Starfish receives financial support from a number of sources including the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, member and parent led fund raising activities, and also relies upon the generosity of local businesses and support groups including the Maidenhead Advertiser, Maidenhead Chamber of Commerce and the Lions of Maidenhead.
If you would like to make a donation or are interested in becoming involved in fund raising we would be delighted to hear from you. Click here to contact the person responsible, indicating your interest and contact details.
Alternative please make a donation via https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/starfishswimarathon. Thank you very much for your support!!
New Swimming Kits
Hugh thanks to Mick Doyle of Berkeley Installations who donated £2500 towards the brand new swimming kits for all swimmers. Team Starfish now all look very smart and professional at swimming galas and in members’ swimming sessions.
Tapas & Christmas Fayre
Starfish are extremely grateful for all the support for the annual fundraising event “Walnut Tree Tapas & Christmas Fayre”. This has taken place in early November for the last 5 years in Walnut Tree pub of Bourne End. Special thanks to Aisling Jenkins and Walnut Tree management who have made this event a great success.
Walnut Tree Manager Grace, Starfish Member Eddie Cotter and Treasurer Peter Hunt drew the winning raffle tickets on 8th November 2016.
Julia Jenner presents cheque
Peter Hunt, the Starfish Treasurer is gratefully receiving a cheque for nearly £700 from past Mayoress Julia Jenner following the Gala Night that she produced earlier this year.
Andrew Jenner, the past Mayor, is the Starfish Club president and a constant in the Club’s development and evolution since it was formed.
Starfish are truly grateful and indebted once again to Mattel and their employees for their generosity and dedication to our club. Their continued support has directly benefited all our members by funding additional teachers. The impact of the additional teachers is measurable in gala performances and improvements made by our members.
Mike Lewis and Sue Wheeler present cheque
Peter Hunt and Alan Cotter of Starfish (left) ably supported by members if the victorious Starfish gala squad Eddie Cotter and Billy Hunt, are delighted to receive a donation from the staff of Afton Chemicals, presented by Afton’s Mike Lewis and Sue Wheeler. In thanking the staff of Afton, Peter Hunt paid tribute to their generosity and its impact in helping the members of starfish to achieve their full potential, which cannot be underestimated.
Reform Programme Trust
Neil Thompson presents cheque
Andy McCabe and the Starfish swimmers are delighted to receive a donation from Neil Thompson from the Reform Programme Trust. In expressing our gratitude to Neil, Andy commented that local “community funding is vital for Starfish and it’s especially pleasing to meet supporters and for them to see the outcomes of their generosity at first hand.
Andy McCabe (left), Abbie-Gayle McCabe (second right), and Tom Salisbury (right) of Starfish are delighted to receive a cheque from ITV’s Steve Rider, presented on behalf of the Lions of Maidenhead.
The donation follows a strong performance in the pool from the Starfish Team at this year’s event.