Archive for the ‘Fundraising’ Category

Get fit and help hens at the same time – it’s a win win!

You’re probably completely and utterly stuffed to the brim with Christmas dinner and mince pies by now. So what better way to kick off 2017 than getting fit AND raising money to save hens?! With that in mind, we’ve got some great fundraising initiatives for you to get your teeth (and your feet!) into… Couch to […]

Cute knitted chickens!

This pattern will make these fabulous little knitted chickens and has been kindly given to us by Jacqui Turner! We’d love you to make us a few – they go down so well at shows and, more importantly, bring in lots of donations to help save more hens! Be as crazy and colourful as you […]

Jamie Oliver’s egg nog!

With our Festive Free Range Friday just around the corner we thought we’d share this truly terrific egg nog recipe with you! It come from BHWT patron Jamie Oliver and is guaranteed to get you in the mood for Christmas. Plus, it’s a great way to use some of the those eggs your girls have […]

Egg cosies for UK Wool Week!

It’s UK Wool Week and, to celebrate, we want to challenge you all to get knitting us some beautiful egg cosies! The weirder and more wonderful the better. Think scarecrows and witches for Halloween or Christmas puddings and snowmen for Christmas – the possibilities are endless! People absolutely love egg cosies and they fly off […]

eBay – 24 hours in the life of a fundraiser

Several months ago we had a day in the life of Regional Volunteer Community Fundraiser Megan Whiteman who runs an eBay shop. She has raised an astonishing £16,000 for the BHWT to date. Here’s another slice of charity life detailing a thrilling 24 hours, from 10.30am on Sunday to 10.30am on Monday, to show you just […]

The BHWT Egg Club!

Abby Gregory’s Egg Club We now have 44 Egg Clubs around the country, and since we started more than £12,000 has been raised by people setting up their own Egg Club. This is directly helping more hens on their way to life beyond an egg farm. Abby Gregory has been supporting the British Hen Welfare Trust […]

Crochet chickens – we are in need of more please!

As you know we’re pretty mad about chickens…and we’re especially fond of these cute little crochet chickens! They were made by Dawn Sparks who has shared her method with us – see below. We love taking these to events and shows, and people love them, so if any of you are feeling inspired then please […]

Hotel for hens

A hotel for hens?! Who knew such a thing existed! One of our lovely supporters, Wendy Turner, has set up just that alongside her farm shop, and has also raised £25 for the charity through her collection tin! We caught up with Wendy to find out a bit more about this hotel of hers… How […]

Free Range Friday greetings from Hamburg

We just had to highlight a recent Free Range Friday held by the wonderful Yvonne Brunotte – you’ll understand why when you see the gorgeous photos. Yvonne put on a Royal-Tea and Chari-Tea in her home city of Hamburg to coincide with the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations, and raised £350 for the BHWT! She came […]

Iron man John runs 97 miles for BHWT

The team here at the BHWT are completely and utterly in awe of one of our supporters, John Melbourne, who not only took part in a 97-mile race (just saying that makes us feel tired), but finished FIRST and raised an incredible £515. The Heroes Ultra Crete 2016 started on Saturday, 21 May and finished […]