23rd March - our task begins
We are a small band of volunteers with the vision of sending 10,000 teddies/cuddly toys to the children of war torn Syria. We are looking for children to give a loved teddy
12 May – KMB Shipping to the rescue! KMB Shipping have offered to ship a container of our teddies to Syria free of charge and are encouraging people to contact us
24 May – overwhelming support from local schools and individuals
28 May – teddies from Malvern
Family from Malvern collects over 700 teddies through their local church and work place dropping them off with us all packed and ready to ship so we are getting closer every day to our target of 10,000”.
1 June – from Llandrindod Wells…
400 teddies from Llandrindod Wells courtesy of Radnor Travel. The shipping container arrives next Monday the 8th for them to be packed and taken away, so every last effort is now needed so that we can reach our target of 10,000”.
4 June – and from North Shropshire
Mum and daughter team drove a 120 mile round trip to deliver 300 plus teddies from their local area in north Shropshire - Worthen & Pontisbury
27 May – London calling….
600 new teddies rescued from a photo shoot and driven up from Wandsworth by a very kind man with a van. Surrey school girl rises to the challenge setting up a collection and offering to earn the postage to get the teddies to Kingsland.
5 June – we reach our 10,000 target!
“We've reached our target of 10,000 teddies for children in Syria and they are being shipped on Monday when a shipping container will arrive at 10 am for us to fill. We have just three hours to do it. There's been so much goodwill and support and some wonderful stories of children who have given their teddies. It’s been the most amazing time for us”.
13 May – we reach the 5,000 mark
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