Charity Fundraising Activities
24 are committed to working with charities for the good of the
community. As well as our flagship event, the Starbase 24 Starfleet/Klingon
Banquet, which is featured on its own page on this site, we take part
in several other events.
are now able to accept online donations. Please note that we
remain a completely non-profit making group. All funds raised are
divided between the charities we support - currently approximately 75% to Macmillan Cancer Support and 25% to animal charities including West Yorkshire Animals in Need and Authorpe Hedgehog Care. We retain nothing for ourselves.
are just a few of the fundraising activities that Starbase 24 and its
members have been involved with, in addition to the Banquets...
The Starship Obready are
pleased the announce the total for the sales of the communicator badges
came to $300, which has been raised in aid of the Suicide
To the members of Starbase 24, for your help
for supporting the Starship Obready, we thank you for helping to support great causes here in Canada.
On behalf of the Starship Obready and Starbase 24 a huge Thank You.
Please visit the Starship Obready Facebook page here
M's Skydive, November 2017The
lovely 'M', aka Marie Smith, did a skydive to raise money for
cancer. For those who don't know, 'M' is a cancer survivor and
continues her fight against the disease.
was diagnosed with stomach cancer three and half years ago now. Chemo,
stomach removed and further chemo I'm still here fighting, despite
being given a 15% chance of surviving five years.
over half way through the years I was given but I'm not letting them
stop me. With the help of my loving partner I've been working on my
bucket list and a parachute jump has always been up there ever since I
saw my Dad do his first jump.
when the Cancer Society Canterbury - West Coast Division put up about
their Jump for Cancer 2017, I knew this was a cause I had to support."
M raised a total of $1506.87 (NZ dollars).
Well done, M!
Movember 2017: Chris Bowen
In November 2017, Chris Bowen shaved off his whiskers in aid of the Movember Foundation who tackle some of the most significant
health issues faced by men. Donations all go to help them stop men dying too
young. In total, Chris raised £170.
Well done, Chris!
4th October 2016: The One Show
Oct 4th, 'Lursa' Julie was one of several Starbase 24 members who took
part in The One Show's tribute to the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek with
George Takei. Following the show, some of Julie's friends asked for
signed pictures. Deciding that she would happily send a signed photo
to people for a donation to Macmillan, Julie's signed pictures raised
£120 for Macmillan, which was donated through her just giving page.
16th October 2016: Half Marathons
Starbase 24, Banquet 10: September 2016
FCD: Out of the Ashes: April 2016
The SB24 fundraising team ran a stall at the wonderful FCD event in
Telford, Shropshire. We raised £187.61 which will be added into our
total to be handed over in October.
London to Brighton Bike Ride: September 2015
Colonel Ivan Dragunov participated in the London to Brighton Bike Ride,
cycling 100km to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. He completed
the journey in six and a half hours of cycling! Amount raised was
Coventry 5km Fun Run, September 2015
Kevin 'Hightower' Baker took part in the coventry fun run to raise
funds for Macmillan Cancer Support, completing the run in just under 40
minutes. Amount raised was £158.18.
Race For Life - 5km: Peterborough, July 2015
SB24 ladies were "Pretty In Pink" as they participated in the annual
Race for Life at Peterborough on 7th July 2015 in aid of Cancer
Total raised was £494.97
The Great East Swim: Alton Reservoir, June 2015
Admiral Kehlan took part in the Great East Swim on 20th June 2015,
swimming 1 mile in open water at Alton Reservoir to raise funds for
Macmillan Cancer Support. Amount raised for Macmillan was
£1,054.77. A massive thank you to all who donated and offered their
FCD Emergency Raffle for Nepal: May 2015
24 was proud to participate in the raffle organised by FCD Events, to
raise urgently needed funds for the people of Nepal after two major
earthqakes which tore the country apart, killed thousands and left
thousands more injured and homeless. We donated two platinum tickets to
our 2015 banquet and are happy to announce that a grand total of £1402
was raised. Well done to all involved.
Ice Bucket Challenge: September 2014
the world went mad over the Ice bucket Challenge, the Command Team of
Starbase 24 decided to take part, although we chose to fundraise for
Just a Drop, an international water charity dedicated to providing
safe, clean water to deprived communities across the world. (In
light of the amount of water we wasted, it seemed appropriate.) We were
able to raise £393.42 for this very worthy cause.
Authorpe Hedgehog Care: April/May 2014
24 held an impromptu collection in aid of Hedgehog Care at Authorpe near
Louth. This amazing place, like so many small charities is in
desperate need of help to keep running. They do a fantastic job
and we are glad to help a little. We were able to raise £250.
Norcon: September 2013, Norwich
24 were proud to support the Norwich SciFi Club at Norcon, fundraising
for Nelson's Journey, a local charity supporting bereaved children in
the Norfolk area. We raised £196.41, mostly thanks to Commander
Mackenzie Taylor and her sponsored silence. The grand total
raised on the day was £4041 so a massive well done to Norwich
Sci-Fi Club. We are proud to have had a small part in this truly
Into Darkness Charity Fundraiser: May 2013
NOTTINGHAM: SB24 team members Dan Adams and Sarah Mac fundraised for 'Help for Heroes' at the Nottingham Cineworld.
Skydives: March-April 2013, Sibson Airfield
MARCH 2013: Captain
T'lar did a tandem skydive from 15,000ft (3 miles) high to raise funds
for Macmillan Cancer Support and German Shepherd Dog Rescue. A grand
total of £1458.30 (including gift aid) was raised to be split evenly
between the two charities.
APRIL 2013: Rear
Admiral Kehlan did a tandem skydive from 13,000 ft resulting in £312.50
for Hounds for Heroes. She was joined by honorary member Joanne
Seggie, who jumped for GSDR and the MSA Trust (Multiple System Atrophy)
Both charities received £400 each.
Commander Mackenzie Taylor did a tandem skydive from 13,000ft at Sibson Airfield. She was fundraising for Diabetes UK.
The Greatest Show in the Galaxy, May 2012
24 attended the Treble Ace event 'The Greatest Show in the Galaxy' and
over the course of the weekend raised £393 for Macmillan Cancer
Support. We would like to thank Treble Ace for their support and
Norfolk Gala, September 2011
24 attended the Norfolk Gala with the Norwich Time Travellers to raise
funds for Deryn's Fight.
Derryn is a young cancer sufferer from
Norwich who is attempting to raise funds to help other children with
Unfortunately, it was a very difficult day's
fundraising and only £28 was raised. The £28 was handed over to
the Time Travellers to be included in their donation to the charity.
1960's and Sci-Fi Day, July 2011
the invitation of the Norwich Time Travellers, Starbase 24 attended the
1960's and Sci-Fi Day at the Oaks in Norwich. Together, £100 was
raised for Water Aid and £38.90 for Deryn's Fight.
Collectormania 17, May 2011, Milton Keynes
24 attended Collectormania 17 at the Football Stadium in Milton
We raised £280 for Macmillan Cancer Support.
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