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* IMPORTANT NEWS – SchoolBag to Increase in Price *
Posted on Thursday September 01, 2016
Dear School in a Bag Friends, I am writing to let you know that sadly, the time has arrived whereby we need to increase the cost of a SchoolBag. For the past five years, the cost to sponsor a SchoolBag has been £15.00 and during this time we have been able to absorb the increasing […]Read More
SIAB ‘Blog in a Bag’ No. 18: The challenge of climbing the UK’s 3 highest peaks…
Posted on Wednesday August 31, 2016
This month’s (slightly late) blog is from a great friend and supporter of the charity, Sarah, who took part in our 3 Peaks Challenge earlier in the month. It wasn’t without its ups and downs but here’s Sarah’s side of it and how she got on… Hi School in a Bag supporters, my name is Sarah and I’ve been […]Read More
SIAB ‘Blog in a Bag’ No. 17: Couple celebrating their Golden Wedding Anniversary turn it red instead!
Posted on Thursday July 28, 2016
Golden couple Robin and Jane Mason recently celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary and instead of asking for presents, asked for donations to School in a Bag… We received a lovely email back in April from Robin, who had met our Founder & CEO Luke at the Rotary 1040 Conference in Scarborough last year, as they’d been ‘very […]Read More
SIAB ‘Blog in a Bag’ No. 16: Home Farm Fest 11 raises the roof – and a whole lot more!
Posted on Monday July 04, 2016
This month’s blog is all about Home Farm Fest and just what a cracking year we had, breaking all previous records for the amount we raised! Thank you to all of you who came along either as punters or as volunteers and if you couldn’t make it this year, we hope you can make it […]Read More
SIAB ‘Blog in a Bag’ No. 15: Our Unforgettable Trip to Nepal!
Posted on Saturday May 28, 2016
This month’s Blog in a Bag is brought to you on Piers’s birthday, May 28th. He will be 33 years old again! Piers would certainly have loved to be part of our recent self-funded trip to Nepal with Mum and Dad. We were also very lucky to be joined by Ann Acaster, International Service Chair for […]Read More
School in a Bag welcomes President of Rotary in GB & I, Peter Davey, this Wednesday
Posted on Monday February 01, 2016
We’re excited, and honoured, to be welcoming Peter Davey, 2015/16 President of Rotary in Great Britain & Ireland, to our HQ this Wednesday morning as part of his trip to his old stomping ground of Yeovil where he lived and worked during his time with NatWest Bank. It’s also where he began his Rotary Life […]Read More
School in a Bag Leather and Wig Rock Dinner
Posted on Thursday January 21, 2016
For those who have been to one of our ‘Barn Thai or Curry Nights’, we’re venturing away from home to the very lovely Northover Manor Hotel in Ilchester for a one-off night of rock, wigs and leather – you’d be crazy to miss it! With a delicious two-course menu and music from the fantastic Snakebyte […]Read More
SIAB Supporter ‘Blog in a Bag’ No.14 – Nosto get tough, in the mud!
Posted on Monday January 04, 2016
December’s Blog in a Bag (yes sorry it’s slightly late…!) is from Nosto, an international company with their UK office in London, who fundraised for us when the entire team took on the challenge of The Tough Mudder course last September. Here’s a re-cap of their day, ending a couple of months later with their SchoolBag […]Read More
Season’s Greetings from School in a Bag
Posted on Monday December 21, 2015
SIAB Supporter ‘Blog in a Bag’ No.13 – What better thing to do when turning 75 than a skydive for SIAB!
Posted on Monday November 30, 2015
This month’s blog is from long-term supporter of School in a Bag, having known Luke our CEO since he was “a wee boy”, Beryl Preston. Beryl is an amazing lady who recently turned 75 (although you’d never guess she had!), and instead of this birthday passing by like any other, she decided to opt for […]Read More
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