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Unsuspecting Heroes

Unsuspecting Heroes

We wanted to recognise some of our favourite fundraisers who have made a tremendous effort to raise money for various important charities during lockdown. As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, charities all over the UK are losing valuable funding due to vital fundraising events being cancelled to accommodate social distancing.     Captain Sir Thomas Moore, 100, has been widely recognised in the UK, recently earning a knighthood, for his triumph in raising over £32 million for supporting NHS staff and volunteers caring for Covid-19 patients. Fundraising for charity by walking 100 laps of his garden, the former British Army officer has become a huge inspiration for people all over the UK as they join in to look for ways to raise money for charity.    Here are a few of the UK’s unsuspecting heroes, taking it upon themselves to raise pledges for various charities, including NHS Charities Together, Mind, Action for M.E, Together 21 and the Orphans Sh...

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Rachel Slade’s Attempt at 100km in July
Rachel Slade, Finance Coordinator at University of Cambridge, set herself the challenge to run a total of 100km in July to fundraise for the...
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Food Bank Donations: An interview with Fine & Country agent, Marie Fritz
Fine & Country Northampton’s Partner Agent, Marie Fritz, has been using her time in lockdown to devote to helping those in need by...

Rachel Slade’s Attempt at 100km in July

Rachel Slade’s Attempt at 100km in July

Rachel Slade, Finance Coordinator at University of Cambridge, set herself the challenge to run a total of 100km in July to fundraise for the Fine & Country Foundation. Rachel has chosen for the proceeds to go to two homeless charities, Jimmy’s Night Shelter and WinterComfort Shelter, in Cambridge.   During lockdown, Rachel has seen the many people who have found a love for running, but sometimes lacks the motivation to go herself, making this challenge all the more impressive. The philanthropist is taking on the 100km with the motivation of battling homelessness. To the Fine & Country Foundation, she said, “any support I get will only motivate me further!”   On Rachel’s JustGiving page, she asks, “Have you ever wondered what it might be like to be homeless during a pandemic? Sleeping on the streets with a deadly virus potentially all around you? Not having the comfort of being locked in your warm, safe, clean house?”  &nbs...

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30th Jun 2020
Food Bank Donations: An interview with Fine & Country agent, Marie Fritz
Fine & Country Northampton’s Partner Agent, Marie Fritz, has been using her time in lockdown to devote to helping those in need by...
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8th Jun 2020
Unsuspecting Heroes
We wanted to recognise some of our favourite fundraisers who have made a tremendous effort to raise money for various important charities du...
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22nd May 2020
Fundraising remotely: ideas and tips 
As coronavirus limits our ability to volunteer and host fundraising events, people are having to find new ways to raise funds to fight cause...
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15th May 2020

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