Friends of Poverest


Sadly, due to the current situation, we've not been able to raise much money for our lovely school this calendar year. We had lots of fun things planned, especially our Summer Fair/Inflatable day. The school relies heavily on these additional funds to enrich every child's time at school, and so that we can put on loads of fun things for the children, because the kids really love it!

To try to fill the gap, we’ve turned to raising money online and this is where you can help, by taking part in our Virtual Balloon Race.
(SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE TO BUY YOUR BALLOON).

There are some great prizes to be won:

£500 Cash
Apple iPad
10 lucky winners of £10 Book Tokens

The race will take place on August the 8th 2020 across the Sahara Desert. It's a seven-day computer simulation race where everything is real except the balloon.

You can buy a virtual balloon for just £3 and give it a name, colour, shape and pattern.

The software designed to run the race uses live weather data to determine the progress of each balloon and each entry can be tracked on Google Maps and Satellites once launched.

You can alter your balloon’s parameters at any time to increase your chance of winning.

Buy as many balloons as you want to increase your chances of winning. Get the kids and family involved! Every balloon really will make a difference, and will be loads of fun, even educational!

(SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE TO BUY YOUR BALLOON).

If you could share this event with your family and friends, we would really appreciate it. Thank you very much.
Our target is to sell 400 balloons - please help us achieve this!

Our fundraising target is: £1200

Gross monies raised so far: £570

Supporters so far: 71

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Top 20 balloons within cause

  • #1 Elijah: travelled 984.36km

  • #2 Deperados Petts Wood: travelled 959.78km

  • #3 The winning balloon: travelled 958.57km

  • #4 The Lees: travelled 890.32km

  • #5 Rosalina star balloon : travelled 881.79km

  • #6 NANNA PRICE: travelled 865.51km

  • #7 Ralph: travelled 830.19km

  • #8 Boley: travelled 790.47km

  • #9 Pinky Pink: travelled 768.96km

  • #10 Baker team: travelled 759.76km

  • #11 Emily M: travelled 746.24km

  • #12 Mummy Ang: travelled 741.63km

  • #13 Shiel family : travelled 740.89km

  • #14 Olivia : travelled 740.28km

  • #15 Balloon: travelled 737.97km

  • #16 Lachlan C: travelled 736.61km

  • #17 Rose: travelled 736.35km

  • #18 Star shaker : travelled 734.75km

  • #19 Balloon: travelled 734.55km

  • #20 Balloon: travelled 733.88km

Supporter Balloons (190)

  • Claire B1 joined the race on August 8, 2020, 11:12 AM

  • Claire B2 joined the race on August 8, 2020, 11:12 AM

  • JES1 joined the race on August 8, 2020, 10:36 AM

  • JES2 joined the race on August 8, 2020, 10:36 AM

  • JES3 joined the race on August 8, 2020, 10:36 AM

  • JES4 joined the race on August 8, 2020, 10:36 AM

  • JES5 joined the race on August 8, 2020, 10:36 AM

  • SES1 joined the race on August 8, 2020, 10:36 AM

  • SES2 joined the race on August 8, 2020, 10:36 AM

  • BJL joined the race on August 8, 2020, 10:36 AM