Jan
19

Meg's 80th Birthday Fundraiser

Margaret Blumsom is a long supporter of The Footprints Family and as it was her 80th Birthday this year she decided to have a party to celebrate. She asked people who attended to not buy gifts but donate money to the Footprints Family to help support us.. It was a great night attended by friends and family, so good to be able to get together a...
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Jan
14

Annie Carter cycles for The Footprints Family

Annie cycles for The Footprints Family Annie Carter has done a sponsored cycle ride to raise much needed funds for the Footprints Family. It took place last July and she raised a massive £1250 The Footprints Family would like to send a huge thank you to the Carter Family for their wonderful support. This is Annie's story.... I came up with the idea...
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Sep
30

Fundraising 2019

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Abbie Law has painted these pictures and created Christmas cards. She is selling them and giving 20% of the profits to Footprints. Thank you Abbie.  Rachel noticed that she had racked up some decent trail mileage this year, so she decided to give herself a challenge of running 500 miles before the end of the year. Her friend saw this and chall...
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Jun
11

Mama Kerry's 'Fun' Triathlon

You may have already seen Mama Kerry has been stranded for the time being in the UK  as Kenya is one of the countries on our 'Red' list.  As it is 4000 miles to Kenya from here by plane she thought she would do a fundraiser by holding a 'Fun' Triathlon where she, the Footprints children and anyone else who would like to don...
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Oct
14

Huge thank you from Footprints

We have just learnt of yet another fundraiser and thought we could share the achievement and a few photos Louise has completed the Adidas City Run in Islington. She raised an impressive £140 If you have recently done a fundraiser for Footprints please let us know and we can share the news
Oct
28

How you can make The Footprints Family smile ….

Amazon have introduced a new way to donate to your favourite charity, by using smile.amazon.co.uk You can now add The Footprints Family as your nominated charity and 0.5% of all eligible purchases go to Footprints.How to turn on Amazon Smile in the mobile app1. Join AmazonSmile. Select Footprints Family as your favourite charity to generate donatio...
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Dec
02

A 'Ball' with a difference

A huge thank you to those of you who have already supported The Footprints Family by purchasing one of our numbers on the BONUS BALL.  The most up-to-date list of numbers sold is shown below.   There are still some numbers available to purchase during December.   Why not purchase a Bonus Ball as a gift with a differenc...
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Apr
11

Fundraising Birthday Afternoon Tea

On 11th April Gemma Courtney held a Virtual Afternoon Tea Party for her mum's birthday. The children at Footprints even joined in and they raised a huge £850  
May
01

Volunteer helps Footprints by fundraising

In May 2020 Carlota Verges who was a volunteer at Footprints in October 2019 did a sewing fundraising event. She made small wallets and make up bags from African material she purchased while in Kenya and asked people to donate in exchange for the wallet or bag. 
Apr
26

The Footprints Orphanage took part in the 2.6 Challenge

On 26th April, The Footprints Orphanage took part in the 2.6 ChallengeJohn Dixon rode his bike for a total of 2.6 hours nonstopStephanie Arad Ballet and pupils from her ballet school have completed several different ballets moves – 26 times each Faye Morrall walked 26 miles with the help of her sister and parents cheering her on in the last mile. S...
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Feb
06

School Support 2019

Marian Askew, Committee Member and Volunteer was invited along to Year 9 Assembly to receive money raised from a recent non- uniform day. A cheque for £723 was presented by two Year 9 pupils. Staff and pupils were interested to hear of developments at Footprints, the amazing achievements of the older children's exam results enabling them to be acce...
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Dec
30

School Support 2018

James Twynham (Senior Teacher at JTHS) was immensley proud of all of their students and staff and was able to present a cheque for £4742.29 to the charity The funds were raised through a number of activities organised by the pupils last summer, in memory of Holly Brown. Jo Menzies accepted the cheque on behalf of the charity. The Year 11 pupils wat...
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Mar
17

Girls Day out 2018

Girl's Day Out - Edinburgh 17th March 2018 Lisa Gray (Trustee) with her team, once again organised a fabulous Girl's Day Out in Edinburgh. All 360 women enjoyed a fun-filled day of music, dancing, games and friendship. Lisa talked passionately about Footprints and Kerry gave an update of the latest children to join the Footprints Family. It never c...
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Nov
23

2019 Ball

Dear friend and supporter of Footprints This year's ball will take place on 23rd November 2019 at St. George's Park. See our flyer above. We are selling tickets with immediate effect. Please note that as we have not increased the ticket price for a number of years, we have decided to have a set price of £60.00 per ticket. Deposits of £20.00 are pay...
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