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SIAB wins Charity of the Year at Somerset Business Awards
Posted on Wednesday November 04, 2015
Somerset Business Awards – Charity of the Year Award. And the winner is………………. School in a Bag are incredibly proud to have been awarded Charity of the Year at the Somerset Business Awards run by the Somerset Chamber of Commerce. The event, held at the Wellsprings Leisure Complex in Taunton on October 23rd showcased 14 […]Read More
See just how much fun a SchoolBag pack is!
Posted on Thursday October 22, 2015
You may have already been a part of one yourself, or maybe you’re currently fundraising for School in a Bag and will do a SchoolBag pack in the coming months, but this is a great insight into what goes into a SchoolBag pack during the set-up, the actual packing and when all the Schoolbags are […]Read More
SIAB Supporter ‘Blog in a Bag’ No.12 – “Hello” from the newest member of the SIAB team!
Posted on Tuesday September 29, 2015
This month’s Blog in a Bag is written by Lis Foy who has recently joined the School in a Bag team – welcome Lis, it’s great to have you on-board! My name is Lis Foy and I am the new ‘girl’ on the School in a Bag team – which brings the grand total up […]Read More
Branded School in a Bag Crowdfunder vehicles hit the road
Posted on Thursday September 24, 2015
To add to our million pound week, look at what we’ve just got! Our Crowdfunder vehicles are now branded and have got all the logos from everyone who donated over £500. Thank you so much again to everyone that helped with this, we are certainly driving them with pride – let us know if you see them […]Read More
Charity Reaches £1million in its 10th Anniversary Year!
Posted on Tuesday September 22, 2015
School in a Bag, the initiative run by the Piers Simon Appeal based in Chilthorne Domer near Yeovil, has reached its first £1 million milestone – in the charity’s 10th anniversary year. The Piers Simon Appeal (PSA) was set up in memory of Piers who sadly lost his life in the Indian Ocean Tsunami on […]Read More
Can you make a pencil last a whole year? Read about our Pencil Challenge!
Posted on Tuesday September 08, 2015
When School in a Bag started in 2009, the first consignment was in Swaziland, Africa, where the children were given one pencil by the government to last the whole year. The four of us in the SIAB office want to see how hard this is, by challenging ourselves to use just one pencil and see […]Read More
SIAB Supporter ‘Blog in a Bag’ No.11 – Global team from Fieldglass conquer the 3 Peaks!
Posted on Thursday August 06, 2015
This ‘Blog in a Bag’ comes from one of our corporate supporters, Fieldglass, who are based in London. They had a truly international group taking part in their 3 Peaks Challenge (from the UK, USA, Germany, France, Japan, Holland and France) which is more than we’ve ever had before! The Fieldglass London office was only opened in December […]Read More
Snowdon 10 commemorates 10 years of the Piers Simon Appeal & School in a Bag
Posted on Wednesday July 22, 2015
To celebrate the 10 year anniversary year of the Piers Simon Appeal and its School in a Bag initiative, six runners, including School in a Bag CEO and Founder Luke Simon completed (and conquered!) a bespoke event last weekend: The Snowdon 10. Luke said, “In 2013 after the second 3 Peaks Charity Challenge, two […]Read More
Piers Simon Appeal / School in a Bag – Nepal Earthquake Appeal: Update from HELP’s Jimmy Lama
Posted on Monday May 11, 2015
Late last night we received our first direct personal contact from our dear friend, Jimmy Lama, Executive Director of the Helambu Education Livelihood Partnership (HELP). School in a Bag have been in partnership with Jimmy and his team since July 2012 and Jimmy and his HELP team have distributed almost 3,000 SchoolBags to children in […]Read More
Nepal Earthquake Appeal – Update from Piers Simon Appeal/School in a Bag
Posted on Tuesday May 05, 2015
With the Nepal earthquake slipping out of the news headlines, the Piers Simon Appeal and School in a Bag team are delighted to announce that 8 days on from setting up the Nepal Earthquake Appeal, we have raised over £4,000 with more money pledged to come in. Thank you so much to everyone who has […]Read More
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