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£534
raised of £500 target by 29 supporters

    Weʼve raised £534 to help to reduce food waste and reduce food poverty in the local community by funding the "Rainbow Junk-tion Cafe"

    Leeds
    Funded on Thursday, 29th April 2021

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    --An album of festive folk songs and carols raising funds for the 'Rainbow Junk-tion Cafe, to help reduce food waste, food poverty and build community--

    Hi there! My name is Simon Robinson, I am a folk musician and educator, and over the festive period I have been recording a '12 Songs of Christmas' video series with the aim to release an album to raise funds for the independent Pay-As-You-Feel community cafe 'Rainbow Junk-tion'.

    Starting on the 25th December, I will be arranging and sharing on my Facebook page and Youtube channel a mixture of festive folk songs and carols on the banjo, dulcimer and guitar, as well as roping in a couple of my friends to play with me! When the 12 days is up, I will be releasing the audio as an album for Digital download via my Bandcamp page, and anyone who donates will be sent a download link to access the album.

    This winter is going to be especially tough for a lot of vulnerable people, and I wanted to give something back to local grassroots charities that are working with those in the local community who are most at risk. Rainbow Junktion is one of many cafes that intercepts food that would otherwise go to waste from supermarkets, restaurants and a number of other sources, and turns it into healthy, nutritious meals for anyone and everyone on a pay-as-you-feel donation basis. It would be amazing to be able to raise some money to help those who need food the most in my local community.

    If you can donate any amount of money, you will be entitled to a FREE DOWNLOAD of the '12 Songs of Christmas' album from Bandcamp. The Cafe and the people behind it are doing amazing work and if you can spare any change at all, I know it will be very gratefully received and will go to those who need it most at the toughest time at the end of this toughest year.

    Thanks for all your support everyone!

    Simon x

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    • Simon Robinson9 months ago
      Simon Robinson

      Simon Robinson

      9 months ago

      Hello everyone! Just a little message to say a huge thank you for being so kind and donating to my Fundraiser for the Rainbow Junktion cafe. I am delighted to say that you have helped raise £534, and this money will really make a different to this fabulous grassroots organisation, and will help feed those who need it most. There is still time to donate as the fundraiser will end on the 30th January, so please share around! Thank you once again! Best wishes, Simon Robinson

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    • Simon Robinson10 months ago
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      Simon Robinson

      10 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Wow, we reached the revised target of £400 in really good time! Thank you all so much for your kind donations...I'm blown away!! I have raised the target again now to £500 to see if we can reach this amazing amount! You can still donate and download your free album until the end of the month...The amazing people at the Rainbow Junktion will be able to do so much with this money, thanks so much xx

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    • Simon Robinson10 months ago
      Simon Robinson

      Simon Robinson

      10 months ago

      Thank you all for your amazing support!! We're so close to the revised target!! I have uploaded the 12 Songs Of Christmas album to my Bandcamp page now...https://simonrobinsonsounds.bandcamp.com/ And you can download your copy if you for free now! Thanks again everyone x

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    Supporters

    29

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 17, 2021

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 15, 2021

      Keep up the good work Simon. Great music. 👍👌

    • Dennis and Julia

      Dennis and Julia

      Jan 15, 2021

      Well done, Simon!

      £20.00

    • Mr Gubbins

      Mr Gubbins

      Jan 13, 2021

      Thanks for convincing me to learn the banjo! Good luck with the fund raising & your music!

      £10.00

    • David Kenny

      David Kenny

      Jan 13, 2021

      £20.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 12, 2021

      £60.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Jan 11, 2021

      £40.00

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    Simon Robinson

    Simon Robinson

    Leeds

    Simon Robinson is a folk musician, music educator and workshop leader from Yorkshire, who plays a wide repertoire of traditional music, ranging from American mountain songs and ballads, British folk songs and blues and spirituals.

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