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£2,065raised of £2,000 target by 28 supporters

    Weʼve raised £2,065 to help the homeless AND survivors of sexual child abuse rebuild their lives long term

    London, United Kingdom
    Funded on Wednesday, 1st February 2017

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    Over a year ago, Anil, Alice Tyser, Sam, Toby, Natalie, Sara R., Sara S., Harry, and Mariko have joined a charity group called BeMore. Together we pledged to raise money that we would donate to a cause we decided on over the course of a year. We went through a process of due diligence and defining our group's values, looking at pressing causes in general, at criteria for giving to charities such as their sustainable, long-term impact and issues such as overlooked causes in the light of so many terrible and urgent causes in need of help in the world.


    We finally decided to give to a charity called the Resco trust ( that in our opinion is developing a self-sustaining charity model of the future, especially in times of decreasing funding. They help the homeless by supporting them very gently in their journey back to a lasting, stable employment, looking closely at the root causes and helping them overcome them with that human connection and a mix of empathy and clear rules. They are currently setting up a pilot model to scale up their impact and to be able to help even more people.

    The other charity is called One in Four, ( They help female and male survivors of sexual child abuse rebuild their lives, providing therapy and support for a longer period of time than any other charity or health organisation. Shockingly, in the UK one in four people have been victims of sexual abuse in their childhood. This charity is run by a truly passionate and fiercely determined team who are and fighting for each and every single person in need of their help.



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    • Mariko Ponczeck2 years ago
      Mariko Ponczeck

      Mariko Ponczeck

      2 years ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Dear amazing supporters, Our fundraising campaign has come to a close and it has been a truly heart-warming journey. With your kindness and generosity we have achieved 103% of what we set out to raise - £2,065! We cannot thank you enough. This calls for a celebration, and what could be better than celebrating our achievements together? So we would love you to join us at our giving celebration on 28. February at the Iron Duke in Mayfair ( password is "BeMore 2017"

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    Page last updated on: 2/1/2017 6:22 AM



    • Emily Mellett

      Emily Mellett

      Feb 1, 2017


    • nay.akh


      Jan 31, 2017


    • Jess Lester

      Jess Lester

      Jan 31, 2017

      Sara you make us all so proud every day with your passion for helping others :) xx


    • Alice copley

      Alice copley

      Jan 31, 2017


    • Nicolette Wolf

      Nicolette Wolf

      Jan 31, 2017

      Well done to you all. It's been a pleasure to work with you. NIC x


    • Isha Knight

      Isha Knight

      Jan 31, 2017

      So proud of you all. You're truly what makes me believe in the goodness of our people.


    • Anonymous


      Jan 31, 2017


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    Mariko Ponczeck

    Mariko Ponczeck

    London, United Kingdom

    The BeMore team Anil Kamath, Alice Tyser, Sam Calder, Toby Mumford, Natalie Hewitt, Sara Read, Sara Sherwani, Harry Smith, and Mariko Ponczeck

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