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Fund the Flames!

A project by: Amber Scott



from 32 donors

This project received donations on Mon 22 Apr 2019
Donate and receive a ticket to our showcase on the 19th March and watch all 5 of our teams perform!

A short summary of our project

We would like to raise money for poms for our amazing Ignite team that regularly support and perform at basketball fixtures as well as raising money to go towards gymnastics equipment for example new mats. 

Who are WE?

I am the fundraising officer for the Essex Flames and it is my role to reduce costs as much as possible as well as to raise enough money to help support the club. As a club, we try to give back to our members and the community as much as possible. We regularly volunteer and run events in order to raise money for charity for example themed training socials where we each donate £1 towards the charity. In addition, we also spent a weekend helping raise money for Help the Heroes at Tesco a few months ago. 

Moreover, we hold lots of socials in order to help our members get to know each other! We have events weekly and also have bigger events such as an end of year meal and a Christmas dinner altogether! 

our story

We are a university team that competes in two national competitions each year! We have five teams in total, four of which are competitive. We have had amazing results at our first competition this year with our Pom team achieving first place and our Lyrical team achieving second place!

This project is important to us as our Ignite team currently do not have a pom set large enough for the whole team. They work so hard to support other university teams such as basketball and netball, and we are trying to raise money to give them the new equipment they need. In addition, having new gymnastics equipment such as mats would really boost the morale of the team and help us to improve our routines by providing the equipment we need to work on new stunts. 

As a donor, you will have the amazing opportunity to watch all of our routines the week of our final competition and give your support before we hopefully go on to win at the weekend!

Where will the money go?

If we hit our target of £500, we will be spending the money on the following:

  • Approximately £80 will be spent on Poms for our Ignite team. 
  • The remaining money £420 will be spent on new gymnastics mats.

If we hit our target of £600, we will purchase additional gymnastic equipment to help our training


  •  Donate £2 and receive a ticket to our showcase!
  •  Donate £3 and receive a ticket to our showcase and an online thank you video!
  •  Donate £5 and receive a ticket to our showcase and an online thank you video with a short routine! 
  •  Donate £10, receive a ticket to our showcase, a ticket to our joint showcase and an online thank you video with a short routine!

Find us here

Instagram: essexflames

Facebook: The Essex Flames Cheerleading Squad 

Twitter: @TheEssexFlames 

Help us succeed!

Even if you do cannot donate, sharing our project on social media would be an amazing help and we would be so grateful! It means so much when friends and family choose to support us, as a club we work so hard and really appreciate it.