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Poppy Appeal

The Poppy Appeal in Middleton & District

Quiz in aid of Middleton & District RBL Poppy Appeal  

A copy of the quiz can be downloaded here.  NEW QUIZ The closing date is 26th February 2021.

Please note that questions 14 and 40 are incorrect and have been voided.

 Answers and winners of the previous quiz can be downloaded here. PREVIOUS ANSWERS

 

Fundraising

Middleton & District Branch has shown its fundraising skills by once again improving on its Poppy Appeal total. Year ending 30/9/19 raised just over £28,000. 

The current Poppy Appeal (year ending 30/9/20) total as of 2nd September 2020 stands at £28,179.87.

Thank you to all the people of King's Lynn (Hardwick), West Winch, Setchey, Middleton, East Winch and North Runcton who have been so generous again. Also thanks to Tesco and Sainsbury's at Hardwick for allowing us to collect in their stores.

 

Poppy People

Anyone interested in helping with the Poppy Appeal should contact our Poppy Appeal Coordinators  Peter and Judy  Jackson on 01553 840823.   Email poppyappealmiddleton@gmail.com

 

A message from your local Poppy Appeal Team:

Whilst the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted how we can deliver the Poppy Appeal this year, our dedicated staff, volunteers, partners and suppliers have been working hard to ensure that the 2020 Poppy Appeal is going ahead and the nation can take part in Remembrance activity.

Each year 40,000 volunteers from all across the UK make the Poppy Appeal happen. However, many of our volunteers, or someone they live with, now fall into vulnerable categories, so it is simply not safe for them to take part this year. As a result, we will unfortunately not able to deliver boxes of poppies to every local business that has supported the Poppy Appeal in the past. However, we have developed a range of new and exciting fundraising and donation tools that the public can access via our website to enable companies and communities to support the appeal. These are available on the Legion website www.rbl.org.uk/poppyappeal

Poppies will also be available from 7,500 Sainsburys, Aldi, Morrison’s and Tesco stores, and volunteers will run collection stands in other supermarkets and sites where possible. Many of our national and regional partners will also offer poppies via static boxes.

This Poppy Appeal, we are presented with huge challenges due to the impact the Covid-19 has had across our society. The pandemic has left some in the Armed Forces community, as in many others, in dire need of urgent help and support. We are asking our partners, volunteers, fundraisers, members and staff to come together and get behind the Appeal in a way not asked of them before.

 

 Poppy Appeal Launch With Marham Military Wives Choir

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