Archive | Fundraising RSS feed for this section

Winners of the Volunteer Action 2018 Annual Quiz

The winners of the Volunteer Action 2018 Annual Quiz were: £30 First Prize – Ms M Brown, Oundle (the only entrant to get all the answers right!) £20 Second Prize – Ms S Graham, Oundle £10 Third Prize – Ms A Rees, Upper Benefield Congratulations to these worthy winners and thank you to Trendalls Butchers for donating […]

Continue Reading

Answers to the Oundle Volunteer Action Grand Annual Quiz

Well done to everyone who put in an entry for the Grand Annual Quiz. Here’s Liz Titheridge with the brilliant winners of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes (vouchers for Trendall’s Butcher & Deli): I’m sure you’re eager to see the answers:  Kendal Mint Cake  Sydney Harbour Bridge  Victoria Cross  Dresden China  Jerusalem Artichoke […]

Continue Reading

The Oundle Jigsaw – Now on sale!

Volunteer Action is partly funded by grants from Local Authorities & the NHS, but also relies on donations from individuals & organisations, & its own fund-raising activities.  Following an earlier success with the Oundle Monopoly game, Oundle Volunteer Action’s latest fund-raising initiative is The Oundle Jigsaw.  Based on an original illustration by Gillian Dolby of […]

Continue Reading

Waitrose Shoppers Support Volunteer Action

We would like to thank everyone who supported us during December by dropping their green tokens into our collection box. We were delighted with the amount raised, which was £365! The money will go towards the provision of the Befriending service, which supports over 30 local individuals who may feel isolated or lonely. Mel Lee […]

Continue Reading

Volunteer Action 2017 Quiz answers

Please click on the link below to see the answers to the 2017 Quiz. VOLUNTEER ACTION 2017

Continue Reading

2016 Quiz: The Answers

Thank you to all 1,500 of you who bought quiz sheets this year. There were many correct answers in spite of the fact that it was more difficult than usual. Next year it will be easier, we promise! There were quite a lot of alternative answers, some of which I have indicated: there are probably […]

Continue Reading

Lottery Funding for Volunteer Action

Lottery Grant for Volunteer Training.   Volunteer Action has been awarded £3,581.00 by the Big Lottery Fund, to recruit and train volunteers. The manager of Volunteer Action, Carol Underwood says: ‘Recruitment and training of volunteers is essential to ensure continuation of services in the local area. Although we have a large number of volunteers, demand […]

Continue Reading

The Rotary Club of Oundle

The Rotary Club of Oundle Community Welfare have sent a donation of £500 to Volunteer Action. The donation is much appreciated as is the work of the Rotary Club. Many thanks to all who assisted in fund raising, our service could not continue without the support of local individuals and organisations.

Continue Reading

Waitrose customers in Oundle support Volunteer Action

Continue Reading

A generous donation

Volunteer Action would like to thank Oundle School for all their support. In particular, we were the beneficiaries this month of an annual fundraising event held there: a Part Song Competition. Teams from each House compete against each other and tickets are sold for the concert, with a CD produced and also sold.   Thank […]

Continue Reading