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    Weʼve raised £420 to get a copy of 'The Lost Words' into every primary school in Bradford.

    Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK
    Funded on Thursday, 20th December 2018

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    This beautiful book is described by the Guardian as being "aimed at reviving once-common “natural” words excised from the Oxford Junior Dictionary". There are campaigns all over Britain to get copies into schools. Children could just enjoy the book as it is, or if teachers feel inspired they can access some lesson ideas produced by the John Muir trust.

    Can we get a copy into every primary school in Bradford?

    Any donation would help. Or if you'd rather buy a whole book and donate it to a school of your choice, then get in touch on the Facebook page 'the Lost Words for Bradford Schools'.

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    • Victoria Cooke5 months ago
      Victoria Cooke

      Victoria Cooke

      5 months ago

      We’ve done it!!! 2 direct donations added to the donations here, and to actual books donated menat that every child in a Bradford primary school will have access to a copy of The Lost Words. Thank you.

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    • Victoria Cooke7 months ago
      Victoria Cooke

      Victoria Cooke

      7 months ago

      The total needed has been readjusted to take into account a direct donation by Get Out More, who will be buying and distributing an amazing 46 books to schools in and near Keighley. Thank you to all donors so far. We’re really not that far off now.

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    • Victoria Cooke8 months ago
      Victoria Cooke

      Victoria Cooke

      8 months ago

      Thank you for the donations so far. I have changed the target, but because we are also taking donations of books it's a slightly movable feast! If we pass the target and get a book in every primary school and there is an excess, then we will give to libraries, secondary schools, care homes...

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    11 months ago

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    Supporters

    12

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 18, 2018

      £30.00

    • Richard Bradford

      Richard Bradford

      Aug 1, 2018

      Great initiative Vicky, and very happy to support such an important venture. The Lost Words is a beautiful and magic book, one that opens doors for children and grown ups alike.

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jul 31, 2018

      £5.00

    • Gorsebush

      Gorsebush

      Jul 6, 2018

      £10.00

    • Steve Bayley

      Steve Bayley

      Jun 27, 2018

      Happy to help out your great cause and as a 'thank you' to Jackie & Rob for thier help recently.

      £50.00

    • Hilary Lewis

      Hilary Lewis

      Jun 23, 2018

      Good luck with your target Vicky. Will look out for the book when Danny is older! Hilary and Graham

      £15.00

    • Selina Altman

      Selina Altman

      Jun 16, 2018

      What a fabulous thing to do V - am so proud to be able to call you my mate! xxx

      £50.00

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    Bradford, West Yorkshire, UK

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