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by Matt Allgood
Wed 25 Nov 2009 11:02 pm
Forum: Non-KC Chit-Chat
Topic: Fundraising
Replies: 19
Views: 7453

Re: Fundraising

Continuing this train of thought - are there any 'celebrities' that have keratoconus?
by Matt Allgood
Wed 25 Nov 2009 7:58 pm
Forum: Non-KC Chit-Chat
Topic: Fundraising
Replies: 19
Views: 7453

Re: Fundraising

Xmas cards is something we could look at in 2010, funds permitting. And if anyone can raise £323 before Xmas they will certainly be getting a Xmas card from the Treasurer! Matt PS - Greig: I've claimed Gift Aid on 1 in 2 donations received by the Group since April 2000. In cash terms this equates to...
by Matt Allgood
Tue 24 Nov 2009 11:33 pm
Forum: Non-KC Chit-Chat
Topic: Fundraising
Replies: 19
Views: 7453

Re: Fundraising

Hi Greig Hope you're well and thank you for your continued support. We last ordered Xmas cards in November 1998. They cost £441 to produce and sales totalled £764 over the next two years, so the net income from this activity was £323. I feel that it would be a more effective use of our resources to ...
by Matt Allgood
Sun 22 Nov 2009 8:49 pm
Forum: Non-KC Chit-Chat
Topic: Fundraising
Replies: 19
Views: 7453

Re: Fundraising

Hi all As Treasurer, I would encourage any form of activity that raises funds for the Keratoconus Group, a registered charity in England and Wales and in Scotland, provided that it is within the law. Some fundraising activities are invariably more risky than others e.g. sponsored runs / cycle rides ...
by Matt Allgood
Tue 22 Sep 2009 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Make a donation or leave a lasting legacy to the KC Group
Replies: 11
Views: 20413

Make a donation or leave a lasting legacy to the KC Group

Dear all As you may be aware, the KC Group is entirely volunteer run and dependent on donations to enable it to carry out charitable activities. If you would like to make a donation, or a lasting legacy, please visit our profile on the Big Give website (which is run by the Reed Foundation) at: http:...
by Matt Allgood
Sat 08 Aug 2009 12:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Please sponsor my run for the Keratoconus Group
Replies: 6
Views: 1241

Re: Please sponsor my run for the Keratoconus Group

Thanks Claire, much appreciated.

I'll try to do a decent time (under 50 minutes would be nice...!).

Matt
by Matt Allgood
Sat 08 Aug 2009 9:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Please sponsor my run for the Keratoconus Group
Replies: 6
Views: 1241

Please sponsor my run for the Keratoconus Group

Dear all I'd be grateful if you could sponsor my second 10K run of the year to raise funds for the Keratoconus Group, on Sunday 13th September at Crystal Palace. Any amounts that you can spare are welcome. You can donate by: 1. Cheque payable to 'The Keratoconus Group' and post to P O Box 26251, Lon...
by Matt Allgood
Thu 25 Jun 2009 7:00 pm
Forum: Manchester Local Group
Topic: manchester KC group
Replies: 30
Views: 43163

Re: manchester KC group

Any luck in recruiting members?
by Matt Allgood
Thu 25 Jun 2009 6:44 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: Funding
Replies: 4
Views: 734

Re: Funding

Some years ago I bought a replacement lens, then immediately lost it when playing football over the Marshes! I rang Moorfields and explained what had happened and they issued a further replacement free of charge.
by Matt Allgood
Fri 12 Jun 2009 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum
Topic: FAO Glasgow Conference Attendees
Replies: 8
Views: 1534

Re: FAO Glasgow Conference Attendees

Many thanks. I should add that if you are a UK taxpayer and are making a donation on the 20th, please download, complete and return a Gift Aid declaration to me. This will make your donation to the Group more tax effective. To download a form, visit the KC Group's homepage, click on 'Donate' and cli...

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