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£3,165raised of £3,000 target by 74 supporters

    Weʼve raised £3,165 to deliver basic aid to refugees stuck in Serbia

    Location
    London Borough of Southwark, United Kingdom
    Category
    Emergencies
    Time left
    Funded on Monday, 21st December 2015

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    Basic human rights are a shared responsibility. There are currently over 47,000 displaced refugees, many are women and children caused largely by the displacement of people from war-torn countries such as Syria. The weather is turning and they need our help now as it gets colder and colder during winter. We have watched too much on the news to ignore. Lets come together and take responsibility to provide basic human needs to mothers and children.

    This year the team at Pretzel have decided to put their Christmas Party fund into hiring vans and buying petrol to get supplies to refugees in Serbia.

    We are mums and dads, brothers and sisters who have all been affected by what we have seen. Pretzel make documentaries all over the world highlighting issues of war, famine and disaster. Now is our time to actually do something that helps, give up something we enjoy and put our energy into helping as many refugees as we can.

    We depart for Serbia on the 7th of January and intend to deliver to an NGO on the 9th. We will upload a 1 minute film every day of our journey from the loading of the vans to the journey itself through Europe to our final destination, which will be wherever is the largest crisis. You will see for yourselves, in real time, where your money has been spent and who it is helping.

    Supporting the local economy. These donations will be spent buying basic aid for children and mums within the country they are in. Water, nappies, baby food, clothing, women's hygiene, and shelter. The money Pretzel Films would have spent on the office Christmas party will be spent on vehicles and petrol to get us there. Making sure all donations are spent on basic aid. The Christmas Party fund will be used to hire the vans, pay for petrol and accommodation.

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    • Pretzel Films

      Pretzel Films

      2 years ago

      Pretzel Films

      We have been liaising with the Serbian Embassy and all is going well. We have a connection in Serbia who we will hook up with on arrival! Thank you all!

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    • Pretzel Films

      Pretzel Films

      2 years ago

      Pretzel Films

      All of us here at Pretzel HQ are thrilled to be at the point we are. We hope, with the support we already have, and the continued sharing of what we are trying to achieve we will smash this figure out of the park!

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      Pretzel Films

      2 years ago

      Pretzel Films

      Totally amazed by all these donations! Thank you so, so much!

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    Supporters

    74

    • Alistair Briggs

      Alistair Briggs

      Dec 16, 2015

      £20.00

    • Ben & Esther Stansfield

      Ben & Esther Stansfield

      Nov 23, 2015

      What a fantastic thing to do for your Christmas party!! Now everyone else just needs to follow your lead! Inspiring!

      £50.00

    • Carrie and Alfie Rose

      Carrie and Alfie Rose

      Nov 21, 2015

      Amazing idea. Well done Mhairi and team!

      £10.00

    • Andru Dunn

      Andru Dunn

      Nov 20, 2015

      Great work guys!

      £10.00

    • Millie's old & older folks

      Millie's old & older folks

      Nov 18, 2015

      Wishing you a successful and safe mission in Serbia

      £100.00

    • Some of the parents from Weald CP School

      Some of the parents from Weald CP School

      Nov 17, 2015

      We are in awe. Good work.

      £45.00

    • Catherine Rabaiotti

      Catherine Rabaiotti

      Nov 13, 2015

      £50.00

    About the fundraiser
    Pretzel Films

    Pretzel Films

    London Borough of Southwark, United Kingdom

    We are giving up our office Christmas Party to hire vans to drive aid to refugees in Serbia.Pretzel Films are a multi award winning production company. We have made films in the most troubled parts of our world, Afghanistan, Iraq, Africa highlighting many of the worlds problems.

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