News in Brief – Charities/Associations

22nd November 2012

This page is to inform readers of the results of charitable events and will be updated on a regular basis.   Any North Cyprus Charities wishing to inform the public of the results of their various events, please contact margaret.cyprushome@hotmail.com

 The NCCCT held their bingo night on 19th November at The Ravine in Alsancak.  There were only 16 players this time and the amount raised for the charity was 105TL.   The jackpot was not won and the rollover jackpot stands at 1000TL.  Date of next bingo night to be confirmed.  See Events Calendar for further details.

The Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch, Poppy Appeal raised a grand total of 28,851,85TL (£10,018) from the amounts contributed by the Branch, the Poppy Ball, Poppy Shop sales, Poppy Walk, St Andrew’s Church and the poppy collection boxes.  It was hoped they would reach the goal of £10,000, and they did.  This is a marvellous result.

The Children in Need Foundation reported that the Winter Ball was a resounding success and some 23,400TL was raised from sponsorship, donations, the raffle, and their new fundraiser “Winner Takes All” from which the lucky winner received 2,250TL on the night.

Carole King & Sue Tilt are pleased to report the following results for Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips). 

The total raised from the “Text Day” on 23rd October was a massive 21,645TL.   They would like to thank everyone who took part in texting 4171 and to say to everyone else that they can donate at any time by texting to this number.   Thanks also go to Turkcell and Telsim for their joint support.

On Sunday 18th November, the stall at Soyz Bar raised 1,760TL.  Carole & Sue are truly grateful for all who spent money to support their worthwhile cause.

The Golden Heart Raffle tickets are selling well with over 3,000TL worth being sold to date.  Carole and Sue will be at Supreme Supermarket on Friday 24th November, the top of the High Street Girne on Saturday 25th November from 10.30am and also they will be at Haci Ali Hotel, Lapta on 1st December where Johnny Lee is having a “Party Night” and is asking people to purchase raffle tickets for the ‘Tulips Golden Heart Raffle in  place of charging an admission fee.   See the Events Calendar for further details.