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Rebuilding the Forest School

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Donation to Pens Meadow Forest School by The Friends of Alfie JohnsonDuring the summer holidays, we were saddened to hear of the mindless destruction of the Forest School at the post 16 Pens Meadow School site in Pensnett. Our charity knows from personal experience what an amazing outdoor learning experience this facility has given pupils at the school.  So we have decided to help.

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Hitting the High Notes with Aled Jones

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aled-jonesThank you to the Gentlemen Songsters Male Voice Choir for making us part of their 60th anniversary concert and ensuring that we met their special guest Aled Jones!  What a fundraiser it turned out to be.

 

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On The Buses

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National Express Fundraiser for The Friends of Alfie JohnsonA big thank you to National Express for nominating The Friends of Alfie Johnson as the recipient of funds raised at their open day on 12th August. (more…)

Summer Ball 2017 – Paul’s Slides

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presentation from Friends of Alfie Johnson Summer Ball 2017Every year Paul Johnson, Alfie’s Dad, puts together a presentation for our Summer Ball.

Every year he brings 250 people to tears with the emotional story of why our charity was formed and how it has helped both Alfie and, subsequently, many other children with disabilities. (more…)

Summer Ball – Super Prizes

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audiOn the eve of the Summer Ball we are delighted to announce we have a fantastic list of prizes available in both our open and silent auctions – so get your credit cards ready.  A massive thanks to everybody (particularly Player PA) who has helped us pull the list together or contributed a prize.  Here’s the full list as of 30th June.

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It’s Tricycle Time

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The Friends of Alfie Johnson were delighted to help  Halesowen youngster Sebastian spend more time outdoors by providing this extra special trike.

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Great Midlands Fun Run 2017

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cardiac hill on the great midlands fun run 2017 course in sutton coldfieldTeam Alfie has been in action at the Great Midlands Fun Run 2017 in Sutton Coldfield.

Our fundraisers have been braving the elements and everything the course could throw at them.

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Blackthorns Have All The Answers

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Blackthorns Chartered Accountants LyeA huge thanks to Blackthorns Chartered Accountants.

Their annual quiz night raised an astonishing amount for our charity.

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Blackthorns Annual Charity Quiz

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Blackthorns Chartered Accountants Lye

It’s the big one.

Blackthorns Chartered Accountants annual charity quiz is taking place is taking place in Wombourne on Wednesday May 24th

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Mayor of Dudley Raises £37,000 for Charity

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The Magical Mayor

foaj-mayor-dudleyThe Friends of Alfie Johnson would like to pay tribute to Councillor Mohammed Hanif, the outgoing Mayor of Dudley, who has raised £37,000 his chosen charities over the past year.

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