Born Free Foundation - Keep Wildlife in the Wild

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Photo shows Choir Leader Georgie Standage, Prefect Kirsty Bently and the Horsham Evening Rock Choir with Joanne Bartholomew from Born Free

Our thanks to Mandy Zawadzka who led a dynamic team with an incredible 19 runners in the St Albans Half Marathon, to raise funds in memory of her father Les Aldridge.

Born Free was her dad’s favourite charity and the brilliant team raised an astonishing £1,417, plus £295 Gift Aid. “Life without Les is difficult,” explained Mandy, “but we know he would be so pleased and proud of how much we raised.”

We wholeheartedly thank everyone who raises  funds for Born Free to help us keep wildlife in the wild.  If you would like to help please go to our fundraising pack page or if  you have raised funds and you would like to appear on our website do get in touch.

Fundraisers November 2017

Walliams Fundraisers at Tredington Primary School raised £89.30 by holding a fundraising event which included a children’s raffle and cake sale.

Donna Mackenzie raised £231.76 from having a stall at a local primary school fayre.

Joe and Jed Turnbull raised a total of £759.00 by cycling across Tanzania.

Kathleen Barnett has completed lots more talks to local groups about Born Frees work and has raised £333.15.

Fundraisers September 2017

Kris Stanley and her husband Rich ran the New Forest Marathon and raised £553.22.

Kathleen Barnett raised £223.26 from her latest talks to local groups. 

Mr Whitton & Ms Turner from Surrey raised £220.00 by holding an annual golf day in memory of their son Ross.

Diane Thompson ran her first marathon with the support of her son Oliver and raised £300.

Fundraisers August 2017

Maryan Dowling from Poulton Le Fylde ran a charity shop for a week selling clothes, books, and other things. She raised £725 to go towards fighting the ivory trade.

Donna Mackenzie raised £80 doing a tombola at the Falkirk Charity Market.

Roger Aldridge from Worcester, received donations of £65 instead of birthday presents for his 60th.

Marilyn Harrison raised £65 by having a tombola stall at a local fete in Swindon.

Anna Treby from Rustington has raised £750 by walking 5 marathons, she still has a 6th to go. This is a massive total of 360000 steps! Anna also held a wine tombola to raise money.

Fundraisers July 2017

Francesca Delaney, Laura Bailey, Megan Rhodes, Caitlin Hill and Ava Ward raised £222.51 by holding a coffee morning.

Sue Silk raised £167 by having a stall at the St Neots Armed Forces Day.

Audrey Bates from Burnley raised £15 by holding a raffle for multiple charities including Born Free.

Henlow Church of England Academy in Bedfordshire raised £25 from their summer fayre.

Cherly Wilde, Lyn Anderson, Pauline Johnson and Val Eckett from Maidenhead raised £180 by having a stall at ‘The Stage’ an event organised by Woodley Council.

The 2nd Alnwick Brownies raised £44 by holding a coffee evening which included stalls selling cakes, children's bric a brac, non-alcoholic tombola they also served tea and coffee.


Fundraisers June 2017

Donna Mackenzie had another fundraising stall at a local community centre fayre and raised £30.

Mackenzie Klinck trekked the 3 peaks, he climbed Ben Nevis on 26th May, Sacfell on 30th May and Snowden on 13th May. He found Scafell the hardest due to weather being wet and windy! He has raised £1071.

Audrey Bates from Burnley raised £10 by holding a sale at her Church.

Laetitia Garcia in London raised £583 by walking 20k at the Just Walk event.

Five 12 year old boys from Rokeby school in Kingston, Bilal, Dara, Matty, Seb and Thomas organised a cake sale at school in aid of the Born Free Foundation.  They raised £360.09!

Bancroft’s Preparatory School in Essex raised £700.00 preforming ‘The Lion King’ over 4 nights.

Michelle & Nita raised £760 by taking part in the Walk 4 Wildlife on 25th June. They walk 20km across the South Downs.

Eilis Humphrey’s and Joely Gardiner-Clark, P4 pupils form Glasgow Academy, were moved to try to raise money for BFF as they were very concerned about protecting endangered species. The girls held a raffle and raised £102.67


Fundraisers May 2017

Audrey Bates from Lancashire raised £25 by holding a sale at a local inn in Burnley.

Bella Swaddling, Florrie Swaddling, Mary Hart, Bertie Hart from Chew Magna raised £40 selling bobbling balls.

Sarah Robertson from Scotland shaved her head to raised £67.50 for the Giraffes, with support from Ivan Robertson and Samantha Katy Spering.

Jessica Mitchell and her friends, Maia and Lila from Hertfordshire raised £34.10 by having a cake sale at Brownies.

Mark Davies from Godalming raised £650 for running Yoga classes.

Bottesford Infant School’s Yellow and Green class in Scunthorpe raised £76.86 as part of their topic last term.


Fundraisers April 2017

Pupils at St. Andrew’s CE Primary School in Hertfordshire raised £95.89 by organising a collection at the Year 3 and 4 production of ‘The Zany Zoo’.

Audrey Bates from Burnley raised £15.00 by holding a raffle at her grandson’s party. 

Kathleen Barnett from Hedon in Hull raised £102.62 by giving talks to local groups.

Michael Davies from Bolton raised £526.50 by completing a half marathon in March with his dog Star.

Susan Stewart from St Ives in Cornwall raised £90 by having a collection box in her shop.


March Fundraisers

Mark Piper from Crawley raised £60.00 by holding a talk on elephants.

Blaise White from North Nildey and Gloustershire raised £200 by starting up an animal club enlisting her sister and friends from school and home. Blaise and her friends have worked hard raising money over the last year, mainly through selling cakes.

Matilda Lloyd Mason, Orla Silverwood Flindall, Ivy Rufus, Mia Gibson, and Ruby Rosewell from Brighton in East Sussex raised £300 by doing a sponsored silence. They did not speak for a whole day, including all their time at school!

Dawn Lawrence from Stalbridge in Dorset and Donovarian Dames raised £40 by holding a talk on Born Free and how she came to be an author.

Year 11 of Grosvenor Grammar School in Marina Park, Belfast, raised £300 with charity collections.

Kathleen Barnett from Hedon in Hull raised £191.29 by giving talks to local groups.

Emma Ashby from Southampton raised £249 by completing the Reading half marathon in 1hr 45mins.

Jemima Houghton-Brown from Terrington in York raised £239.88 by holding a cake sale at her school.

Norma and John Jordan from Walsall raised £100.00 by celebrating their golden wedding anniversary.

Brookland Infant School in London raised £105.70 by having a collection.

Vicky Newland from Berkshire raised £100 by requesting donations rather than presents for her 50th birthday.


January/February Fundraisers 2017

Gordon Harper from City of Derry raised £66.30 from having a collection box at Bennigans Bar.

Kathleen Barnett from Hedon in Hull raised £165.63 by holding talks for local organisations.

Maureen Abbott from Ferndown in Dorset raised £20.00 by sending e-Christmas cards rather than paper cards.

Dawn Lawrence from Stalbridge in Dorset raised £100.00 by holding a talk at a local U3A meeting.

Rebecca Wright from Thornton le Beans in Northallerton raised £247.38 by donating the funds from eBay sales.

Jeremy Lynch from Cheltenham raised £146 by selling handmade cards. After watching a TV programme on cheetahs he decided to donate the money raised to cheetah conservation.

Luci Lynch from Cheltenham raised £30 by holding a bring and buy sale. She used the money raised to adopt the elephants Emily Kate and Ewok.

Born Free Foundation
Broadlands Business Campus, Langhurstwood Road
, Horsham, RH12 4QP, UK - Charity Reg. No. 1070906

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