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Total raised so far £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00


[p][b]Click below to donate to individual Fundraisers:[/b][/p][p][url=https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/IanGirling1][b]Ian Girling[/b][/url][b] - [/b][url=https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/TomBennett13][b]Tom Bennett[/b][/url][b] - [/b][url=https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SueBhatt][b]Sue Bhatt[/b][/url][b] - [/b][url=https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/BigSleepEasy][b]Joan Senior[/b][/url][b] - [/b][url=https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SuzannahKennedy][b]Suzannah Kennedy[/b][/url][b] - [/b][url=https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SimonBoyd11][b]Simon Boyd[/b][/url][/p][p]Dorset has a thriving and collaborative business community in which Dorset Chamber plays a key role. Its mission is to deliver first class business services and support to members to help them grow and prosper. The DCCI is accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce and provides a unique network with a local and nationally recognised voice.[/p][p][b]About the Event:[/b][/p][p]Dorset Chamber has a team of 5 employees – Ian, Amanda, Joan, Suzannah and Tom taking part in ‘The Big Sleep Easy’, a unique charity fundraising event where participants sleep outdoors overnight in November with the aim of both raising awareness of homelessness, whilst raising essential funds to support YMCA Bournemouth’s work in helping homeless people to achieve independent living and secure a positive long-term future. Please click on the individual team members listed at the top of this page to see why they are getting involved and to support this worthwhile cause.[/p][p]If you're interested in taking part in The Big Sleep Easy, contact fundraising@ymcabournemouth.org.uk.[/p]

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Nov 20, 2019


Well done Joannie, hope you've recovered

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Nov 19, 2019

Lisa and Trevor

In awe of all of you who braved the bitter cold to raise awareness & money for those who endure this on a daily/nightly basis. Hopefully this will get the DCCI page over the £5k mark to add to all the monies raised individually too. Amazing work!!!

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Nov 19, 2019


Great job - Well Done Joanie Joan and team - hope you’ve warmed up now!

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Nov 19, 2019


Fantastic cause Joan! It’s sad to think people find themselves in this situation permanently. Anything to support and raise awareness of this hardship has my full support. Wish I could donate more! Hope you make the 5K

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Nov 19, 2019

Sarah Sproston

Amazing event to take part in. Well done all.

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Nov 18, 2019


Thank you for raising the awareness on homelessness! This is humbling and eye opening!

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

Nov 17, 2019

Paul Andrews

Well done Ian and team!

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid

Nov 16, 2019

Dorset Chamber

Good luck to the team!


Nov 15, 2019

Steve Bulley

So proud of all of you .. go Ian, Joan,Sue, Suzannah & Tom.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Nov 13, 2019

Nicola Newman

£30.00 plus £7.50 Gift Aid