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Grow sunflowers for summer to raise money and show support for our NHS heroes. Get family and friends involved in this nurturing fund raiser

by David Hurrion in Blandford Forum, England, United Kingdom

Thank you so much for linking through to Grow Some Sunshine. 

We'd love to see the whole nation growing our special huge sunflowers to say thank you to NHS frontline staff and volunteers at the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. And in National Gardening Week, there couldn't be a better time to start sowing!

PLEASE BE SURE TO SELECT A REWARD IF YOU WISH TO RECEIVE THE SEEDS AND DONATE.

Let's make the nation smile!
This campaign is all about getting children, parents and grandparents, as well as friends, neighbours and whole communities to nurture and grow a nationwide crop of sunflowers this summer in recognition of the huge effort made by the NHS and essential workers, as a beacon of hope for the end of the pandemic and to make the country smile too! And at the same time we want to raise much-needed funds for charity.

How to get your SPECIAL seeds
Select a REWARD and we'll send you 8 giant 'Pike's Peak' sunflower seeds to sow and grow in a prominent place where everyone can see them. If you are happy NOT to receive the seeds, but still donate, then use the DONATE option at the top. And now is the ideal time to sow our extra-special sunflower seeds for the BEST results!
• With YouTube videos on How to Sow Your Seeds, as well as follow-ups about aftercare and planting out your sunflowers, you'll have plenty of advice to ensure success.

Children will love it
Grow Some Sunshine is a great way to get children and adults alike to grow and nurture seeds and plants – plus everyone can be involved in comparing and sharing their results on social media. By joining our dedicated Facebook page to post your growing stories and sunflower photos, you'll be able to see who grows the tallest and biggest flowers. And later in the year there’ll be huge sunflower seedheads all across the UK that’ll help feed our garden birds and wildlife.

Where your donations go
Money raised will go to the NHS Charities Together Covid-19 Urgent Appeal, which support NHS frontline staff and volunteers caring for COVID-19 patients in hospitals around the UK. Each donation is subject to basic packing and postage charges, together with fees incurred using Crowdfunder. We will aim for you to receive seeds within 5 days of your donation.

We've made a great start but there's more to do if we want to make a real difference. So, from us and all our supporters to date, here's our challenge - 'we're Growing Some Sunshine, are you?'


PLEASE BE SURE TO SELECT A REWARD IF YOU WISH TO RECEIVE THE SEEDS AND DONATE.

The people behind the campaign are David Hurrion (davidhurrion.com) and Fran Suermondt (rabbitattackpr.com), in conjunction with Burpee Europe (burpeeeurope.com) who have so generously donated seeds of the fantastic huge Sunflower 'Pike's Peak'.

Use the contact link below if you have any queries. Thank you.

We ask project owners to honour their rewards wherever possible but please note that all pledges are donations and there is no guarantee that you will receive any rewards from the project owner. Please see Crowdfunder's Terms of Use for more information regarding rewards for pledges.

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

80 of 3000 claimed

£5 Seeds + Donation

Grow Some Sunshine this summer by planting sunflower seeds and make a donation to support our NHS heroes in appreciation of their dedication and care. You will receive by post, 8 'Pike's Peak' Sunflower Seeds to grow this summer, plus an extra ray of sunshine from knowing you're supporting the NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal. Seeds only available to UK donors.

£10 or more

48 of 3000 claimed

£10 Seeds + Donation

Grow Some Sunshine this summer by planting sunflower seeds and make a donation to support our NHS heroes in appreciation of their dedication and care. You will receive by post, 8 'Pike's Peak' Sunflower Seeds to grow this summer, plus an extra ray of sunshine from knowing you're supporting the NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal. Seeds only available to UK donors.

£20 or more

28 of 1500 claimed

£20 Seeds + Donation

Grow Some Sunshine this summer by planting sunflower seeds and make a donation to support our NHS heroes in appreciation of their dedication and care. You will receive by post, 8 'Pike's Peak' Sunflower Seeds to grow this summer, plus an extra ray of sunshine from knowing you're supporting the NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal. Seeds only available to UK donors.

£50 or more

2 of 500 claimed

£50 Seeds + Donation

Grow Some Sunshine this summer by planting sunflower seeds and make a donation to support our NHS heroes in appreciation of their dedication and care. You will receive by post, 8 'Pike's Peak' Sunflower Seeds to grow this summer, plus an extra ray of sunshine from knowing you're supporting the NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal. Seeds only available to UK donors.

£500 or more

0 of 3 claimed

Donation For Garden Masterclass With David Hurrion

The unique opportunity to have a full-day masterclass in your own garden with gardening guru David Hurrion, who'll share his expert advice on growing, planting and pruning, together with many more tips on how to make you a better gardener. Your donation will go to the NHS Charities Together COVID-19 Urgent Appeal. Reward only available to donors in the UK and redeemable when social distancing restrictions are lifted.

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