Loretto Fashion Evening

Last week we received the following letter completely out of the blue from Harriet Wood who is at Hazel’s old school, Loretto. “I am a member of the sixth form from Loretto School, and on the 18th of February we held an Evening of Fashion in the theatre to raise money for your charity. Many of the sixth formers were involved and around 350 people attended. It was a very successful event and we raised a large sum of money. Please find enclosed a donation […]

Funding Report: Action for Children in Conflict by Jo Bayley

In October 2008 I began a year long voluntary placement with Action for Children in Conflict, a UK based charity which works in Thika, Kenya to prevent and rehabilitate street children.  Although Hazel’s Footprints Trust were unable to support me with my personal costs whilst volunteering, they made a kind and generous donation to Action for Children in Conflict (AfCiC) and, over the course of my placement, I was able to see this money put to extremely good use. AfCiC work to transform the lives […]

Grant to the Kenya Education Project

Under the Third Aims we have given a small grant to Sophie Rogers from Earlston. Sophie, who is at Cambridge, is going out to a secondary school in the Kisii region of Kenya with the Kenya Education Project but only for a shorter time than we can support. However she has applied to us under our Third Aim for a small grant of £300 to cover school text books and science equipment and we are delighted to award it to her and wish her luck […]

News from Hazel’s Footprints in London

The London HFT Burns Night extravaganza was a great success and raised over £2,200 from about 20 different events and proved highly popular so if you missed out this year it would be great if you could run one next year on Burns Night in January. London HFT have also been spending their hard won cash on a teacher project in Viet Nam and more recently another one in Kenya providing sports equipment for a school…. so click on our “Third Aims” page to read […]

Spring fundraising news

There is to be another Garden Opening in aid of Hazel’s Footprints this Spring at Baddingsgill, West Linton in Peeblesshire on Sunday 25th May by kind permission of Gavin and Elaine Marshall. They have an Opening every year as part of Scotland’s Garden Scheme of their beautiful woodland garden 1,000 feet up in the Pentland Hills above West Linton – a stunning situation. Woodland and riverside walks, several re-claimed recently. Bluebells, azaleas and rhododendrons. Water garden. Treasure Hunt for children (of all ages)… If you […]