Molly Olly’s Wishes Cheltenham 2021 Preview Evening with Warwick Racecourse

Join us next Friday, 12 March, between 19:00 and 20:30 for a Cheltenham Preview Evening like no other, with hot tips and opinions from some of the country’s finest. When you purchase a ticket for this on-line event, you are not only guaranteeing yourself access to the hottest Festival information from an expert panel who “live racing”, you are also helping Molly Olly’s Wishes, as all proceeds come to us.  Talking through the four days, hosts Andre Klein and Tommy “Tips” Williams, will be joined by the county’s finest; the unstoppable pair of Dan and Harry Skelton and young training star, Olly Murphy. Racing form-man, Ally Watson will be also be giving his highly valued opinions.

Tickets can be purchased here at a cost of £10 which includes entry into the Molly Olly’s Wishes Champion Tipster competition – the entry form & details will be released after the preview night.

TIPSTER COMPETITION PRIZES:

1st Place: Joint Annual Membership to Warwick Racecourse for 2021 / 22 season with a yard visit for 4 people to Dan Skelton’s or Olly Murphy’s

2nd Place: 2 VIP Guest Badges to a fixture at Warwick Racecourse – Dine with the directors & enjoy a day at the races in with the Winning Connections

3rd Place: 4 General Admission tickets to a fixture at Warwick Racecourse with horses for courses tour included

 

March 4, 2021 at 3:20 pm | News | No comment

Amazing 8 year old runs for Molly Olly’s Wishes

A schoolboy from Warwick has adopted the spirit of Sir Captain Tom Moore by running 62 miles around Hatton Park for Molly Olly’s Wishes. William Colegate ran two miles every day for a month starting on 17th January. His original plan was to raise £500, the typical cost of one of our wishes for a child with a life-threatening or life-limiting illness. But Will has been so successful with encouraging donations, including an appearance on BBC Midlands Today, that he upped his target to £2,500 and his total is now £2,696. You can still donate if you wish by following this link

February 19, 2021 at 3:16 pm | News | No comment

Virtual Balloon Race raises £2,700 for MOW!

Many thanks to everyone who took part in the Christmas virtual balloon race organised jointly by Knowle & Dorridge Rotary Club and Redditch Kingfisher Rotary Club. The race raised £5,400 in total of which £2,700 has been donated to Molly Olly’s Wishes and the remaining £2,700 to the Redditch Community Heartbeat Trust. We hope you all enjoyed decorating and tracking your balloons as they flew from Santa’s Lapland base.

February 19, 2021 at 2:45 pm | News | No comment

Christmas Day Virtual Balloon Race

Be in with a chance to win £500! See how far you can you get your personally designed balloon to fly by choosing the shape, thickness, colour and design of your virtual balloon and track its flight when it’s released from Santa’s Village in Lapland on Christmas Day.
For just £3 a go, you could be in with a shot of winning £500 cash or an Apple iPad, or 10 prizes of £10 book tokens for runners up. To join in go to Christmas Balloon , buy a balloon or a code to give to someone else – a great stocking filler and way to keep the whole family entertained. The event is being run by Redditch Kingfisher and Knowle and Dorridge Rotary Clubs, with proceeds being divided equally between Molly Olly’s Wishes and Redditch Kingfisher Public Access Defibrillator Project.

December 22, 2020 at 9:09 pm | News | No comment

Olly The Brave Christmas Treasure Trail in Warwick

Wondering how to entertain the children throughout December?  Well look no further – we want to spread a little bit of Christmas cheer and magic and so invite you and your little ones to take part in our Olly The Brave Christmas Treasure Trail.  The Trail will take place around Warwick Town Centre from Friday 4th December until Tuesday 29th December.  Your job is to find all the cuddly lion Ollys who will be sitting in various shop or business windows and will be dressed up for Christmas. Each will have a letter of the alphabet which you need to collect to make a word – correct entries will be entered into a draw to win a giant Olly The Brave. You can get involved over as many days as you like. You do not need to enter the shops or offices to find Olly.

The Treasure trail is FREE but if you would like to donate to our charity, we would be extremely grateful.  As you can imagine this year has been extremely difficult for us, as our fundraising has significantly reduced but we are seeing a massive increase in wishes and children requiring Olly The Brave therapeutic lions and books to help explain their journey. All the children that we help have life-threatening or life-limiting illnesses.  Anything you can give to help Olly The Brave and Molly Olly’s Wishes support these children and their families through their darkest days would be extremely gratefully received.

Downloadthe Treasure Trail entry form and instructions – and if you would like to donate please click here.

December 22, 2020 at 8:26 pm | News | No comment

Christmas Raffle raises over £4,500!

Many thanks to everyone who bought tickets for our Christmas Raffle. Your generosity has raised over £4,500 for children with life-threatening or life-limiting illnesses – we are so grateful for all your support.  Congratulations to the lucky winners – we hope you enjoy your prizes!

December 15, 2020 at 1:59 pm | News | No comment

Christmas Raffle Ends Soon……..

Our Christmas raffle closes at midnight on Saturday 12th December – don’t miss the chance to win one of our fabulous prizes – you can enter here for just £5 a ticket! You have a chance to win a diamond star necklace (RRP £1,250), £500 cash or a case of fizz and two magnums of wine, whilst at the same time helping us support children with life-threatening or life-limiting illnesses. What’s not to like?
The raffle will run virtually only and winners will be notified on Monday 14 December.
Full details including T&Cs are on our website and at www.justgiving.com/fundraising/mollyollyschristmasraffle where you can enter. Although the raffle is being run virtually and you will not receive tickets, we are labelling tickets for each entrant, and we will hold a physical draw after the deadline. The correct number of tickets are being entered for each amount paid. Many thanks to 10 Henley Street Jewellers for sponsoring the necklace.

December 9, 2020 at 3:43 pm | Uncategorized | No comment

Auction 2020 Update

Over £7,500 raised in our 2020 Auction to help seriously ill children! A massive thank you to all our wonderful supporters who bid for items, and to the wonderful organisations and individuals who donated the prizes. Many thanks for your generosity and big congratulations to the winners!

December 8, 2020 at 3:11 pm | News | No comment

Why your help matters

Be brave, watch this film and understand why it matters.

The team at Molly Olly’s are very grateful for all the support we receive, but more importantly so are the children and families that we help. But don’t just take our word for it – here is a wish we made come true at Christmas last year for a very special boy and his beautiful family. It was so important to them as it was to be Rhys’s last Christmas. This was filmed the month before, sadly, Rhys died.

November 23, 2020 at 11:08 am | News | No comment

****Auction****

21st November was the proposed date for the Annual Molly Olly Ball – obviously this could not take place but we are running our usual Auction online instead. We have 21 different items, from much sort after Jack Grealish signed shirts kindly donated by Jack’s parents, to overnight stays at some stunning hotels, meals at the renowned Lovely Pubs restaurants, a beautiful diamond pendant and “essentials” for Christmas. So please visit our auction here and if you are able to, place a bid and help us continue our work supporting children with life threatening illnesses across the UK. The auction closes at 10pm on Monday 30th November 2020.

November 23, 2020 at 10:53 am | News | No comment

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