What a fantastic weekend! The fun run entries crept up exponentially towards the start time and people flocked to enter that morning but the wonderful volunteers from the Friends of St Michael’s School let people register up until the last minute and managed a wonderfully organised registration. Our lovely teachers donated much of their Sunday to cheer on their pupils and parents alike as they marshalled the route, smiles on faces and we are all so grateful to them for this.
We are delighted that St Michael’s School has been chosen as one of three local community projects for a Bags of Help grant from Tesco, raised from the sale of carrier bags in store. During July and August this summer Tesco will be donating money to our school from their blue and red token scheme. This means that every time someone is given a token at the checkout (in the Marlborough Tesco) and they vote for our charity we will get a donation!
Friends of St Michael’s School – Company Match Funding/Giving. How can you help? What? Match giving or funding is a simple way of maximising funds raised. It is a corporate arrangement where companies pledge to donate to a voluntary or charitable organisation, such as the Friends of St. Michael’s School charity, a sum relating to the amount their employee donates to or raises for the organisation. How? Organisations may match funds in a variety of ways, the most common being: time donated by their staff for