Weʼre raising £10,000 to travel the world, guided and funded by the public whilst vlogging, blogging and sharing our journey.each and every day with you all.
- LINCOLNSHIRE UK
Crowdfunding is a new type of fundraising where you can raise funds for your own personal cause, even if you're not a registered charity.
The page owner is responsible for the distribution of funds raised.
So this is completely out of mine and my partners comfort zone and its taken us months to build up the coverage to take this step. I appreciate that there are miliions of causes out there much more worthy than ours (we've donated to many ourselves) and we accept that our cause will be a topic full of controversy, but as they say, 'If you dont ask you dont get.' So we're taking a leap, and if we fall ungracefully with a bump then so be it but here's what we propose:
We're not asking for large donations from the public (although anything will be beyond appreciated) we're proposing just £2 of your hard earned cash. '£2 of my hard earned cash,' you say! Why should I? 'Why should i give these complete strangers any of my money?' ' What have they ever done for me?' The simple answer: You're right, you'd be barmy to give us 2 quid and we havent ever done anything for you and realistically unless we meet you we probably will never physically do anything for you. But we like barmy! We like unrealistic dreams and huge goals.
You see we're just an ordinary family with a very big dream. We want to see the world, the whole world and nothing but the world.. The animals, the culture, the beaches, the jungles, the people, the food, the architecture.. . We dont want fancy cars, big houses, expensive jewelery, in fact we dont even want a house any more. We just want to see everything on this beautiful God given planet... if only that was free (sigh).
We've been tireslessly saving for over 5 years ..and so far we've saved a grand total of.... wait for it..... £51.67 TAH DAH!!!! So we're good to get to Blackpool on a bus (if we're lucky) Like every other ordinary family out there, every time we take a step forward with the savings the washing machine breaks, or the car needs repairing or the fence needs mending... it's one thing after another. 'Tell me about it,' I hear you say. 'But still, why should i give you complete strangers my money' you say.
We have nothing physical to give you in return for your donations, but here's what WE PROMISE TO YOU. Once we're well on our way to meeting our target we will set up a page for all of those who donated, got involved, or supported in helpng our dreams come true. We will hold public polls so that you the public can decide which part of the world we visit next. As the public you will lead the way. We will blog every day, from flights, to accomodation, to the culture, the food, the beaches, the weather, our activities, we'll blog it all and we'll esentially be your very own personal travel guides. There will be photos and videos daily. A day to day update. We will help in and way we can and volunteer as many hours in as many countries as we can. But, if we reach our huge 1,000,000 target (beyond imagination i know) or get even close to the goal, then once a month we'll randomly select one of our supporters to win their dream trip of a lifetime too. All supported and funded by the public, how amazing would that be? So for a £2/ €2 / $2 donation and supporting our cause you will also be supporting someone elses dream too, possibly your own. And the beauty of it is... you can sit in the comfort of your living room each night, with your cuppa, taking joy in our daily travel updates, deciding where we go next, knowing that you were part of it, you helped to make that happen.
You can follow or journey even in these early stages here on facebook: https://m.facebook.com/Worldly-Travellers-1993436800871113/?ref=bookmarks
You can also follow our journey on Instagram @worldlytravellers.
Of course we've set our financial target sky high, probably completely unreliastic. But if you haven't already realised by now, WE'RE BONKERS, so it was only right to go with a bonkers target. If we dont reach our target we'll work with whatever we gratefully receive. But wouldn't it just be fantastically barmy if we became the first ever UK public made millionaire and you helped to make that happen? So please: €$ £2,, €$ £5, €$£10 whatever you can spare will help tremendously. Sharing our story far and wide will also be massively appreciated. Tell your friends, get them on board. Lets make this happen. This may crash and burn, we may raise nothing, and you may all just think we're cheeky so and so's (we possibly are) but i'll take 'cheeky so and so' if it helps us to fund our dream and potentially others too. So please please dig deep and help us. We'll be eternally grateful and we'll prove that to you all every single day on our daily travel blog.
Thank you so much XX
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- 10 months ago
Worldly Travellers10 months ago
DAY 1 -LAUNCH DAY: So we've just gone live with our 'just giving page' and boy do we feel sick. A huge mix of emotions. Excitement, fear of being labelled scroungers,, trepidation, joy, nervousness, so hard to explain this feeling. But we've done it. We've been bold as brass and been possibly the cheekiest family in the UK, by asking random strangers to fund our dream. We realise we're not special, we're not worthy or entitled but we promise it will be an exciting journey xx
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Feb 24, 2018
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Feb 23, 2018
You are completely bonkers but I'd love to be a part of your journey. Massive good luck from a well wishing stranger.
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We're just an ordinary every day family with an ordinary background, but one almighty dream. We're cheeky monkey's but if we don't ask we won't get.