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We regularly receive inspiring stories, photos and artworks from across the country.
This is our little ‘school of fame’ where we can share and hopefully encourage more great works of art and fundraising successes.
Killinghall Primary School - Teacher Joel Standeven organised a fundraiser with his class, after engaging his students during grammar class. He wrote to us: "During our rainforest topic work in year four we became increasingly aware of the damage being caused to rainforests across the world and the beautiful animals habitats and peoples lives being damaged by the effects of deforestation. After reading a range of news articles, the pupils wanted to do something to help, not just in our local environment but further afield! After finding the Rainforest Foundation UK's website, we became even more inspired to help. We wrote letters to the head teacher during our English lessons, convincing her to let us have a bake sale using our best persuasive language and including a range of interesting facts and case studies from the Rainforest Foundation's information booklets. We sent a letter back home to parents asking them to donate cakes and snacks and arranged a bake sale to be held during a parents consultation afternoon. We were overwhelmed by the support from our parents. We expected to raise around £25 to help protect and acre of land. We actually managed to raise £100. It was an enterprising and ethical experience the children will never forget and we were so happy when we received our thank you letter and certificate through the post. It's an event we will hold for years to come."
Brisbane Primary School held a “Jungle FUND~le” a presentation about the rainforest for their families and friends. They performed a dance and songs about the rainforest and raised £430! Thanks!
Aughton Christ Church Primary School raised an amazing £403.20 for RFUK! Well done to all the children and their teacher Nick!
Woodlands Primary School, Class 5 raised £52.43 at their fruit stall called “fruit fiesta”! Thanks everyone!
West Park Academy's year three eco warriors have been very busy! Through a copper collection and fun run they've raised over £700 for RFUK! They even put on a special assembly on deforestation- what an amazing effort. Well done guys, we're so proud of your enthusiasm to help protect rainforests!
Year 3 at Dame Janet created a beautiful fundraising display selling decorated tote bags and post cards, raising an amazing £349 for RFUK! Well done year 3! And we love your hats!
Whingate Primary School sent us their beautiful letters telling us about their cake sale and how much they raised (A whopping £270!) Fantastic job guys!
Cranmere Primary School sent us some lovely letters telling us about their fab fundraising day where they sold fruit skewers and tribal necklaces and raised an impressive £63.60 for us, thank you very much Cranmere!
Merton Abbey Primary School have been working hard writing letters to Pepsico and the Brazilian government asking them to stop deforestation! After reading all their letters it's clear this school care a great deal about the rainforests! Thank you Merton Abbey!
Murray Primary School have written and sold 'Rainforest Recipes' books with delicious milkshakes, smoothies and fruit salads inside, to raise funds for Rainforest Foundation UK! Well done Room 5, we will be trying some of your yummy recipes soon!
If you've done any fundraising or artwork for us, do send us some pictures and we'll put you up in our school of fame!
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