The lovely McTaggart's held a charity day all proceeds from their French themed menu went towards the Cookie Jar Foundation and theRoyal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh. It was a fantastic day and thanks to the McTaggarts over £1000 was raised. Liz McTaggart had this to say on the fundraiser: "You spent £1181.30 in the cafe, [...]
The Cookie Jar annual Crossbar Challenge took place on the 8th of March. As always it was a tense affair. The event organised by family friends Ross Somerville and Patrick Wallace has raised over £500 for the charity. Patrick and his team came out on top 20-18. Ross has officially lunched an appeal based on [...]
You never fully appreciate just how important giving blood is until you or a loved one comes face to face with cancer. During his illness Chris had numerous transfusions, wither it was blood, platelets, or plasma. We had no idea until then the amount of products that can be gleaned from a pint of blood! [...]
We were delighted to be invited to lunch with The Rotary Club of Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay today, and to be presented with a cheque for £1,000 from their annual raffle by the President Hamish Ferguson. Thank you for our lovely lunch and to the members for their support. As always we appreciate the support [...]
We are delighted to announce that Kris Hughes and Sebastian Lawson-Thorp are cycling from John O'groats to Lands End at the end of August 2015 in aid of The Cookie Jar Foundation and Stirling Rowing Club. Part of the Stirling Rowing club fundraising initiative the lads have taken it upon themselves to donate 50% of [...]
Thanks to the fantastic work of the pupils and staff of Inverkeithing High School we are delighted to announce that we have officially presented a Vein Finder to the Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy. The guys at Inverkeithing came up with some fantastic fundraising ideas and have really helped us both as a family and a [...]
The Social Committee of Wood Mackenzie based in Semple Street Edinburgh, held a charity comedy night. Entertainment came in the form of Susan Morrison, Jimeoin, Daniel Sloss, Glen Wool and Axis of Awesome, a great night was had by all and raised £1,475.07 for the Cookie Jar Foundation.
Thursday early morning saw an eager group of 20 cyclists meet at Inverkeithing train station. Their bikes were loaded into a van and transported to our starting point, Dundee for the start of a two adventure. Day 1 - Dundee to Pitlochry 50 miles 1st water stop at Errol - Lunch at Jubilee car park/forest walk [...]
Our local award winning fish and chip shop held a discounted supper night. The owner Antonio, asked his suppliers to donate potatoes, fish, sausages, king ribs and pizza. The staff cooked and served special priced suppers all day Monday 14th July raising £1008.98!