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    Weʼve raised £212 to support Gambia Ballet Factory with classes and performances - particularly by sending donated dance wear and shoes

    London, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 30th September 2017

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    Let's send ballet kit! And provide ballet opportunities for girls and ladies in The Gambia. Ballet changed my life and so it will change others! 🌎

    We've collected a whole bunch of ballet shoes, leotards and costumes for  Gambia Ballet Factory run by Linda, in The Gambia, West Africa. At GBF, the local girls are learning ballet, practising choreography and falling in love with performing... inspired to share the joys with their communities.

    Just like the dance school I grew up at, GBF is a second family for the dancers. It provides a community for them to come together and support one another, though their families are poor and opportunities are few. AND they get good ballet training!

    Discipline... perseverance... determination... self esteem...

    The ballet-wear donated will give the students the right outfits to learn in. Not just allowing them to move well, but making them feel special... like dancers! Just as children in the UK treasure their first ballet shoes, so these kids do too! And even more so without iPads and drawer-fulls of toys...

    But we need to get the donations to them first! And the high shipping cost is currently stopping it from reaching them... PLEASE HELP by donating 💸 Each small amount adds up... we're working on £35 per box of leotards and shoes 📦 And £15 per pair of 'ouch pouches' to protect the students toes from pointe shoe blisters!

    ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ Help us raise stars through Gambia Ballet Factory ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

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    • Rosy Nevard9 months ago
      Rosy Nevard

      Rosy Nevard

      9 months ago

      Thank you to everyone who gave donations for Gambia Ballet Factory - 9 boxes arrived in Gambia on 17th November and Linda was absolutely over the moon and lost for words in receiving them! The next event to support GBF along with 2 similar organisations in Uganda, East Africa, will take place on Wednesday 20th December at Balham Bowls Club, London. A Vintage Christmas Cabaret with music, dance, mulled wine and mince pies from 7pm. Details are at www.bit.do/BalhamXmas Let me know if you would like to join us!

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    Supporters

    11

    • Jenny Logan

      Jenny Logan

      Sep 30, 2017

      Well done for setting all this up! Xxx

      £50.00

    • Lucy Nevard

      Lucy Nevard

      Sep 30, 2017

      Well done Rosy Pose xxx

      £10.00

    • Carolyn Howson

      Carolyn Howson

      Sep 30, 2017

      £5.00

    • Katharine Ledger

      Katharine Ledger

      Sep 30, 2017

      Great work Rosy! 😊

      £5.00

    • The McLeods

      The McLeods

      Sep 28, 2017

      Hope you didnt have to sew the end of all the pointe shoes too...

      £30.00

    • Karen Brookes

      Karen Brookes

      Sep 28, 2017

      £10.00

    • Pip

      Pip

      Sep 28, 2017

      Happy Birthday! Xx

      £27.00

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    Rosy Nevard

    Rosy Nevard

    London, United Kingdom

    Professional dancer. Co-founder HIRE-A-DANCER.CO.UK.

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