Archive for the ‘Fundraising’ Category

We need you!

In the countdown to Christmas could you help to support our Hen Advice Line? We know that sometimes hens can have problems just like cats, dogs and other furry friends. Whilst vet knowledge of backyard poultry is improving, we are still often the first port of call for help if an issue arises. The more […]

Wendy Turner’s raises much needed funds

More and more of our supporters are raising funds by rolling up their sleeves, dusting off their recipe books and baking, and so far this year over £10,000 has been raised to help re-home thousands of former commercial laying hens, which have become wonderful, cheeky and endearing pets in household across the country. A special […]

BHWT eBay super star!

This week we would like to celebrate our eBay super star Megan Whiteman who has raised over £10,000 for the BHWT through her eBay shop, which is going from strength to strength… Megan works alongside her family, who use recycled and reclaimed timber to make her bestselling lines, including popular batches of organic apple twig […]

Chicken runs to help our hens

‘Do something eggstra-ordinary – do a chicken run … for the chickens!’ Congratulations to Jan Smith who recently raised a wonderful £219 for more c-lucky ladies by completing her very first 10K run. With a range of marathons already scheduled to take place in 2016, why not sign up and raise funds for the BHWT? […]

Could you knit us special spooky egg cosy?

With Halloween almost upon us, we wanted to showcase our very own BHWT witch egg cosy. Handcrafted by one of our kind supporters, this spell binding cosy has made an appearance here at Hen Central to celebrate this spooky time of year! All profits from these wonderful egg cosies go directly to helping more hens […]

Free Range Friday Food for thought…

Free Range Friday Food for thought… Did you know that fresh eggs raise the levels of protein and other nutrients in a family’s diet? What better reason to spread the free range egg love, and share your delicious egg recipes with friends and family? By asking for a small donation to the BHWT in return […]

BVNA announces the BHWT as Charity of the Year 2015/16

We are delighted to inform you that we have been chosen as the British Veterinary Nursing Association’s official Charity of the Year from October 2015, and throughout 2015/6 we will be working alongside the BVNA to raise awareness and funds for our Hen Advice Line. The more success we have in re-homing activity, the more […]

Payroll Giving the lowdown

Did you know that Payroll Giving is one of the easiest and most tax efficient ways in which to give a regular gift to the BHWT, allowing us to plan effectively for the future to help more hens? Around 8,000 UK employers currently offer Payroll Giving schemes and a whopping 1 million employees donate regularly to deserving causes […]

Omlet’s celebration of World Egg Day

World Egg Day is celebrated every year on the second Friday of October, and events are held across the world in celebration of chickens and eggs. This year our friends at Omlet are going to be donating £50 from every Eglu sold and hope to raise thousands! All monies raised will help us to help even more […]