Archive for the ‘Fundraising’ Category

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 […]

In celebration of World Vegetarian Day

Here at Hen Central we are getting inspired by World Vegetarian Day on 1st October, and encouraging our friends and families to cook free range egg inspired, meat free recipes from across the globe. We love Jamie Oliver’s South American style brunch, topped with its very own delicious egg. Ingredients 200 g quinoa sea salt […]

Thank you super supporter Lacey Allen

More and more of our supporters are fundraising by rolling up their sleeves, dusting off their recipe books and baking for Free Range Friday, and so far over £10,000 has been raised to help re-home thousands of hens. Special thanks goes to our super supporter Lacey Allen, who has raised a whopping £274 by holding […]

It’s Giveacar Competition Time!

It’s Giveacar competition time! Enter and you could win one of the following prizes: 1st Prize: 1 year ‘Tastecard’ membership and a £100 donation to the British Hen Welfare Trust 2nd Prize: A £50 John Lewis voucher and a £50 donation to the British Hen Welfare Trust 3rd Prize: Bake Off cookbooks and a £25 donation to the British […]

Remembering us in your Will

Did you know that three quarters of us in the UK regularly give to charity in our lifetimes, but only 7% of us include a charity when we write our Will? Here at the British Hen Welfare Trust, we’d like to take the opportunity to celebrate those individuals whose generous bequests are already making a […]