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£1,053
raised of £800 target by 42 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,053 to plant daffodils in Merton Park

    Merton Park, London,UK
    Funded on Saturday, 1st October 2022

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    In 2021 approximately 80 local residents came together to brighten our neighbourhood by planting daffodils in the grass verges of Merton Park. The results seen in March 2022 were stunning as our 16,250 crocus and daffodil bulbs came to life. We'd like to continue this community driven initiative in 2022 and include more streets in Merton Park. This year we're having to find our own funds and have already received generous donations from the John Innes Society and Evolution Creations. If you live locally or have a local business and would like to support us then your donation would be gratefully received. All donations go towards buying bulbs that will be distributed across the streets that have asked to be involved.

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    • Jason Besant2 years ago
      Jason Besant

      Jason Besant

      2 years ago

      Many thanks to everyone who has donated so far. I will be placing orders for bulbs at the end of the week. This year our volunteers have asked for 19,250 bulbs which is even more than last year! I never thought we would inspire so many people to get involved with our community initiative so if you know anyone who would still like to contribute then they can still do so for the next few days. Every penny raised goes towards buying bulbs. Thanks so much to everyone for the donations and encouragement.

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    • Jason Besant2 years ago
      Jason Besant

      Jason Besant

      2 years ago

      Thanks so much to everyone who has donated so far - we're a smidgen away for being half way there! Please continue to spread the word amongst your friends and neighbours. Even if they don't want to, or are unable to get involved in planting, they can still donate if they wish. The attached picture was from Daybrook last year :-)

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    Supporters

    42

    • Marion Barclay, Mostyn

      Marion Barclay, Mostyn

      Oct 1, 2022

      £10.00

    • June Wilkes

      June Wilkes

      Sep 29, 2022

      £20.00

    • 15 Sheridan Road

      15 Sheridan Road

      Sep 25, 2022

      £20.00

    • 11A Sheridan

      11A Sheridan

      Sep 24, 2022

      £30.00

    • 49 Mostyn

      49 Mostyn

      Sep 23, 2022

      Thank you for organising this lovely project. Sharon.

      £20.00

    • 134 Mostyn

      134 Mostyn

      Sep 21, 2022

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Sep 21, 2022

      £30.00

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    Jason Besant

    Jason Besant

    Merton Park, London,UK

    I'm a local resident in Merton Park who started a community initiative in 2021 to enhance our local area by planting daffodils in our grass verges and communal areas in the ward.

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