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School in a Bag’s Uganda Appeal for refugee children in Bidi Bidi
Posted on Wednesday August 02, 2017
School in a Bag Launches Appeal to get SchoolBags to Refugee Children in Uganda To help us fund SchoolBags for the refugee children in northern Uganda please donate at: http://www.virginmoneygiving.com/fund/SIABUgandaAppeal More information: Today, we’re launching an appeal to help those in desperate need in the Bidi Bidi refugee camp in northern Uganda where there are […]Read More
SIAB ‘Blog in a Bag’ No. 24: The impact of schools fundraising for SIAB and the effect on them
Posted on Friday July 28, 2017
Our Blog in a Bag posts are often light-hearted round-ups of what we, or other fundraisers have been up to which are great fun to either write ourselves, or receive from others. This is no different from the respect that every school we’ve worked with this year has surpassed themselves with the amounts they’ve raised, […]Read More
SIAB ‘Blog in a Bag’ No. 23: Home Farm Fest Charity Music Festival Blown Away by the Success!
Posted on Wednesday June 28, 2017
Home Farm Fest, the charity music festival we hold at our School in a Bag HQ in Chilthorne Domer, Somerset and the biggest annual fundraiser for the charity, has once again smashed its previous year’s fundraising total coming in at just over £72,700 – even if the windy conditions tried its hardest to scupper the music! […]Read More
SIAB ‘Blog in a Bag’ No. 22: Our Charity Festival and what it means to us
Posted on Saturday April 29, 2017
Running a charity is hard. You’re constantly trying to come up with new ways to fundraise and capture the imagination of people to part with their hard earned cash. 2006 saw the first Piers Simon Concert, held in memory of Piers on the family farm where the charity is still based. It was in collaboration with popular […]Read More
Hello from School in a Bag – to friends old and new!
Posted on Monday April 03, 2017
Dear School in a Bag supporter Greetings…and for some of you, welcome back to the School in a Bag blog! Now what does that mean I hear some of you ask? Well, I am writing to admit that for the past three years (since we started using our bespoke database) a glitch in the coding […]Read More
SIAB ‘Blog in a Bag’ No. 21: A new member of the team.
Posted on Tuesday February 28, 2017
Our blog in a bag this month comes from Annabel Bates who has supported School in a Bag for many years – but has recently taken on a more involved and regular role with us. Over to Annabel to introduce herself and tell you a little bit more… My name is Annabel, I’m 31, and […]Read More
An video update from The Woodheads.
Posted on Thursday February 23, 2017
Our most recent Blog in a Bag post told you all about brother and sister duo Rob and Georgina Woodhead who travelled to Nepal to distribute Schoolbags that they had funded themselves. If you haven’t seen that post you can view it here: http://www.schoolinabag.org/blog/?p=369694 Further to that post Georgina and Rob have shared a video […]Read More
American Diner Night – Friday 10th March
Posted on Monday February 20, 2017
This fab event is happening soon – and we still have some tickets available! It’s all happening here in the barn at Home Farm HQ on Friday 10th March, from 7pm-11pm. Tickets are £20pp and for that you will get delicious American-themed food from No. 5 Catering, hip swinging line dancing by Toe […]Read More
SIAB ‘Blog in a Bag’ No. 20: The Woodheads visit Nepal.
Posted on Monday February 06, 2017
This edition of Blog in a Bag is written by one of our supporters Rob Woodhead who, along with his sister Georgina, spent time in Nepal in 2016 having previously done gap years there when they were younger. Having already travelled to West Nepal to build deep water wells, the second part of their trip took […]Read More
During the 12 months of 2016, School in a Bag did achieve:
Posted on Wednesday December 21, 2016
During the 12 months of 2016, School in a Bag did achieve!…(read to the tune of The 12 days of Christmas – but that is where the tune ends!): Please see below the top 12 School in a Bag facts and achievements from 2016. Thank you so much to everyone who has contributed to this […]Read More
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