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After witnessing the shocking situation in Ukraine, we came together as a group of small businesses and individuals across Manchester to offer some incredible prizes as part of a raffle in aid of the Disasters Emergency Committee Ukrainian Humanitarian Fund.

Prizes include a weekend break for up to 6 people at the beautiful Bryn House in Criccieth Wales, worth up to £600!

At just £2.00 per entry, you could win a host of exciting prizes and help raise funds for shelter, food, water and medical assistance for those fleeing the devastating conflict in Ukraine. 

Scroll down to see all the fantastic prizes on offer.

Please note that no cash alternatives will be offered for any prizes. Some small prizes can be posted but most items will require collection where postage or local delivery is not available. Vouchers for classes, events and food & drinks can only be used at the venue stated.  


 

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£4,864.00 raised by 329 supporters

When

From the 14th March 2022 at 11:00 AM, until the 8th April 2022 at 07:00 PM.

The raffle will be drawn on the 8th April 2022 at 07:00 PM

£2.00 per raffle ticket

1KG of pick n mix sweets from Laces & Co.

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The lucker winner of this scrumptious prize gets to choose a whopping 1kg of sweets from over 70 varieties, including plenty of vegan options

https://lacesandco.co.uk/


2 tickets for any upcoming Paint Away event

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Paint Away events are offering 2 free tickets to any of their upcoming events (subject to availability). These events are exciting and creative painting workshops held in beautiful venues across Manchester where you can eat, sip and paint the night away. Usual ticket price is £29.99 per person. 

Artwork by Morag Quilliam Art

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Beautiful original painting by local artist Morag Quilliam. It's 10" x 10" acrylic on board. Collection from Heaton Moor 

Baby signing class with Little Talkers in Didsbury

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A free lesson offering a fun way to develop your little one's language and communication skills with qualified speech & language therapist Jen at her Little Talkers Baby Signing class in Didsbury. Classes are held on Fridays at 9.40 am and 11.00 am.

Beautiful handmade side table by Handcrafted By Naomi Short

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Stunning hand-made table made of 20 year old oak with hair pin legs by Handcrafted by Naomi Short. The height is 32cm, length is 53cm and width is between 21cm - 25cm. Can be delivered within 10 miles of Sale or collected from Sale.

Big Harry Candle from Yellow Twig RRP £30

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100% natural hand-poured Big Harry candle from Yellow Twig in glass jar. Choose from the following beautiful scents: 

Pause: de-stressing essential oil blend of pine, eucalyptus & citrus

Hope: uplifting essential oil blend of citrus, lemongrass & geranium

Calm: relaxing essential oil blend of lavender, citrus & aromatic herbs

Comes with a stunning wooden lid in a recycled kraft box.

Long-lasting 55-60 hour burn time

RRP £30

Bottle of craft artisan London dry gin by the Local Gin & Candle Company

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This gorgeous craft artisan gin is distilled in small batches by Sale-based The Local Gin & Candle Company in their still named Ethel. Made using 12 botanicals, blended with ancient spring water and distilled with locally picked blackberries. Choose from London Dry, Raspberry and Rhubarb & Ginger flavours. 

Box of 6 cupcakes by The Icing on the Cake By Liz

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A box of 6 gorgeous cupcakes by The Icing on the Cake by Liz, decorated for any occasion of your choice

Box of cupcakes by MolLol Creations

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Scrummy box of 6 delicious cupcakes from Northenden bakers MolLol creations. Local delivery available or collection welcome. 

Box of sweets from Chorlton Pick n Mix

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Scrumptious box of pick n mix sweets weighing in at a huge 1 kilogram from Chorlton Pick n Mix. Free delivery across South Manchester.

Delicious lunch or breakfast for two at Milk & Honey Cafe

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Milk & Honey on Oxford Road in Manchester is a vibrant, non-profit, buzzy little cafe, serving excellent plant-based food and good vibes all day. With a full programme of events and projects that support the local community, alongside a regularly changing seasonal and locally-sourced menu, you’ll leave Milk & Honey feeling good in every way. 

Open Monday-Friday, 9am-3.30pm, but check our socials before visiting in case of event-related closures. The prize is lunch or breakfast for two people and looking at these pictures you are in for a treat!

Family Pizza Combo Deal worth £25 from The Pizzeria in Northenden

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Treat yourself to a £25 family combo meal deal from the Pizzeria in Northenden. This stylish take-away serves delicious 48-hour fermented dough, house-made sauce and fresh ingredients in a Manchester-meets-New-York style. Yum!   

Floral door wreath from Mrs Peak's Petals

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This long-lasting beautiful wreath from Mrs Peak's Petals made from artificial flowers is sure to brighten up your door for many years to come. Collection from SK10 or UK postage

Gift set of 4 mini candles from Yellow Twig

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A beautiful set of 4 gorgeously scented candles from Yellow Twig in a recycled kraft gift box, one of each of the following scents: CALM: relaxing lavender, citrus & aromatic herbs; PAUSE: de-stressing pine, eucalyptus & citrus; HOPE: uplifting citrus, lemongrass & geranium; UNWIND: comforting bergamot, orange, patchouli, thyme & ylang ylang. All candles are hand-poured in Sale using plant-based coconut & rapeseed wax and essential oils with a crackling wooden wick for a beautiful clean burn. Sale price: £28. 



 

Hand-crafted wall mounted row of cottages from House of Struan

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Beautiful hand-crafted, hand painted and totally unique row of miniature wooden cottages mounted on a piece of live-edge beech hardwood, from House of Struan

Hand-made embroidered hoop of your child's drawings from Quinn & Kin-COPY

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Keep your little one's treasured drawings for ever by having them made into a beautiful hand-made embroidered hoop by the super-talented Yvonne at Quinn and Kin, or a keepsake note in black & white. 

Hand-poured travel candle tin from The Local Gin & Candle Company

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A gorgeous travel candle in a tin from Sale-based The Local Gin & Candle Company. Winner can choose from a wide-range of scents and the candles are all hand-poured and use vegan wax and the highest quality British scents.

Hot drink, roll & cake for two at Purpose Coffee Company, Withington Baths

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Lovely local business Purpose Coffee Company, situated in the beautiful Withington Baths is offering a hot drink, a Cheshire bakehouse roll and a choice of cake for 2, what a treat!

Large hand-poured Sale candle from the Local Gin & Candle Company

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Sale-based business The Local Gin and Candle Company make candles using vegan wax and the highest-quality British fragrances. The winner can choose a large Sale candle with a burn-time of approximately 44 hours from their amazing range of scents which includes Rocksalt & Driftwood, Lemongrass & Ginger and Velvet Peony & Oud.

Large indoor plant & pot from Ella's Garden

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A beautiful Dypsis Lutescens indoor plant approximately 60cm tall from Ella's Garden. Basket pot included. Delivered within 6 miles of Manchester Airport or collection from Northenden.

Marks & Spencer Library of Scent Candle Hamper RRP £99

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Amazing hamper from M&S Library of Scent range. Includes 2 x full-size candles, room & linen spray, 2 x diffusers, 2 x diffuser refills, eye mask, candle with glass cloche and a hair scrunchie. RRP £99.

Delivery within 5 miles of Northenden or collection from M22  

Personalised child's breton top from Kinson & Jo

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Gorgeous little child's breton striped top personalised with letter of your choice from cute kidswear business Kinson & Jo. Free UK delivery available.


Personalised Easter jar filled with mini chocolate eggs

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Budding entrepreneur Louis Mayer is making these jars to raise funds for his place at the World Scout Jamboree to South Korea next year, and he's very kindly donated two to our raffle. Two winners will receive 1 jar each which they can personalise with their choice of name and colour.  Collection from Northenden or SK4.

Pilates Bundle from L H Pilates

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Brilliant Pilates bundle comprising a pilates block, mini loop resistance band and small pilates ball together with 6 Zoom pilates lessons with L H Pilates. The perfect pilates starter kit!

Pilates lesson at Pilates with Holly

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A wonderful prize of a free 1:2:1, or duet, Reformer Pilates session with Holly at her Pilates with Holly studio in Withington.

Recycled wood/reclaimed slate bird feeder & robin bird box from Box Simple

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Box Simple is a one-man Manchester business on a mission to use recycled and reclaimed materials to re-wild gardens.

This prize is a robin bird box and bird feeder, made from recycled wood and reclaimed slate.

Local delivery around Urmston is available or collection from Urmston.

Find them on Instagram: @boxsimpleurmston

Ruby vase dried flower arrangement from Myrtle

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Beautiful arrangement of dried and preserved flowers and foliage in ruby glass bubble vase. Delivery available within 5 miles of M22, otherwise collection is welcome. 

Statement handmade earrings from Arch n Co

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Your choice of a pair of beautiful handcrafted earrings from talented local jewellery designer Arch n co.

Free UK delivery available.

Swizzles Sweet Hamper

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1kg sweet hamper from Swizzles including lots of old-time favourites! Delivery within 5 miles of Northenden or collection from M22.

Twin heart candle holder from House of Struan

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Beautiful, handcrafted and totally unique twin heart candle holder with a charred and dark oak wax finish from House of Struan.

Week of pet-sitting or dog-walking in Altrincham by Muddy Paws Pet Services

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The lovely Rick Longdon from Muddy Paws Pet Services has very kindly offered a week's worth of his excellent dog walking or pet-sitting services to someone in the Altrincham area (surrounding towns also may be available, depending on the distance).  

Weekend break for 6 at Bryn House, Criccieth, Wales

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A weekend for up to 6 people at the beautiful Bryn House in Criccieth Wales, to be taken over any available weekend (Friday - Sunday) up to the end of October and excluding the last two weeks of July. Party must contain an adult 18+ and no dogs. Value up to £600.

Yellow & White flower arrangement from Myrtle

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White ceramic vase filled with yellow & white dried flowers from Myrtle. Delivery available within 5 miles of Northenden or collection from M22

£20 paint-a-pot voucher to spend at Minikin Paint A Pot & Art Cafe in Sale

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The super-friendly folk from Minikin Paint a Pot & Art Cafe have very kindly donated a £20 paint-a-pot voucher to spend at their lovely friendly art cafe in Sale. 

Calm an welcoming, Minikin is the perfect place to get creative with clay and paint whilst enjoying coffee, freshly baked Belgian waffles, crepes, shales and treats.

http://www.minikinartcafe.com/


£20 to spend with Danni's Bakehouse

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£20 to spend on scrumtious treats from Danni's Bakehouse, choose from brownies, traybakes and a cookie pie!  Collection from The Northern Den Cafe in Northenden.

£40 to spend on flowers at Les Petities Fleurs in Sale

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Based in Sale, Les Petites Fleurs is a florist with a difference, offering a huge selection of traditional and exotic flowers, both fresh and dried. This fabulous prize is a voucher for a very generous £40 to spend on a bouquet of your choice. 

http://www.lespetitesfleurs.com/


£50 to spend at A Few Scoops at Sale Foodhall

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An amazing £50 to spend at A Few Scoops in Sale Foodhall who offer a mouth-watering array of boozy ice-cream treats including espresso martini, cherry bourbon and mojito flavours, as well as non-alcoholic and vegan options too!

Supporting

Supporting Disasters Emergency Committee from Supporting Disasters Emergency Committee

The DEC brings together 15 leading UK aid charities to raise funds quickly and efficiently at times of crisis overseas.

In these times of crisis, people in life-and-death situations need our help and our mission is to save, protect and rebuild lives through effective humanitarian response.

Pooling our resources to work as one, we are pivotal in co-ordinating the UK public's response to overseas disasters. In collaboration with our Rapid Response Network of national media and corporate partners, we raise the alarm to the UK public and set up easy ways to donate.

And we have immediate impact, getting aid to people who need it, fast.