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Tsunami Earthquake Appeal Projects

updated 5 February 2005




The Tsunami tragedy has had a fantastic response from Cookham residents.  Currently there are several projects underway to try and raise funds and help the aid agencies. Below are listed some projects in the planning stage for which volunteers are needed plus some activities that are already happening.

Events Already Happening
18th March at 10.30. "Masters of the Misty Landscape"  is linked to the forthcoming Exhibition at Tate Britain of works by Whistler, Turner and Monet.  The lecturer is Ann Clements.  The place is Moor Hall and the price of 10 includes coffee and home made biscuits.  Tickets are available from Marion Elly This will support the Sri Lanka Relief Fund  

Brian Clews is planning a talk on Birds at the Pinder Hall. The Pinder Hall is offering the facility for no charge as their contribution to the Tsunami Appeal.

Sri Lanka Relief Fund  provides for the needs of the children and adults in Galle District whose lives were forever changed by the great waves of the Tsunami on 26th December 2004. In particular the fund is aiming to refurbish two schools in the Galle district which were damaged by the Tsunami and to aid local industries. Contact:

Rick Terry
54 Westwood Green
Berkshire SL6 9DE
Tel: +44 (0) 1628 521400

Event Ideas

Below are some ideas that are planned, along with the person who is co-ordinating them.  PLEASE, PLEASE consider being involved.  If you would like to be involved in any of them either contact the co-ordinator if you know them or contact or phone 01628 525130 and you will be put in touch. 



Raffle Bernadette Clark
Silent auction Liz Hornby
Tennis tournament Toni Tucker
Ebay market  Dave Walker
A Ball (possibly at the CIM) Elaine Norstrom
Car boot sale Maureen Kent
Lunch with speaker (see above) Marion Elly
Fun run Wendy Handcock
Sponsored hymn sing David Colthrup
Link with a community Keith Jenkins


N.B. John Sykes would be happy to draw up tickets, posters, flyers, programmes etc (and the Parochial Church Council of Holy Trinity has offered their printing facility which might suit some projects - enquiries to Terrie Robinson)

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