Rebecca Crombleholme, Author at Small Steps Project

Volunteer places for Glastonbury 2015

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Glastonbury is the most iconic British music festival. Every summer since the early 1970s the small farm in the Somerset countryside is transformed into a haven of music, the arts and entertainment. The festival attracts over 170,000 visitors each year! Unfortunately due to large crowds, a lot of waste is dropped onto the farm. This has dreadful repercussions as Worthy Farm is still a working dairy farm. As a charity partner of Glastonbury we have tickets available for those of…

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The 2014 Celebrity Shoe Auction Results are in!

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This year’s Celebrity Shoe Auction was a huge success, raising a fantastic £43,573/$68,593 for the charity. We would like to say a huge thank you to every single celebrity who took a small step by donating their shoes, iHeart Studios for shooting all the shoes, and to Sellebrity Auction for managing the online auction. Thanks also to all of you out there who have been following the auction, and for placing your bids. Every penny raised will be spent on…

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Celebrity Shoe Auction 2014

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The world’s biggest celebrity shoe auction will begin in less than a week! With over 120 celebrities taking part, this is not only exciting for us… but also for you – you lucky bidders who will be in with the chance of owning your favourite celebrity’s shoes. This year, the celebrities taking part are as diverse as ever, from professional golfers and athletes to film directors and catwalk supermodels to Hollywood movie stars. You’re sure to find a pair for…

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Romania Dump Update

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Six months ago we opened a Mother & Baby Unit and Nursery, 200 hundred meters from Pata Rat Dump in Cluj. We also started a feeding programme, emergency medical intervention and support, as well as reintegration (into school) for older children. Our visit to the project last week gave us a great feeling of hope, having seen such dramatic changes in what initially felt like a hopeless situation. These outstanding improvements are clearly down to our incredible Romanian team and…

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Small Steps collaborates with shoe designer Georgina Goodman

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Small Steps Project is thrilled to announce our collaboration with the incredible shoe designer Georgina Goodman for the London Design Festival. Twice named ‘Accessory Designer of the Year’ by the British Fashion Council, Georgina opened her first ‘Georgina Goodman’ boutique in Mayfair in 2002 attracting clients such as style icons Kate Moss and Thandie Newton. In 2011 she embarked on a new chapter, setting up her beautiful new design studio. As well as collaborating on projects with artists and filmmakers,…

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Give As You Live | Donate by shopping online

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Give As You Live is a fantastic platform which allows you to donate to Small Steps Project at no extra cost just by shopping online! It’s simple to set up, and every time you purchase items with certain brands 10% will go directly to Small Steps Project without costing you an extra penny. This truly is an excellent way for you to take a small step to help children living on rubbish dumps all around the world. To set up…

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Reducing, Reusing and Recycling at Niddrie Mill Primary School

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Thank you to the fantastic children of P2a and P2b at Niddrie Mill Primary School in Edinburgh who have raised a fantastic £102.60 for Small Steps Project! The children at the school were learning about reducing, reusing and recycling rubbish when they came across photographs of children who live on landfill sites all around the world. Teachers Mrs Lyndsey Blair and Mrs Jennifer Myers told us, ‘our classes were very distressed by these images and wanted to do something to…

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The Mudlarkers | Tough Mudder obstacle race

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Tough Mudder is known to many as one of the most challenging fundraising events one can take part in. But for a group of people who describe themselves as ‘a crack team of the UK’s wobbliest, booziest and most distressingly unfit reprobates’ it’s going to be demanding to say the least. The ‘Mudlarkers’ are kindly taking hold of this challenge in support of Small Steps Project. On the 25th October 2014 the Mudlarkers will be in London South taking part in…

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Holywell Primary School | Recycled Fashion Show!

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Located just outside St. Ives, Cambridgeshire is a small school named Holywell Primary School. Children from the school organised a fashion show to raise money for Small Steps Project! The initial inspiration for the fundraising came from a book by Andy Mulligan called ‘Trash’. The book follows the lives of three young boys who spend their days sifting through ‘trash’ when one day the boys find something that leads them on a dangerous journey of hope. The boys live on…

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CIPEC Bilingual School, Aix-en-Provence | Bakesale

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A huge thank you to the year six children at the CIPEC Bilingual school who, alongside their teacher Mrs Le Coz, organised an incredibly successful bakesale in aid of Small Steps Project. The event took place on the 11th April 2014 in Aix-en-Provence, France. Many of the children who participated in the sale baked the cakes themselves. Throughout the week the children had been learning about ‘children in need’: working on projects and watching documentaries. The children at the school…

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