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Young Fundraisers' Hall of Fame

Welcome to the World Land Trust's (WLT) hall of fundraising fame, featuring details about events that have raised funds for threatened wildlife habitats in our project areas.

If you would like your event to be included in the WLT Hall of Fame, contact us with information, photos and parental permission, once you have made your donation to the WLT.

Hall of Fame

  • Lobster Class creating their own chocolate products.
    For a Charlie and the Chocolate factory themed project, Year 2 class (Lovely Lobsters) at Abberley Primary School in Worcestershire held a “Chocolate celebration” for family and friends.
  • Amiee and Chloe's picture of a Toucan
    Aimee and Chloe Williams raised £100 when they organised a sponsored bounce to see how many seat drops they could do in a minute.
  • Ardvreck School
    Children of the pre-prep department decided to build a rainforest in the school corridor, selling leaves for a penny, flowers for 5p and animals for 10p.
  • Arfryn Primary School display
    Rainforest Fayre - pupils sold cakes, raffle tickets and held a fayre to help raise money for the WLT.
  • Avenue Primary School teachers
    Avenue Primary School's Year 4 children participated in the 'Make a Difference Challenge' in the Spring term last year.
  • Tree Ocelot
    Pupils from year 6 held a variety of events including a summer fair, sponsored spell and car wash and managed to help preserve 34 acres of tropical forest in Ecuador.
  • Bath Wildlife WATCH Group
    The Wildlife WATCH Group organised a Rainforest Feast of 46 types of food derived from the rainforest, raising money for the Amazon Basin project in Ecuador.
  • Ecuador Rainforest
    Belmont Grosvenor School raised money to save one acre of threatened habitat as part of their rainforest project.
  • Tyneham and Studland Classes fundraising
    The students baked some delicious cakes, sweets and cookies to sell using rainforest foods.
  • Students from Bildeston Primary
    The school held a sponsored silence for a total of 2 hours to raise enough money to save 13 acres of rainforest.
  • Brazil Rainforest
    Primary 4, 5 and 6 helped protect 6 acres of Atlantic Rainforest in Brazil through various fundraising activities during their rainforest project.
  • REGUA, Brazil © Chris Knowles
    Key stage two held a rainforest café where they designed and made their own fruits drinks and snacks, raising funds to protect rainforest in Paraguay, India, Brazil and Ecuador.
  • Colchester Sixth Form coin collection
    Colchester Sixth Form held a Green Week to raise funds for the Borneo Orang-utan appeal.
  • Coombe Hill Junior School children
    The Green Team from Coombe Hill Junior School, raised money for the WLT, from their Eco day, where the children paid £1 each to wear their own clothes to school.
  • Yanacocha reserve, Ecuador
    Mrs Hagood's 3rd graders made over 300 bead bracelets as part of their Economics unit. The students, called the "Superstars," sold the bracelets for 50 cents each in Cora Kelly's cafeteria.
  • Cougar Canyon
    Cougar Canyon Elementary School from Delta, British Columbia, Canada, has chosen to raise money for World Land Trust (WLT). $1000 was raised through a movie night and the sale of tribal bracelets and tree seedlings, as well as an Amazon Rainforest trivia booth.
  • Big Cat Appeal December Charity card by Pippa and Thomas
    The Children's Meeting chose the World Land Trust as their preferred charity in December 2014 - specifically big cats.
  • Dulwich International College raised money to buy Two Acres
    Class 8Y Geography organised a delivery service, raising money for rainforest in Ecuador.
  • Atlantic Rainforest © Emily Horton
    Englefield Primary School, Berkshire raised £100 for the Buy an Acre appeal when they wore clothes like explorers, animals and natives instead of our uniform.
  • Patagonian Mara pup
    Sam Donaghey, Jesper Price, Alastair Scott and James McLeish decided to sell old toys, videos and games to raise money to help save endangered animals and habitats around the world.
  • Well Dressing created by the Children of Foolow
    The children of Foolow, Derbyshire, saved 3.5 acres of rainforest through their 2007 Well Dressing event.
  • Rainforest wristbands
    The school fundraised to help save the Brazillian Atlantic Rainforest with an Art Show and Save the Rainforest wrist band sale.
  • Brown-throated Three-toed Sloth at REGUA
    Primary 7 held two bake sales to raise funds to buy an acre of Atlantic Rainforest in Brazil.
  • Purple butterfly picture
    Rainforest Sale - pupils from class p7K held a sale with lots of stalls, including 'guess the teddy's birthday'.
  • Gracemount Primary School
    Gracemount Primary School raised £335 by holding a rainforest open morning.
  • Hampshire Collegiate Prep School
    Year 6 pupils from Hampshire Collegiate Prep School raised more than £1,500 for the Elephant Corridor Appeal from a cake sale, summer fate and donations from their end-of-year drama performance.
  • The Eco Action Team's Green Day Shop
    Highfields School held a Green Day event including a shop selling environmentally friendly products to raise money for Borneo.
  • Ice creams
    Raised over £1,600 through selling ice cream, putting on a pantomime, organising a rag day and other events.
  • Dominic Lange with teacher Miss Emma Baser.
    Pupils from Year 6 held a Rainforest Day with sponsored activities and a cake and book sale, and managed to raise money to save over 40 acres of tropical rainforest - That's tens of thousands of trees!
  • Holy Trinity pupils
    Inspired by Steve and Helen Backshall’s talk at Ibstock Place School, Holy Trinity CE Primary School & Nursery in Richmond decided raise funds for the Saving Kinabatangan Appeal by recycling with Bag2School, an initiative which exchanges fundraising money for unwanted clothes and textiles.


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