• Fundraising in 2009

    On 29 November 2009 Jennie Linden and Simon Marlow gave a concert for the Kasiisi Porridge Project in Letchworth, helping us raise over £800.  Here they are performing Walton’s Facade:

    The event was held at Howgills Friends Meeting House, Letchworth, Herts:

    The concert, performed to a capacity audience, helped raise over £800. This excellent figure was helped by the kind sponsorship of Selex Integrated Systems of Welwyn Garden City.

    Beads being sold as part of a KPP fundraising day at Holme Court School, Biggleswade, October 2009

     

    In September, James Ream, Chairman of the Biggleswade Young Farmers presented the Director with a cheque for £500, raised by the young farmers over the year.

    The children of Cambridge International Prep School set off on their sponsored cycle ride in the summer of 2009.

    In June 2009, students from the YMCA Skills Academy in Hayes, West London, organised and held a jumble sale, raising nearly £180, a terrific achievement by these youngsters who showed great commitment in order to complete the task they set themselves.  The appreciation of the trustees was expressed in individual Certificates being handed to them by the Project Director at their presentation ceremony on 25th June.

    In February 2009, Northolt Methodist Church held a service dedicated to the Kasiisi Porridge Project, marking the start of a year of fundraising for the project.  Here the Rev. Kip Bennett explores the concept of generosity using porridge oats in his sermon:

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