Say NO to ANIMAL CRUELTY!

Dear animal ❤️-ers, welcome to my PETA fundraising Money Pot! 1.4 million animals die each year because they are victims of animal testing, including the use of cosmetics and 400K coyotes are killed each year for fur in the U.S alone 🙈 🙉 🙊 ! The number is just astonishing! As you know I feel very strongly about animals and veganism, that's why I've been campaigning for animal rights and working closely with PETA UK charity (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). I decided to launch this campaign because I wanted to get more “hands-on” in the fight against animal cruelty,  especially when it comes to the unethical make-up testing  🐶 🐮 🐭  and using animals for clothing (check out my new video at PETA HQ in the updates section).  My mission is to support the charity and their work in raising awareness about how much suffering goes into animal testing and obraining fur. I believe that no animal should be poisoned or killed for us to wear a pretty lipstick or mascara or a winter jacket. It's really sad knowing about all the atrocious and inhumane experiments and practices that take place everyday and not much is done about it...So here I am campaigning 💪🏻! Please join my fight! It would be amazing if your could make a small donation and help me share this money pot page on your social media (Twitter/Facebook/Instagram) to spread the word! When sharing it please use the hashtag #LWfundraiser to have a chance to WIN one of the lipsticks from my Basic Bitch cruelty-free makeup line! Let's all be a part of something good and stop wearing animal blood on our beautiful lips or bodies! 💄 👄  🙎🏽  Find out more from my YouTube video:  PETA is internationally recognised as one of the leading and most influential animal charities in the world. They focus on campaigning against issues of animal cruelty that include topics such as factory farming, fur farming & animal testing. Any issue that involves animal cruelty is on PETA's radar and you can be rest assured that they will do everything in their power to put a stop to it.  BUT, they need funds to do all this amazing work, funds that don't come from nowhere.  If you are an animal lover, or want to help put a stop to animal suffering, please donate.  * 100% of your donation will go to PETA UK charity* Give however much you want* All payments are secureThanks so much for getting involved and supporting this cause!Lucy Watson

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Alzheimers Soc/Club Development fund

Welcome to this money pot !Click to make a contribution.* Give however much you want.* All payments are secureAll monies will be split equally between The Alzheimers Society, and the Kenilworth Tennis, Squash and Croquet Club develoopment fund.Thank you!

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Say NO to ANIMAL CRUELTY!

Say NO to ANIMAL CRUELTY!

Dear animal ❤️-ers, welcome to my PETA fundraising Money Pot! 1.4 million animals die each year because they are victims of animal testing, including the use of cosmetics and 400K coyotes are killed each year for fur in the U.S alone 🙈 🙉 🙊 ! The number is just astonishing! As you know I feel very strongly about animals and veganism, that's why I've been campaigning for animal rights and working closely with PETA UK charity (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). I decided to launch this campaign because I wanted to get more “hands-on” in the fight against animal cruelty,  especially when it comes to the unethical make-up testing  🐶 🐮 🐭  and using animals for clothing (check out my new video at PETA HQ in the updates section).  My mission is to support the charity and their work in raising awareness about how much suffering goes into animal testing and obraining fur. I believe that no animal should be poisoned or killed for us to wear a pretty lipstick or mascara or a winter jacket. It's really sad knowing about all the atrocious and inhumane experiments and practices that take place everyday and not much is done about it...So here I am campaigning 💪🏻! Please join my fight! It would be amazing if your could make a small donation and help me share this money pot page on your social media (Twitter/Facebook/Instagram) to spread the word! When sharing it please use the hashtag #LWfundraiser to have a chance to WIN one of the lipsticks from my Basic Bitch cruelty-free makeup line! Let's all be a part of something good and stop wearing animal blood on our beautiful lips or bodies! 💄 👄  🙎🏽  Find out more from my YouTube video:  PETA is internationally recognised as one of the leading and most influential animal charities in the world. They focus on campaigning against issues of animal cruelty that include topics such as factory farming, fur farming & animal testing. Any issue that involves animal cruelty is on PETA's radar and you can be rest assured that they will do everything in their power to put a stop to it.  BUT, they need funds to do all this amazing work, funds that don't come from nowhere.  If you are an animal lover, or want to help put a stop to animal suffering, please donate.  * 100% of your donation will go to PETA UK charity* Give however much you want* All payments are secureThanks so much for getting involved and supporting this cause!Lucy Watson

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little steps project...

little steps project...

Hi everyone! I put up this kitty to give a little help to an orphanage located in Morocco. The objective this year is to be able to raise enough money to meet two specific needs; 78 pairs of shoes (girls / boys) + 20 unbreakable glasses frames (for . Like any children's organization, the Lalla Hasnaâ House (http://association-ihssane.org/en/home/) has everyday needs and donations are usually irregular and arrive according to the possibilities of each one. So here is the bet, shoe all the children at the same time with a new pair of shoes without distinction and leave it behind. The purpose of this operation is to please these children who are in need and who with our help will be more than happy. You understand that this kitty appeals to your generosity in order to put smiles on children faces. Some practical info; - Everyone makes the donation that he wishes without conditions (even symbolic, its most welcome).- All online payments are secured on the site.- For any formal attestation, thank you to indicate your request via email before the closing of the pot (30/03/2017).- Collection, withdrawal, expenses and distribution will be communicated for traceability. For more details, do not hesitate to contact me directly; Sihaame.asraoui@gmail.com - +447561157742 Thank you for your time and if you can, your participation. Sissi  ---------------------------------- Bonjour à tous ! Je mets en place cette cagnotte pour donner un petit coup de pouce à un orphelinat situé au Maroc. L’objectif cette année est de pouvoir récolter assez d'argent afin de pouvoir répondre à deux besoins précis ; 78 paires de chaussures (filles/garçons) + 20 montures de lunettes incassables. Comme toute organisation pour enfants, la Maison d’Enfants Lalla Hasnaâ a des nécessités au quotidien et les dons sont généralement irréguliers et arrivent selon possibilités de chacun. Donc voilà le pari, chausser tous les enfants en même temps avec une nouvelle paire de chaussures sans distinction et de laisser pour compte. Le but de cette opération est de faire plaisir à ses enfants qui sont dans le besoin et qui avec notre aide seront plus qu’heureux. Vous l'avez compris cette cagnotte fait appel à votre générosité afin de faire sourire ces enfants. Quelques petites infos pratique ; - Chacun fait le don qu'il souhaite sans conditions (même symbolique, je suis preneuse).- Tous les paiements en ligne sont sécurisés sur le site.- Pour toute d'attestation officielle, merci de m'indiquer votre demande via email avant la clôture de la cagnotte.- La collecte, le retrait, les dépenses ainsi que la distribution seront communiqués pour traçabilité. Pour plus de détails, n’hésitez pas à me contacter directement ; sihaame.asraoui@gmail.com - +447561157742 Merci pour votre temps et si vous pouvez, votre participation.

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Make it Better

Make it Better

Water, health care and sanitation, basic rights that many people live without Rural Health Care Foundation fights every day to make thousands of thoselives better Their beliefs and willingness to make lives better inspires volunteers that jointhem in the most diverse projects But that is not enough Unfortunately, they are facing major difficulties to a point where performingtheir mission is becoming impossible They need an extra hand Let's help Rural Health Care Foundation with small donations With your help, thousands of children will have access to clean water andeducation Can you make it better? YOU CAN!  We started this fundraising campaign because unfortunately Rural Health Care Foundation Lost their car, without a car it is very complicated to host volunteers and to reach the rural villages of Mubende. Without a car, their mission is compromised. My experience with RHCF was inspiring, to see how they face all the adversities with a smile on their faces, to see all the children happy for having clean water or a pit latrine. I believe all volunteers leave Mubende with their heart full of ideas and with motivation to help others. Let's not stop it! Now we are back home and everything is "normal" but RHCF is on the field everyday, struggling to help families... that is their normal. Together, we can make it better... IMPORTANT NOTE - If you are using an American Card make sure your bank is informed that you are making an international deposite. Otherwise, the bank might block it!

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School meals for kids in Volos, Greece.

School meals for kids in Volos, Greece.

Welcome to this money pot !When the volunteers at the Solidarity Kitchen heard me describing a young child in my daughter's class who came to school hungry and had nothing to eat all day,, they immediately offered to feed her. Within a very short time, the Solidarity Kitchen's founder Angeliki had visited the school, met with the headteacher and was delivering 25 meals to children in need. This year, the Solidarity Kitchen is providing meals to 60 children in need in Volos schools. What I find most moving about their efforts is Angliki’s dedication to the cause. For example, throughout the summer she slept overnight in her car to set up a stall of hand-knitted and crocheted gifts every morning at a local seaside resort—all to raise money for the children's meals. As a woman in her late sixties, this is no mean task. Additionally, this week I found out that Aggeliki and another volunteer had visited a bazaar in Thessaloniki to raise money for the Solidarity kitchen. Once again, Angliki had slept in her car in order to set up her stall in the morning..The Solidarity Kitchen needs to raise €3,500 to pay for the meals for the 2017 academic school year. While this seems like a lot of money, it will go a long way and be spread among many. As a mother, I would be very grateful for anyone able to help Angeliki, her team of volunteers, and the children of Volos who are in need of daily meals.Take a look at the Solidarity Kitchen's website to get a feel for the work they do.https://kouzinavolos.org/Of course, it's in Greek, but there are lots of photos and videos!! Click to make a contribution.* Give however much you want.* All payments are secure In Solidarity,Maria McCarthy.

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Algarve Dawgs...Mungo, Helen and Peggy

Algarve Dawgs...Mungo, Helen and Peggy

Welcome to Marcus and Leanne's money pot, raising money for Algarve dawgs - Mungo, Helen and Peggy!These hunting dogs were locked in a shed for years.  Then they broke out and nearly starved to death on a barren hillside until they stumbled upon the mountain hideaway my mum built and where we were... well hiding away in.For a few weeks they lounged on cushions with full food bowls and cuddles, and they were the happiest, most grateful, most lovable and loving dogs you have ever met.  All their Christmas's came at once.We then discovered the annual horror that occurs across Portugal and Spain as the hunting season comes to an end. Thousands of these poor hunting dogs are abandoned in the hills, left to starve to death, many more just shot, their replacement offspring waiting in line for the same fate and similar suffering.If they are lucky then the heart-worm or tick fever will end their slow starvation- which Helen and Peggy both had.The result is all the dog sanctuaries are far, far beyond full - we spoke to one who told us that 200 dogs had been put down that day from a single hunter due to the appalling state they had been found in and lack of room to look after them - another Sanctury told us they were set up for 200 but were housing 1000). Most sanctuaries will not open their doors if you turn up with a dog - not because they don't want to help; they are bursting at the seams. Hunters regularly throw unwanted dogs over the fences at night. These dogs are the 'lucky' ones...So now many sanctuaries just fund neutering programs and treat them if they can be sent abroad to be rehomed. Sometimes they just leave food out... at the local Intermarch (supermarket) we saw 7 dogs roaming around eating the rice that had been left out for the strays. This is the landscape in which our story sits. We homed them, SOS neutered them and started their treatment. SOS and Karen Breen provided spaces for them to convalesce until homes could be found... Helen, Peggy and Mungo are now waiting to come to the UK for rehoming by Birmingham Greyhound Rescue.It would tragic to take it all away from them and we want to raise hard cash to give back to the dedicated sanctuaries that have helped Mungo, Peggy and Helen and to help them continue their work helping these innocents (Karen Breens Sanctury, SOS Algarve and Birmingham Greyhound Rescue) - £800 makes a contribution towards treatment, kennelling, pet-passports and transportation to the UKThese are the easiest, most docile dogs you will ever find. Let's get them a nice comfy home where they can do what whippets do - lounge around in comfort.  The pictures show how scarily thin they were I know, but they'll fill out.Chipped, vaccinated, spayed, health scanned, and being treated - could you perhaps offer them a nice, comfy home? They are in Portugal but can go anywhere.If not, can you make a contribution to our money pot? You can help by donating a small amount for our endeavours to raise funds in the coming months... we have already wild camped at Snowdon's base and climbed Snowdon... in January when it was -3 degrees at 11pm!!!The small print... Fee information etc. There are no fees passed onto you when you contribute to our money pot. There are also no set-up fees for us to use this site. When we transfer the money raised here by bank transfer (to be distributed to the sanctuaries and individuals that have helped rescue Mungo, Helen and Peggy) leetchi charges 4% for money pots under £2000 or 2.9% for money pots over £2000. We looked around - it's the best we can find. So that's the technical bit over!Click to make a contribution.* Give however much you want* All payments are secureThank you so much! Marcus, Leanne, Mungo, Helen and Peggy x

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Primate Conservation Research Volunteering

Primate Conservation Research Volunteering

Thank you for visiting my page.In July I will be undertaking a 3 week unpaid volunteering project working on primate conservation in the amazon rainforest.I will be spending 3 weeks volunteering to help the scientists and conservationist from ARC Amazon, a non-profit organisation based in Peru. The objectives of the organisation are to "Increase the value of the amazon, to conserve and protect it, and to connect people with rainforests."As with lots of parts of the Amazon, the area I will be working in is under threat from logging industries and the growth of land for agriculture. As a result, many of the species native to the area are becoming increasingly under threat and closer to extinction. An example of one of these animals is the Peruvian black spider monkey (pictured). The organisation aims to protect this species of monkey, as well as 8 other endangered species by understanding the monkeys and making local communities and the rest of the world aware of the impact of them being wiped out. The research undertaken by the scientists working there helps Arc Amazon determine strategies for local conservationists in their aim to create a Biodiversity Corridor in an important river system in the north east of Peru on the border of Brazil and Bolivia.I am a second-year Chemical Engineering student at the University of Bath with a strong interest in conservation. Last year I participated in a 5 day volunteering residential to help the National Trust in the Brecon Beacons and this year I am leading the trip. I also have led other conservation activities with the National Trust in Bath and was nominated for the Bath Young Volunteer of the year award 2017. I enjoy adventures and being outdoors!The volunteering work that I will be involved with whilst I am there will include:* Following, observing and recording data about the wild monkeys.* Trekking through lowland Amazon rainforest in search of monkeys.* Recording and uploading data captured for analysis.* Assisting in the learning of the different monkey species and other fauna and flora species present in the monkey's habitat.* Helping protect the lands of the Indigenous people.I will also be witnessing first hand the deforestation, species loss and other threats to the rainforest as well as gaining an understanding of the successes and challenges of deforestation and thus be able to convey this message on my return.I would really appreciate it if you could help in this project by donating. It will really help with the vital research and assist in the conservation of the Amazon rainforest. As this is a volunteering trip, which is vital for the organisation as I am completely unpaid and have to pay the company to be there, I have to completely self-fund this trip. The money will be going towards paying for my food, water and travel whilst I am assisting the conservationists and scientists. Therefore your money will be going directly into helping conserve the Amazon and help everyone understand the amazing species of monkeys that live in the Amazon rainforest, so you will know exactly where your money is spent. Any money raised above the costs of participating in the projected will be donated directly to the organisation to help fund further research and conservation.Please click to make a contribution, or get in contact with me to learn more about the project, donate via paypal or bank transfer please email me at jt740@bath.ac.uk.For more information on the charity, please visit http://conservetheamazon.org/arcamazon/#missionThank you for your time :)

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Nick & Mary Ann's Tiree Half-Marathon 2017

Nick & Mary Ann's Tiree Half-Marathon 2017

Welcome to Mary Ann & Nick's Fundraiser! We hope you'll help the Watercolour Music team raise some money in the Tiree Half-Marathon! Picture it. The Celtic Connections festival, January 2017. The Tiree Songbook gig - a big musical love-in for the island my dad grew up on - is a sell-out success. Backstage, Mary Ann, Musical Director for the night, is swept along on a windsurfing wave of feel-good and agrees to run in this year's island Half-Marathon. Thanks, Angus Skipinnish...! Well, the training is well underway (the shoes are the genuine instruments of pain article!), and Mary Ann has enlisted the other half of Watercolour Music - the lovely Nick - to run as a team on April 29th. Rycote the dog is also doing a very fine impression of Burgess Meredith in Rocky mode. So, we'd like to take the opportunity to raise some money for two organisations close to our hearts. The first is Ewen's Room, based in rural Lochaber, and which aims to raise awareness of mental health issues. It's run by Rosie and Malcolm Gillespie in memory of their son, who had schizophrenia, and finally committed suicide in 2008. Ewen tried very hard to deal with his problems on his own, and his parents are now working hard to spread the word that it's OK to be open about mental health. From our own encounters with issues of mental wellbeing, we couldn't agree more, although it's still not an easy thing to do, and we support all their hard work - they are a wee organisation but with a big job to do!   The second is Mary Ann's beloved Inverness Gaelic Choir with whom she's been associated for many years. Their music, love and friendship have been a source of support at the bestest and lowest of times over the years, and this is our way of saying thank you and helping to ensure that they carry on as the great musical team they are, and can continue to push their music in new directions. We would be so grateful for any donation, big or small, to this moneypot which will be divided equally between the two groups once we've made our final tally after the race. We'd love to reach £1000, so all your help is much appreciated.  Click on one of the following links to add to the pot.* Give however much you want.* All payments are secureAnd you can follow Mary Ann on Facebook for occasional updates in the lead-up to the race. Thank you!!!

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Improving Mental Health for the Poor in Cambodia

Improving Mental Health for the Poor in Cambodia

This page is to donate money to Prof. Alex Wood to help some of the poorest people in Cambodia to get better mental health care. The money is planned to be used as part of an ongoing project to improve the treatment of mental health in the region, or to be donated to a hospital which gives good healthcare to the poorest people for free (or at a cost affordable to them).Best value charitable donation - no middle menA key challange with giving to charity is knowing how much actually gets to where it is needed. Alex is able to personally take the money to where it is needed and use or give the money directly to the hospitals. No middle men, no employees, no advertising, none of the normal worries about the efficiency of charities.Our Mental Health ProjectImproving mental health services is a key health challenge for developing countries across South East Asia. Cambodia faces particular challenges following a genocide and series of wars in the 1970s and 1980s. During this period health care and university services were nearly entirely destroyed, including through a particular targeting of medical practitioners and academics for execution during the Pol Pot era. In the last two decades, Cambodia has made impressive efforts to rebuild its health and educations systems, including through the establishment of a basic infrastructure of hospitals, medical education universities, and aspirations to conduct international quality research. This has led to notable improvements in physical health as seen, for example, in arrested and declining HIV rates. However, mental health needs have been nearly entirely neglected, and the Cambodian population is largely without access to even rudimentary psychiatric or psychological treatments in both primary and secondary care, leading to several problems.First, rates of untreated mental illness are very high, with associated suffering and stigmatisation. Globally, the World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that depression alone causes more suffering than that generated by all physical disorders combined. This suffering may be expected to be exceptionally high in Cambodia as almost no one in the older generation will have avoided witnessing or experiencing highly traumatic events, and the younger generation will have been born and parented in the recent aftermath of the trauma.Second, mental health conditions are often miss-diagnosed as physical, leading to inappropriate treatment that both wastes resources and risks harming the patient through unnecessary treatment, which in many cases exacerbates the mental health condition.Third, the treatment of chronic physical health conditions is complicated through a lack of assessment or treatment of co-morbid mental health conditions, resulting in the physical health conditions being more difficult and expensive to treat, as well as causing a considerably worse prognosis for the patient. For example, key challenges of HIV programmes include; (a) missed appointments, (b) patients dropping out of the system, (c) the need to locate patients that have so disengaged, (d) lack of adherence to treatment leading to both the emergence of opportunistic infections and HIV medication failure, (e) the need to use newer, more expensive medication due to first line medication failure, and (f) erratic medication compliance risking the emergence of drug resistance at the population level with international implications. Much of these problems emerge from patient disengagement and non-compliance, a key predictor of which in other countries is untreated simple mental health conditions such as depression. Adding a mental health assessment and treatment protocol may both reduce these problems and lead to a net financial saving for the programme.The implementation of an evidence based mental health programme is not currently possible due to the near total lack of research on how to assess or treat mental health in Cambodia, and there is no current mechanism to disseminate new p

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Badagaon - Nepal Disaster Relief

Badagaon - Nepal Disaster Relief

Namaste!On April 25, 2015 11:56am Nepal Standard Time (GMT +5:45), 7.8 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal. It killed: 8,617 people and injured 16,808.  It destroyed over 473,000 houses and displaced: 2.8 million. In my village nobody was killed but it left 8 houses totally damaged and 15 houses partially damaged, in its wake. There are 32 houses in the village. The village is in mid-western Nepal, about 300 km and 50km west, respectively, of Kathmandu and the epicenter Barpak, Gorkha.Currently, 50 people reside in the village. Majority of the inhabitants are the old, infirm, men, women and children. There are only 9 able bodied men among the fifty. About 75 people live outside the village – education, employment or simply looking for better life and greener pastures.The government survey team visited the village and provided few packets of noodles and a plastic 12ft x 12ft plastic sheets to the households whose houses had been completely destroyed. Now after 18 months, they have declared that no further help will be extended.In the villages, it is the practice that all houses are built without help of any modern technology or equipment. Everything is cut, dug and carried via manual labour. So it is quite cumbersome, time and energy consuming. Furthermore, it is practically impossible to repair certain part of the damaged houses as these houses have inter-locked walls and do not have pillars or beams. So if a section of the house is pulled down for repairs, the whole house will fall down. So we have decided to leave these damaged houses as they are.As it is not possible for the villagers to individually rebuild, the consensus has been reached that they will build a single house which will be used as the Disaster Relief Centre. It will also be used as meetings, storage, festivals and ceremonial venue. The villagers already possess enough large cooking utensils, plates, glasses, bowls etc. and traditional musical instruments which need to be stored and safeguarded. Besides, first aid kits, medical supplies, blankets, stretchers and non-degradable food grains, oil and salt will also be stored.To accomplish above, minimum of NRs. 1.5 mio (approx. USD 15K) is estimated. The villagers are confident that they can raise NRs. 500k plus provide voluntary labour (number of days for each household not decided yet).The reason we need to help these people is that they are living in constant fear. We all know that it does not need a quake of such magnitude as the last one to destroy their houses. It is the fear factor that we need to mitigate by providing them the psychological buffer that their needs have been taken care of in case of disaster. This would be extremely meaningful to them. Therefore, I sincerely request you all to chip in whatever you can and show “heart”. Your contribution of USD5.00 can employ an un-skilled labour for a day and by USD 100,00, a whole month. Your kind humanitarian gesture is highly appreciated.Should you have any queries please direct them to Shiva Gurung (email: shivapgurung@yahoo.com , cell no. +977-9841845841. with Viber and Whatsapp connection).Thank you. and god bless you.Shiva

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