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£238raised of £200 target by 13 supporters

    Weʼve raised £238 to support people feeling lonely this Christmas, from displaced refugees abroad to the lonely elderly in the UK.

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    Hitchin, United Kingdom
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    Funded on Wednesday, 14th December 2016

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    The money raised from my project will be going to the charities Help Refugees and Age UK. The Syrian Refugee Crisis has been in our headlines since the conflict began in 2011, destroying lives, families, homes and childhoods and killing up to 470,000 people already. It is so easy to forget that it's happening whilst we snuggle down this Christmas. The disconnection we experience towards conflicts we are directly involved in as a nation, is astonishing. The refugee crisis is on our doorstep, and although as a nation we voted to continue involvement in the bombing of Syria, charities such as Help Refugees are doing fantastic work in supporting displaced families and individuals in Europe and elsewhere, providing clothing, food, education, sanitation, medical aid and search and rescue excursions.

    No one should have no one, yet in the UK 1.2 million older people are chronically lonely, which breaks my heart. With both my grandma's widowed I would hate to think of any older person being lonely this Christmas. Age UK do fantastic work with well-being projects, clubs, phone-calls and home visits, celebrating and sharing the joy of having someone to talk to.

    To get involved with my project you can buy a piece of bespoke, hand-made artwork, making a donation of your choice to a fantastic cause. Not only will your unique print make a fantastic gift for a loved one this Christmas, it will also help somebody else feel the love too. Prints are A4, will be sent in a card mount and can be posted to any UK address. If you have a colour preference, please let me know! The picture on this page is an example of how the mono print may look, although designs and colours will vary! Advised donation is £5 to cover postage and printing costs. I will cease taking orders on the 12th of December 2016.

    To make an order, donate via this page the amount you would like to pay, then comment below. I will then contact you and arrange any specifics and postage addresses. Thank you!!!!

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    • Krystina Tyrtania9 months ago
      Krystina Tyrtania

      Krystina Tyrtania

      9 months ago

      AMAZING!!!! I shall be delivering the prints today! Thank you everybody for donating xxxxx

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    • Krystina Tyrtania9 months ago
      Krystina Tyrtania

      Krystina Tyrtania

      9 months ago

      108% of my target raised!!!! thank you so much everyone!!!

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    10 months ago

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    13

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 8, 2016

      Lovely idea Kryssie

    • Penny Stephens

      Penny Stephens

      Dec 7, 2016

      Well done Kryssie xx

      £10.00

    • Wendy

      Wendy

      Dec 7, 2016

      Great idea Krystina - Greens please x

      £10.00

    • Anne Lawrie

      Anne Lawrie

      Dec 7, 2016

      Well done Kryssie. I look forward to hanging my print in the bungalow

      £30.00

    • Dorothy Tyrtania

      Dorothy Tyrtania

      Dec 6, 2016

      Good work gorge xx

      £20.00

    • Deborah McAllister

      Deborah McAllister

      Dec 1, 2016

      A very worthy cause Kryssie. Well done! D x

      £20.00

    • Jane Tyrtania

      Jane Tyrtania

      Nov 29, 2016

      It helps us all to remember that Christmas makes a lot of people feel sad and lonely rather than it being a fun event to enjoy with friends and family.

      £10.00

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    Krystina Tyrtania

    Krystina Tyrtania

    Hitchin, United Kingdom

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