First Communion - what's the norm amount to give....

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reggie Posts: 5
Hi All, Just a quick question been a while since anyone I knew had one but what is the normal amount to give as First Communion present nowadays??? Not going to it just posting card to friend's child many thanks!!! :thnk :thnk :thnk
clucky Posts: 26471
50 euro i think well thats what people gave our lad
Baby Tigger Posts: 3394
30 to 50 euro as far as I know. Otherwise they roll their eyes and say a very disgruntled thanks.
Mama Smurf Posts: 1447
Yeah I'm going to one next week and i'm buying her a pressie and 50euro in a card.
newkid30 Posts: 2233
REAlly???? :eek :eek :eek :eek Jesus, that's insane!! Would that be close relations and friends? Thank God I've a few years til communions :o0 :o0 :o0
clucky Posts: 26471
[quote="newkid30":1elbingj]REAlly???? :eek :eek :eek :eek Jesus, that's insane!! Would that be close relations and friends? Thank God I've a few years til communions :o0 :o0 :o0[/quote:1elbingj] our neighbours little boy made his last week and got a Playstation 3!!! of course he is the type to show off about that and has been boasting about it ever since - he is always the first to get any new toy
reggie Posts: 5
Thanks everyone, that's what I was thinking too but just to be suuuuuure! Didn't want to get it wrong and be seen as the cheapskate!! BTW It's for close friend's child
reggie Posts: 5
PS3!!! Ok now that's crazy!!! :eek :eek
wowee Posts: 1596
Girls, do you think if I got the auld wedding dress out and traipsed round the neighbours they'd buy it???? Could do with the extra dosh :o0 :o0
clucky Posts: 26471
[quote="wowee":2yqsa8l0]Girls, do you think if I got the auld wedding dress out and traipsed round the neighbours they'd buy it???? Could do with the extra dosh :o0 :o0[/quote:2yqsa8l0] yeah go around on your knees so you look really small