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Reported by on 26th February 2019

A quick guide to hosting a fundraising event.

A quick guide to hosting a fundraising event.

Planning a fundraising event may seem like a big task, but with this simple guide and downloadable event planner, you’ll be on your way to setting up a successful fundraiser in no time. Fundraising events are not only an amazing opportunity to raise funds, they are also great for raising awareness and attracting sponsors. By being there in person, you’ll be able to spread the word about the amazing work that you’re doing. How to host a successful event:  If...

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Reported by Rachael on 22nd February 2019

£3100 is raised – and look at the creativeness!

£3100 is raised – and look at the creativeness!

Rosalie sent us her story just after Christmas and she has certainly been creative with her fundraising!! Tasty treats galore!! When I first heard about the expedition I was very excited to be able to take part in something that will be life changing for me. I am excited to experience life in Peru. I asked myself can I do this ! It’s a huge challenge with fundraising and actually surviving somewhere so far away from my family unit…….I am...

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Camps International

Reported by on 21st February 2019

5 reasons to volunteer abroad on community projects

5 reasons to volunteer abroad on community projects

Here at Camps, we believe in making a positive impact on the lives of the people in our host communities as well as our volunteers. We’re so passionate about this that we’ve made a list of just some of the reasons we think that you should volunteer on community projects with us! 1. You’ll help to improve the standard of living for local communities. It is estimated that more than 1 billion people worldwide are homeless and just as many...

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Reported by Rachael on 15th February 2019

A month and a half since she started, Hazel already has £1500!

A month and a half since she started, Hazel already has £1500!

I received this in December, but we had lots of other blogs to post, so I expect Hazel has done a lot more since she sent this to us!! She started in October and by mid December she had already had £1500!! When I first heard about the expedition I was immediately gripped about such an amazing opportunity. From a very young age I have been fascinated by orangutans ever since I adopted one, called Koaya as a birthday present....

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Camps International

Reported by on 13th February 2019

February’s Fundraising Fundamentals

February’s Fundraising Fundamentals

February is full of fundraising potential; with Valentine’s Day just around the corner, now’s the time to get planning! Check out our top 5 February fundraising ideas and follow our simple guide to planning and see how much you can raise?! Offer odd jobs for fundraising cash: This month is off to a cold start and many parts of the country have already experienced some snow, so what a great fundraising opportunity it could be to offer to shovel snow,...

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Reported by Rachael on 08th February 2019

Only £500 to go! Go Sarah!!

Only £500 to go! Go Sarah!!

Sarah has been so productive since she started her fundraising that she has only got £500 left to raise - though by the time you read this she may have already raised it all! As soon as I got the first email about going to Borneo I was intrigued, and coming away from the assembly I knew it would be the trip of a lifetime and had to go. After a lot of persuasion my parents finally caved and after...

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Reported by Rachael on 01st February 2019

£1200 left and Grace is nearly ready to go!!!

£1200 left and Grace is nearly ready to go!!!

Grace has been undertaking loads of different activities to ensure that she raises the entire amount she needs - she is nearly there and only has £1200 left to go! When I first heard about the expedition I couldn’t believe that I would get the opportunity to travel to Costa Rica! I was so excited, a little nervous and also daunted by the thought of having to fund raise over £4,000!  My mind immediately started to thing of all the...

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