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Closed 09/02/2020

raised of £2,000 target by 16 supporters

    Weʼve raised £565 to Send money to WIRES wildlife rescue NSW and Australian Red Cross Bushfire appeal

    Funded on Sunday, 9th February 2020

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    As an expat Aussie living in Norwich, UK I feel a long way from the pain and struggles of my countrymen. This charity page is my attempt to create a community response from this side of the world to help the communities that have been ravaged in Australia culminating in a Charity lunch on Sunday 26th January at Farmyard on St Benedict's St, Norwich. They have generously allowed us to take over the restaurant for the day to host a casual meal which is being supported by local businesses in aid of raising as much money for Charities helping people and wildlife affected by this catastrophic bush fire season.

    So far we have had generous contributions from-Kofra , Swannington Farm to Fork , Easter's of Norwich , St Jude Cheese , Fen Farm Dairy

    I also have a facebook event page here

    *To be fully transparent, I have decided to do a personal fundraising campaign instead of directly to a charity so that I can split the funds raised in the campaign evenly between my two charities. This platform doesn't seem to have that ability at this point*



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      • Anonymous


        Jan 29, 2020

        Terrible seeing the wildlife suffering, hope this little bit helps. Such a good thing you are doing.


      • Rosana


        Jan 27, 2020

        Well done Blake you legend! X


      • Anonymous


        Jan 27, 2020

        Well done Blake!!


      • Simon, Amélie and Charlie

        Simon, Amélie and Charlie

        Jan 23, 2020

        Good work raising money for some good causes


      • Alicia and Chris

        Alicia and Chris

        Jan 22, 2020

        Good luck with the lunch Blake! You should be very proud - a sterling effort here for a really important cause.


      • Zoe & Stuart Webber

        Zoe & Stuart Webber

        Jan 22, 2020

        Wishing you all the best for the event


      • julie wones

        julie wones

        Jan 21, 2020

        Thank you Blake for doing this, some of my family live in Australia and luckily have not been directly affected by the fires.But I want to give for all those that have been and the animals.


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      Blake Bowden

      Blake Bowden


      Blake Bowden was raised in Northern NSW on the east coast of Australia, he’s a vastly experienced chef turned cheesemaker who has settled in Norwich

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