Weʼre raising £5,000 to support the Sark Hardship Fund. Administered by the Sark Procureurs to give support for those most in need in these difficult times.
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Sark is a beautiful and unique island in the Channel Islands. It is largely dependent on tourism which has, for obvious reasons, been shut down. No hotels, no B&Bs, no activities, - and, for most, no income. The economy is at a very low level all round. Those who love Sark will want to help.
The Sark Government has set up a Sark Hardship Fund to be administered by the Sark Procureurs. The purpose of this fund is to give the Sark Procureurs the means by which to administer support for those most in need during these difficult times. Do please give direct if you prefer and/or wish to avoid fees - there is a link to information on the fund on the Sark Govenment site. (Locals and residents, please give direct to the Sark Treasurer.)
As you may know, Sark receives no external funding or help from anyone. None of the hundreds of millions being spent on the various economic programs of the UK government to help during this crisis will get to Sark.
This Just Giving page has been setup with the kind permission of the Sark Treasurer and the P&F Committee as an initiative to get the word out and, hopefully, make it easier for the myriad of Sark friends & relations around the world to contribute. It is a personal page on the advice of Just Giving as the SHF is not a UK Registered Charity.
All monies received will be remitted directly to the Sark Hardship Fund. The Sark Treasurer is monitoring the page and funds raised. Feel free to check: contact details on the Sark Government site above.
Hopefully, the response will mean I have to raise the target!
Sark needs our help. If you have relatives or friends on the island or, as our family did, fell in love with the tranquil beauty and close & friendly community, please give now - and make a note to come back when the situation permits. It is a lovely place.
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I have always wanted to visit your beautiful island but so far have not had the opportunity. Wishing you all well during these difficult times.
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