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Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Marathon Runners for BOST 2017

Marathon Runners for BOST 2017

Why we need your help

Founded in 2000, the aim of Bankside Open Spaces Trust (BOST) is to support, involve and inspire local people in and around Southwark to improve, create, enjoy and care for inspiring green places. 

We LOVE Parks and Open Spaces
We help to make London greener, cleaner and a better place to live
We have sole responsibility for maintaining 5 open spaces
We help look after 7 more on a weekly/monthly basis
We run approx 20 hours of gardening sessions a week
We LOVE Parks and Open Spaces
  • We help to make London greener, cleaner and a better place to live
  • We have sole responsibility for maintaining 5 open spaces
  • We help look after 7 more on a weekly/monthly basis
  • We run approx 20 hours of gardening sessions a week
We LOVE People
  • We bring people together to reduce loneliness, improve health and wellbeing and learn new skills
  • Last year 97 regular volunteers helped with gardening
  • We also had 221 micro volunteers (3 sessions or less) pop along to sessions
  • Our volunteers gardened for over 6000 hours on our parks
We LOVE Flora & Fauna
  • Last year we planted 2773 saplings and whips to grow hedgerows 
  • We planted 2000 new plants to make our parks more colourful 
  • We planted 4500 bulbs for bursts of spring colour 
  • We put up extra bird boxes and feeders for our feathered friends 
  • We look after 4 wildlife ponds for frogs, toads and newts
We LOVE Visitors
  • People use our parks to have lunch, exercise, take naps, walking tours, film shoots, picnics, birthdays and much more. 
  • On an typical day we can have 1700 visitors to our biggest park 
  • Last year over 900 people came to 13 BOST events in our parks 
  • At Marlborough Sports Garden there were 3400 visits by adults to play sport and 1750 visits by children.

8,432.39

raised towards 9,000.00 target

8432.39
9000.00

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Supporters

Lewis Atherton

Lewis Atherton's fundraising page

2060.00
Tom Heys

Tom Heys is fundraising for BOST

2851.00
Laura Murray

Laura Murray's fundraising page

480.00
Lauren Searson

Lauren Searson's fundraising page

405.00
Luke Searson

Luke Searson's fundraising page

0.00
Jennifer Welby

Jennifer Welby's fundraising page

1136.39
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Total raised so far

8,432.39

Total plus Gift Aid 9,712.64

Direct donations

0.00

Raised offline 1,796.39

Fundraising pages

6,636.00

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