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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
SIAB Supporter: ‘Blog in a Bag’ No. 10 – Josef Tucker, the 1st School in a Bag Ambassador
Posted on Wednesday April 29, 2015
Here’s the latest ‘Blog in a Bag’ from our first official School in a Bag Ambassador, Josef Tucker. It’s written by him, but we wanted to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to Josef for the work that he’s doing for us, spreading the School in a Bag word to new people […]Read More
Piers Simon Appeal – Nepal Earthquake Appeal
Posted on Monday April 27, 2015
The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday 25th April has affected the area of Helambu where since 2012, School in a Bag have distributed over 3,600 SchoolBags. Our partners on the ground, the Helambu Education Livelihood Project (HELP) based in Kathmandu and co-funded by Mondo Challenge UK are located right in the heart […]Read More
SIAB Supporter ‘Blog in a Bag’ No. 9 – Matt Saunders
Posted on Wednesday March 04, 2015
Here’s the latest ‘Blog in a Bag’ from Matt Saunders. At the end of last year he did a ‘slightly out of the ordinary’ fundraising challenge for School in a Bag, which involved trekking up the Nepal Himalayan Mountain Ama Dablam! Read more to find out why Matt chose to do this challenge, and why we […]Read More
SIAB Supporter: ‘Blog in a Bag’ No. 8 – 10 Years and Beyond
Posted on Wednesday January 28, 2015
This month’s Blog in a Bag is a slightly different as we’re doing it ‘in-house’, just so we can give you an idea of how amazing/crazy/exciting and rewarding it has been over the last month: Following on from the very successful media coverage in December of the 10th anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami on Boxing […]Read More
SIAB Supporter: ‘Blog in a Bag’ No.7 – Luke Simon….10 years
Posted on Sunday December 28, 2014
Here is the latest ‘Blog in a Bag’ from School in a Bag founder Luke Simon. Boxing Day – a relative flat day in many a household I should imagine. This was certainly true of ours growing up – all that build up and then POW – gone, for another 364 days. Not in 2004 […]Read More
Crowdfunder video – Driven by you!
Posted on Thursday December 18, 2014
We’ve got just 40 days to try and reach our target of raising money to fund one (and hopefully two) vehicles for the charity, which will make things much more manageable and productive – especially the way we’re growing at the moment. All the money we currently receive is to fund SchoolBags and we therefore […]Read More
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