"You have good days and bad days. The mental side of it is even harder because every day you wake up knowing this is the deal you've been dealt and you need to make every day count."
Although she cannot be sure exactly how much was in the container, she there had been at least £1,500 of large donations on top of many more smaller donations through the evening.
She said: "The club was locked from the party and we knew we were going to get in - I messaged one of volunteers for British Legion who said no one would be in until Monday.
Sgt John Nicol said: "We're appealing for anyone with information on this theft, or if you believe you saw anyone acting in a suspicious manner in the Main Street area, to please come forward."
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