charity event

With 8 days to go until the charity event in Parson’s Green in aid of The Chase Hospice, it’s full steam ahead! We rely principally on the support of the local community to provide the food and drink for the event, so 100% of the money raised can be given to the charity.

I have been bowled over by the generosity of some of the independent grocers, delis, restaurants and individuals in the local community etc. who have given wine, canapes, raffle and auction prizes. It’s amazing how they have been willing to support the event, despite the tough times we are in. I’m not sure I should mention their names, because people might start hounding them!

Some, however, haven’t been at all forthcoming, suprisingly mainly the big names, the multiples for example. I appreciate they get requests for help for events but…it would have been easier to get blood from a stone!

We’re nearly there now, all we need now is ice and soft drinks.

Charity Party, 14 Nov, Alpha Romeo Showrooms, Parsons Green

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Simon Cowell spent the afternoon at the CHASE children’s hospice, Christopher’s, on Thursday (29 Oct). CHASE supports families with terminally-ill children.

Here he formally announced becoming patron of Children’s Hospices UK. Read about here on the Chase website.

Children’s Hospices UK is the national children’s hospice umbrella organisation which is chaired by CHASE Chief Executive, David King.

To raise money for CHASE, I am helping organise an event in Parson’s Green, London on 14 November at the Alpha Romeo Showrooms. It will have a spectacular line-up of sparkling entertainment and will include a wonderful selection of food and drinks, provided by local suppliers! There is also a high quality raffle and auction.

We have an incredible line up including;
–  The BB Collective, an amazing 8 piece soul and motown band –  Tom Morley, ex Scritti Politti drummer –  The brilliant comedian, Caroline Mabey, straight from her hit Edinburgh show –  The fabulous magician, Magic Mike –  An amazing professional photographer on hand – Amazing auction and raffle.  

The food will be fabulous and includes a master selection from Michelin starred chef Thierry Laborde. The drinks will be amazing including wonderful champagne cocktails, classic wines, organic beers and soft drinks. 

Please come if you can, or let people know about it via Twitter or your blogs.

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Charity Event, Parsons Green 14 November

October 26, 2009 Last November, my husband and I went to a charity party in Parsons Green, organised by friends of friends, in aid of Kids Company. We didn’t really know anyone but surprisingly had a fabulous night, my husband came away having won a Caterham for the weekend in the auction (which we went all the way […]

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