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Sample copy for a fundraising page

Here is an example (using the London Marathon) of some text you can copy and paste on to your fundraising page. Please feel free to tailor it to your event, personalise it and don't forget to add a picture and a target!

Dear friends and family

On 26 April 2020, I am taking on the iconic Virgin Money London Marathon, running 26.2 miles in London to raise much needed funds for Farm Africa.

Today, almost half of the world’s extreme poor live in sub-Saharan Africa. The vast majority work in agriculture.
Farm Africa reduces poverty in eastern Africa by helping farmers grow more, sell more and sell for more.
Farm Africa works in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, growing agriculture, protecting the environment and developing businesses in rural areas.

That’s where Farm Africa comes in.

Africa possesses 60% of the world's uncultivated land suitable for crop production and has huge capacity for development. Farm Africa believes effective agriculture transforms lives. 

How your donation could help:

  • £5 could help to buy 10kg of forage seeds, so that farmers can grow food for their livestock
  • £12 could help to buy a high quality goat
  • £16 could help to pay for a farmer to hire help to bring in his harvest
  • £22 could help to establish a forest products enterprise
  • £50 could help to provide a farmer with the means to start a beekeeping business, including a hive, beekeeping equipment and a bee colony
  • £125 could help to buy a horse, for help transporting coffee harvests

Thank you so much in advance for your kind support and generous donation. I look forward to telling you more about my challenge!