Archive for the ‘Fundraising’ Category

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 […]

Megan’s eBay change up

Our Regional Volunteer Community Fundraiser, Megan Whiteman has just hit the £15,000 mark on her eBay shop, all of which has gone to the BHWT! We are so incredibly grateful to Megan for all her hard work. We’re handing over to her here as she has some more news for you… “A change is a […]

Thank you Claire!

Congratulations to Claire Wyman for holding her Free Range Friday and raising a whopping £190 for the BHWT which will save more hens this summer! Claire held a coffee morning, and even treated her guests to a hen slide show! The aim of Free Range Friday is to spread the word so that the whole nation actively […]

Hidden eggs in wine…who knew?!

Our Free Range Friday campaign helps to make people aware of the use of eggs in processed products as well as being a fundraising opportunity for the charity. It’s English Wine Week from May 28 – June 5, and it’s a little known fact that egg whites are used as a fining agent to clarify wine. Be honest, did you know that? […]

Running for the hens…

Pictured here is the wonderful Emma Carter-Nash, who is running the Hull 10k to raise money for the BHWT – go Emma! Emma re-homed five girls through us back in 2015, saying she had always wanted hens but didn’t want to just buy them. “After looking charities up we found yourselves and gave you a call […]

The Tale of the Well Travelled Donations

WE are once again handing over to BHWT’s wonderful Regional Volunteer Community Fundraiser who has raised thousands for us through her eBay shop. Here Megan Whiteman talks us through how she gets her donated items, from start to finish! Megan said: “My boyfriend Grahame got introduced to fundraising very early on in our relationship (basically […]

26 miles and counting!

Very best of luck to Joey and Corinne from Copthorne Vets in Shrewsbury who will be undertaking the Mynd Dover 26 mile walk on Saturday, June 25, to raise funds for our girls. We caught up with the girls to ask them a few questions about the challenge, and their involvement with the BHWT. How did you […]

Hen Welfare Art Exhibition!

Congratulations to Joe Philpott, a Fine Art student from the University of Loughborough, for successfully showcasing his new art installation in Loughborough Town Centre, bringing to light the importance of the well being of hens. The installation, named ‘Letting the Cock Guard the Hen House’ explores the themes of animal and human relations. In particular, the piece […]