Donations from generous individuals and from sponsored group activities gratefully received include
Northamptonshire Astwell Benefice
Card Club: re-cycles greeting cards for sale and since 1995 has donated proceeds annually to Friends of Bulgaria – typically vital for covering the transport costs of donated Christmas gifts below, with any surplus covering transport costs of childrens’ Summer Camps.
Christmas Gifts: gift-wrapped presents for children in Bulgaria donated annually since 1995 by the congregation of the Benefice Christmas Carol service.
2014 - Sponsored Balkan Peak Climb
John Brisby and Tom Gentleman (Friends of Bulgaria committee) together with Alex Cook and Ilian Dimitrov scaled the three highest peaks in the Balkan mountains in 24 hrs - Mt. Botev 2376m, Mt. Kupena 2169, Mt. Ambaritsa 2166m – to raise funds for the Music and Dance project offered to abandoned children in the Nezabravka Home, Stara Zagora. Click here for more details
2009 Sponsored Row Oxford-London
Three Bulgarians, Oxford University Bulgarian Society. Click here for more details
2003 Sponsored Cycle Ride West Country Trail
Sir Richard Stagg, former British Ambassador, Sofia with family and friends
1990s Sponsored Cycle Ride Alex Thomas
from Bulgarian Embassy, London to the British Embassy, Sofia
Sponsored Walks regularly from 1992 with school children from Troyan in Balkan Mountains
2016 Kamen and Kathryn Zahariev Donation, after a tour of Bulgaria with their friends in August 2016
2014 Draper’s Livery Company kindly proposed by Nick Bence-Trower
2008 Don Robinson Donates
18/May/2009 Round Table
23/Mar/2008 Round Table
2007 Star of Hope – YMCA Northampton collaboration: training at YMCA Northampton for Star of Hope’s HalfwayHouse social worker.