26 Wild: The Story's Not Over

by 26 Characters in London, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 29th September 2020 we successfully raised £4,605 with 123 supporters in 28 days

We're crowdfunding a book of poems to highlight our vulnerable species and raise vital funds for The Wildlife Trusts. We need to act fast

by 26 Characters in London, England, United Kingdom

New stretch target

As well as covering costs for producing the book we want to help raise vital funds for The Wildlife Trusts. 


The problem

Wildlife is under threat. Animals that we think of as part of our lives are disappearing, with shocking rates of decline: beavers, puffins, dormice, hedgehogs, nightingales, toads, bees, butterflies.

Our approach

Partnering with The Wildlife Trusts the writer's group 26 wants to draw attention to the plight of these threatened species. More than 50 writers have written about animals at risk of extinction. Many of the threats are created by human activity, so we can do something. First, raise awareness of the issue through this book of poems that are moving, lyrical, angry, funny and diverse. Second, campaign for action to help the animals recover.

We need you

There's still time. Please support the book to bring about change. Once we've raised the production costs of the book, we will use the surplus money to continue the campaign and help The Wildlife Trusts to do their vital work in every part of the country.

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

1x The Story's Not Over

We will send you a copy of The Story's Not Over as soon as it's published.

£25 or more

3x The Story's Not Over

Pledge to buy three copies and not only will we knock a fiver off, but we'll throw in a free copy of our companion book, The Understory, from our 26 Trees project.

£45 or more

1x book and year's membership to 26

If you love words and would like to get involved in a project like this, then choose this option to receive one year's membership of 26* plus a copy of our book. *26 membership usually priced at £40. This offer is only available to those who have never been a member before.

£70 or more

10x The Story's Not Over

Wondering what to buy friends and family this Christmas? This makes the perfect gift! Choose this option and get 10 for the price of 7!

£100 or more

10 of 10 claimed

Limited edition poster + 1 copy of the book

We're thrilled that Harry Pearce of Pentagram has designed a limited edition art poster for our project. Only ten signed copies are available, so you'll need to be quick!

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