Lena Worwood

Alternate Historians For Ukraine

Fundraising for ActionAid
£766
raised
by 30 supporters
ActionAid and DEC member agencies are working to meet all immediate needs including food, water, protection, and trauma care. Set up a collection and fundraise to help reach those in urgent need in Ukraine and neighbouring countries.

Story

We are a group of Alternate History fans and writers who are horrified at watching history unfold in front of us, and want to use our skills, our community, and our enthusiasm to try and make a difference.

On Sunday 25 June we will be writing and talking together and raising funds  for Ukraine. The schedule for the day looks like this (Times in GMT)



0900-0930: Introductions and Admin (where the fire exits are, etc).
0930-1030: "What I am working on right now..." Run by Sideways.
1030-1200: Slot 1: Have a problem, solve a problem writing helpdesk. Run by David Flin.
1200-1245: Lunchtime break. General conversation.
1245-1430: Slot 2: Character Exercise. Run by monroe.
1430-1515: Afternoon Tea. General conversation.
1515-1700: Slot 3: 52 Years Since Spice World - Invent your own 2049 Run by Sideways.
1700-1800: Dinner break and general conversation.
1745-1845: Slot 4: Great Random POD Challenge. Run by Sideways.
1845-1915: After-dinner brandy and general conversation.
1915-2030: Slot 5. Elevator pitch for Sliders reboot. Come up with outlines for 22 episodes. Run by Charles EP M.
2030-2200: Down the Pub. Chat about events so far.
2200-2330: Slot 6. Minimal ACW. What if the Union wins at First Bull Run? Before the Emancipation proclamation, etc.
2330-2359: Supper and general conversation.
0000-0130: Slot 7: Cascadia: Alternate West Coasts of North America. Run by Andrew Harvey (War ot Worlds in Real Time).
0130-0200: Grazing in the kitchen to avoid hunger pangs and general conversation.
0200-0330: Slot 8: Pacific in Nature. The dominance of the Pacific Islands. Run by Andrew Harvey (War ot Worlds in Real Time).
0330-0400: First tea of the day and general conversation.
0400-0530: Slot 9: What if India was not partitioned.
0530-0600: First Breakfast and general conversation.
0600-0715: Slot 10: Sporting icons.
0715-0745: Proper Breakfast and general conversation.
0745-0900: Slot 11: Ukraine: The next Ten Years?

You can come along for part of it, there's no compulsion to write anything particular, but be prepared to chat about alternate history! We recommend a donation of £5 to £20 to participate and suggest you can also ask your friends to sponsor you - you can join our Discord group at https://discord.gg/mWW5maRu3M

All funds raised will be donated to the DEC's Ukraine Humanitarian Aid Appeal 

Alternate History is all about the notion that seemingly small events can ripple out and have a big impact on the world, together we can be a tiny ripple, we have to believe that that matters.

About the campaign

ActionAid and DEC member agencies are working to meet all immediate needs including food, water, protection, and trauma care. Set up a collection and fundraise to help reach those in urgent need in Ukraine and neighbouring countries.

About the charity

ActionAid

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ActionAid is an international humanitarian charity that works with women and girls living in poverty. Our dedicated local staff are changing the world with women and girls. We are ending violence and fighting poverty so that all women, everywhere, can create the future they want.

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£765.35
+ £47.50 Gift Aid
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£765.35
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