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Emergency Silliness

The Flying Seagulls have met thousands of kids caught up in the refugee crisis. We see the same thing every time: tired, worn out, scared faces. Boredom is a huge problem. Then we turn up. If you believe in the power of play – clowning, magic, music and games – please help us deliver Emergency Silliness where it is needed most, in the UK & around the world. Over...

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£8,154.00

Target
£15,000.00

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Emergency Silliness

The Flying Seagulls have met thousands of kids caught up in the refugee crisis. We see the same thing every time: tired, worn out, scared faces. Boredom is a huge problem. Then we turn up. If you believe in the power of play – clowning, magic, music and games – please help us deliver Emergency Silliness where it is needed most, in the UK & around the world. Over the last 18 months we’ve run projects in the UK and India, but our main focus has been child refugees in Europe. Having some playtime is so valuable. Even in the most horrendous conditions it only takes a few minutes for smiles to return, for them to become kids again. Our entertainers will juggle, blow bubbles, do crazy dancing, whatever it takes to get kids to laugh. In Idomeni we saw 1,000 child refugees a day every day for 7 weeks. We witnessed incredible transformations: the burden of premature adulthood lifted; children unable to engage becoming popular members of the group; frowns and fear replaced by positivity and confidence. The more we raise, the more kids we can reach, so, please...

 

Event date

30-November-2017

Event type

Donations Only

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Seen your video and I think it’s just so amazing. Thank you for being great humans and bringing smiles to unprivileged kids
Donation by Anonymous
on 04/01/2018
£ 10.00
£ 0.00 gift aid
Donation by Elspeth Morrison
on 01/01/2018
£ 50.00
£ 12.50 gift aid
Keep up the amazing work!
Donation by Charlotte
on 30/12/2017
£ 20.00
£ 5.00 gift aid
Keep up the amazing work guys. Such a brilliant charity.
Donation by Andy
on 30/12/2017
£ 10.00
£ 2.50 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 29/12/2017
£ 5.00
£ 0.00 gift aid
You're amazing!
Donation by Anonymous
on 29/12/2017
£ 20.00
£ 5.00 gift aid
Donation by Anonymous
on 29/12/2017
£ 50.00
£ 12.50 gift aid
Thank you thank you thank you. Bringing the human right of ‘play’ to children’s
Donation by Emily
on 29/12/2017
£ 10.00
£ 2.50 gift aid
Keep up the great work, look after each other.
Donation by henry trew
on 28/12/2017
£ 20.00
£ 5.00 gift aid
Thank you and keep going! :)
Donation by Anonymous
on 26/12/2017

Donation summary

Direct donations:(online) £8,154.00
Direct donations:(offline) £0.00
Total Raised: £8,154.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:
£9,704.50

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