Weʼve raised £3,239 to Buy a book bus in Danny's name to travel the world encouraging children to read
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- Funded on Monday, 26th December 2016
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Our Dad, Danny Haywood, sadly passed away on the 20th August 2016. Throughout his life he was an avid reader and found great pleasure in books and sharing them with his children. He was amazing with children and brought so much joy to his four children, two grandchildren and myriad of nieces and nephews. Dad had always planned to travel the world on a bus or train once he retired. Sadly his life was cut short before retirement.
For these reasons we are raising money in Danny's memory for the Book Bus (www.thebookbus.org/), a charity that drives around remote parts of Asia, Africa and South America bringing the joy of books to the 124 million children in the world who can't read. Reading, children and travel were all important to Danny so we think he would love this charity. If we raise enough we hope to get a bus named after him so he can continue to spread joy and knowledge to children around the world.
Nick Haywood7 months ago
Thank you so much to everyone who donated to this cause. You've raised enough to put 32 children (or a whole UK class) through a 3 year programme that will enable them to read. Find out more about the programme here www.thebookbus.org/iamareader.htm The children will be building a plaque in memory of Dad in Malawi & will be told his story. If you would like to kept updated on their progress please send your email address to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you're a UK tax payer and are happy to giftaid please also send your full name & postcode.
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Hope there'll be plenty of fantasy books on the bus! Thinking of you all Xx
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