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Melanie Lord

Melanie Lord is crowdfunding



£130raised of £500 target by 12 supporters

Weʼre raising £500 to Help build a stronger community, for children with additional needs

Lowestoft, Suffolk, United Kingdom

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Me and Harry will be undertaking a sponsored Walk on Sunday 18th August to help support children with additional needs. Our walk will be 5 miles long, from Hopton holiday village to the most Easterly point we choose this end point to highlight how amazing our town is, but to also highlight what we need to do to help make a change for children with additional needs. A fit adult would be able to walk this in 1 hour and 30 minutes. But for little legs such as harry it will take a little longer, but with the aid of his trusty stick that he has been taking on our practice walks im sure he will smash it.

We will be fundraising for 2 charities:

The National Autistic Society Lowestoft Branch.

This amazing charity, helps so many local families offering impeccable information as well as support. This branch is run by volunteers, who are devoted to helping every family that needs it. Not only that but they also run monthly meetings to help support our community, as well as organising yearly events for children with additional needs.

Unfortunately our county as well as many others, is failing children with additional needs. And the need for branches such as this is becoming a national crisis. Therefore its essential us as a community helps to support and prolong this free service for the current and future generation.

St Benedicts Pre-school

This amazing Pre-school has supported Harry in the first steps into school life. They have gone above and beyond to ensure he adapts and grows within the setting. Harry is due to leave the Pre-school in September to embark his journey into main stream school. And we wanted to give something back as a thank you, this Pre-school is a charity. So we wanted to be able to buy some new equipment in Harry's name, for the existing and new pupils within the setting.

During our walk we will be stopping at our favourite spots to take photos, along with some facts. Our aim is to raise money and awareness so we hope you can support our journey. This journey will be long and hard, but no where near as tough as the journey that lies ahead for children like Harry. To see what else we have been doing with our autism campaign, please see my Facebook page link below.

Butterbean bizarre Facebook campaign

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  • Melanie Lord3 days ago
    Melanie Lord

    Melanie Lord

    3 days ago
    Update from the Page owner

    Wow what can I say, in the first week we have raised £120 on this site. And I know we have some cash donations in our bucket too. I’m so thankful for everyone who has donated so far. We also have 11 names for our flag too. If you would like to donate please do, any amount is greatly received. If you would like to sponsor our flag and have your name on it. Please donate £5 and leave a message on the page saying what name / family name or business name you would like. Once again thank you so much ❤️ Harry is super excited for our walk.

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Page last updated on: 6/24/2019 16.35



  • Anonymous


    Jun 24, 2019


  • Melanie Lord

    Melanie Lord

    Jun 23, 2019

    Gemma rogers Kirsty mcCormick donations


  • Kerri


    Jun 22, 2019

    Good luck Melanie and Harry x


  • Lewis Browne

    Lewis Browne

    Jun 21, 2019

    Keep being you :) I hope you reach your target


  • Jane W

    Jane W

    Jun 20, 2019

    Good luck Mel and Harry. You should be very proud of your hard work


  • Jess Guest

    Jess Guest

    Jun 18, 2019

    Lots of love from jess, xanthe and the gang xxx


  • Holly x

    Holly x

    Jun 18, 2019

    Good luck Mel and Harry. Well done Mel for all your hard work xx


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Melanie Lord

Melanie Lord

Lowestoft, Suffolk, United Kingdom

Hello I'm Melanie and i run a small online business called Butterbean Bizarre. I'm super passionate about raising awareness around Autism, as well as money for Autistic charities. I decided to start a "Why fit in campaign" and so far its going from strength to strength.

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