by Hayley Kenward
What charity or organisation do you run?
A Touch of Hope, I raise money and awareness for a variety of charities. It’s just me, an individual wanting to help others and help make a difference.
What do you hope to achieve?
For this particular project I have commissioned 250 limited edition Merrythought teddy bears in memory of 2 friends who passed away in 2015/2016 with cancer. Both were treated at the Royal Marsden Hospitals so by doing this I want to raise £7k for the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity to say thank you.
How have you done so far?
I have had adverts in numerous newspapers, social media and have attended 2 teddy bear festivals to-date. I have managed to sell 67 teddy bears out of the 250 so far, I only started selling them in May 2017.
If you could wish for 3 things, money excluded, what would you wish for?
I wish for a cure for all cancers, I wish for health, peace and happiness in the world and most of all I wish to sell all these bears as I cannot wait to present the charity with a £7k cheque.
How can people donate or get involved?
If they’d like to buy a limited edition teddy bear, please visit my website www.atouchofhope.co.uk If they cannot afford a bear but still want to support this campaign they could share the social media adverts, go and like my Facebook Page @ATouchofHopeUK, I am also on Twitter and Instagram with the same username. Share, share, share and lets get these bears sold!
A Touch of Hope
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