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Makers 4 Refugees

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Pip Wilcox

Makers 4 Refugees is a simple project founded on a desire to make a difference through making.

Raising money for
Help Refugees

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Donations accepted until 31-03-2018

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We're a group of Makers who would like to make a difference. 2016 has been a year in which the world has witnessed more than its fair share of horror. The unimaginable has happened. Again and again. In Syria, in Calais, in Greece - and many other places too. There have been days where many of us have felt powerless and ineffectual - and aware of our privilege. On those days making can seem like an insignificant activity. But it's what us Makers can do. Our collective ability is to make objects of use and beauty. This project is about giving our making extra meaning and purpose by raising funds to support some of the people currently living through such desperate times.

Thank you for your interest in this project.

Event details

Making a difference through our making

A number of individual Makers have come together for this Project and each of them has selected a week from the 2017 calendar. During 'their' week each Maker will release a piece or a batch of work and make it available to buy through their usual sales channels - and they'll donate the entire sales proceeds (less shipping and processing fees) to Help Refugees through this fundraising page. More information about this project can be found here:

We'll be using the #makers4refugees hashtag on Instagram if you want to follow along there too.

Event date

18-December-2016 09:00  - 
31-December-2017 23:55

Event type

Raffle / Auction / Ticket Sales etc.

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I couldn't resist making our running total up to a lovely round number with this small donation :)
Donation by Pip Wilcox
on 20-10-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Makers for Refugees
Donation by Elizabeth Jones
on 20-10-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Swsco makers4refugees 2nd auction - @riversidevegetables
Donation by Riverside Vegetables
on 18-10-2017
£0.00 gift aid
For a beautiful pot by nicoleyte of brisbane
Donation by Anonymous
on 17-10-2017
£0.00 gift aid
SKANDIHUS auction 2 Thank youuu
Donation by Susan Ma
on 08-10-2017
£0.00 gift aid
SkandiHus 5
Donation by James Neale
on 07-10-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Skandihus Auction 4
Donation by Thomas Duggan
on 07-10-2017
£0.00 gift aid
SkandiHus auction 2
Donation by Kate Wild
on 05-10-2017
£0.00 gift aid
greenhouse leaf silk scarf Instagram: Zielpublikum
Donation by Zielpublikum
on 04-10-2017
£0.00 gift aid
Wahoo so glad to have won the lot - am a huge fan of Stine's work. @john_whaite
Donation by John Whaite
on 04-10-2017
£0.00 gift aid

Donation summary

Online Donations: £26,500.00
Offline Donations: £0.00
Total Raised: £26,500.00
Total Raised
with gift aid:    £26,500.00

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