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Surrey Docks Farm
Surrey Docks Farm

Save Surrey Docks Farm

Why we need your help

To ensure the Farm can survive during the Coronavirus outbreak we need your help to cover our animal care costs of £7,000 each month!

In line with government advice, we suddenly had to close Surrey Docks Farm. Our community farm is normally open seven days a week, allowing free access for thousands of visitors to get outdoors and learn about farming, food production and the natural environment in the centre of London.

As a result of this closure we've had to pause onsite delivery of projects that engage local people in animal care, food growing and cooking activities. Stopping school visits, toddlers groups, youth clubs, training projects for adults with learning disabilities, work experience placements, youth reparation service, English lessons for asylum seekers, older people's reminiscence projects, hundreds of volunteer sessions and so on.

Along with this loss of activity we're also losing all associated income. We've reduced our expenditure wherever possible, but we still have to spend £7,000 a month just to cover the costs of the livestock team, animal feed and bedding, plus any medicine and treatments. We're aiming to raise 4 months livestock costs via this campaign and if successful will still have significant income to raise from grants, just to break even this year.

The financial future of the Farm is now in the balance and we need your help to survive! Any donations are hugely appreciated.

The Farm gates may be closed but we continue to support our community remotely by adapting our services. Please visit our website for a full update of what we are doing behind the scenes!

41,247.88

raised towards 28,000.00 target

41247.88
28000.00

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Supporters

Jan 18, 2021

Caroline Little

15.00
(plus 3.75 giftaid)

Jan 17, 2021

Anonymous

100.00
(plus 25.00 giftaid)

Jan 17, 2021

Sally Anderson

Great to see your animals from over the fence during lockdown. So refreshing to be able to walk away from working at home on the computer to see the sheep, goats, donkeys, pony and ducks. Can I gift aid this?

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Jan 14, 2021

WM

Farming and animals are such a huge source of healing and comfort, and a break from all this hideousness, and we need that now more than ever. This is to keep them going, so they can welcome the children back

1000.00
(plus 250.00 giftaid)

Jan 04, 2021

cindy

thank you for the enjoyment you provide to so many over the years

500.00
(plus 125.00 giftaid)

Jan 03, 2021

Anonymous

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Dec 31, 2020

Anonymous

50.00
(plus 12.50 giftaid)

Dec 29, 2020

Anonymous

10.00
(plus 2.50 giftaid)

Dec 25, 2020

Darren House Anisha Peplinski

I hope this goes someway to help reach your target. Sending love at during this difficult time at Christmas. xx

75.00
(plus 18.75 giftaid)

Dec 19, 2020

Anonymous

Keep up the great work!

25.00
(plus 6.25 giftaid)

147

Total raised so far

41,247.88

Total plus Gift Aid 49,969.15

Direct donations

35,557.88

Raised offline 1,500.00

Fundraising pages

4,190.00

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