MCC is Going Green

by Milnrow Cricket Club in Milnrow, England, United Kingdom

MCC is Going Green
We did it
On 24th May 2022 we successfully raised £20,779 ( + est. £2851.75 Gift Aid ) with 145 supporters in 28 days

We are raising funds for our Go-Green project to install Solar Panels on our clubhouse roof to reduce our energy usage and carbon footprint

by Milnrow Cricket Club in Milnrow, England, United Kingdom

Who We Are?

1650446771_ladiesteam.jpgWe are a not-for-profit amateur cricket club which has been part of the community since 1857. We run 4 junior cricket teams and 4 senior teams throughout the summer months. Many other community groups and local schools use our facilities on a regular basis and we are proud of the role we play in the community.

Our Role in the Community...

1650447174_petanque.jpgOur club is also home to (the newly formed) Rochdale Petanque Club and Milnrow Tennis Club, plus Ladyhouse Bowling Club are based on land adjoining the cricket club and make use of our facilities. Other community groups such as the RKT Trust, Milnrow Cubs & Scouts, Monarch Jujitsu, Resisdance Dance Club, Knowldale Car Club, the Secret Garden and the Community Choir are all part of the cricket club family.

What Are We Trying To Achieve? 

1625412477_solardesign2.jpgWe are raising funds to install Solar Panels on the clubhouse roof to help us go green and reduce our energy usage over the next 25 years. The project will involve the installation of 100+ PV modules (panels) generating 48.78 MWh of electricity each year - the equivalent of planting 630 trees. 

The first phase of the project is to repair the existing roof which has been leaking for a number of years. The second phase will be to erect solar panels when we can continue our vision to become more sustainable. The third phase may take some time but as soon as we can, we will look at a battery storage option so we can use more of the energy we capture rather than releasing it back to the grid.

How Covid has affected the Club...

Owing to the restrictions over the last two years, opportunities to raise funds towards repairing the roof and installing solar panels have been severely impacted.

We now have a plan in place to raise funds and become more sustainable so that we can spend less of our resources on energy we use and more on making our facilities as good as they can be.

Your donation...

1650447243_chrisgayle.jpgWe realise that times are tough and any contribution towards our go-green project will be gratefully received. As a thank you for your support, you can choose from a range of 'rewards' depending on the value of your donation. Each reward is subject to availability.  You do not have to claim a reward and can donate any amount that you wish. Please remember to gift aid your donation if possible, so we can benefit from 25% on top of your donation through the Gift Aid scheme at no additional cost to you.

Thank you for your support...

You don't need to be a member to donate, we are encouraging the entire community to get involved - you could donate on behalf of your family, your business, school or organisation. We are looking for as many different contributions from within the community as possible.

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Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation

£10 or more

9 of 10 claimed

£10 Reward - Cheese & Cooked Meat Sharing Box

A cheese and cooked meats sharing box donated by 'Rubys at Number 12'. RRP is normally £15. We will email you collection details once your pledge is completed. https://www.facebook.com/Rubysatnumber12/

£10 or more

4 of 10 claimed

£10 Reward - Gents Hair Cut

A standard trim donated by the 'Mens Room' Barber Shop. RRP is normally £14. We will email you details of how to redeem your reward once your pledge is completed. https://www.facebook.com/The-Mens-Room-324567147667142/

£10 or more

9 of 10 claimed

£10 Reward - Chocolate Hamper

A chocolate hamper donated by Sam's CakeBox. RRP is normally £15. We will email you collection details once your pledge is completed. https://www.facebook.com/samscakebox/

£65 or more

2 of 20 claimed

£65 Reward - Memorial Bench Plaque

Ordering a plaque to be fixed to one of the existing perimeter benches is great way to remember a loved one. We will email you an order form once your pledge is completed.

£250 or more

4 of 5 claimed

£250 Reward - Sponsorship Board

An 8ft x 2ft sponsorship board around the perimeter of the ground for 2 years. Send us your art work and we'll do the rest. We will email you with order details once your pledge is completed.

£250 or more

19 of 25 claimed

£250 Reward - 10 Year Membership

10 year social membership - no fees to pay for 10 years and any increase in membership prices included in what you pay. We will email you an order form once your pledge is completed.

£500 or more

1 of 5 claimed

£500 Reward - Memorial Bench

A 1.8 meter wide bench on the edge of the outfield made. The bench will come with a personalised plaque which you can engrave with a message of your choice. A perfect lasting memorial to any former player or supporter. We will email you an order form once your pledge is completed.

£20 or more

6 of 6 claimed

£20 Reward - Meat Hamper

A meat hamper donated by Farmers Choice butchers. RRP is normally £25. We will email you collection details once your pledge is completed. https://www.facebook.com/Farmerschoicequalitybutchers/

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