Below are all the fundraising events and activities that have taken place already.
Davina Bosanquet held a Wonderland Party on the 2 March from 7 pm – 2 am at The Secret Garden, Battersea with DJs, raffles and games.
There were no tickets, donations on the door and fundraisers on the night were to raise money for Too Many Women.
On the 17 December, the last TMW event of the year (!) happened. A ‘Wild Winter’ Party which was organised by Anthony & Becks Becher. The party was a brilliant success and raised £2,796!
On Tuesday 13 December Arabella Dunn and Samantha Shaw held their second Carols By Candlelight at Christ Church, from 7.25 pm. The event raised an amazing £4,926
On Tuesday 6 December our end-of-campaign celebration party took place at the wonderful Patrick Mavros Store on the Fulham Road. The event marked the incredible achievement of the £1million target being raised! To find out more and see photos click here: http://toomanywomen.co.uk/blog/2011/12/07/hooray/
Once again, Too Many Women benefitted from the special preview night of Winter Wonderland in Hyde Park on Thursday 17 November. Instead of paying for the rides they were all free and the one-off ticket price went straight to charity. Half to The Royal Parks Foundation and half to Too Many Women. So far over £2,000 has been raised through this event this year (adding to the £2,500 raised from it last year!)
On the 9 November Too Many Women Ambassador Thomasina Miers held a Mexican Feast at her Soho Restaurant Wahaca and raised £5,000!
Robin Kennedyheld a gig on the 2 November to raise his Ambassador target.
On the 13th October an amazing autumnal dinner and party was held at the gorgeous Petersham Nurseries, raising an incredible £130,500. Thank you to all who supported the event, including our sponsors All Saints & Vault Couture, and of course to all our wonderful guests that helped make this phenomenal amount raised for Breakthrough Breast Cancer possible. It was a very special and very memorable night. It’s so inspiring to remember that it was only 2 years ago that Too Many Women began and that we’re very nearly at the million.To see photos from the night visit:http://toomanywomen.co.uk/photoboard/?album=1&gallery=33
Alexandra Finlayand team have been selling TMW friendship bracelets. They have raised £9,000 so far! For more information and to buy your bracelet please visit their website at: www.toomanybracelets.com
Nyreeis helping TMW Ambassador Rachael Stirling get to her fundraising target. She has committed to shaving off all her hair if people donate to Rachael’s justgiving page and get her to her £5K target before the 31st July! www.justgiving.com/rachael-stirling
Ros Milani Gallieniheld a Yoga Session in Hyde Park on Saturday 2nd July from 9.30 am until 11 am. There were similar yoga sessions happening all over the country (and even abroad!) on the same day, all raising funds for Too Many Women and in an attempt to enter the Guinness Book of World Records as the World’s Biggest Yoga Session on the same day!CLICK HERE for more infoEach person was asked to make a £20 donation to attend the event:http://www.justgiving.com/Ros-Milani-Gallieni0
Smatts Poloheld an auction on the 2nd July to raise funds for Too Many Women. Last year they raised £4,500 from a similar event!
Jo Miller & Adi Cookhosted a very special Ralph Lauren Wimbledon Summer Party on the 21st June at the Ralph Lauren Fulham Road store from 6.30 pm – 9.00 pm for the ‘young and young at heart’. Pimms, champagne, strawberries and other delightful summery treats were on offer (all kindly sponsored by Ralph Lauren) and tickets for the Men’s Singles Finals Match at Wimbledon were auctioned off raising an amazing £3,750.15% of sales on the night will also be donated to TMW as will sales in any TMW store whereby people quote ‘Too Many Women’.Take a look at the Photo Board for photos of the event.
Robin Kennedyheld a special gig at Madam Jojos on the 13th June.
Chrissie Elworthy, Alexandra Fairman & Alice Smithorganised a fantastic kids fancy dress scooter race in Battersea Park for the 9th June with 28 kids collecting a minimum of £50 each in sponsorship. There were prizes, medals, face-painters and balloon artists as well as a picnic! The event was a HUGE success and they have so far raised over £6,000! The event was very kindly supported by Microscooters, Dorling Kindersley Books and the company Gable. Photos can be seen on the photo board. All of the individual kids justgiving pages are below but they also collected cheques and cash donations on the day:
Amber Athertonplanned a launch event on the 7th of June for her jewellery collection ‘Monsoon Palace’ in collaboration with Alexander Davis. They have designed a bespoke ring specifically for Too Many Women, which they will be auctioning soon.
Chrissie Elworthy, Alexandra Fairman & Alice Smith organised a fantastic kids fancy dress scooter race in Battersea Park for the 9th June with 28 kids collecting a minimum of £50 each in sponsorship. There were prizes, medals, face-painters and balloon artists as well as a picnic! The event was a HUGE success and they have so far raised over £6,000! The event was very kindly supported by Microscooters, Dorling Kindersley Books and the company Gable. Photos can be seen on the photo board.
All of the individual kids justgiving pages are below but they also collected cheques and cash donations on the day:
Sophie Tollemache and Francesca Sloan hosted a pub quiz on Tuesday 31st May at The Hurlingham pub on Wandsworth Bridge Rd, with tickets costing £5 per person.
Sophie Fyfe-Jamieson and Willa Coulmanorganised a ‘Campival Weekender’ in May in Sussex for a group of their friends. Tickets cost £55 each and included camping in a private field, barbeque dinner, cooked breakfast, camp-fires, beach activities and lots of fun and games!
Amanda Crossley and team held a huge designer fashion sale on the 18th May and raised £5,000!
Tom Cannon held a clay pigeon shoot with 4 teams on the 14th May.
Karen Luard & Charly Spryhosted a ‘Tea and Tipples with the Mystics’ at Julie’s Restaurant on the 19th May with tickets costing £45 each. They were joined for High Tea, Champagne and introductory mini-sessions with respected palm/tarot readers, psychics, astrologists and spiritual healers. With Special Thanks to: Briony Lewton (www.brionylewton.com) and Laura Sullivan from PLB for the champagne
Susie Hillwill held an all women pink tennis tournament and raffle with 40 guests on the 12th May.
Clarey Laworganised a Drinks Party in Newmarket for the 11th May and it raised £2,766!Kate Shandhosted an evening at Sejour Hairdressers on Tuesday 10th May. They showed their audience how to dress their hair and wear their hats for all those weddings and events they will be attending throughout the coming months.There was also a raffle and a chance to win all sorts of amazing prizes including a free Cut and Style from Sejour, a stay in a London hotel and a Gabriela Ligenza hat!
Cath Beckett & Ricardo Lanzaorganised a Dinner for the 4th May.
The band Mano De Dias released their new single and this could be downloaded (plus some of their other tunes) with a donation per download (4 pence per download) being made to Too Many Women/Breakthrough during the month of May:http://www.fairsharemusic.com/release/why-do-we-do-it
Nathalie Burgenheld an Alternative Royal Wedding Party on the 29th April at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Hong Kong and raised £7,678! Photos of the event can be seen on the Photo Board.
Katie Henderson&Millie Warnerheld a ‘Safari Swaparama’ Dinner on the 26th March with a ‘walk on the wildside’ dress code! Tickets cost £55 each and included a 3 course dinner cooked by professional chefs, coktails, wine and taxis! This incredible night raised an amazing £1,000 and was very kindly sponsored by Smatts, Tails Cocktails and Lea and Sandeman:
Keith Goddard head chef of 101 Pimblico Road. Keith has previously worked for Tom Aitkens in his world famous michelin starred restaurant. Keith became head chef of 101 Pimblico Road in December 2009 and has been instrumental in the growing success of the restaurant.
Cara Pinsent top quality private chef, working nationally and internationally for the past eight years for a variety of high-end clients. Based in Battersea, Cara has been instrumental in helping set up a deli at Chelsea Gas Works with friend and fellow chef.
Katie Neilsonorganised a concert at Catton Hall on the 18th March. It was an evening of good food, good wine and good music! Tickets cost a very very reasonable £15 and included the concert, wine and canapes. All of the musicians donated their time for free. The programme included Show Music by ‘Fusion’, an off-shoot of Burton Operatic Society, Piano and Piano and Flute Duets by Philip and Margaret, and finally, highly talented sisters Emily and Abbeygale Watson entertained with a mixture of popular music on the Trombone and Tenor Horn.
Stephanie Rutherford& Claire Brakeheld a HUGE Designer Sample Clothes Sale from March the 3rd to the 5th. The entry fee went straight to Too Many Women and they also had a rail of clothes donated by designers and friends with the funds raised from those also also being donated to Too Many Women. Their sale eben made it into the Time Out listings!
Amanda Crossley & Team organised a sale on the 12 March.
Selina Hoareheld a HUGE Libelula sale with 50% off on Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th February with 10% of all sales being donated to TMW. The event raised nearly £1,500!
Romilly Dennys signed-up to run in the Tunbridge Wells Half Marathon in February. She was all set to run the Santa 5K in Hyde Park on the 5 December with fellow TMW friends, Anna Holder and Tori Bellhouse, but the snow meant the run was cancelled. Good on them for not letting this get in the way of their fundraising and for taking on an even bigger challenge! She has raised £460 so far:http://www.justgiving.com/Romilly-Dennys
Christianne Davies organised a piano recital by Alexandra Dariescu on the 15th February at an intimate venue on Queen’s Gate Terrace. Tickets were £15 per person and included a glass of wine. Alexandra is an incredible pianist who has won lots of awards including most recently the Guildhall Wigmore Prize, the Verbier Festival CUBS prize and the Romanian Ambassador’s Award for Excellence in Music. The programme will include Mozart, Schumann, Liszt/Wagner, Ravel and Chopin.
Kate Newton held a Singles Night on the 15th February and raised £1,300
Browns launched their new ‘Club Monaco’ collection in style on the 16th February by hold a posering challenge in London. Teams armed with posters of the new collection headed-out into the night and stuck them all over London with Browns donating £1 for every poster displayed. They raised £5,000 for Too Many Women and generated a great deal of press, including a Vogue Blog: http://www.vogue.co.uk/news/daily/110216-browns-club-monaco-guerilla-posteri.aspx
Susanna Warren & Astrid Harbord held a party at new club ‘Public’ on Kings Road on 8 December from 8 pm – 3 am.Tickets cost £20 and the dress code was Crimbo Bimbos and Yule Fools! There was a complimentary cocktail per person and canapés until 9:15pm.There were DJs and Stavros Flatley performed as well!
Louisa Mayor & Lenora Simpsonorganised a Private View and Drinks Party for the 7 December, which was very kindly supported by Firefly Tonics. There were 2 exhibitions, one of Christine Keeler’s personal photographs and letters and a unique collection of works by the fashion illustrator Rene Gruau. In addition to the ticket price being donated to the charity, 10% of all sales will also be donated to TMW.
Alice Cochrane & Kathinka Fosterheld a ‘Too Many Dresses’ Sale on the 7 December at Austique, 330 Kings Road from 7 pm – 9 pm. A great opportunity to find the perfect Christmas Party dress! They also asked people to donate dresses which sat in your wardrobe unworn and collecting dust.
Georgina Downiehad a Cocktail & Shopping Party on Saturday 4 December from 1 pm – 7 pm at 75 Spring Street in New York!
Beth Hastingsheld a party on the 4 December.
Nostalgia & Genreproudly presented THE WAREHOUSE PARTY on Friday 3 December at Electrowerkz in Angel. Tickets cost £10:www.facebook.com/nostalgiatrip:
Georgie Clossheld a riotous Victorian ‘Gin Palace’ on the 2 December at the George Tavern in East London. The night consisted of live entertainment, bands, stalls, a hog roast and of course lots of Gin!
Anita Patricksonhad Christmas Cocktails on the 14 December in LA with an on-the-night prize draw for an amazing array of goodies!
Sinclair Sellars(The Trouser Room), Shirley Leigh-Wood Oakes(Dare 2 Magazine)& AmandaHarrington(In Parlour) held a Christmas Sale on the 30th November at Beaufort House on the Kings Road from 12 pm – 8 pm, with 15% of all sales being donated to TMW:
Catriona Blampied, Marilyn German-Ribon & Nicky Sherbrookeheld a GrandMothers and Grandchildrens Tea Party (Mother’s and Father’s were also welcome!) on the 28 November at Fulham Palace from 3 – 6 pm. Tickets for adults were £35 and £5 for children. There were stalls, clothes, cakes, pictures, entertainers, portraits and much more – It was the perfect winter treat for the little’uns and raised and incredible £5,438!
Melissa Ballhad a ‘One Night Stand’ special music evening on the 20 November.
Justin Blampiedorganised a Barge Party on Battersea Barge on the 19 November. Tickets cost £20 each and he raised £2,270!
Sophie Stonehamorganised a Jazz Night on the 4 November in Fulham with a retro theme and raised £453:
Emilia Falcettiorganised an aperitivo night on the11 November at Megan’s on the New Kings Road with a £20 cash donation on the door and a ’slave auction’ on the night! They raised around £3,300!
Seraphina Mash & Milly Von Westenholzorganised a fantastic Children’s Disco for the 21 November at Bush Hall in collaboration with Medium Rare. They have so far raised £575 through their justgiving page:http://www.justgiving.com/Discofortoomanywomen
Sophie Rogerson and her Horror with Heart Committee threw an incredible Halloween Party on the 30 October at One Mayfair, a fantastic and atmospheric deconsecrated church. The event was sponsored by Mahiki The night was brimming with ghoulish entertainment until it closed at 1 AM (although due to the end of BST an extra hour of revalry was gained!)For more information visit their website at:www.horrorwithheartparty.co.uk
India Langtonalso made the most of Halloween with her own Party on the 30 October.
Lucy Priddenheld a ‘Too Many Clothes’ Sale on the 30 October.The event took place at Plough Studios SW4Lucy arranged a fabulous fashion clearance sale with fantastic discounts. Designers and boutiques participating in the sale included Austique, Donna Ida, Lotus London, Mimi Bijoux and Wilbur & Gussie. The sale ran from 12 noon until 6pm with an exclusive preview hour from 11 until 12. The preview was limited to 50 places and tickets cost £10, from noon entrance was then charged at £2.00 and she raised over £500.
Chrissie Douglas & Coleman Douglas Pearlsteamed-up with Rockfish Wellies to celebrate their 21st anniversary and they did this in a very special way, with the launch of a limited edition ‘wellies in pearls’ collection created exlusively for Too Many Women. The 29 October launched this collection with an auction of the 21 wellies (in 5 different designs) at their Knightsbridge Store.Click here to download the wellies and pearls press release
Tiffany Nieuwlandheld a sale at Vogue House on the 29 October.
Kinvara Careyheld a Great Big Book Workshop on the 28 October! It was held at the Music House for Children from 10AM – 12PM and included a book reading by celebrated children’s author and illustrator Emma Chichester Clark, as well as musical story-telling, a workshop and refreshements. Tickets cost £12 per child and all money was donated to TMW.
Vanessa Webbheld a private Halloween screening of The Shining on the 27 October and raised a scarily fantastic £500!
Imogen Overlidid a street collection on the 23 October.
Georgie Llewelynorganised a ‘Call My Bluff’ Wine-Tasting Evening with an auction (one of which was an amazing week-long holiday in a 3 bedroom cottage in the Southwest of France!). Tickets cost £25 with £20 from each ticket being donated to the charity. It took place on the 22 October and raised over £5000.
Fiona Philips & Phoebe Sprinzheld a line dancing evening on the 22 October! They had the best teacher in the business to show all theose cowboys and cowgirls how to push their tushes! The night was a rootin’ tootin’, barn-storming success and over £2500 was raised!Tickets cost £25 per person and entitled buyers to 1 free drink on arrival and hot dogs / pizzas to keep them going throughout the evening! There was also a prize for the best dressed.
Lucie Needhamorganised a huge clothes sale on the 20 October at a private room at the Cod. The venue was donated for free so all money raised went towards their target and they raised a fantastic £4,500!
Emma McDowell & Issy Stainforthcollected at Tottenham Court Road Tube Station on Saturday 16 October.
Annabel Novis held a private screening at the Coronet for 400 people on the 14 October of the new film ‘Wall Street – Money Never Sleeps’. The event raised an astonishing amount through ticket sales and then after 2 very moving speeches from TMW founder Catriona Blampied and an emotional personal talk from breast cancer survivor Harry Flanagan the audience dug deep and helped to push the funds raised up over the £20K mark to an inspiring £21,945 !!!Thank you to Annabel’s sponsors Strutt & Parker and William & Sons for their generous donations and also to all of you that came and along and showed your support for making breast cancer a fear of the past.
Jules Kauntzeorganised a Sports Day for the 10 October.
Roberta Mooreand her Associate Amanda Hinesheld a Bridge Lunch on the 8 October and raised an incredible £2,900!
Sarah Tilliehad a unique Drumming evening on the 6 October at the Tabernacle in Notting Hill! Full details of the event can be seen on her justgiving page or download the invitation below. Sarah has so far raised £5,900 from the event:http://toomanywomen.co.uk/sarah_tillie/ The Power of the Drum Invitation
Louisa Marcqheld a Cabaret Event at Madam Jo Jos on the 4 October.A heady mix of live performance, ventriloquists, aerialists, puppeteers, accordianists, poets, singers, dancers and time travellers all cast a cheeky eye back to Moulin Rouge Paris. Tickets were £15 on the door.
Margy Fenwick’sAssociate Bryony Cainorganised a Nearly New Clothes Sale at Benton Hall on the 3 October. On sale were clothes, shoes and accessories. In addition to clothes selling there was also cheese and wine, breast screening, an image consultant to advise on colours/shapes etc and a life coach. They raised over £1,500!
Colette King & Rawdon De Fresneshosted a private film screening on the 3 October of the upcoming Bill Hicks movie, which included an exclusive Q&A session with the Director.
Amanda Bestermanheld a country lunch on the 1 October and raised £3,293
Ralph Laurenheld theirPINK PONY DAYon the 4th October. Any Pink Pony product brought on that day would equal 100% of net proceeds being donated to TMW! There will also be a percentage of the proceeds of the Pink Pony products donated to TMW throughout the year, so please do still wear your support! For more details of participating stores and the products available, click on the link below:http://toomanywomen.co.uk/blog/2010/10/01/pink-pony-day-4th-oct/
Sophia Roggeheld a Singles Night on the 30 September! The event was at the gorgeous Cuckoo Club and started at 8.30 PM with lots of live bands including Jesse Monroe. Tickets and donations were made through their justgiving page and she raised an incredible £6,808:www.justgiving.com/HeathfieldGirls
Gillian Hendersonhad a Pamper Day on the 25 September. There were 4 therapists (massages, reflexology, pedicures, manicures, facials etc…) and they sold clothes, bags and jewellery. There was also a BBQ selling hamburgers and hot dogs and a lady held 2 sessions of a new dance class called Zumba. Gillian also amazingly organised for a professional film makeup artist to do 2 work shops! The day raised a fantastic £1,029!
Kate Percivalhad her absolutely INCREDIBLE Medium Rare Cabaret Evening at the Tabernacle on 22 September and raised …… £15,000! £4,000 was raised through ticket sales and an astounding £11,000 was donated for the specially designed Gene Bible piece of artwork shown below: www.justgiving.com/toomanywomen-mediumrare
Amanda Besterman and her son Rufusheld an art exhibition on the 21 September of donated pieces ranging from £20 – £500 and raised an incredible £2000 just in the first hour!
Lisa Perkins & Melissa Perkinsorganised a Family Tennis Tournament for the 19 September and raised £2,000! There was a bra-theme so everyone wore a collection of different bras over their tops (including the boys)!http://www.justgiving.com/perkinsfamilytennis
Annie Chichester held a Buffet lunch on the 17 September at Gatewood House in Exbury. Tickets cost £30 and included 2 glasses of wine and entry into the raffle. 100% of the ticket price was donated to the charity as well as donations from those who couldn’t come. Annie raised a brilliant £1,250!
Olivia Percivaland teamheld an AMAZING ‘Into The Woods’ themed party at Beauberry House in Dulwich on the 17 September and raised well over their target with approximately £6,500www.justgiving.com/intothewoods
Davina Bosanquetexhibited her artwork at Sherpherd’s Bush Market from the 13 – 19 September and donated one of her paintings to TMW.Davina won “Wildlife in Action” at the Wildlife Artist of the Year 2010.
Georgie Priddenhad a dinner & disco on the 11 of September at a friend’s hotel in Yorkshire and has raised over £1,000
Maggie Heathheld an ‘Undressy Drinks & Catwalk Crumpet’ event in the evening in Poltimore’s Barn, near Hungerford on the 11 September and has so far raised over £500 with more donations still to come
Sophie Rogerson & Teamorganised an exclusive shopping evening on 9 September to celebrate the launch of the new flagship LK Bennett store in Sloane Square. Guests enjoyed champagne and a 10% discount on EVERYTHING from the new autumn range. A further 10% of everything sold on the night was very kindly donated by LK Bennett to Too Many Women. The total funds raised will be announced shortly … !
Vanessa Barneby Gates & Tabitha Akers-Douglasheld an incredible House Sale on the 2 September from 10 – 12 & then 2 – 5 pm at 30 Orminston Grove, London. On sale were gorgeous dip-dyed 100% cashmere shawls, beautiful leather accessories, gold-plated, gold-filled, silver & semi-precious stone jewellery and pencil/chalk drawings of children with 10% of every sale going directly to the charity . There was also an entance fee of £4 per person which was donated to the charity.House Bazaar Invite
Claire Neilson created a quiz and asked for donations through her justgiving page from people who wanted to complete the quiz and be in with a chance of winning a magnum of champagne! The quiz deadline was the 31 August and she has raised over £2,000! The winners wereEdward and Joanna Yeats-Brown with an incredible score of 90/100 – well done!http://www.justgiving.co.uk/ClaireNeilson
Colette King & Rawdon De Fresnes held their annual Wakeboarding Festival over the Bank Holiday weekend and this year supported TMW with it’s own Tea Tent!
Claire Moorman and Vicky Nute held a ‘Flutter Free Walk’ from Totnes to Dartmouth on the 29 August.
Siobhan Machin & Charlotte Machin organised a Fete/Market at their local village hall on the 29 August selling second-hand clothes, toys, books and any unwanted items. After all, one man’s junk is another man’s treasure!
Johanna Lunn cycled around the Isle of Wight on the 21st August! The 62 miles turned into 70 miles due to a couple of wrong turns and her idea that the Isle of Wight would be flat and that the weather would be good in August were both very wrong! Jo says “taking on the hills and the rain was all worth it though as I have managed to raise over £1500 for Too Many Women” :http://www.justgiving.com/jolunn
Ali Buckley-Sharpe walked 16 miles on the 16th August and raised over £1,300. Not only this, but she was also 26 weeks pregnant at the time! If Ali can do it, so can you! http://www.justgiving.com/preggerswalk
Tessa Emley & Nicky Sherlock organised a 15 mile walk along Wayfarers Walk on the 30 July and have so far raised an absolutely incredible £8,521 with donations still coming in!http://www.justgiving.com/tessa-emley
Winky Skevington organised a brilliant all day & night music festival with camping, on the 24th July and raised approx. £1000. It was held in Aberdeenshire in her village called Oyne, so the event was aptly named “Get Oyne it”! She was raising her money through ticket sales, food (spit roast, pizza, pasta and other good homely foods) and through the bar. All of the live bands and djs played for free and people who just came for the day made donations.Read all about Winky’s trials & tribulations in getting this amazing event organised, here!http://toomanywomen.co.uk/winky01/2010/07/20/hello-world/#comments
The Brompton Club held their 2nd Too Many Women Tuesday evening on the 20th, with drinks, special acts and bands.
Sophie Rogerson hosted drinks on 15 July from 7.30 PM ’til late at the newly opened Coalition Bar on Fulham Road. The cost was £10 on the door with 100% of this being donated to TMW. The venue also kindly offered to donate 10% of bar sales from the night to TMW. They raised a brilliant £1300 in just a few hours. See the attached invitation below:Click here to download the Coalition invite Click on the link below to see more photos from this fantastic event: http://toomanywomen.co.uk/photoboard/?album=1&gallery=14
Smatts International Polo Event on Sunday 4 July at Berkshire Polo Club held an auction in aid of TMW and raised an incredible £5,500 :
Harry Becher & Catriona Blampied’s SUMMER VILLAGE FETE took place on the 3 July and raised £350.The Fete was opened by Wellard from Eastenders and as well as lots of stalls had living Morris Dancers, Apple Bobbing, Coconut Shy, Strongest Man Competition, Gypsy Fortune Tellers, Voodoo Mini Spa, DJs, BBQ, Brass Band, Guess the weight of the local Vicar, Punch and Judy, Kissing Booth, Cider Drink-Off and much much more …. We’ll let you know how much was raised from the day shortly!Below is Oliver Rampley’s incredible Too Many Women Pie! This huge pie weighed 306.25 ounces and made 42 adult portions. Nearly £200 was raised with a ‘Guess the weight of the Pie’ competition.
Rupert Spice, James Chapman Andrews & Anthony Becher raised an amazing £1000 by doing a street collection for a few hours in the afternoon on Sunday 27 June!http://www.justgiving.com/copafeel
Caroline Eisner & Suzanne Lanz held a clothes sale on the 24 June from 9 – 12 PM and raised almost £1000!
Jane Mackenzie held a lunch in London on 22 June for a group of her friends and raised an amazing £850
Ralph Lauren threw an amazing Wimbledon Party for Too Many Women at their Bond Street Store. The event was hosted by Boris Becker, Venus Williams and Elizabeth Saltzman and included an on-the-night raffle which raised over £1600.For more info, photos, press coverage and video footage from the night, visit:http://toomanywomen.co.uk/wp-admin/post.php?action=edit&post=705
Roberta Moore held a World Cup Party on the 12 June with a sweepstake, raffle, plenty of drink and footie food! Total amount raised is yet tbc, but it’s looking like it could be an amazing £4000! http://toomanywomen.co.uk/roberta_moore_hobbis/
Thea Oakley held a 5-a-side charity football tournament near Turnham Green Tube Station on the 13 June. We’ll keep you updated with how much was raised from this brilliant fundraiser.
Lisa Carter held a fun family day out in Gloucestershire on the 12 June with a hog roast and games in the garden for the kids and raised £325 in donations.
Becks Sainthill held a Summer Circus Party at the Cobden Club on Friday 11 June from 8 PM – 3AM. They had exclusive use of the venue, a whole host of DJs, an amazing auction, a flying circus band, burlesque acts and cicrcus performers! So far she has raised £2,612 through her justgiving page:http://www.justgiving.com/circusparty
Issy Stainforth held a pub quiz on the 5 June and raised a fantastic £600. Watch the video of the event, which was kindly filmed by Leap Anywhere TV
Grania Gregson organised a bank holiday Monday ‘Stately’ car boot sale on the 31 May. Bunny Campione from the Antiques Roadshow and the auctioneer James Grinter of Reeman Dansie attended to value items. It was a fantastically fun day out for the whole family, with a BBQ, bouncy castle, donkey rides and plenty of great finds! To date Grania has raised an INCREDIBLE £4,243 (not including Gift Aid)!
Katie Canvin and her team of girls from Austique hosted an amazing Fashion Show at the newly re-vamped Beaufort House on the Kings Road on the 19 May. The event was sponsored by Rum Company Smatts with free entry and a fabulous raffle of items donated by top designers! They raised £800 on the night!
Indi Davis & Becca Robertson held a Drinks Evening at Barts on Sloane Avenue on the 13 May. We’re still waiting for the final count!
Susanna Warren’s Mahiki Night on the 12 May raised £1700! Take a look at the beautiful invitation to the event below:
Mimma Viglezio had a stall at the accalaimed designer recycling clothes sale at the Supper Club in Notting Hill on the 8 May. She raised £750 in only a few hours!http://www.buymywardrobe.com/
Tara Sherbrooke has been spring cleaning and selling her unwanted items on EBay with all the money donated to TMW. So far she has sold an old bridesmaids dress, some books and a dining table and has raised £115 – and all from the comfort of her own home!http://toomanywomen.co.uk/tara_sherbrooke/2010/05/08/8-5-10/
Claire Moorman and Emma De Pree held an incredible Butterfly Ball on 1 May. The money raised is still being counted and collected, but we’ll let you know as soon as we’ve heard the final total!http://toomanywomen.co.uk/coops/
Victoria Fox held a Yoga Class on Parsons Green in return for donations. Watch this pace to see how much she raised!
Ricky Calvocoressi held a ladies lunch on the 27 April at a lovely venue, the house where ‘Emma’ was filmed! There was a small raffle, plus a lot of pampering and Ricky raised an incredible £1390, with more donations yet to come in plus over a £1000 in Gift Aid!Click here to see some photos from Ricky’s wonderful lunch!
Holly Botros and her team ran an impressive 8.2 mile Kingston Breakfast Run on 11 April. They’ve received some great donations to their Justgiving page and have raised an impressive £2566 so far: http://toomanywomen.co.uk/holly_botros/
Carly Lorenz held a wonderful party on 31 March at the Cuckoo Club in London for close family and friends with bands, karaoke and a raffle. She rasied around £5000, which is absolutely incredible and very well deserved.
Anna Casdegli had her Easter Egg Hunt on the 30 March in Ladbroke Grove Communal Gardens and despite the rain and the event only costing £4 a child, Anna raised a fantastic £165.30 and has received lots of lovely emails from parents saying how much fun their kids had.
Bee Rice held a car boot sale in Chiswick and also had a stall at Portebelllo Market filled with her unwanted clothes , books, kids toys and general bric-a-brack! This simple fundraising idea raised £500!
Rachel Lee held a special private preview screening of the film ‘The Blind Side’ on Sunday 7 March at Cineworld, on Fulham Road with all ticket sales being donated to TMW. The event raised a fantastic £300 and that’s not including all of the gift aid!Why not watch the trailer (the Film’s leading lady Sandra Bulloch won an Oscar for Best Actress):http://www.apple.com/trailers/wb/theblindside/
Karen Luard held a Chinese New Year Dinner on the 3 March and asked for donations. The Dinner raised £128 – not bad for a few hours!
Jennie Hardless held a ‘Bridge for breast cancer’ night at hers and her neighbour’s house in the last week of February, with 11 tables and a raffle. The event raised £1,500! http://toomanywomen.co.uk/jenniehardless/
Selina Hoare and her associate Sophie Cranston held a Libelula end of studio sale from the 6 – 9 February, of which 10% of the proceeds were donated to Too Many Women. An incredible £1,700 was raised from this event : http://toomanywomen.co.uk/selina_hoare/
Have you held a fundraising event already? Tell us about it and we’ll add it to our ‘Wall of Fame’ to help give your fellow TMW friends a bit of inspiration!
Help our team of 11 Paris Marathon runners celebrate their amazing feat at completing a collective 288.2 miles in seriously hot weather and raising an incroyable £18.6K!
Come to 86 Fulham Road on Wednesday 20th April from 7PM for drinks and parisienne canapes.
To attend the event donate £10 pp through their justgiving page which will get you into the event and entitles you to drinks – lots of them! – plus delicious canapes cooked by seriously good chef Mark Broadbent plus DJ entertainment ’til late.