In order to run our first few events, Art in Penallt depended on the usual fund-raising coffee mornings and plant sales as well as donations from grant-making bodies. Gradually this seed-funding allowed us to invest in equipment, develop publicity and cover costs.
From the start we have chosen two local charities a year to support, Babington Meadow and one other, to demonstrate our commitment to the community. See below for details.
We have demonstrations and stalls on Babington Meadow, the village park adjacent to Capel Pentwyn so have regularly supported this charity which provides an all-age amenity for the village and is the perfect setting for our marquees and gazebos.
Our organisers and volunteers give their time generously so all the proceeds from Art in Penallt go to defray our costs and to support our charities. We are delighted that we have been able to give away well over £5,000 to date.
Art in Penallt Charity Donations
28/11/11 Babington Meadows £500
28/11/11 Cancer Research Wales £500
24/10/12 Gwent Wildlife £50
04/11/12 Babington Meadows £250
11/12/13 Babington Meadows £400
15/01/14 Monmouth Citizen Advice £100
06/01/15 Babington Meadows £500
04/11/15 Attik Youth Group Monmouth £200
04/11/15 Babington Meadows £700
12/10/16 Bridges Centre Monmouth £500
12/10/16 Babington Meadows £500
23/09/17 Bridges Centre Monmouth £500
23/09/17 Babington Meadows £500
25/11/17 Pelham Hall £250