This lottery-style fundraising initiative receives £12000 a year from members and distributes half the income in prize money and donates half the income to church funds. It has been operating successfully for twenty-three years to date raising £138000 for church funds.
The “300 Club” – what is it?
The 300 Club is a fund raising activity which raises funds for the parish and also gives back something to it’s members. In fact, the 300 Club gives back 50% of it’s income to members.
How is it run and how do I join?
We have 300 numbers from 1 to 300! Members chose their favourite number in the beginning in the hope it would bring them good luck! For many it has, again and again!
Currently we are looking for new members and have approximately 30 numbers waiting for new owners!
- Choose your number – you may have more than one number but each number is £1 per week
- Membership is open to all and costs £1 per week per number payable monthly in advance
- Membership can be paid at all weekend Masses
- Membership by quarterly, half yearly or yearly Standing Order is encouraged.
Weekly prize money is :1st prize £50, 2nd prize £20 and 3 prizes of £10 totalling £5,000 per year.
Twice a year in July and December we have the “Big Draw” and prize money is:1st prize £500, 2nd prize £100, 3 x £50, 4 x £25 & 5 x £10 and a bonus prize of £100, totalling £2,000.