Here’s a very important appeal from Lee Bragginton of the 1st Walsall Wood Scout Group, who like all other folks involved with local Remembrance Parades, is appealing for help and donations so the Walsall Wood Parade can take place this year.
Options are available for individual donations online or by post, and Lee is also interested in any businesses locally who may be able to assist with sponsorship or other means.
Walsall Wood is unique in the area in being the only afternoon parade and one of the few that has no associated British Legion help.
The rights and wrongs of the current situation have been gone over many times, but we are where we are and donations are required. For my take on this situation, see this post and those linked from it.
Like other parades in the Walsall Borough, Walsall Wood parade needs to raise funds in order to continue in it’s traditional format.
Unlike other parades however, we have no Royal British Legion involvement in our parade and it is organised and funded by the youth organisations themselves.
We welcome any contact from any local businesses, organisations and individuals who may be willing to support our cause in any way.
See details of how to help below.
We will be holding a joint youth organisation fundraising car wash later in the year towards the parade. Details will follow.
Group Scout Leader
1St Walsall Wood Scout Group
Walsall Wood Remembrance Parade needs your support to continue!
Our parade only receives a small contribution from Walsall Council in order for our parade to take place; we rely on donations in order to pay for this event to take place for the benefit of the youth and other members of our local community.
You can also keep updated on our Facebook page here.
If you prefer, postal donations can be made using the form available here (also at the foot of this post).
Contact Lee Braggibnton: firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 0844 414 2438
38th Walsall (1st Walsall Wood) Scout Group; Registered charity 1133604. C/0 50 Longacres, Hednesford, Cannock, WS121LD