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    Weʼve raised £528 to Get Elfed Willoughby to the European Union of the Deaf Youth Camp in Slovakia (21st-29th July 2018)

    Funded on Saturday, 18th August 2018

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    Elfed Willoughby has been successful in being selected by the British Deaf Association Youth to participate in the European Union of the Deaf Youth camp in Slovakia this summer.

    Elfed is profoundly Deaf, and his first language is British sign language (BSL) . This can be pretty lonely place for him. Experience has shown him he doesn’t belong in his mainstream classes, but where does he belong?

    In July this year, Deaf teenagers (aged 13 to 17) from across Europe will come together in Slovakia to explore their identity as deaf people, to build their confidence and self esteem, and to connect with other deaf teenagers from across Europe. They will learn international sign language, explore concepts like solidarity, have a cultural exchange and hopefully make some friends! Four young Deaf people from the Uk have been selected to go - and one of them is Elfed!

    This is a fantastic opportunity for Elfed to come of age and to make sense of where he belongs in the world. On his return he plans to share his experience and what he’s learnt with other young Deaf people.

    Elfed is now pulling out all the stops to raise the money he needs for this trip. He’s making cakes to sell at school and is organizing a raffle. Any donations you can make towards his fund to get there would be so appreciated!

    Any surplus money will be donated to the BDA youth to support other Deaf children.

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      • richard willoughby

        richard willoughby

        Apr 29, 2018

        Have a fabulous time, sounds amazing!

      • john Parks

        john Parks

        Apr 28, 2018

        An amazing opportunity Elfie - Have a fantastic time 🙂love Ria, John, Sophie, Tom and Isobel xxx

      • Robin Willoughby

        Robin Willoughby

        Apr 28, 2018

        Elvie - have fun - Robin & Alice

      • Honesty Willoughby

        Honesty Willoughby

        Apr 28, 2018

        Getting there!

        £30.00

      • Jeff McWhinney

        Jeff McWhinney

        Apr 28, 2018

        Best wishes Elfin for this trip! Hugs from us all the McWhinney family. xx

        £100.00

      • Ruta

        Ruta

        Apr 24, 2018

        Good luck Elfed! It will be a fantastic experience for you :)

        £10.00

      • Bristol Sam

        Bristol Sam

        Apr 24, 2018

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