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A Year of Giving: Celebrating Our Journey with My Shining Star

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As we bid farewell to our beloved charity of the year, My Shining Star, we reflect on a remarkable journey filled with dedication and overwhelming support from our incredible staff and partners. Over the past 12 months, we have witnessed the profound impact of this local charity on countless families in Kent, and we are honoured to have played a part in their mission. Join us as we celebrate our fundraising efforts' success, My Shining Star's remarkable work, and the generosity that has made it all possible.

A Year of Fundraising Triumphs
Our passionate team embraced various fundraising initiatives throughout the year to support My Shining Star's invaluable work. Among our most exciting endeavours was the adrenaline-fueled wing walk, where our brave participants soared through the skies and raised an impressive £3,920. But the giving spirit didn't stop there. In a heartwarming display of solidarity, our partners matched the funds, doubling the impact to a remarkable £7,841.
Our dedicated staff also played a crucial role in fundraising efforts, organizing dress-down days that raised an additional £969.72. Recognizing the importance of the holiday season, we extended our support to My Shining Star's Xmas grotto sponsorship, contributing £400 to bring joy to the faces of young ones. Furthermore, our team's enthusiasm for making a difference shone brightly during our raffle, where an additional £200 was generously donated. Collectively, these efforts propelled our total raised amount to £9,410.72.

Exceeding Expectations
As the final figure drew near, our commitment to making a meaningful impact spurred us to go the extra mile. Ensuring every penny benefited those in need, we included the additional £590 in our bank payment to the charity. To give My Shining Star an even more significant contribution, we rounded the sum to an impressive £10,000.
The Charity
My Shining Star is a local charity serving the families of Kent and has been an unwavering source of support, comfort, and hope. Their dedication to improving the lives of children with serious illnesses and their families is nothing short of extraordinary. Through a range of vital services, including emotional support, financial aid, and respite care, My Shining Star has become a guiding light for countless families facing unimaginable challenges.

The Power of Collaboration and Gratitude
None of this would have been possible without the commitment of our staff, whose boundless enthusiasm and unwavering support brought our fundraising efforts to life. Their dedication to creating positive change in the community exemplifies the true spirit of giving. Together, we have showcased the remarkable impact that can be achieved when individuals come together for a common cause. Together, we have made a profound difference in the lives of those who need it most, and for that, we are eternally grateful.

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