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£600
raised of £1,000 target by 23 supporters

    Weʼve raised £600 to send FREE Positivi-tea greeting cards to people in need during self-isolation

    London
    Funded on Thursday, 30th April 2020

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    Send some Positivi-tea

    With Coronavirus affecting thousands of people in so many different ways, My Icon Story wanted to offer people a free and simple way to spread some much needed positivity.

    So we launched our POSITIVI-TEA initiative, inviting people to send a FREE positivi-tea greeting card to someone in need during these difficult and emotional times. Receiving a card in the post brings an instant smile :)

    Like many people, my nan is in the vulnerable category, having beaten cancer twice and being over 70. She is self-isolating for the next 12 weeks! Knowing that she'll be feeling rather lonely, I sent her a card to let her know I'm thinking of her and hopefully to bring a smile to her face. - Laura Lane, Founder My Icon Story

    I am solo founder of My Icon Story and completely self-fund the business. After putting budget aside to run the FREE initiative, all the cards SOLD OUT within 2 hours of launching! There was an overwhelming 'positive' response for the Positivi-tea cards and I received lots of messages from people asking when more would be available.

    Sponsor a FREE Positivi-tea card for someone

    As a small independent business, I'm very quickly running out of my personal budget to keep up with demand for these wonderful cards. I'm now reaching out to ask for support to to enable many more people to send a FREE Positivi-tea card because I would love to keep this initiative going.

    Vicky, I just wanted to say thank you for everything you are putting up with and going through right now! I’m so proud of you and you are an amazing nurse. I can’t wait to see you soon. Lots of love.

    How are donations used

    Each card costs £1.80 to produce and includes Royal Mail postage. I would love to reach a target of 1000 cards being sent out to people but I need your support and donations to fund the production and postage. Until now, I have been personally funding the cards but due to the financial pressures of being an independent, I can no longer keep production going. With your support, I can make many more FREE cards available for people all over the UK to send some positivi-tea to someone in need.

    Everything will be ok, granny. Love you loads and miss you. Hugs and kisses.

    How can someone send a card?

    We offer two simple ways to send a card on our website myiconstory.com

    1. Have your message printed in the card and sent direct to recipient

    2. Have a blank card sent to yourself with a spare envelope to post yourself

    Hi, mum, hope your ok and staying positive. We all miss seeing you so much. We will have a big family get together when all this blows over. Love you lots

    Designs inspired by Holly

    The card designs have been inspired by one of My Icon Story's student bloggers Holly Blossom. Holly is 19 years old and recently launched her debut podcast called Tea with HB. Take a listen for some positivi-tea :)

    Together we can keep sending Positivi-tea! Every donation means another card can be sent to someone in need. Thank you for your kind support.

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      23

      • Julian Robinson

        Julian Robinson

        Apr 7, 2020

        Fab idea from a fab person 😊

        £20.00

      • Keith Milburn

        Keith Milburn

        Apr 3, 2020

        Thanks Laura for your inspiration and action right now.

        £30.00

      • Laura Hart

        Laura Hart

        Apr 1, 2020

        Such an amazing idea which will bring a some positivity to people who need it. Super proud Lau xxx

        £10.00

      • Frankie

        Frankie

        Mar 24, 2020

        £20.00

      • Daniela

        Daniela

        Mar 24, 2020

        Love you Laur, such a lovely idea xxx

        £20.00

      • Sam Robinson

        Sam Robinson

        Mar 24, 2020

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Mar 24, 2020

        Such a gorgeous idea from such a gorgeous lady! Sending lots of love xxx

        £20.00

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      Laura Lane

      Laura Lane

      London

      Hi, I'm Laura Lane, solo Founder of My Icon Story - a unique personalised gift that uses icons to turn memories into framed wall. With 2000+ icons to choose from, everyone can create a My Icon Story print to capture their special life moments.

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