Some of my lovely friends have already donated to my Crowdfunder! Will you be next to help me and my Maiden crew make sure all girls have the opportunity to go to school?
I’m Betty Bear, and as you can see I am not on Maiden at the moment, I am spending some time at Maiden headquarters with Tracy and Mack. Sadly because of Coronavirus we have had to pause our world tour until it’s safe to go sailing again. So the rest of the crew and I are all at our homes waiting to get back on Maiden.
I’ve sailed lots of miles all over the world with my human Tracy Edwards and was with her on Maiden when she skippered the first all-girl crew to sail around the world when we raced in the Whitbread Round the world Race 30 years ago! So far I’ve sailed more than 300,000 Nautical Miles - woah!
Now Maiden is on a new journey, and I’ve been onboard too! We are doing a very important job helping girls all over the world, who aren’t allowed to go to school.
I have lots of cuddly friends on Maiden, and even some human friends too. It made me think that maybe you humans would like your cuddly friend to join me going all around the world, and also help all those girls who can’t go to school.
As Tracy and the team are raising money so that we can Keep Maiden Moving and you could help by sending me a picture of your Teddy or cuddly friend to join me on the boat!
If you would like to help us you can donate on my page so that we can bring your teddy’s photo onto Maiden you can then email your picture to me at Betty@themaidenfactor.org
I am hoping to raise £1,500 to contribute to the target of £150,000 being raised by The Maiden Factor as we aim to sail 150,000 Nautical Miles over the next three years!
Here are some ideas for fundraisers;
- Virtual Teddy Bear's Picnic
- Sell some toys, books or puzzles you don't use anymore to someone else who will love them
- Betty Bear themed Bake Sale
Thank you so much, and I can’t wait to see your pictures!