Spring is here, the days are getting longer and the sun has finally made an appearance. We have loved seeing all of the amazing ways our supporters have chosen to fundraise for us, from cycle rides to yoga classes, and there were even pets who got involved too.
Take a look to see all of the fantastic fundraising that took place in March …
Online Pet Show raises over £600
Maria Clark has been running online pet shows for seven years, after setting up a Facebook group when she was at university. 26-year-old Maria said, “I am quite a nosy person, and just love seeing photos of peoples pets.”
Some of the entries into Maria's online pet show for Children on the Edge
They said “We really want to focus more of our time on supporting charities, it feels so good to give something back.” Watch this space because they are planning more Beach Yoga fundraisers soon.
Supporting our Ukrainian Appeal
It has been incredible to see the outpouring of support since we launched our Ukraine Appeal. We’ve had support from individuals, groups, small businesses and schools as well as local and international organisations. Here are just a few of the brilliant fundraisers supporting our response in Moldova and Romania.
81-year old Major Mick who is rowing around the South East in his homemade boat the Tintanic.
Small businesses Scarlett Jewellery who are donating 10% from sales of their beautiful sunflower range and The Little Botanical who donated £2 from every order in March.
Our friends at Montezuma’s have been fundraising in their office and factory as well as collecting and matching micro donations from customers at their checkouts.
Staff at Sussex based accountancy firm Carpenter Box raised over £1,220 to support our appeal.
Whether you want to take on a challenge, your school is looking to fundraise, or your company wants to get involved, your fundraising will be helping to create safe spaces for refugees in Lebanon, Bangladesh, Uganda and now for Ukrainian refugees arriving into Moldova and Romania.
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