Today we received our Mad March Match funding cheque from Milton Keynes Community Foundation.
We received £540 from the event from Milton Keynes Community Foundation which is absolutely amazing.
We would like to thank everyone for all the donations made, we were astonished with how many people donated & with how much we eventually raised.
With the Gift aid & all donations we had received £1672.50, add on the Mad March Match funding, that brings the total up to £2215.50 in donations. This is a phenomenal amount of money for our club.
So far we have had an amazing start to 2018, we have purchased the 200 World Taekwondo approve mats, 2 advertising banners, & a club table cloth for gradings & events. 1,672.50 1,672.50
Saturday 24th March saw another club grading.
Not just any club grading though.. We had a biggest ever grading - 26 Students!!
We had 100% pass rate with a record 5 students double grade, 4 from white belt to yellow belt, & 1 from Green belt to Blue belt.
Master Neil Guest conducted the grading for us & was impressed with the standard of the students.
It was really great to have the mats for the grading area.
Everyone did really well, the effort put in really showed & we hope all of our students were happy with their results.
Photos from the grading can be viewed here
With the funding received from Milton Keynes Community Foundation (£1500), & the fundraising we were very kindly donated by our students, families & friends on LocalGiving the club was able to purchase 200 World Taekwondo approved mats.
Chris hired a van & went up to Quest Taekwondo in Yorkshire on Friday 16th March to collect all the mats.
It was all hands on deck when we got them back to the hall on the Friday evening, many students & parents helped to unload the mats and get them stored away in the hall.
On Saturday 17th March the club held an additional lesson & did a photoshoot with the new mats laid down. It took a lot of work unpacking the mats & sorting all the edging but it was well worth it.
The difference being able to train on mats was amazing, no more freezing cold feet & it's great for our more experienced athletes to take their training that 1 step further with the additional safety & confidence the mats bring.
Thank you to all the clubs volunteers & committee, without their hard work & dedication none of this would have been possible.
Find photos here
Mad March Match Success
As of 11pm you have managed to raise 97% of our target!
The support has been phenomenal & the club committee is blown away with everyones support, Thank you so much.
We can confirm we now have enough club funds to be able to purchase the target 200 mats.
Watch this space, we will keep you all informed once they have been sourced,
Creative Ways appeals for funds to purchase mats
From 10am Thursday 1st of March onwards MAD MARCH MATCH fundraising event from MK Community Foundation.
Please share with anyone you think may donate towards helping the club raise enough funds to purchase 200 mats - We have received £1500 small grant but to get all 200 mats we need some further funds.
Please share the above link with your friends, family, grandparents, aunts, uncles & anyone you think will be able to help. Thank you