grange Garden Party, Windsor Road, Wraysbury. The theme this year will be "Treasure Island" and there will be a prize for the Best Dressed Stall and Stallholders.
Elaine’s tea party in Devon - Photo © Jenny Steer Jayne’s tea party for GIN in Devon
GIN stall at The Grange Garden Party, Wraysbury Linda Maile, Caroline and Kerry getting ready for the Whippet Walk on West Witterington beach
Carol (left) and David with their dogs, Liz and Clint with their motor home and volunteers - Carol and Steve on the right, Tatton Show  Phil with greyhound Polly
Carol (left), David and Mireille with their dogs at the GIN stand, Tatton Show Ellie, Derrick and Jen
l-r Tracey, Christine, Heather with Sophie and Sue with Flossie at the Englefield Green Show Stuart and Valerie at the Bodenham Open Village Event - July 2017


Afternoon Tea
We would like to say a very  big thank you to the ladies of Five Pennies in Egham for organising a Vintage Afternoon Tea in Thorpe to raise funds for our charity. Our Patron, Peter Egan, officially opened the event at 3.30pm. The food was wonderful, the singer was very good and there were lovely prizes in the tombola and raffle and £1,110 was raised ! 

GIN's Egham Office  - Official opening - October 2016.

The Grange Garden Party, Wraysbury
Christine busy fundraising for GIN at the Dogs Trust Fun Day in Harefield Harvey, Paul Crone (from Granada TV), Chick and Sally at the Saddleworth Show

GIN Stall at the West Houghton Dog Show in Bolton The son of one of GIN's North West supporters won Best Child Handler at the West Houghton Dog Show, with his greyhound Dennis. From left to right ; Phil, Steve, David, Anna (landlady) and Carol at the Social lunch at the Carters Arms in Wilmslow, Cheshire. Another event is being planned for a pre-Christmas Doggy Fancy Dress and Anna has invited us back so keep an eye on this page for more details.
GIN Stall at Appleton Thorn Show, Cheshire Winners at the Appleton Thorn Dog Show Wraysbury Fair 2016

Wraysbury Fair 2016 Film night in Devon, thanks to Elaine and Ed Sue and Tracey getting DISCO fever at the Wraysbury Fair
Mike Trim and volunteers at the Bexhill Greyhound Walk Sue and Phil at the Tatton Park Dog Show, Cheshire Xmas fund raiser held at Hanley Swan Post Office near Worcester

David, Clint and their dogs at the Marbury Park Dog Show, Cheshire
Sue and Linda at the Hurst Show, Berkshire Mary-Anne, Berby and Sam at the GIN charity office in the UK GIN stall at the Windsor and Eton Rotary Summer Fayre
Carol, Sue, Phil, David and supporters at the Marbury Dog Walk, Cheshire   Carol, Sue, Phil, David and supporters at the Marbury Dog Walk, Cheshire  
Black Beauties Class at the Fun Dog Show, Marbury Park GIN supports Wet Nose Day 26.9.14 Ricky Gervais and Percy celebrating Wet Nose Day
Liz, Sue, Carol and Clint with greyhounds Sprocket, Polly and Poppy fundraising in Cheshire
GIN supporter Jo took these photos at the Poole Carnival on 26th May. The GIN helpers in the photos are (left to right) Chris, Amanda, Sue and Carol (who organised the day) and Jo’s dogs Paddy and Tracey were there to help
Meet and Greet and Social Dog Walk at Marbury Country Park, Cheshire. Phil, Carol and Sue at the Dickensian Day, Lymm Village, Lymm, Cheshire. Greyhounds and Galgos at the Tatton Show, Cheshire
Brighton Shop opening, L-R, Marc Abrahams, Geraldine, Martin, Peter Egan, Anne, Tracey and Christine with galgos Mary-Anne and Sam L-R, Geraldine, Sam, Hada, Marcia, Mary-Anne and Tom at the collection at Longacres Nursery, Surrey Leigh (our Webmaster) and galgo Percy at the Annual GIN Picnic
Sue, Phil, Carol, David and supporters at the Tatton Show, Cheshire Carol, Phil, Dave and volunteers at the Marbury walk Sue, Coronation Street’s Jim McDonald, greyhound “Snoggy” (who is looking for a home) and Carol at the Prestbury Village Club Centenary Fun Day at Prestbury, nr. Macclesfield in Cheshire.
Sue Sarney manning the GIN stall at the 1st Twyford Scouts Donkey Derby and Summer Fair in Twyford. The GIN Dog House! Audrey, Tracey and Geoffrey manning the GIN stall at the Datchet Village Fete
GIN Sponsored Walk at Hengistbury Head A greyhound gathering at the Tatton Show John looking after the GIN stall at the Winton Carnival, Dorset