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Mike Whitehead

FONSA's Madama & Burin fundraising page

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]FONSA is collecting money to help the villages of Madama and Burin.[/p][lt]h3[gt][span=color: #cc0000;]Benefits[/span][lt]/h3[gt][p]We have contributed to the reconstruction of a community centre, provided equipment for schools and planted olive trees to help sustain the villages.[/p][p]Your support is much appreciated by FONSA and by the people of Madama and Burin.[/p][lt]h3[gt][span=color: #cc0000;]The villages[/span][lt]/h3[gt][p]Madama and Burin are two small Palestinian villages south of Nablus in the Occupied West Bank. Near to them are two illegal settlements.  They have stolen substantial land from the villages and are renown for their violent attacks.[/p][lt]h3[gt][span=color: #cc0000;]Donations[/span][lt]/h3[gt][lt]p style="margin: 0.833em 0px; padding: 0px; color: #000000; font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12.96px; font-style: normal; font-variant-ligatures: normal; font-variant-caps: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: 2; text-align: left; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: 2; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: #ffffff; text-decoration-style: initial; text-decoration-color: initial;"[gt]Donations through this page will be spent in the geographical areas of Madama and Burin villages.[/p][p]You can give as much or as little as you are able - it all helps.  For more information see the FONSA web pages at www.fonsa.org.uk[/p][p]You can write to us at info@fonsa.org.uk[/p][span=color: #cc0000;][b]Additional notes:[/b][/span] Through Virgin Money Giving, your donation will be quickly processed and passed to FONSA. Virgin Money Giving is a not-for-profit organisation and will claim gift aid on our behalf if you are eligible and confirm your agreement. We really appreciate all your support and thank you for your donations.   Mike on behalf of the FONSA trustees.

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Personal Challenge Date

01 Jun 2018




Garry Ettle

In solidarity and hope.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid



£40.00 plus £10.00 Gift Aid


Mary Saunders

This is a donation for the Madama Boys School science project, from the Methodist Fellowship group in Marlow, to whom I gave a talk about the olive harvest recently.



Rosemary Friggens

Sorry I didn't make the Olive Harvest this year

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid


Lin Patterson

My friend, in Palestine accompanying people at the moment, has told me about the Madama and Burin community centres. Tonight the Management Committee of my community centre in Bath has agreed to explore and develop the possibility of twinning with them.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid


Heather Hunt

this money comes with love and solidarity from Raised Voices choir in London. They heard about the settler attacks on Burin from Heather who was on the olive harvest last October. Sending you love and solidarity.



Jenny kelly

I have raised this money at talks I give in Norfolk which bring attention to your problems. We send our love and support.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid



Safwaan & Shaheen: Supporting the Palestinian people through injustice and oppression

£2.00 plus £0.50 Gift Aid


Jane Henson

This is a small token of our love and admiration for the people of Burin. Looking forward to meeting you again in October.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid


Stephen & Patricia Wilson

We were very sorry to hear of your troubles and send our best wishes and full support to you all.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid