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£265raised of £200 target by 14 supporters

    Weʼve raised £265 to fund Happy Bags full of toys and goodies which aim to put a smile on the faces of children in hospital!

    Location
    Exeter, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Monday, 5th December 2016

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    Hello, my name is Daisy Hawkins, I am 15 years old and the founder of Happy Bags.

    Happy Bags are full of toys, surprises and goodies for ill children in hospital. A spell in hospital can be a scary and overwhelming experience for many adults, let alone children. My aim is for Happy Bags to entertain children who are in hospital and bring a smile to their faces!

    On 4th November 2016 my Dad and I delivered the first ever batch of Happy Bags to children at Bramble Ward in the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. As this is a very new idea and there is nothing else like it in the UK, I saved up my own money to fund the first batch.

    I would really, really appreciate it if you could donate to the next batch of Happy Bags which will be special Christmas editions, for children who will be in hospital over the festive season. These will be delivered in December. Every penny raised is spent entirely on buying the contents of Happy Bags, and any money raised over the target will go towards funding a further batch of Happy Bags in February.

    Any amount you can donate will be hugely appreciated! For example just £5 can fund 20 mini toy cars for these bags, and £10 will fund 40 packs of colouring pencils.

    Please donate and help me put a smile on the faces of children who will be in hospital this Christmas. You can see how the funds are spent by following me on Twitter and Instagram @daisyshappybags or like the Happy Bags page on facebook... #makingkidssmile

    With huge thanks,

    Daisy Hawkins

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      • Sue Hodson

        Sue Hodson

        Dec 5, 2016

        Well done, Daisy...great idea, keep at it...The Hodson family

      • Tanya Coulson

        Tanya Coulson

        Nov 20, 2016

        Well done Daisy - keep it going - they look great!

        £10.00

      • Amy Toms

        Amy Toms

        Nov 19, 2016

        Such a fab idea! So proud of you xoxoxo

        £10.00

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      Daisy Hawkins

      Daisy Hawkins

      Exeter, United Kingdom

      Hello, my name is Daisy Hawkins. I am 15 years old and live with my family in Devon. I love children and came up with the idea of Happy Bags because I wanted to do something to help put a smile on the faces of kids who are in hospital.

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