SO FAR £157,271.78 has reached the appeal office. One last push would reach our target. Readers in many areas are continuing workplace collections and also organising fundraising social events in the run up to the Christmas holiday. Thanks to everyone who gave to the appeal last week and please keep the money coming in. Post early to avoid the Christmas rush.
The North East Lancashire United Craft MSF branch donated £25 last week. And readers sent in money from the following workplaces: Nelson Primary School, £40; Charles Edward Brooke School, £31; Passport Office (London), £17; Wellgate School, £23; Kirk Balk School, £28; Kingsdale School, £5; Eastlea Community School, £23.50; Crofton School, £40; North London University, £46; Selly Oak Hostpital, £16; Employment Service (Sheffield), £47; Portsmouth University, £10; Greenwich Hospital, £3.50; Aston University, £3.
Readers in the following areas organised fundraisers: Manchester Gorton video night, £30; Leamington Spa fundraising party, £30; Chesterfield sponsored walk, £13; New Cross sponsored bike ride, £45; readers in Newcastle West End, £50; Catford fundraiser, £60; Upper Holloway sponsored bike ride, £104; collection at Socialism in Scotland, £125.
Make cheques payable to SW Appeal and send to SW Appeal, PO Box 82, London, E3 3LH Phone 0171 537 2575 for credit card donations and inquiries.