Surprise Donation for 1st Claydon Scout Group


In late February Group Scout Leader Mark Pearson was pleasantly surprised to receive an email from Hayley Roche of the Great Blakenham based construction firm Elliston Steady & Hawes.

Hayley explained that each month they agree to raise money for a local charity: “Each month our company has a charity dress down where we raise money for charitable organisations in the area. Scouts are a really important part of our communities and we see the good work that is done in developing young people’s skills for life.”

Mark added: “It was a total surprise to receive this email from Hayley explaining that £30 had been raised for the group. This comes at a great time for our group who are the most rapidly growing group in Suffolk so we can use this for new equipment for our Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.”

If you’re interested in volunteering to help at 1st Claydon so we can expand further, please contact Mark at:

Plus, take a look at our website to see the activities we do with boys and girls aged 6-14:

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