Community Bag Pack

Scouting in the community with our supermarket extravaganza

We are excited to offer the opportunity for all of our groups in Blackpool to take part in a supermarket bag pack extravaganza where we will raise money to be used by the groups to prepare young people with skills for life.

The fundraiser with take place across three local supermarkets on Saturday 23rd November. The stores we have teamed up with are Tesco Extra on Clifton Road, Sainsburys on Talbot Road and Sainsburys on Red Bank Road. 

There are 3 locations so that you can volunteer to assist at a location near to your area.  We intend to run the activity at each store between 10.30-14.30 on Saturday 23rd November. This can be split across 3 shifts: 10.30-11.30, 11.30-12.30 &  13.30-14.30. There will be a break for packed lunches, refreshments etc. between 12.30-13.00. It is envisaged we will require 1 -2 young people and 1 adult per till.

  • Collection buckets will be provided at all stores
  • All young people and leaders must be in smart uniform
  • The shifts can be shared out in the different times and to different groups at each store – Groups to do minimum of 1 hour shift.
  • Packed lunches are required
  • All queries on the day at the store to be handled by the person in charge at that store
  • Free car parking available at all stores
  • If you have any donations for a Tombola stall please contact Irene and Phil

How do we take part?

If your group wishes to take part please complete the online form down below. If you have any questions please email Elizabeth on secretary@blackpoolscouts.org.uk. Please complete this as soon as possible with the deadline being 10th October 2019 and we will allocate to your preferred store if at all possible.

All proceeds from the collection and tombola at the stores will be totalled and combined then distributed equally between all participating groups.