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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

  • Jerwoods School
    180 students raised over £300 to save wildlife habitat in Mexico during a 'fun' fundraising day.
  • Brazil Rainforest by Alan Martin
    This young brother and sister team from Derby made paper planes, fans and gift bags, then sold them to local residents. They raised enough money to save two acres of rainforest in Brazil.
  • Katie Honey on her bike
    Katie raised an impressive £1200 by embarking on a 250 mile sponsored bike ride.
  • Kilbowie Primary artwork
    Pupils from two Primary 7 classes organised an art exhibition to raise funds to save rainforest in Brazil.
  • George and Harry serving food in the rainforest cafe
    George Frankel and Henry Orlebar came up with the fantastic idea of hosting a Rainforest Cafe to to raise money for rainforest in Ecuador. Their contribution enabled WLT to protect 7 acres of tropical forest.
  • Campaign poster for rainforest conservation
    The members of Lings Wood Wildlife Watch Group designed 'save the rainforest' posters and voted to donate some of their Lings Wood Wildlife Watch moneybox to protect threatened wildlife habitat.
  • Paper Jewellery
    Little Sutton were very inventive with their fundraising. The children created a whole business called 'The Paper Jeweller'.
  • Lochnall Primary children
    P. 4, 5 and 6 from Lochnell Primary School raised funds for the World Land Trust in the summer 2007 by selling finger knitted snakes, origami butterflies and frogs, rainforest cocktails and much much more in their very own rainforest they built in their class room.
  • Class 5X at Lyndhurst School
    5X, Lynhurst School created a Rainforest Corridor in their school corridor and raised funds for the Atlantic Rainforest.
  • Biology teachers at Macmillan Academy
    The Macmillan Academy organised a day of events and activities to mark the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin, raising funds for the World Land Trust at the same time.
  • Minster School in Nottingham
    The Minister School in Nottingham raised money for the Brazillian Rainforest by having a non-uniform day and informing the students of the importance of rainforest conservation.
  • Newton Primary children
    The all-singing, all-dancing children of classes P5 and P4/5 put on a rainforest themed school production, called Emerald Crown. Ticket sales, a raffle and a guess the Toucan's birthday game raised funds for WLT to save eight acres of rainforest.
  • North Baddesley Pupils
    Year 2 performed their own Rainforest Assembly to raise money to save an acre of rainforest.
  • Hoya del Hielo, Mexico.
  • Maple Class and their certificate
    Maple Class raised £25 for Ecuador by running a rainforest cafe.
  • Canopy by Emily Horton
    Helped save wildlife habitats by holding an Eco Bag for Life competition. The school sourced eco-friendly calico shopping bags from local Fair-trade supplier and invited pupils to purchase and decorate/customise a bag as imaginatively as possible.
  • Borneo Orang-utan Appeal
    The students raised £500 for the World Land Trust Borneo Appeal through a school project. As well as raising money they put a lot of effort into raising awareness.
  • Ecuadorian Rainforest by Keith Macintosh
    Rachel Carver and Louisa Pattisson raised money for WLT when they spent two days 'fossil fuel free' in Summer 2008, camping and eating only locally produced food cooked over a dead-wood fire, using a pond to keep food cool.
  • Rebecca Siddall
    Rebecca held a 10 hour sponsored silence raising money for Ecuador.
  • Riverside Primary School Eco-council
    Riverside Primary School has raised £123 for World Land Trust (WLT), contributing to the purchase of El Pantanoso reserve in Argentina.
  • Students with their rainforest treats
    Rome International School in Italy raised money for the Atlantic Rainforest in Brazil with a sponsored walk through a park near to their school, followed by a rainforest snacks sale.
  • Plant sale
    St Mary's Catholic First School raised money for the WLT by selling plants, paper mȃché jewellery, glass paintings and toys. After studying WLT's projects took a vote on which projects to support.
  • St Mary's Year 4 students
    Year 4 students at St Mary’s School have raised £425 to save over four acres of rainforest in World Land Trust’s project areas by holding a rainforest-themed dress-up day.
  • Ecuador Rainforest
    Students from St. Mary School in Ohio collected pennies in their classroom for four months to save up money to protect endangered habitats.
  • Thanos and Elenis' thankyou letter
    Thanos and Eleni raised money by having a jumble sale and a cake sale. They have saved 4 acres of threatened rainforest. They also sent us a thankyou letter and drawing of a Rainforest.
  • REGUA, Brazil © Chris Knowles
    The children raised a fantastic £650 by creating Rainforest Drinks and performing a dance demonstrating the destruction of the rainforest.
  • Pupils from the King's School at the cake sale
  • Students learned about sharing our world with animals
    Students held a bakesale and Indian dinner to raise £500 needed to buy land for the Indian Elephants.
  • Letter from Tori Ratcliffe
    Tori organised a sponsored silence.
  • Tree at REGUA by Chris Knowles
    Saved 4 acres by selling fairtrade goods at their coffee afternoon arranged by pupils from years 3 and 4.


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