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    Weʼve raised £355 to to raise money to help the victims of the devastating forest fires in the Pedrogao Grande area of central Portugal.

    Stroud, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 22nd July 2017

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    Story

    Late on Saturday night I received a call from my friends who live in Portugal. Central portugal was on fire and they had just had to flee their village.
    They were incredibly lucky. Had they left 5 minutes later they would have most probably died.
    They lost close friends and neighbours, all who died in their cars whilst trying to escape the flames.
    Their village, and the villages nearby, has been hugely affected.
    By some incredible stroke of luck their house is still standing. However this is not the case for many others. Many have lost family members, their homes and source of income.
    As of yet it would appear that people in rural villages have received very little help and are surviving on the kindness of neighbours.
    People have been asking me if there's anyway of helping these poor people.
    So as I'm going to portugal to see my friends next weekend, I've said to people that I will bring money with me and we will give it to the local charities.
    Unfortunately for the Portuguese people they do not have access to the kind of aid we've seen people in London receive. And although we cannot give them a lot I feel a small token of kindness will always be worth it.
    Any amount, however small, will make a difference and will loft the spirits of people who have been left with nothing.

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      12

      • Tara Anson

        Tara Anson

        Jun 26, 2017

        Well done Charlotte for organising this x

        £50.00

      • Mark Cremer

        Mark Cremer

        Jun 25, 2017

        Good luck... x

        £20.00

      • PAULINE WOOLFENDEN

        PAULINE WOOLFENDEN

        Jun 23, 2017

        Well done Charlotte from Pauline and Peter x

        £50.00

      • Vikki Photiou

        Vikki Photiou

        Jun 22, 2017

        Nice work Charlotte, thanks for organising this x

        £50.00

      • June Davis

        June Davis

        Jun 22, 2017

        wish them well..xx

        £5.00

      • Roz nicholson

        Roz nicholson

        Jun 22, 2017

        Great cause. Well done.

        £50.00

      • Kim Jones

        Kim Jones

        Jun 22, 2017

        You are doing a really great thing. Good luck.X

        £10.00

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      Charlotte Jorgensen

      Charlotte Jorgensen

      Stroud, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom

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