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 sought 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

Christmas Shopping? Help seriously ill children at the same time!

You can easily help us help seriously ill children whilst doing your Christmas Shopping!

If you are buying from Amazon, shop through smile.amazon.co.uk and choose Molly Olly’s Wishes as your charity, and Amazon will make a donation to us for each purchase you make. You can set up your account to do this every time you buy from Amazon, but you must use the smile.amazon.co.uk route into the website, instead of logging directly into amazon.co.uk.

Or shop through Give as you Live, which provides charitable donations to your chosen charity for purchases at over 4000 stores including John Lewis, Boots, Amazon, Lastminute.com and many more. Go to Give as you Live, set up an account, and chose Molly Olly’s Wishes as your charity. You then go to the shop you want to buy from through the Give as you Live website, and Molly Olly’s will receive a percentage of your purchase value as a donation.

November 9, 2020 at 10:55 am | News | No comment

Molly Olly’s Christmas Raffle

Take part in the Molly Olly’s Christmas Raffle for your chance to win one of these fabulous prizes. A diamond star necklace, £500 cash or a case of wine and help us support children with life threatening illnesses. Enter here

£5 per ticket 

1st Prize – A diamond star necklace RRP £1,250

2nd Prize – £500 cash

3rd Prize – A case of fizz and two magnums of wine

T&C’s *Please note in order to participate you must ensure that you put your full name and tick the box agreeing to be contacted by Molly Olly’s Wishes and Rachel Ollerenshaw. The details you provide will be for the purpose of the raffle only. We will not add you to our mailing list unless you ask us to. You must be aged 18 or over to participate and a UK resident. Maximum number of tickets available is 4000. The raffle will close at midnight on Saturday 12th December and winners will be notified on Monday 14th December. If you have any questions or want to provide your details direct please email rachel@mollyolly.co.uk. WE MUST HAVE YOUR CONTACT DETAILS TO ENTER YOU IN THE RAFFLE. Please note that all tickets are virtual. 

November 9, 2020 at 10:33 am | News | No comment

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