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$8,060raised of $2,000 target by 82 supporters

    Weʼve raised $8,060 to Johanna Bambridge Remembrance Fund

    Funded on Friday, 15th December 2017

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    This page is to allow friends and colleagues of Johanna Bambridge to contribute towards celebrating her memory in lieu of sending flowers or for those unable to attend her funeral service. Johanna Bambridge was not only a loving mother, wife, and friend but a tireless and passionate educator. All contributions on this page will be donated in her name to Room to Read, a charity which she was introduced to while living in Paris. Room to Read is a charity which works to improve the opportunites of children in developing nations by focusing on the dual issues of literacy and gender equality in education. These are two areas were dear to Johanna's heart and are in keeping with her legacy as a lover of children.

    This page will remain active until the 10th of November 2017.

    (updated August 9th 2017)



    • Bambridge Family1 year ago
      Bambridge Family

      Bambridge Family

      1 year ago

      Thank you so much for your donations. Your generosity surpassed all our expectations & it means a lot to us that so many people wanted to remember Johanna in this way. I'm glad to say that all details have now been worked out with Room to Read. This page will now close on Dec. 15th and all the donations will go directly to the charity. The money will fund a reading facility in Vietnam, including books in the local language and teacher training, with a plaque dedicating the facility to Johanna Bambridge. Thanks again and best wishes to all!

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    • Bambridge Family1 year ago
      Bambridge Family

      Bambridge Family

      1 year ago

      Thank you to everyone who has made a contribution - your donations & warm messages of support have made us feel very proud and fortunate to have so many people thinking of us. This update is to let you all know that we have chosen a cause for the amazing amount we have raised. We will be making the donation to Room to Read, a charity focused on literacy and gender equality in developing nations around the world, two issues dear to Johanna's heart and in keeping with her passion for education. Thank you for keeping her memory alive.

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    • Carol Christie-Olsen - formerly of the Room to Read Paris Chapter

      Carol Christie-Olsen - formerly of the Room to Read Paris Chapter

      Nov 9, 2017

      It is with great sadness that I have just learned of Johanna's passing. My most sincere condolences to her family. She was an extraordinary woman who epitomised the ripple effect of education.


    • Astrid Boesze

      Astrid Boesze

      Nov 4, 2017

      In loving memory of Johanna. What a ray of light she was.


    • Matthew Chuck

      Matthew Chuck

      Nov 1, 2017

      Remembering a truly lovely person, whom we were privileged to know in Frankfurt in the mid 1990's, and to renew our acquaintance and work with in Paris in 2015. Matthew and Jenni Chuck


    • Barbara Gallant

      Barbara Gallant

      Oct 28, 2017

      Let Johanna's wonderfull teaching spirit continue to inspire the Marymount community in order to perpetuate her action. And God bless her family to give them courage in those difficult moments.


    • Melinda


      Oct 19, 2017



    • Marymount PTO

      Marymount PTO

      Oct 16, 2017

      Mrs. Bambridge was a source of light and positivity for all who she touched. We all consider ourselves lucky to have had her in our, and our children's lives. Thank you for sharing her with us!


    • Anonymous


      Oct 13, 2017

      I have very fond memories of Mrs. Bembridge. My deepest condoleances to her family in these trying times.

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