Next General Assembly - Thursday 7th November 2019 - Centre Polivalent, Murla - More Information

Leader/Contact Marie Fitzgerald
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Goodwill Team

Goodwill Team

U3A Vall del Pop Charity Fundraising Team ( The Goodwill Team) operates to organise events in order to raise funds for Charities nominated by U3A members.
Our Constitution does not allow Membership Funds to be used for charitable purposes and with this in mind, all fund raising events are voluntary , leaving U3a members to decide if they wish to participate or not.

When re-joining, or for new members, upon joining, a voluntary donation of 1Euro is suggested, and a nomination for the charity of their choice made at the same time. The charities will receive funds at the end of the year.

The Team’s members, Sandra Welham, Elaine Horton, Carol Lockhart, Lyndi Warrilow, Marie Fitzgerald meet regularly to organise fund raising events. Care is taken not to impact on other Charitable fund raising events organised in the Xalon and Orba Valleys.

For 2019 the aim is to hold 5 or 6 events throughout the year, each event intended to be enjoyable and for members to have fun whilst raising monies at the same time.

Events planned for 2019

  • Valentine Day Cake Sale
  • Easter Bonnet Competition and Raffle
  • Treasure Hunt
  • Beetle Drive
  • Christmas Raffle

reports will be given during the year in the Newsletter and below

This is the penultimate report for 2019 to let U3A members know how the Charity Fundraising is progressing. Our final report will be issued in December. The Fundraising team now has 7 members. This information is also on the U3A Website.

September & October General Assembly Further funds raised from sale of Refreshments.

Total Raised to date for 2019 - €1650

2019 FINAL EVENT

The remaining Fund raising event for 2019 will be the Christmas Raffle at the General Assembly on 5th December.

PLANNED EVENTS FOR 2020 (EXACT DATES TO BE ADVISED)

  • February 2020 - Valentine Day Cake Sale - If you are willing to bake cakes could you please let Carol Lockhart know.
  • March 2020 - Beetle Drive & Meal
  • Easter 2020 - Easter Bonnet Competition, Raffle
  • June 2020 - BBQ
  • Sept 2020 - Treasure Hunt
  • Dec 2020 - Raffle

*** Breaking news *** An exciting new event is currently being discussed ***

Watch for further news early in 2020

Remember, the choice of Charities will reflect the nominations made by members. All nominations are now being counted and allocation of funds to Charities will be made at the end of the year and presented at the December General Assembly.

Fundraising is being carried out as the result of specific requests by members with all donations entirely voluntary and kept completely separate from Membership Funds.

6th October 2019

U3A 2019 Charity Fundraising Update
Organised by the Goodwill Team

With the Summer break from the end of June, this report covers the period from May to August 2019 to let U3a members know how the Charity Fundraising is progressing. This information will also be in the September Newsletter.

Fundraising is being carried out as the result of specific requests by members with all donations entirely voluntary and kept completely separate from Membership Funds.
As at end of March Euros 700 had been raised
Between May and August :

  • Sales of Tea and coffee at U3a General assembles Euros 104.50
  • Flower Raffle on 2nd May Euros 141.00
  • Treasure Hunt 28th May Euros 200.00
  • Hog Roast 31st May Euros 200.00
  • Sale of Sugarcraft Cake 6th June Euros 174.00
  • Less expenses to date ( Euros 88.20)

Monies banked to date Euros 1260.00
Still to be banked Euros 269.90 ( pending changing as much to notes as possible)

Total Raised to date for 2019 EUROS 1529.90

NEXT EVENTS

A Beetle Drive/meal to be held during October. A raffle at the Christmas U3a Meeting

Remember, the choice of Charities will reflect the nominations made by members. If you have not yet filled in a nomination please do so at a monthly General Assembly or by using the contact form below.   All nominations will be counted and allocation of funds to Charities will be made at the end of the year.

Q2 - 3 Update 2019

Funds as of 31st March 2019

Total Euros 700 made up of Voluntary Donations Euros 282

Valentine Day cake sale Euros 185

Easter Raffle Euros 233

 

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Events

17Oct
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Mountain Walkers (Monday & Thursday Groups).  Contact group leaders for locations and times. More Information (Monday)More Informa...
17Oct
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Location: Cappucino

Word Addicts weekly meeting to play word games such as Scrabble, Boggle and others.

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17Oct
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Location: Multi Use Building

Line dancing with Nigel Hobman in Alcalalí.  Cost per session €4.

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18Oct
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Location: Biblioteca/Pensionistas

Main Tai Chi session at 9.30am with the beginners lesson at 11am.

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18Oct
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Meeting of the Just Men discussion group.

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17Oct
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Mountain Walkers (Monday & Thursday Groups).  Contact group leaders for locations and times. More Information (Monday)More Informa...
17Oct
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Location: Cappucino

Word Addicts weekly meeting to play word games such as Scrabble, Boggle and others.

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17Oct
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Location: Multi Use Building

Line dancing with Nigel Hobman in Alcalalí.  Cost per session €4.

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18Oct
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Location: Biblioteca/Pensionistas

Main Tai Chi session at 9.30am with the beginners lesson at 11am.

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18Oct
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Meeting of the Just Men discussion group.

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18Oct
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Location: Multi Use Building
Designed to let people practice ballroom Latin and Paso Doble and is without any sequence dancing.  People do not have to be experts an...
21Oct
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Mountain Walkers (Monday & Thursday Groups).  Contact group leaders for locations and times. More Information (Monday)More Informa...
21Oct
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Location: Biblioteca/Pensionistas
Card marking group meeting of people who enjoy crafting and, in particular, creating beautiful greetings cards. Please contact one of the g...
21Oct
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Location: Claudia's bar
This is a lively discussion group, meeting every other Monday in Jalon and tackling many different subjects, both topical and general. More...
21Oct
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Location: Multi Use Building
EXCEPT FIESTA HOLIDAY DATES.  Keep Fit is held in Alcalalí.  We have now started Keep Fit classes with a focus on exercises benefi...
07Nov
Thu 7 Nov
Location: Polivalent
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amRefreshments are avail...
05Dec
Thu 5 Dec
Location: Polivalent
Doors open at 10am for membership and Travel, Cultural and Entertainment events.Formal General Assembly starts at 11amRefreshments are avail...
19Oct
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Location: Pepe's Restaurant
History of Pop Music from The Entertainers. €16 Includes two course meal, wine & water. Come along and join us for a sing-along.Song ...
23Nov
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Location: Biblioteca/Pensionistas
What are you doing on Saturday 23rd November? Come along to the Jalon Pensionista and enjoy an afternoon of chat, music and fun.   B...
09Dec
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Location: Rastro Car Park
Come and join us on the 9th December 2019 to shop for all your Christmas presents or simply use the time for sightseeing around Valencia. Th...
12Dec
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Location: Venta Roja
Cost  - 17:50€ Come along to a fabulous evening starting with a Cava Reception and Nibbles followed by a Three Course Meal ½ bott...
23Dec
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Christmas 2019 23 - 27th December5 days / 4 nights All inclusive420€ per person sharing93€ single supplement Package details: return c...
24Jan
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Location: Benidorm Palace
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08Feb
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Cost 349€ February sees Venice come alive as people line the streets for the world famous carnival and masquerade balls. The masks in ...
21Oct
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Location: La Musical, Parcent Town Hall
2€ on the door.  Doors open at 06:45pm. Film starts at 07:15pm In the early 18th century, England is at war with France, but duck raci...
28Oct
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Location: La Musical, Parcent Town Hall
2€ on the door.  Doors open at 06:45pm. Film starts at 07:15pm Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy have legend status as Hollywood's greatest...

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