As ever it has been go-go-go at Child’s i Foundation HQ but whilst we cogitate and procrastinate over the nitty gritty of virtal bricks and mortar, Twitter anxiety and merchant trading accounts, our supporters are out there raising the money to make the real stuff happen.
It was tough but last night we had to dance the night away at Ginglik in Shepherds Bush, London, courtesy of The Golden Manor Medicine Show (Adam Adler, Jules Fuller, Ali Hawkins, Neil Webster and special guests) to magnificent covers of The Felice Brothers, Langhorne Slim, Dylan, The Band, Johnny Cash, Josh Ritter, The Stones, Muddy Waters and a couple of their own.
Approx £400 was raised thanks to the band and a few collection buckets. We highly recommend you follow the band on Facebook and watch out for their next gig.
Meanwhile across the waters in Japan Child’s i Foundation supporter Brent Simmonds organised a charity golf day in Japan and raised £175.
Undress for Uganda continues its glorious reign with the latest event raising £408. Since UFU has already taken on a life of its own we thought it deserved its very own Facebook fan page. Please feel free to share your tips and ideas here to help others host a great party.
Julien Buckley has started to plan his epic cycle journey in July. The route is not yet certain but suffice to say it will be between 1,200 – 2,500 miles some where in Scandinavia. He is planning to tackle it alone but he would welcome offers of companionship from other (crazy?) cyclists – Watch his progress on his blog.
Never one to shy away from a challenge herself and unwilling to let our supporters take all the glory, Lucy Buck is leading by example and has committed to jumping out of a plane. Please sponsor the crazy lady on Justgiving.
And finally, if all you’re looking for is a night of romance and dirty glamour we can help you with that as well. Kirsty Mitchell is running Child’s i Foundation’s first speed-dating event burlesque style on 23rd March 2009. The tickets are like gold-dust so email Kirsty directly if you would like to join in the fun.
Keep those fundraising ideas coming …