Help Build Church Hill Community Park

Update posted by clare bromley On Jan 13, 2019

Happy New Year everyone!

We are delighted to announce that we are nearing completion on our Community Park. Thank you for your continued support - we couldn't have done it without the help of everyone. Please see below for the latest fundraising update:

  • Community Development Group Breakfast Brunch 2154 Euro (Thanks to Victor, Michelle and Family at Wilkins for the use of their venue and for the superb food!)
  • Callaghans Bar and Lounge Barn Dance 419 Euro
  • Private Donation 300 Euro
  • S & K Montgomery 100 Euro
  • Glebe Gallery Coffee Morning 451 Euro
  • Church Hill Christmas Craft Market 420 Euro
  • Kids Christmas Disco 270 Euro (Thanks to Lee Gooch for his support)
  • Callaghans Bar Bonus Ball Event 220 Euro
  • Callagahns Bar Christmas Hamper Draw 160 Euro
  • Church Hill Stone Materials to the value of 10k Euro
  • Charlie Callaghan Trees to the value of 1k Euro
  • Church Hill Fair 2018 donation of 600 euro towards bench
  • AIB donation of 325 euro towards bench costs
  • Most recent clothing bank collections 230 Euro
  • Donation Buckets recent collections 167 Euro
  • Ronnie and Catriona Hylands payment for purchase of charity buckets for the project 301 Euro
  • Carol and Ardal McDermott donation of 300 Euro
  • Martin Egan 20 Euro donation

Thanks to Wilkins for the continued use of their premises for our meetings.

Looking forward to updating you again soon,

The Church Hill Community Development Group









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Update posted by clare bromley On Sep 06, 2018

Good Evening Followers!

Apologies for not posting in some time - we have been super busy getting started with the construction of the Community Park - we have well and truly broke ground now - the Park construction is steaming ahead. It is an exciting time for Church Hill!


We wanted to update you on some super fundraising that has been going on in the last few months - here are the details:

  • Private donation 2220 Euro
  • Glenswilly National School 790 Euro
  • Stramore National School 719 Euro
  • Night at the Races organised by the Community group 3,330 Euro
  • Donation Buckets 151 Euro (To Date)
  • Cash for Clobber (Clothing bank) 342 Euro ( To Date)
  • Treasure Hunt organised by the Community Group at the Fair 220 Euro
  • Trentagh Presbyterian Church Family service 500 Euro
  • Vintage Tea organised by Carol O' Callaghan & Mary Gamble 663 Euro

We have been bowled over by the continued we have ! Thanks to everyone for all your brilliant efforts.

The Church Hill Community Development Group

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Update posted by clare bromley On Apr 08, 2018

More great news...our totals are growing!

Thanks to the following people for organising successful fundraising events for the community park:

Paul Duddy - Texas Hold'em Event - 510 euro

Aspiring Youth Of Church Hill Easter Fun Day - 144 euro

Also thank you to Glendowan Parish Council who have generously donated 500 euro towards the Community Park.


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Update posted by clare bromley On Feb 25, 2018

Hi Followers - we hope you are staying warm!

Great news as our campaign has seen 2 significant donations :

Joe Gibbons organised a very successful card drive on Feb 11th which resulted in a donation of 1900 euro to our fundraising.

We as a Community group got in on the act and held a well attended Breakfast Brunch on Feb 18th which saw us raise 2155 euro. Sincere thanks to all at Wilkins for their hard work and the lovely food.

Thanks also to those who have made donations through this page .

Stay tuned for more updates!

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Update posted by Catriona Hylands On Jan 28, 2018

Wow January 28th .. where did January go!

Great news..we have received a donation of 620 Euro from Breda Gibbons.

Breda is the proprietor of our local Hairdressers " Hairdos"

Breda raised the money on Xmas Eve 2017 - she donated all of that days takings to our cause.

Thanks for Breda and her loyal customers .

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Update posted by clare bromley On Jan 17, 2018

Happy New Year!

Thanks to the following for their kind donations to our campaign:

Church Hill Fair 2017 2500 euro

Happy Camper 1037 euro

Gartan National School Cake Sale & Coffee Morning 560 euro

Church Hill Village Christmas Lights 'Turn On' Event 330 euro

Thanks also to Catriona and Andrea for their personal donations.

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We are really looking forward to seeing this Park/Playground in our village of Church Hill!!! It will be so nice to have a safe place for our children to play and meet up with their friends. Thank you to all the committee members for your hard work and dedication to this project!

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Congratulations on super-successful brunch at Wilkin's and all best wishes for the fundraising campaign! Vicky & Kelvin

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So exciting for our wee local community !

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