Fundraising Events & Activities
Your support makes the difference
Set up your own fundraising page
It’s easy to set your own fundraising page and it doesn’t take long using our preferred site BT My Donate. They have the least admin charges of all of the fundraising sites giving the maximum donations to help adults with learning disabilities.
Simply click here and follow the steps.
If you have any problems or questions please call us on 01206 394124 or email on firstname.lastname@example.org
For some ideas on potential fundraisers see our Team Fundraising page here.
Friday 15th & Saturday 16th March 2019 – Spring Sale
Friday 11am to 4pm
Saturday 10am to 2pm
Save the date, come and grab a bargain at the Acorn Spring Sale.
More than just a sale, with tombolas, games, clothes, bric-a-brac etc
The sale will take place in the Oakroom and the Charity Sheds will be open both days.
Sunday 14th April 2019– The WitchFinder Trail 5k/10k
Take on the WitchFinder Challenge and raise vital funds to help adults with learning disabilities
Everyone is welcome to join in this charity run which is heavily supported by wonderful volunteers of Acorn Village.
Visit some of the historic sites that Manningtree and Mistley have to offer as well as enjoying the beautiful scenery as you walk or run.
All finishers will receive a medal with Trophies for First Male & First Female runner as well as a special medal for the First Four-legged friend.
Don’t forget you can also now set up a fundraising page or download a sponsorship form for everyone, including your furry family friend.
Download your sponsorship form from the website below, raise over £50 and get a free t-shirt.
It’s easy to set up a fundraising page using BT My Donate and they are still the only online charity donation site that doesn’t charge admin fees meaning more money to help adults with learning disabilities.
To sign up click here or below to go to the website or
Thank you for your incredible support!
Saturday 18th May 2019 – Acorn Invitation Charity Shield Cup Final 2pm Kick-off
The Acorn Invitation Charity Shield was set up by a group of volunteers determined to make a difference to the lives of adults with learning disabilities.
Eight football teams have been battling to reach the finals and get their team name on the infamous shield.
Come and watch the final two teams as they face each other in the final at Brantham Leisure Centre.
Refreshments (including a tasty breakfast) are available on the day.
Saturday 22nd June 2019 Go Wild for Wetrooms!!
Team Acorn takes on the Equivalent of the English Channel at the Great East Swim
Plans are underway for a Team of staff, volunteers and supporters to swim 21 miles in open water between them at the Great East Swim.
Those who have signed up so far include people who haven’t swum for 10 years but are taking on the challenge to raise vital funds for adults with learning disabilities.
2019 is the year of the wet room at Acorn Village with current bathrooms requiring a complete update to meet the ever changing needs of the residents and tenants.
A mile swim is the equivalent of 64 lengths non-stop in a pool, however if it’s windy it will feel like a lot more than that.
Would you be willing to take the challenge and join the team?
Get in touch by emailing email@example.com
TBC – Dog Show & Summer Fete 2019
Watch this space for the date of the dog show and more….
Is there something you would like to see? Let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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