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Working with School Aid - an update

2nd June 2016

School Aid is a charitable organisation that supports education in Africa by providing good quality materials to meet the diverse needs of disadvantaged children in poor communities.

In 2016, as Usborne Books at Home celebrates its 35th anniversary, we are hoping to raise enough money to establish an Usborne library in Africa.

An update...

We were thrilled that Janis Mowlam, Chairman of School Aid was able to make it to our 35th birthday party celebrations at the Crazy Bear, Stadhampton. Whilst there, we were able to present a huge cheque, totalling £13,281.41! It's fair to say that Janis was over the moon!

But there's more...

Included in this total was some of the money raised from new recruits in May. Throughout the month, we pledged £10 to School Aid for every new recruit that signed up to be an Usborne Books at Home Organiser. Since this total, we had 176 brand new Usborne Organisers, meaning a further £1760 towards our fundraising target. Usborne Publishing have also kindly donated £1500 to the cause.

Our total now stands at over £16,541.41!

If you would like to get involved in this wonderful cause, you still can donate via our Just Giving page.

Thank you to all those who have helped to make sure our totaliser has continued to grow.

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