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The little hen that sparked a 96-mile fundraising trek

When poor little Pico was adopted by volunteer Lorna McGuinness, she was incredibly thin, couldn’t walk, and spent her first few weeks with her head bowed, looking very sorry for herself. Read more about Lorna and Pico by clicking…

Sam Sinclair
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Turning miles of exercise into money to help our hens

When we heard about Sam Sinclair completing a half Iron Man – a consecutive 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike ride and 13.1-mile run – in the name of the BHWT, we all thought the same thing: ‘this man must love hens!’

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A virtual marathon for a very real cause

Ruth Wright and Keith McDevitt will soon be lacing up their trainers and pounding the pavement when they run 26.2 miles, all to raise funds for ex-caged hens.

Kim and Dominic Chandler
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How Far Would You Walk to Help Hens?

A mother and her son are walking a whopping 32 miles (around 64,000 steps!) to raise funds for the BHWT. Kim Chandler and her 12-year-old son Dominic will leave their six chickens at home when they tackle their challenge along the Basingstoke Canal in August.

Lucy Griffith
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Lucy Griffith spends a night in the bath for hen welfare fundraiser!

Last month we were contacted by Becky Griffiths, a long-standing supporter of the BHWT. She brought news of her daughter, Lucy, who had set up a JustGiving page to fundraise for the BHWT by spending a night in the bath! We just had to get in touch and find out how she did!

Eggs in Boxes
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An eggs-traordinary lockdown effort!

As an Egg Club member since 2018, Monica usually sells most of her eggs to fellow volunteers at the Friends of The South West Police Heritage Trust as well as staff at the South West Heritage Trust to raise funds for the BHWT.

Sarah Mochdre Vet Practice

Charity of the month!

This month, Mochdre Veterinary Practice in Wales named us their charity of the month. Read how we got the honour.

Jill Salter and Friends
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Community Spirit!

If lockdown has taught us anything it’s that our supporters are great at conjuring up fabulous ideas which raise money for the BHWT in their communities. In the last week we’ve heard from Sue Gardner and Jill Salter, both of whom set up fundraising stalls outside their homes.

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Community Fundraising

Sometimes it seems that our creative and energetic community fundraising supporters can bring in funds to help hens from any event – local shows and fetes,

legacy gifts
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Leaving A Gift In Your Will

A gift in your will is one of the most valuable ways you can help to save 50,000 hens from slaughter each year, find them caring pet homes and enjoy a free range retirement. 

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Fancy Becoming a Runny Egg?

Whether you are a seasoned runner or just starting out, donning those trainers and pounding those pavements is an easy way to get fit and have fun – and you can raise money for hens at the same time! So, what are you waiting for?

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Join our Egg Club!

It’s getting to that time of year when your hens are, hopefully, laying you plenty of delicious eggs to eat!  If they are laying more than you can eat (lucky you!) we have a solution for you…

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Give as You Live

Is online shopping your favourite thing? Well, we have great news for you – now you can help us raise money whilst shopping at all your favourite stores on the internet!

broody hen sitting on eggs
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Help Us Build A Nest Egg With Regular Giving

Regular donations are great for us because they mean we can plan for the future and keep our admin costs down – and they work for many of our supporters because the donation can be spread across the year (and changed at any time).

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How to set up a JustGiving page

Are you ready and raring to raise money and save the lives of thousands a hens? If you are online and would like a nice easy way of getting your sponsorship organised, then JustGiving is the website for you.