Aspull’s historic worm charming competition started in 2013 and has raised more than £10,000 for St Elizabeth's Church.
The well-attended event had to be cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic, but preparations are being made for it to return next month.
Ward councillors for Aspull, New Springs and Whelley have now handed over a £500 cheque to support the event.
Organiser Ruth Atherton said: “Our Aspull ward councillors have supported the event every year, both in attendance and financially, so it's a big thanks to them.”
Coun Ron Conway said: “ This is a great community event. It gives us that real village atmosphere raising money and putting a smile on everyone's faces.”
Aspull Worm Charming Championships will be held on Saturday, June 18 at St Elizabeth’s Church Hall, with doors opening at noon.