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 The Boodles team are coming together to support Street Child’s work in Sierra Leone; empowering families, training teachers, and protecting and educating some of the most vulnerable children in the world. 121 million children are not being given the chance to go to school. Millions more are in school but failing to learn. We are joining Street Child to ensure that every child has the chance to go to school and learn. 

 
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STREET CHILD NEWS

 

Sierra Leone: Kono in Focus

(Click on the image for your Autumn update)

2018 CEO Highlights

(Click on the image for your Autumn update of our global programmes)

 

BOODLES FUNDRAISERS

 

£101,218.86

raised this year from Boodles!

Team Totals To Date:

 
 

 

Boodles Liverpool Santa Dash £1,545

(fundraising on a different platform)

 
 

80p of every £1 that is raised is spent directly on our international projects.

Therefore we can promise you that your fundraising will be making a vast impact on improving the lives for vulnerable children in the toughest places in the world.

 

Wall of Fame

 
Tough mudder Chester team

The Harrods warriors took on a Tough Mudder.

In total these heroes have raised nearly £3,000! This would cover the salary for 2 social workers to provide vital support to help the most vulnerable children get into school and learning.

The Boodles Street Child Pendant.

Designed by Aiyna, this incredible piece of jewellery will be raising money for Street Child with every sale. It even had its own feature in Tatler!(Click through to see the full article on Tatler’s website).

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Tiggy takes on the London Marathon 2019

Yet another of the fantastic Team Savoy will be taking on an epic challenge in 2019…Tiggy Brown we cannot WAIT to cheer you on!

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The Liverpool team cut a Dash in their Santa suits!

Yep, that’s right: they took on the legendary Santa Dash, raising over £1,500 - enough to make us blush like Rudolph’s nose!

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Boodles joined our 10th Anniversary celebrations.

To celebrate in style, our 10th Anniversary party was held at Kensington Palace, where we were joined by royals, celebs and of course, Boodles! The Boodles Pendant was up for live auction with a winning bid of £4,000!

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Efa’s & Mimi’s Skydive.

Together they raised £2,000 towards the Savoy team’s total: enough to fund a teacher’s training for 2 years in Sierra Leone!

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Gabrielle’s wine tasting evening.

Gabrielle put on a spectacularly successful wine tasting evening, and raised over £1,000 from her well-hydrated guests…This is enough to buy enough learning materials, benches and desks for a whole school!

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The Manchester team is having a ‘cracking’ Christmas!

The Manchester team will be selling Christmas crackers in aid of Street Child this year. At £10 each, it will be a lucky dip as to which lucky customers will get the amazing prizes that the team has managed to gather.

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Nina bent over backyards in support of Street Child

Nina Eadie from the Bond Street Marketing Team hosted yoga classes, which brought in over £1,000 in ticket sales. We’re holding a warrior pose in her honour…

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Cornelia’s Christmas cards in aid of Street Child.

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Street Child had a ball at The Boodles Tennis…

With a Boodles pendant and a day’s golf at Stoke Park as the grand prizes, the raffle tickets sold like hot cakes, raising a total of £4,280!

 

INSPIRED?

As if all the fantastic ideas from the Boodles fundraisers weren’t enough, here are some more ideas if you would like to keep going to reach further & raise even more funds to help even more children get into school…

And please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Laura if you need any advice, photos & fundraising materials or someone to bounce ideas off.

 

Shout About It.

Social media was the best thing to happen to fundraising over the last decade...

  • Share your team’s Everyday Hero page across your social media platforms to let people know what you’re doing and why you’re doing it.

  • Approach contacts personally for bigger donations - others will then follow suit!

  • Click below to see Street Child’s social media for ideas & stories from our projects abroad.

Events.

Fundraising: basically an excuse to have a great party!

  • This could be anything as easy as a dinner party, wine tasting or Sunday brunch (don’t forget the avo on toast…).

  • You could even go BIGGER: pub quiz, backyard cinema night, open mic night, fashion show - whatever takes your fancy!

  • Come to a Street Child event! From posh pub quizzes and gala dinners to supper clubs and comedy nights, our events are a great way to support Street Child and learn more about what we do. 

Challenge Yourself.

  • From our award-winning Sierra Leone Marathon to our 'Craft Half' marathon, we've got challenges to suit everyone.

  • Looking for a different kind adventure? Find your nearest mountain, lake or river and go conquer it!

  • Quirky always wins. How about a sky dive, fancy dress cycle ride, or a sponsored silence?

  • Running: get fit and raise money for Street Child! At most UK events, a personal team of Street Child cheerleaders comes with the package.

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BOODLES CHARITY PARTNERSHIP.

Boodles is helping children like Joseph.

Joseph lost his parents to Ebola. Now he lives with his auntie Mabel who looks after seven children, four of whom are Ebola orphans.

Street Child supported Mabel to set up a business. With the money she makes from her business  she can afford the costs of sending her children to school. 

"During Ebola I was isolated and stigmatised because of the quarantine. It was really hard. Today I’m feeling better thanks to Street Child’s social workers. My hope for the future is to finish my education and become a lawyer so that I can help my family out of poverty. Education has taught me to read. It will help me develop my family's lives too. I’m good at maths and English - they’re my best subjects."

Join team Boodles to help more children like Joseph. 

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