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Latest fundraising news from Tia's Treasures

Written by  Lisa Hutchinson
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Latest fundraising news from Tia's Treasures

On Sunday we held The Tia's Treasures Raffle for Young Epilepsy, since Toby (youngest member of the Tia's Treasures Team) received a diagnosis of Epilepsy we have decided to focus Tia's Treasures on fundraising for Young Epilepsy.

Tia decided to write letters to local businesses and hold a Raffle, she set herself a target to sell 1000 tickets which she soon achieved and this meant £200 had been raised for Young Epilepsy.

Tia wasn't going to stop there she soon had us buying a second book of tickets and again set herself a target to sell another 1000 tickets raising another £200 for The East of England Ambulance Service.

Due to so many appointments MRI Scans, EEGs, Neurology and Epilepsy Clinic we were unable to organise a large scale Fundraiser like previous years at the Cliff Hotel but Tia soon came up with a plan of holding the Raffle in our back garden and broadcasting live in the Tia's Treasures Facebook Group.

As well as raising £400a further £64 has been raised by the proceeds from Tia's latest treasure an Epilepsy Awareness Keyring featuring the symbol for Epilepsy, a seahorse.

Tia plans on selling these at future events not only to raise funds but to raise awareness of the seriousness of Epilepsy.
Toby even got to select 3 tickets from the bucket for each winner to receive an Epilepsy Seahorse Keyring handmade by Tia.

We would like to thank everyone who donated prizes or purchased raffle tickets, the support received not just recently but over the past 7 years means a lot.


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