Tea For Tools

Tea for Tools 2023 – Saturday 24th June

Celebrate the summer with family and friends by joining us at our annual Tea for Tools party.

From 12 noon to 3pm

Tools for Self Reliance
Ringwood Road
Netley Marsh
SO40 7GY


With a great selection of high quality refurbished hand tools for the workshop, gardening tools, electrical tools, haberdashery items and sewing machines, you’re sure to find a must have item and at a great price too.

Plus, with tea, coffee, biscuits and cakes available it will be a great afternoon for all the family.

There’s no need to book, just turn up and join the fun on the day.

Can’t make the date?  Pop the kettle on and host your own Tea For Tools party.

We have been provided the opportunity of match-funding up to £10,000 by the Dalgleish Trust.  This means every pound you raise for our Tea for Tools campaign during May and June will be automatically be doubled with no additional cost to you!

Celebration for the Coronation!

So help us reach the £10,000 target by hosting your own Tea for Tools – Celebration for the Coronation party.  You could host a cream tea for your friends, or sell your unwanted tools at a car-boot, anything you can do to help raise funds will be greatly appreciated.

Your Tea for Tools party will support our training projects in Africa, transforming peoples lives through the acquisition of trade skills and tools.

How can I get involved?

1  Register here to receive your FREE digital resources pack, including posters, party invitations, recipe suggestions and much more.

2  Invite your friends, family, neighbours, colleagues, anyone you can think of, to join you for a get-together between 1st May and 30th June.

3  Get creative in the kitchen conjuring cakes cookies and quiches.  Or pop to the shops for some readymade treats – we promise we won’t tell!

4  Ask your guests to make a donation.  You can:-

  • Post a cheque made payable to ‘Tools for Self Reliance’ to:
    Tools for Self Reliance, Ringwood Road, Netley Marsh, Southampton SO40 7GY
  • Call us on 02380 869697 to make your donation by card over the phone.
  • Donate online at www.justgiving.com/campaign/teafortools2023

Don’t forget to send in your donations before 30th June and please mark them ‘Tea for Tools’ so we can double the impact of your gift

If you have any questions or require any additional information, please email Lauren at lauren@tfsr.org

Please support our Tea for Tools campaign with a donation.  Every penny raised will go to funding our vocational training projects and ensure graduates are equipped with quality tools.   Thank you.

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