Fundraising

Breaston Pre-School CIO is a registered charity (charity number 1194534) and a not-for-profit. We rely on fundraising by our Trustees, staff, and Pre-School families to purchase essential resources and new equipment for the benefit of the children at Pre-School.

We are currently (2022-23) fundraising to replace our motorised canopy in the playground.
Previously, we have raised funds to provision and train staff for our Forest School, replace our storage shed, purchase new outdoor resources like sand and water tables, and new gardening equipment.

Breaston Pre-School CIO holds a valid gambling license.

Fundraising Committee
Breaston Pre-School Fundraising Committee is a group of parents who get together roughly once a term to organise fundraising for Pre-School. There’s no minimum commitment, and we’re looking for as many different people as possible to join – whether you’re full of ideas or just looking to help out as and when you can at events, we need you! We have a WhatsApp group too, so you can still help out even if you can’t make it to meetings.

If you are interested in joining the fundraising committee, please email Kayleigh kbrackett@breastonpreschool.com

Friends of Breaston Pre-School Facebook Group

The Friends of Breaston Pre-School Facebook group is new for September 2021 and is host to small online raffles, and organising fundraising events. Request to join here, and ask your friends and family to join in the fun too.

GoFundMe

Breaston Pre-School have a GoFundMe page! When we hold sponsored events we ask that parents donate any sponsorship monies via this page, or cash in person.

Breaston Pre-School CIO Fundraising Page

AmazonSmile

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Did you know that you can raise FREE donations for charity every time you shop on Amazon? Head to AmazonSmile and select Breaston Pre-School CIO as your charity (or click the image above), then make sure that you use smile.amazon.co.uk to do your Amazon shopping, or switch to it on your Amazon app in the settings.

EasyFundraising

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Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be raising free donations for Breaston Pre School with easyfundraising?
There are over 4,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation – including eBay, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com and M&S – and it won’t cost you a penny extra to help us raise funds.
All you need to do is:
1. Go to https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/breastonpresch/?utm_campaign=raise-more and join for free.
2. Every time you shop online, go to easyfundraising first to find the site you want and start shopping.
3. After you’ve checked out, the retailer will make a donation to Breaston Pre School at no extra cost to you whatsoever!
There are no catches or hidden charges and Breaston Pre School will be really grateful for your donations.

Terracycle

Unfortunately, Terracycle has now closed its crisp packet recycling scheme. Please take your crisp packets and other soft plastics to the Co-op across the road from Pre-School to be recycled!

Our next crisp packet recycling collection will be the week commencing 10/01/2022.

Think-Inks

We are excited to announce that we have a Think-Ink ink cartridge recycling box at Pre-School. Please bring your used printer ink cartridges for us to recycle and raise funds!

Donations

10/12/21 – We would like to say thank you to our neighbour Mark Darling of Darling Eyecare for his kind donation towards our Forest School set up costs. Mark responded to our request for a Christmas raffle prize with the offer of a direct donation, as he has witnessed first-hand within his own family the benefits of children attending a Forest School setting. We are very grateful for the donation!

02/11/21 – Breaston Pre-School CIO would like to say a huge THANK YOU to Church Wilne Rotary Satellite for donating a massive £500 towards our Forest School fundraising! Thanks to the Rotary Club, we’re well on our way to being able to buy the equipment required.Visit the Church Wilne Rotary Satellite Facebook page for information on local events and fundraising, and visit their website here: https://www.churchwilnerotary.org.uk/Thank you to Jo Wells for all of her kind help and for putting our bid forward to receive the funding.

20/10/21 – Breaston Pre-School would like to say a huge THANK YOU to MJA Financial Solutions for their generous donation of £500!

MJA Financial Solutions are based in Long Eaton and provide a range of financial services, from mortgage advice to insurance and critical illness cover. Sarah, Manager and Trustee of Breaston Pre-School, used MJA Financial Services recently to find the best mortgage. Sarah said “Mark of MJA Financial Solutions was extremely helpful, very attentive, and nothing was ever too much trouble! I felt like he found me the best mortgage deals, and gave considered and unbiased advice.”

As well as being an experienced financial adviser, Mark is also the uncle of one of last year’s school leavers. We simply cannot thank him enough for this donation, which the trustees have decided will be spent replacing our Pre-School laptops.

You can find more information on MJA Financial Solutions at https://mjafinancialsolutions.co.uk/

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