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£2,070raised of £5,000 target by 21 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,070 to donate to Butterfly Vacations for all those who work so hard to help make our tours such a success.

    Tewkesbury
    Funded on Friday, 5th July 2019

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    It has been an incredibly difficult and sad time for our friends and their families in Sri Lanka. To think that it was just a few months ago that we were together, sharing stories, laughter and love. Now, due to an unexpected and tragic event their lives have been turned upside down and their futures not looking as bright as they once were.

    I think that it would be fair to say that most of you, our supporters and our school groups, have been welcomed into the country with open arms and open hearts. A country that relies heavily on tourism and a community that pride themselves on sharing all they have with us, making the time spent in such a beautiful country a memorable experience.Sadly, due to the events on Easter Sunday and the obvious impact on visitors to the country, our friends are finding themselves in a difficult position because for many their livelihoods lost are temporarily lost.

    However, despite all this they continue to remain strong and positive and we would like to show our support to them and their country in arranging a donation to Butterfly Vacations for their employees on behalf of LWTL and all our travellers.

    LWTL will start proceedings with a donation of £1000. If we can exceed £2000 in additional donations we will donate another £1000 into the pot.

    In addition, the 10 highest donations will be put in to a hat. The winner selected at random will receive a signed cricket ball from Muttiah Muralitharan.

    A poignant phrase has been shared with us:

    ‘Sri Lanka are stronger than their hate with more love still to give and their arms will always remain open’

    #standtogetheragainsthate

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      21

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 13, 2019

        To a great cause and lovely people

      • BILL & Z LINCOLN

        BILL & Z LINCOLN

        Jun 11, 2019

        £30.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jun 7, 2019

      • Peter Green

        Peter Green

        Jun 6, 2019

        I was with you many years ago on a Lions Tour; maybe again in 2021 !More importantly I'm very pleased to give.Cheers - Peter Green

        £50.00

      • Barbara Ogden

        Barbara Ogden

        Jun 6, 2019

        Wishing you all well. Barbara and Tony

        £40.00

      • Marilyn and Norman

        Marilyn and Norman

        May 22, 2019

        I hope all those lovely people who supported LWTL on our visit to Sri Lanka are ok. We enjoyed it so much we wanted to go again - but I suppose that wont be possible now.

        £50.00

      • Lydia and Steve Holt-Garner

        Lydia and Steve Holt-Garner

        May 20, 2019

        we decided we wanted to give more because we had such a fantastic holiday in Sri Lanka and a big part of that was the wonderful people. we found all the staff and guides so helpful and friendly.

        £50.00

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