Fundraising

23 Mar

East Midlands charity Star Trust raises vital money for life-saving blood bikes

EAST MIDLANDS charity, Star Trust, has awarded vital money to a Lincolnshire charity which delivers life-saving medical provisions between NHS hospitals. Lincolnshire Emergency Blood Bikes Service (LEBBS) offers free transport of blood, drugs and human tissue between NHS hospitals and blood transfusion banks free of charge. The service, which is run ‘out of hours’, has been operational since April 2013. LEBBS applied for £9,850 funding from the Star Trust – a charity itself, raising money for small to...

20 Nov

Charity hits the jackpot with £122,000 fundraiser

Star Trust raised more than £120,000 at its glittering annual ball at the weekend – money which will help many regional organisations desperately seeking funds. Each year Star Trust hosts events to help fundraise for various charities in the East Midlands. This year, Star Trust celebrated reaching £500,000 in fundraising – which benefited 51 charities. Nearly 200 people attended the sell-out masked ball at the weekend, sponsored by Bentley and Lamborghini Leicester and held at Stapleford Park Country Hotel. There were a number...

10 May

Star Trust revs up fundraising with Aston Martin factory day

MORE than 35 supercar lovers helped raise £25,000 for East Midlands charities during a supercar driving day. Star Trust organised the day with Aston Martin Nottingham who kindly sponsored the whole day – with guests paying for a chance to drive the latest Aston Martin cars, a visit to the Aston Martin factory to see how the cars are manufactured, as well as finding out about the history. Star Trust is the creation of locally-based entrepreneurs and business owners with a passion...

30 Apr

Star Trust tips £500,000 mark for 44 East Mids charities

East Midlands-based Star Trust is celebrating after smashing its target of donating £500,000 to local charities. Having raised £20,000 at its most recent event, Star Trust has now reached its target of half million pounds and is now able to support four more local charities – bringing the total of needy East Midlands organisations it supports to an amazing 44. Star Trust held its first event of the year Sparkles and Supercars at Porsche Nottingham – with 100 guests being entertained for...