Events for you

Events for you

By getting involved in an already established event, you are helping us tackle poverty, rejection and isolation both here in the UK and abroad. Whether you are 9 or 91…you can do it! You can also help by sponsoring participants.

We ask that you use the Blythswood Sponsor Form and encourage sponsors to gift aid their donations, download the form below.

Alternatively, check out our events on our Virgin Money Giving page. If the event you want is not there then just set up your own page on their Start Fundraising section.

An Audience with… Adrian and Carmen Popa, from Jimbolia, Romania

25 March 2021 at 7pm

Come on a journey around our Blythswood projects over the coming months. Celebrating with us all that God has done and continues to do.

The second in our ‘An Audience with…’ series, join us to hear more about the work Adrian and Carmen Popa are involved with in Jimbolia, Romania. Talita Kum is Blythswood’s after school project. Throughout the evening you will find out more about the project, how it has adapted in this time of COVID and the plans for expansion going forward.

To receive the Zoom link register below. For more information email fundraising@blythswood.org or call Mairi on 01349 830777.

This event is free to attend but we do suggest a donation of £5 which will go directly to the projects featured during the evening.

Brains for Blythswood – Host a Local Quiz

March 2021

Would you be willing to host a virtual quiz night in March from the comfort of your own home? They’re fun, easy to set up and a great way to stay in touch with your friends and family. And, at the same time, raise vital funds for our education projects for poor, vulnerable and disadvantaged children.

We will provide all the questions and support you need.

Contact Mairi Ferrier on 01349 830777 or mairi.ferrier@blythswood.org for more information.

Virtual Kiltwalk

23 – 25 April 2021

Sign up for Virtual Kiltwalk, get your tartan out, and take on any challenge throughout the weekend and raise funds for Blythswood Care. You can choose to walk, cycle, run, swim, hula hoop or trampoline…the list is endless. Whatever you decide to do, join Team Blythswood and support people affected by poverty, rejection and isolation.

All fundraising is topped up by the Tom Hunter Foundation by 50%. You will receive a Finishers Certificate, signed by Sir Tom Hunter and a Kiltwalk 2021 medal. You will also have a chance to win a brand new Hyndai i20 courtesy of sponsor Arnold Clark.

Registration fees are £12.80, £6.50 (children 5-15), under 5’s are free.

For more information email fundraising@blythswood.org, where you can also order your Blythswood t-shirt for £8.

5K UR WAY

29 May 2021

Do your own 5K by running, cycling, swimming, walking, surfing, skipping…to receive training tips, a free t-shirt and to register, it is only £15. Sponsored by Scottish Tennis. The top 3 fundraisers will receive Amazon vouchers.

Help raise funds for Blythswood Care’s Cornerstone Project in India, which ensures medical care and support for 75 vulnerable children. Cornerstone Project Information

For more information call Susi on 07823 401081 or email susi.shears@blythswood.org

Ben Nevis Challenge

12 June 2021

Conquer Britain’s highest mountain and help transform lives with Blythswood Care.

Aim to raise £200+ to support our live changing work. Registration £35 to cover costs.

Download Ben Nevis Challenge Participant Pack or for more information call Elma on 07876 831175 or email fundraising@blythswood.org

Bridging the Gap

Throughout 2021

Can you help bridge the gap between young people and their education by crossing bridges throughout 2021?

Talita Kum, our education programme in Romania, celebrates its 20th Anniversary in May and we want to invite you to raise a further £30,000 to establish TK 3 & 4 for teenagers and young adults to further their learning.

Download our Bridging the Gap Information Pack or for more information contact Michelle Livingstone on 07880 196903 or email michelle.livingstone@blythswood.org

Useful links

Sponsor Form

This is the form for sponsorship events.

Virgin Money Giving

Link to our Virgin Money Giving page.

Pay Your Money In

Use this form to donate money you raise.

Regular giver

Share in the joy of seeing lives transformed and the positive impact you can make with your generous gift.

Regular giver

Share in the joy of seeing lives transformed and the positive impact you can make with your generous gift.

Regular giver

Share in the joy of seeing lives transformed and the positive impact you can make with your generous gift.