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I was 60 in January and to celebrate this grand age I am hoping to raise £60 for 60 charities while I am 60.

On 1st February a ‘60s evening was held at Oxton Village Hall to launch the year of fundraising. We enjoyed a wonderful evening and raised £567.60 – a great start to the year. My thanks to all those who supported the event and apologies to those who couldn’t get tickets, it was a sell out! Also sincere thanks to the many who made this event possible. I could not have done it without you.

During the year there will be a variety of events to raise more funds to help me reach my target of £3600 by 31st January 2015. Keep a look out for adverts and posters featuring the logo above.

The money raised will be going to 35 local charities (East Midlands), 15 national charities and 10 world/international charities, listed below.


For any further information please contact me, Pamela Munton, on 0115 965 2049.



Local Charities


  1. Age Concern Nottingham    
  2. Riding for the Disabled 
  3. Cat Protection League       
  4. Framework                         
  5. Beaumond House               
  6. Rainbows Hospice              
  7. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust
  8. Southwell Care Project        
  9. BTCV TCV Nottingham       
  10. Nottingham Hospitals Radio 
  11. Base 51                                
  12. RSPCA Radcliffe Centre      
  13. Literacy Volunteers in Nottinghamshire Schools
  14. Talking Newspaper               
  15. Nottingham Hospitals Charity neonatal appeal
  16. Jerry Green                          
  17. Betel                                     
  18. Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance Trust 
  19. Home Start                           
  20. Emmanuel House                 
  21. Stonebridge City Farm         
  22. RNIB (blind and partially sighted) My Sight Notts
  23. Oxton Lifecycle 
  24. Oxton Church  
  25. Nottinghamshire Deaf Society
  26. Nottinghamshire Hospice    
  27. Oxton Toad Conservation    ‎ 
  28. Children of Chernobyl         
  29. When you wish upon a star
  30. Jessica Hope Foundation  
  31. Fountaindale                      
  32. East Midlands Teenage Cancer Trust
  33. Calverton Community Toy Library 
  34. Nottinghamshire Womens Aid Ltd
  35. Headway Nottingham         


National Charities


  1. Pets as Therapy     
  2. Carers Federation  
  3. Motor Neurone       
  4. BHF (British heart foundation)
  5. Cure Parkinson’s Trust
  6. Seven Stories (National Centre for Children’s Books) 
  7. DEBRA
  8. Battens Family Association
  9. Help for Heroes   
  10. RABI (Royal Agricultural Benevolent  Institution)
  11. Canine partners
  12. Alzheimer’s Society
  13. RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution)
  14. Anthony Nolan
  15. Marine Conservation Society


World/International Charities


  1. Hamlyn Fistula International (The Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital)
  2. Self Help Africa
  3. National Police Aid Convoys
  4. Amref  (African medical research foundation)
  5. International Childcare Trust
  6. CARE International UK – lend with care
  7. Space for Giants Securing a future for large mammals in our world
  8. Global Ocean
  9. Future Hope (India)
  10. Y Care International

2 thoughts on “sixty4sixty@sixty

  1. What a splendid way to spend a Saturday afternoon, listening to authors of different genres tell stories and share their experiences of writing. Thank you for organising it and to the authors for such an interesting and humorous insight into their lives.

    • Thank you Hilary for your comment. The afternoon raised £250 towards my fundraising. A wonderful testament to all those who very generously gave of their time to make the event the success that it was.

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