Polegate Scarecrows Community Fund
Polegate Scarecrows Community Fund
  • Polegate
    BN26
Empowering Community Efforts to Support those who need it! We support local community groups, charities and projects whilst organising events for everyone!

The Polegate Scarecrows Community Fund was founded in November 2019 after the running of two successful Scarecrow Festivals!

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What are our Visions?
 
I: empower community spirit and getting together
 
II: enable grants to be given and beneficiaries to be supported
 
III: facilitate the chance for individuals to engage and support others
 
What do we do?
 
Our biggest annual event and our biggest income is the Polegate Scarecrow Festival, this runs for two weeks in the summer months where people can create a Scarecrow and enter the competition.
 
We hold monthly ‘Cuppa and Cake’ afternoons giving locals a place to meet where they can support each other have a hot drink and eat a slice of cake whilst playing a game of bingo.
 
We also operate a Regular Lottery Draw where supporters can join as their way of giving and our way of giving back. The money raised from the lotteries is given back to local causes as a donation.
 
Who have we helped?
 
As a result of the Polegate Scarecrow Festival in 2019 we donated £519.57 to each St Wilfrid's Hospice and SERV SUSSEX. The money was raised through the annual two week events and a summer fun-day.
 
As a result of the Polegate Scarecrow Festival in 2018 we donated £332.50 to each St Wilfrid's Hospice and You Raise Me Up. The money was raised through the annual two week event in the summer months.
 
How can you help us?
 
We have small charity collection boxes that businesses can host which gives supporters the chance to donate a small amount because every penny does really help!
 
You can join our Lottery Draws by registering your interest on our website!
 
Or you can just attend our next event and show your support!
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Latest News & Updates

Polegate Scarecrow Festival 2020 rasies over £1,300
28/06/2020

The Polegate Scarecrow Festival 2020 raised over £1,300 supporting St Wilfrid's Hospice and SERV Sussex! Read article