Fundraising Folksy Friday

Folksy is full of both talented and generous sellers. Here’s just a small selection of Folsky people using their craft to help raise funds for some very good causes.

Charity Angel Charm

Sun Silk Scarf

Blackcurrant Earrings

Grandad drives... T-shirt

Red Daisy Bag

Pop-up Croc card

Recycled Gift Tags

Lampwork Earrings

Roscoe Raccoon

  1. Charity Angel – Mi Mi Jewellery – £2 from the sale of each Angel will be donated to: THE DOWN’S HEART GROUP (UK Charity No:1011413)
  2. Sun Silk Scarf – Glamglass Gifts – All Money goes to The Eye Fund, A charity to support people losing their vision – http://eyefund.info/
  3. Blackcurrant earrings – Cancer Fundraising –  100% of the price goes to Macmillan Cancer Support
  4. Grandad Drives a Mini – Silver Birch Crafts – 25% from every T-shirt sold will go to the “The Italian Job Team 72” which raises money for children’s charities, including the current UK charity “Kids Out”
  5. Daisy Bag – Moody Cow Designs – 10% of all salesl go to BREAST CANCER CARE
  6. Pop-up Croc card – Pop Up Zoo – 25 pence from the sale of this card will be donated to Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity (registration number 299679)
  7. Recycled Gift Tags – Storm Crafts – With the purchase of this item £2.00 will be donated to Cancer Research UK
  8. Red Lampwork earrings – Cancer Research UK – All proceeds from this shop go to Cancer Research UK
  9. Roscoe Raccoon – Catface & PancakesAll proceeds from this shop go to Soi Dog Foundation (SDF) – a not-for-profit, legally registered charitable organization, based in Phuket, Thailand, with the aim of setting an example for the rest of the Asian region on how to humanely reduce the number of unwanted dogs and cats through spaying and neutering, and to better the lives and living conditions of the stray dogs and feral cats of Thailand.

Just follow the links or click the pics to find out more and support these great causes. And hit the share button below to let others know too.

Thank you and have a great Easter everyone!

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18 Responses to “Fundraising Folksy Friday”


  1. 1 Chantal Filliez 02/04/2010 at 9:16 am

    what a very cool treaury you have this week! Love the idea

  2. 2 Rachel 02/04/2010 at 9:44 am

    Thanks for the mention there! The Eyefund is a small family run charity that needs as much help as possible for such worthwhile cause. 🙂

  3. 3 Mi Mi 02/04/2010 at 9:49 am

    What a great treasury! Thank you for including me, all of the charities shown are worthy of being featured! Mi Mi x

  4. 4 Helen - Dizzy Izzy 02/04/2010 at 9:52 am

    Great idea, and lovely picks!

  5. 5 averilpam 02/04/2010 at 9:59 am

    wow, it’s good to know so many people support charities through their shops,
    pam

  6. 6 Leanne 02/04/2010 at 10:17 am

    Gorgeous finds and for such good causes too.

  7. 7 Trish 02/04/2010 at 10:26 am

    Wow thank you so much for featuring me ….my 1st feature in someones blog !!! There is also a bag in my shop that is being sold specifically for the Macmillan Cancer Fundraising being done by Kaz @Buteartism and ALL the money from that sale will go to the fund. Have a great weekend xx
    Trish aka moodycowdesigns

  8. 8 olly 02/04/2010 at 11:06 am

    I love the raccoon! Xx

  9. 9 Minifelts 02/04/2010 at 12:01 pm

    Love the theme, so many lovely choices and supporting such great causes too 🙂

  10. 10 Carol (PopUpZoo) 02/04/2010 at 12:11 pm

    What an original idea for a Folksy Friday.

    Thank you for featuring my Crocodile pop-up card.

    I’ve raised over £300 from the sale of my cards since I began raising money for Sands in January 2009. 🙂

  11. 11 cakes knits and cosies 02/04/2010 at 12:27 pm

    What great causes – a great reminder for me to do some charity fund raising too xx

  12. 12 Nikki-ann 02/04/2010 at 1:34 pm

    Great stuff 🙂 I’ve just been busying some goodies to make a necklace from Misi, but will take a look at some of these items on Folksy.

    Take care and have a great weekend!

  13. 13 catface 02/04/2010 at 2:39 pm

    Thank you so much for featuring Roscoe! Can I also add that Plain Primitives is selling a gorgeous folk doll here: http://www.folksy.com/items/295965 and Cat McCracken is selling a beautiful necklace here: http://www.folksy.com/items/326097 both are also in aid of my Phuket fundraising!

    (hope you don’t mind me hijacking :D)

    Louise x

  14. 14 Marice's world 02/04/2010 at 2:58 pm

    Lovely topic, really nice to see the generous sellers, love the red daisy bag, :0)

  15. 15 Vintagemilly 03/04/2010 at 5:56 pm

    Great blog, opened my eyes to the charitible makes on Folksy – never knew about any of these – I will look out for more in future,
    Em.x

  16. 16 Beady Pool 06/04/2010 at 8:32 pm

    Thank you so much for featuring my lampwork earrings that are for sale in the cancer research shop. I hope everyone checks out these sellers and shops, they ahve some lovely items and for such good causes. Vx


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