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Reported by Tanya on 19th October 2018

Fundraising Friday Star – Scarlett

Fundraising Friday Star – Scarlett

Who doesn't love animals?! This weeks Fundraising Friday Star, Scarlett, has turned her love of animals into a fundraising success - awesome! Turning hobbies into fundraising events is one of the best ways to keep you motivated, so have a read of how Scarlett is getting on.... When I first heard about the expedition, I thought it was an amazing opporunity but an impossible goal to acheive - how was I going to raise all this money myself? So far,...

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Reported by Tanya on 21st September 2018

Fundraising Friday Teacher – Mr Johnson

Fundraising Friday Teacher – Mr Johnson

Our Fundraising Friday Stars are an awesome group of students from up and down the country who have been working hard to fundraise their way to their expeditions - we've even had a parent write a fundraising blog on behalf of her son. But this is the FIRST TIME we've had a Fundraising Friday Teacher! Mr Johnson is an awesome teacher who has been busy motivating his students through group fundraising, raising the awareness of the expedition in the local...

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Reported by Tanya on 07th September 2018

Fundraising Friday Star – Caitlin

Fundraising Friday Star – Caitlin

  Caitlin has only just signed up for her expedition to Borneo in 2019, and her parents have already noticed her commitment to her fundraising! Caitlin's lovely mum, Tess, has submitted this entry as she's super proud of her daughter - and we can see why!  When Caitlin first heard about the expedition, she was so excited by the opportunity to do something great for other people and the environment. Caitlin called me to talk through the expedition opportunity and she wanted...

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Reported by Tanya on 31st August 2018

Fundraising Friday Star – Mickayla

Fundraising Friday Star – Mickayla

Mickalya has only recently signed up for her expedition to Borneo - she doesn't depart until next year. But that hasn't stopped her making an awesome start to her fundraising! Have a read of what she's been getting up to...   When I first heard about the expedition I felt excited, but slightly concerned about the fundraising side of things. As my mother is a single parent, with 3 children, childcare, and living expenses, I knew I would need to...

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Reported by Tanya on 24th August 2018

Fundraising Friday Star – Taiya

Fundraising Friday Star – Taiya

Taiya has been busy fundraising on her own, but also as part of a group of students - who have also been Fundraising Friday Stars in the past. Taiya has done so many events, and is still going - is there any stopping her!? Cambodia here she comes... When I first found out about the trip I was disappointed as I thought I couldn't travel as I was going to be in Year 12 at the time of the trip...

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Reported by Tanya on 20th August 2018

Playford Quiz Night

Playford Quiz Night

We’ve heard from this team from Adelaide in the past – they’ve done two colour runs and a huge BBQ… now they’ve done a Quiz Night! Is there any stopping them?! With our fundraising target and deadline both approaching, our group decided we needed to run another major fundraiser. We spent some time brainstorming and decided that a quiz night would be the best option. We were a little nervous about running something that wasn't either a BBQ or a...

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Reported by Tanya on 09th August 2018

Fundraising Friday Star – Sophie

Fundraising Friday Star – Sophie

Sophie's been a busy bee - won't be long before she's off on expedition! Hard work really does pay off! When I first heard about the expedition I thought it would be a great opportunity to get hands on and make a change in developing countries. I was very excited and interested in the expedition and I wanted to know how I could be involved and help out in any way possible. I had previously been to a world vision...

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Reported by on 02nd August 2018

Fundraising Friday Star – Kasey

Fundraising Friday Star – Kasey

It's always great to hear how students are getting on with their fundraising and how excited they are to head off on their expedition! It's also amazing to hear from students upon their return... Kasey returned from her Cambodian expedition a few weeks ago and clearly it had a positive impact on her. What a great read! When hearing about the opportunity to travel to Cambodia, I was immediately buzzing about the prospect of going on such an incredible adventure....

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Reported by on 26th July 2018

Fundraising Friday Star – Ashleigh

Fundraising Friday Star – Ashleigh

This week it's the turn of Ashleigh! Following in the footsteps of her friends, she's off to Cambodia next year. Her determination is already paying off... Great job Ashleigh! The first time I heard about this Cambodia expedition I didn't really think much of it. But I got talking to some friends who travelled on this expedition last year and they said they loved it. The more they told me about it the more I wanted to go. I was...

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Reported by on 19th July 2018

Fundraising Friday Star – Aasa

Fundraising Friday Star – Aasa

This Fundraising Friday Star blog is slightly different this week - as it's written by a lovely mum on behalf of her son! We never underestimate how much of an impact fundraising or our expeditions have on the parents of the students who travel, so it's wonderful to hear a parent's perspective about what this expedition is already doing for her son, Aasa! I am writing on behalf of my 14 year old son who has signed up to travel...

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Reported by Tanya on 13th July 2018

Fundraising Friday Star – Jorja

Fundraising Friday Star – Jorja

Jorja has been putting her hands to lots of different types of fundraising and she’s doing really well! She’s heading to Peru at the end of this year, so have a read about how she’s getting herself there… When I first heard about the expedition I felt a little nervous, as it is a long way from home, but I was super excited as well as this is something I always like to do - help people! To be able...

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Reported by Tanya on 05th July 2018

Friday Fundraising Star – Simone

Friday Fundraising Star – Simone

Simone joined her school’s Kenya expedition a bit later than the other students – but that didn’t stop her! Her fundraising efforts have certainly paid off, and it just goes to show…fundraising is 100% possible! Simone is currently in Kenya on her expedition – what an experience she’s having! In my whole lead up to my very exciting Kenya expedition, there was a lot I did to get myself to this point - 7 days away from heading off with...

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Reported by Tanya on 28th June 2018

Friday Fundraising Star – Gabrielle

Friday Fundraising Star – Gabrielle

This week, the turn of Fundraising Friday Star goes to Gabrielle. Gabrielle headed out to Cambodia on her expedition yesterday – so her fundraising efforts definitely paid off! Have a read about all the effort she went to, to get herself on her expedition… I was always VERY excited about the opportunity to visit Cambodia and to work with local communities – now it’s only a week away! I have visited Cambodia before and seen first-hand some of the hardship,...

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Reported by Tanya on 21st June 2018

Friday Fundraising Star – Jordan

Friday Fundraising Star – Jordan

Jordan has been busy fundraising since he joined this expedition last year. He’s been fundraising with his Borneo team members at his school, as well as on his own and his ‘Orangutan Packs’ are an awesome idea. Have a read about how Jordan’s getting on… When I first heard about the opportunity to attend the Borneo expedition, I was really interested to find out what it was all about, what we’d be doing and what community project work we might...

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Reported by on 24th May 2018

Friday Fundraising Star – Tamika

Friday Fundraising Star – Tamika

Tamika is this week’s Fundraising Friday Star. What a busy bee she’s been – have a read to hear what she’s been getting up to for her expedition to Cambodia in December… I felt inspired when I first heard about the Cambodia expedition consisted, and I instantly felt a need and a want to help. I’ve always wanted to travel, especially overseas so I jumped at the opportunity, but it wasn't just about me - I love the concept that...

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Reported by Tanya on 18th May 2018

Friday Fundraising Star – Nia

Friday Fundraising Star – Nia

This week’s Fundraising Friday Star is Nia! She’s very out-going and loves travel so this expedition is right up her street! Check out how she’s feeling about her expedition which departs in 6 weeks and how she’s fundraised her way there! When I first heard about the expedition my immediate thought was… this is exactly my sort of thing – I HAVE got to get involved with this! I have been lucky enough to have travelled a lot as a...

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Reported by Tanya on 27th April 2018

Colour Run – Take 2

Colour Run – Take 2

This fundraising business is hard work but our little group has also found it to be unbelievably rewarding. Our student group is planning and hosting events that people twice their age might struggle with and there's an undeniable sense of pride that comes with that. It's for this reason that, after the success of the 2017 Colour 4 Cambodia, we knew we had to have another go at hosting a colour run.   We set the date well in advance promising...

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Reported by Tanya on 27th April 2018

Friday Fundraising Star – Natania

Friday Fundraising Star – Natania

This week’s Fundraising Friday Star is Natania. She has been fundraising like crazy and has even incorporated her fundraising with her love of horses. Along with fellow travellers, Tess & Rory – she’s doing amazingly. Have a read about her fundraising journey…. When I first heard about the expedition I felt excited to be able to play a small part in helping the Orangutans in the Borneo jungle and to meeting and helping people less fortunate than me. I had...

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Reported by Tanya on 05th April 2018

Friday Fundraising Star – Ryan

Friday Fundraising Star – Ryan

This week’s Fundraising Friday Star is Ryan! He has only recently signed up to his school’s Borneo expedition and he’s already off to a flying start. Go Ryan! Having only recently turned 13 I was excited at the thought of going to Borneo to help with community engagement and animal conservation with Orangutans. I wasn’t even sure if my parents would allow me to go or how I would begin to raise any money to help pay for the trip....

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Reported by Tanya on 01st March 2018

Meet Billy, this week’s Fundraising Friday Star!

Meet Billy, this week’s Fundraising Friday Star!

Happy Friday everyone. Meet Billy, this week’s Fundraising Friday Star. Billy has been very busy all over the local area working really hard raising funds for his expedition to Borneo later this year. He’s had the amazing idea of taking contact information from each sponsor, so he can keep them updated with his fundraising. He writes a regular report and sends it to them and is planning on sending another when he’s returned from Borneo. What a wonderful idea! Have...

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Reported by on 17th November 2017

Fundraising Friday Star – Teneal

Fundraising Friday Star – Teneal

This is a big moment – it’s the first EVER Australian Fundraising Friday Star! Today, we meet Teneal from Victoria. She’s been fundraising like crazy ever since she heard about the expedition to Borneo with her school and there’s no stopping her. Have a read about how she’s been getting on. Well done Teneal! Camps International came and gave a talk at my school. I listened and watched the videos and photos in awe. I want to go there! But...

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Reported by on 08th November 2017

Zambrero Colour 4 Cambodia

Zambrero Colour 4 Cambodia

The idea The Playford Cambodia Trip group have been working hard to raise the money needed to get us to Cambodia in 2018. We’ve done a range of small fundraisers including BBQs at local sports clubs, casual days, coffee runs at school and a macaroon sale to staff. These events were effective in raising money, but we really wanted to come up with ideas for events that might raise us a bit more. We ordered pizza, ultimate brain food, and...

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Reported by on 05th September 2017

How to plan a successful fundraiser…

How to plan a successful fundraiser…

Not sure how to fundraise or even where to begin? Have a read through the following tips to see how to get started and what to include. Fundraising events are a popular form of fundraising. The success of events depends on careful planning.  (Yes, you should have a written event plan for every event you hold!) To help you ensure that your fundraising event is a winner, here are some components that you must include into your event plan: Purpose...

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Reported by Megan on 22nd July 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Olly!

Fundraising Friday Star – Olly!

Oh my goodness! Check out Olly! He knows how useful it is to have a regular fundraising event and bring a steady flow of money in...He's climbing a mountain! How awesome?! A sponsored event is ALWAYS a winner! That reminds me, check out our Facebook page, I have a sponsored event planned for next week myself!! Anyway, back to Olly, he is super organised and has figured out his way of attacking his fundraising targets and making it fit in with...

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Reported by on 21st July 2016

My fundraising journey: Tamzin Hollands

My fundraising journey: Tamzin Hollands

“When we were told in assembly about going to Cambodia I couldn’t say no. I had already heard amazing reviews of other camps around the world from other students that have been before. Telling mum, I thought she would say no but I was wrong, she told me we better start saving and fundraising. Knowing how hard it is to get money these days, I knew how much effort and time it would take, so I got started straight away!” THE DEPOSIT: The deposit...

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Reported by on 21st July 2016

Top 10 “Deposit” Fundraising Ideas

Top 10 “Deposit” Fundraising Ideas

Here's 10 fun and easy ways to fundraise for your deposit: 1. Carboot Sale 2. Become a helper – Car washing, cleaning, ironing, shopping, dog walking, window cleaning, gardening, decorating, babysitting, gift wrapping, cooking… 3. Host a Quiz Night 4. Ebay Sale 5. Host a Fundraising Party – Birthdays, Valentines, Burns Night, Chinese New Year, Easter Sunday, Australia Day, Pancake Day, St.Patricks, International Womens Day, April Fools, Halloween, Guy Fawkes, Christmas, New Year… 6. Mobile Phone/Laptop Recycling 7. 24 Hour Challenge (Sports, silence, stay...

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Reported by Megan on 15th July 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Riley!

Fundraising Friday Star – Riley!

Riley has got off to a fantastic start! She put a plan in place and worked out how much she needed to raise and how she would do it! This may work for lots of you, planning big events every few months has worked out extremely well for Riley and she is already chipping away speedily at her final balance for NEXT may! You are a superstar Riley! Have a read folks.... I just wanted to let everyone know about...

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Reported by Megan on 08th July 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – India!

Fundraising Friday Star – India!

Yahoo! Go India! India is off to Tanzania next year and her fundraising journey has got off to a GREAT start! India has managed to get herself a job and fundraise at the same time, what a fantastic effort! Lots of cake and lots of fun with the help of her family and friends, India is well on her way to raising all that she needs and more! I loved reading India's journey so far and I am sure you will too. .......

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Reported by Megan on 01st July 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Ollie!

Fundraising Friday Star – Ollie!

Mmmmmmm everyone loves waffles right?! This weeks fundraising Friday star is the wonderful Ollie! He is just about to embark on his expedition and has worked so hard! Ollie found something simple and turned it into a huge fundraising success. Congratulations! Ollie leaves for Peru today, have a fantastic time! All that hard work has really paid off.... Have a read folks! When Camps International came into our school and introduced us to the idea of going to Peru I...

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Reported by Megan on 24th June 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Jessica!

Fundraising Friday Star – Jessica!

Jessica's turn this week! It just goes to show a few ideas can go a long way! With help from others and using her own creative arts and crafts skills, Jessica is already on her final balance payment for 2017! Gathering donations from friends and family and finding new homes for them is another little money spinner! You don't always have to hold a HUGE fundraiser, lots of small ideas and events can add up quickly too! Spare a few minutes...

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Reported by Megan on 21st June 2016

Why is fundraising so important?

Why is fundraising so important?

One of the most important questions a person can ask about pretty much anything is ‘why’…it also happens to be almost ALWAYS the first question people ask in connection to fundraising  “Why should I sponsor you?” Knowing how to answer this question well is your golden ticket to successful fundraising- You might know the reason you’re planning to get up at the crack of dawn to serve tea and biscuits but unless they know, you’re never going to get the...

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Reported by Megan on 17th June 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Lottie!

Fundraising Friday Star – Lottie!

Lottie is well into her fundraising journey and full of wonderful ideas! Well done Lottie for getting off to such a great start, its always a little bit daunting at first but finding the best and most useful resources around you will get you going easy! With all of her plans for the future she will be a fundraising pro by the time she gets on that plane to Ecuador! Great job Lottie!! My name is Lottie and I am...

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Reported by Megan on 10th June 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Alice!

Fundraising Friday Star – Alice!

WOW! Check out Alice - she had the idea of a big fundraiser and she did it! £2,000 raised in just one night! If this doesn't spur you on I don't know what will! Fab work from Alice and such a great inspiration! It just goes to show if you incorporate lots of little ideas into a big event its a huge success! Well done! :) Have a read folks!  I decided to do a camel racing night as my...

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Reported by Rachael May on 01st June 2016

An experience to remember, and ongoing fundraising !

An experience to remember, and ongoing fundraising !

I was so pleased to hear from Drew after she had completed her expedition to Peru in the summer of 2015.  Through my conversations with Drew I was pleased to learn that her experience in Peru with us had impacted her in such a positive way.  Not only did she fundraise to get herself on her expedition, but when she returned she was determined to raise some extras for The Camps Foundation - our charity that provides continuous and ongoing support...

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Reported by Megan on 27th May 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Louise!

Fundraising Friday Star – Louise!

Here is another fantastic Fundraising Friday Star! Louise! What a great example of hard work pays off! If you are feeling de-motived and not sure you can make it, have a read through this and you'll soon realise you totally can! All you need is positivity and determination, you'll be on that plane in no time! Enjoy! Hi I’m Louise and I’m going to Cambodia with Camps International in summer 2017.  For me, when I first heard about this amazing experience...

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Reported by Megan on 20th May 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Charlotte!

Fundraising Friday Star – Charlotte!

If you are struggling for ideas or motivation, check out Charlottes fundraising journey so far. What a great example of using your initiative and when a fantastic plan comes together! All it takes is a little bit of thinking outside the box sometimes, you might surprise yourself...Well done Charlotte!  When I first heard about the expedition I thought what a wonderful opportunity this would be to help people who are less fortunate than the people here in Britain but also...

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Reported by Megan on 13th May 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Harry!

Fundraising Friday Star – Harry!

This weeks fundraising friday star is the wonderful Harry! He's held a big event which has proved so successful everyone wants him to plan another! Homemade pudding and all sorts! What a great start to a fundraising journey, have a read folks! Go Harry!  I'm Harry, I am going on expedition in 2017 to Ecuador with Camps International. I have just completed an event for my fundraising which managed to raise £405 which I have put towards my expedition. The event was...

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Reported by Megan on 06th May 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Euan!

Fundraising Friday Star – Euan!

Wow- check out Euan! He has done so much, all in the space of six months! For those of you who may be slightly losing faith, feeling demotivated or just love reading these brilliant stories from fellow students...have a read through and be inspired!  When I first heard about the expedition to Ecuador, I felt extremely excited and really wanted to go! We went to the parents presentation at my school and my parents agreed that I should go.I spoke to some...

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Reported by Megan on 29th April 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Charlie!

Fundraising Friday Star – Charlie!

Ladies and Gentlemen! Feast your eyes on the wonderful star of the week, Charlie! If you ever feel like you are trying your hardest and not getting anywhere, this is exactly what you need to read! Charlie is already super far ahead and waaaaaaaay over target, she has already started paying off her final balance for NEXT year. What an inspiration! And the prime example of being able to do it, if you set your mind to it! Enjoy peeps.....

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Reported by Megan on 22nd April 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Matthew!

Fundraising Friday Star – Matthew!

We love this weeks entry! (as always) Matthew has worked SO hard to raise all this money, and so soon! Perfect example of 'smashing it'!! Well done Matthew, great effort! Read on for a a fantastic end to the week.... When I first heard about the expedition I felt/thought that this experience would be a once in a lifetime opportunity. It would give me many opportunities that would allow me to progress in the future. After being told about some...

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Reported by Megan on 15th April 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Imogen!

Fundraising Friday Star – Imogen!

WOW! - this young lady, what a superstar! Imogen used her fantastic artistic skills to not only fundraise, but put a lot of smiles on a lot of faces too! SO thoughtful and so productive, go Imogen! Such an inspiration! When I first heard about the expedition I felt like it was a great opportunity to experience a different way of life, help those less fortunate than us, learn unique life experiences and create unforgettable memories along the way. But...

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Reported by Megan on 06th April 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Chandler!

Fundraising Friday Star – Chandler!

Woah for a second there I thought I was reading a film script. Its got it all, bribery (the good kind, in the form of tea), classic Robin Hood archery and of course, the main character, Chandler. Initiative, organisation (love a good spread sheet) and alliteration (Souper Sunday, amazing) We have been inundated with entries recently, I’m sure by now Chandler has raised a huge amount more but we couldn’t forget him! Nice one Chandler! Inspired by a school assembly...

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Reported by Megan on 01st April 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Beki!

Fundraising Friday Star – Beki!

Happy Friday!  Here is todays Fundraising Friday Star, Beki! We have been inundated with entries recently, I'm sure by now Beki has raised a huge amount more but we couldn't forget her! Have a read through and let Beki's fantastic achievements inspire you!  Hello! My name’s Beki and I’m traveling to Peru this summer! When Camps International first came to my school I was really interested! My parents were not so convinced due to how much it cost. However, my...

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Reported by Megan on 24th March 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Henry!

Fundraising Friday Star – Henry!

If you are stuck for ideas, this is well worth a read! One of our students has worked extremely hard and pushed himself to the limits to raise money for his expedition! He has almost hit target too - Go Henry!! Hi my name is Henry and I'm going on the Peru trip this summer 2016- I'm really excited as I've never done anything like it before and can’t wait to experience being in such a different but equally wonderful...

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Reported by Rachael May on 18th March 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Alix

Fundraising Friday Star – Alix

Talk about initiative this week!  One of our students has managed to get her fundraising of to a cracking start – raising £100 in her first week!! This story was sent to me by our staff member in Ireland who was so impressed he wanted her featured immediately…we then managed to get the story from the student directly – check it out! My name is Alix, and I am a 16 year old student at School in Northern Ireland. In November...

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Reported by Rachael May on 11th March 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Alex

Fundraising Friday Star – Alex

Alex's turn this week, and although he doesn't have many photos of him doing his fundraising, he is working hard and doing those activites which everyone thinks of as "normal" - it just goes to show that it works!  Well done Alex - what else have you got planned?..... Hey everyone!! Firstly, when I found out that I would have a chance to go to Africa, I was absolutely ecstatic: I almost screamed in my assembly. My sister went on...

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Reported by Rachael May on 04th March 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Beth

Fundraising Friday Star – Beth

Beth is heading on her expedition this summer - and she is literally within touching distance of her goal, with more fundraising events planned to help her get there.  She has been doing whatever she can to fundraise, with her goal to get to Peru steadfastly in her mind! Over to Beth... My name is Beth and I am so excited to go to Peru in the summer! As soon as I heard about the trip I really wanted to...

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Reported by Rachael May on 26th February 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Annise

Fundraising Friday Star – Annise

Some serious skills happening this week, combined with an entrepreneur's outlook and we have some super fundraising....I'm just going to pass you straight over to Annise! I wanted to tell you about my fundraising story so that hopefully others will see it and either be inspired to do some of the things I've done or just be extra motivated to do more to help close the gap between what they already have and need to get! In summer this year,...

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Reported by Lauren on 23rd February 2016

FUNDRAISING FRIDAY STAR – EMMA !!

FUNDRAISING FRIDAY STAR – EMMA !!

This ones got it all- advice, ideas, and best of all passion! Emma is clearly a forward thinker which is vital when it comes to fundraising and her attitude is amazing "if it's not so successful it doesn't matter i'll just move onto something else" LOVE this mindset! Hi fellow fundraisers! I am Emma and I am going to Cambodia in Summer 2017 with my school. I only signed up to the expedition in October and I have managed to raise £279.66 so...

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Reported by Lauren on 23rd February 2016

FUNDRAISING FRIDAY STAR – NATASHA !!

FUNDRAISING FRIDAY STAR – NATASHA !!

  I want to do a skydive more than anything! It looks so fun! Slightly jealous of Natasha but what a great way to fundraise‰! This week‰'s entry is to remind everyone to play to your strengths and to demonstrate that fundraising does not have to be boring!! Hi, my name is Natasha Jordan and I can‰'t wait to go to Borneo with Camps International next summer.  From the first moment I was told about the trip I wanted to...

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Reported by Rachael May on 23rd February 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Naomi!

Naomi makes it sound so easy and has raised the total cost of the expedition- which isn‰'t due until next year! A winning combination of working and fundraising seems to be the way forward, and sounds like Noami‰'s mum may have super powers. Great team effort guys! £4000 raised in 362 days, yolo! When my mum transferred the deposit for my Borneo 2016 trip on October 16th 2014 we knew that the entire trip would have to be fully funded...

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Reported by Lauren on 23rd February 2016

FUNDRAISING FRIDAY STAR – JENNY !!

FUNDRAISING FRIDAY STAR – JENNY !!

This week‰'s star has got it sussed when it comes to getting the word out. Not only has she created her own website but she has also managed to have a piece written about her fundraising journey in her local newspaper- nice one! She‰'s also apparently a star in the making, gaining sponsorship by singing and selling cd‰'s, can you send us one into Camps please?! When I first found out about the Borneo trip I was so exited- then...

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Reported by Rachael May on 23rd February 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Harriet!

Fundraising Friday Star – Harriet!

So Lauren is off exploring our Camps in Cambodia this week, and the rest of the Operations Team are exploring our Camps around the world...so keep an eye out for when they return :) Great for me thoush because I really enjoyed this week‰'s entry because her positivity was practically bouncing off the page. If any of you are losing the will with fundraising, this is a great read and I really think that the fact she has been so...

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Reported by Lauren on 23rd February 2016

FUNDRAISING FRIDAY STAR – CAITLIN !!

FUNDRAISING FRIDAY STAR – CAITLIN !!

You‰'ve heard the saying about the glass right? You know, is it half full or half empty? Mine, for starters, is not a glass but a mug (containing coffee, obviously) and as for whether it‰'s half full or empty, well‰ my general outlook on life largely reflects the contents of my stomach, if I‰'m hungry the glass is definitely half empty! Caitlin, however, clearly has more important things to worry about and clearly has a lot on her plate other...

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Reported by Lauren on 23rd February 2016

FUNDRAISING FRIDAY STAR – ELLEESSE!!

FUNDRAISING FRIDAY STAR – ELLEESSE!!

The best thing about my job is that I get to chat to you lot about how you‰'re getting on- some of you are used to me ringing you up for a good old chinwag and others I haven‰'t spoken to much (give us a call, I‰'d love to chat!) My favourite thing is when you get in contact with me out of the blue with something really positive. This week‰'s fundraising Friday Star wasn‰'t even an entry initially, I...

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Reported by Rachael May on 23rd February 2016

Fundraising Friday Star – Tara!!

Fundraising Friday Star – Tara!!

Me again today - though credit must go to our Fundraising Guru Lauren for talking to Tara and getting this story....over to them! At 5‰"2 tall (and a half, I hasten to add) I can safely say I do not belong on the cat walk. Not to mention the fact I would almost definitely fall over and that the last time I attempted to walk in heels I somehow managed to get my shoe wedged in a drain - don‰'t...

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