Help us secure the future of The Pearl Exchange

by The Pearl Exchange in Bude, Cornwall, United Kingdom

We did it
On 28th March 2022 we successfully raised £55,620 with 142 supporters in 69 days

We need funding to keep our creative hub going, to build the resilience and life skills of young adults in rural Cornwall & Devon.

by The Pearl Exchange in Bude, Cornwall, United Kingdom

Extra funding and programmes
Community Business Crowdmatch donated to this cause

Community Business Crowdmatch has provided £7,500 of funding

Up to £10,000 of extra funding to back community businesses such as community owned shops, hubs, pubs, sports facilities, local landmarks and more.

Cornwall Social Inclusion Fund donated to this cause

Cornwall Social Inclusion Fund has provided £5,000 of funding

Any local “non for profit” organisation that wants to improve social inclusion and wellbeing for people in Cornwall can be eligible.

Devon and Cornwall Police - Community Resilience Fund donated to this cause

Devon and Cornwall Police - Community Resilience Fund has provided £1,000 of funding

Funding for projects that aim to increase community resilience within local communities and help to support vulnerable people.

The Crowd

Cornwall Social Inclusion Fund
7th April 2022 at 3:54pm

pledged £5,000

Devon and Cornwall Police
28th March 2022 at 12:06pm

pledged £1,000

27th March 2022 at 9:46pm

pledged £10

Sue Wallwork
22nd March 2022 at 8:28pm

pledged £20

Celia Forshew
22nd March 2022 at 8:59am

pledged £500

Dominic Hearth
21st March 2022 at 9:57pm

pledged £50

Shoonagh Hubble
21st March 2022 at 7:51pm

pledged £100

21st March 2022 at 3:01pm

pledged £6,000

17th March 2022 at 6:12pm

pledged £5

17th March 2022 at 3:17pm

pledged £40

17th March 2022 at 1:37pm

pledged £500

tiddy Redpath
17th March 2022 at 11:20am

pledged £500

John Wareham
16th March 2022 at 8:37pm

pledged £20

Catherine Kelsey
16th March 2022 at 7:03pm

pledged £100

Catherine Kelsey has also backed 1 other project

Hester Heeler-Frood
16th March 2022 at 6:20pm

pledged £20

16th March 2022 at 6:04pm

pledged £60

16th March 2022 at 5:48pm

pledged £10

Lydia Johnson
16th March 2022 at 5:46pm

pledged £30

Emma B
16th March 2022 at 2:47pm

pledged £5,000

Emma B has also backed 11 other projects

Megan Osborne
15th March 2022 at 9:16pm

pledged £20

LBM Jem Charitable Trust
15th March 2022 at 6:52pm

pledged £500

15th March 2022 at 6:15pm

pledged £500

Mo Ruscombe-King
8th March 2022 at 3:40pm

pledged £50

Keren Davies
6th March 2022 at 8:48pm

pledged £35

Keren Davies has also backed 1 other project

Annabel Allison
5th March 2022 at 3:23pm

pledged £15

Annabel Allison has also backed 3 other projects


This project offers rewards in return for your donation. Please select a reward below.

£500 or more

3 of 5 claimed

£500 Kindness Pledge

For your kindness pledge, we'll send you a signed photo taken by one of our talented photography team

£10 or more

£10 E-Thank You

We'll send you a lovely Thank You to acknowledge your donation.

£15 or more

9 of 50 claimed

£15 Embroidered Badge

An embroidered Pearl Exchange badge, for you to place wherever you wish.

£20 or more

£20 Thank you

We'll send you a personalised Thank You from our team.

£20 or more

13 of 100 claimed

Pearl Exchange Tote Bag

A screen printed Tote bag inclusive of postage.

£30 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Afternoon Tea Hamper from Bellini's Deli Kitchen

A hamper of treats (rrp £35.95 - N.B. collection only from Bude) comprising: Cornico Coffee Artisan Roasted Coffee Josh's Chocolate Gigantic Chocolate Buttons Josh's Chocolate Cornish Chocolate Bar Teonis Dipped Chocolate Cookies The Westcountry Tea Co Herbal Tea Cornish Breakfast Tea Willies Cacao Hot Chocolate Some items may differ slightly from those pictured due to availability but will be of equal value and quality

£35 or more

Pearl Exchange T-shirt

A hand screen-printed Pearl Exchange T-shirt inclusive of post to any UK destination

£40 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Shanti Sundays Yoga and Pilates day retreat

A day of yoga, Pilates and healing for body and soul at St Endellion Hall, Cornwall. Beginning at 10 with 2 hours of playful, dynamic yoga & Pilates before we break for a delicious lunch and a walk or rest in the grounds or the hall. After lunch we will rest and restore with a nurturing 2 hour restorative yoga session, supported by Shanti Sundays bolsters, scent and sound healing. RRP £50

£50 or more

5 of 100 claimed

Limited edition Pearl Exchange Screen Print

You will be sent an original screen print designed and printed by one of our participants.

£50 or more

£50 Kindness pledge

For your kindness pledge you will be sent a letter of thanks from our Founder.

£60 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Gift voucher from Jones Jewellery Co

A voucher towards a custom-sized handmade silver signet ring (worth £75) - see @jonesjewelleryco on Instagram for examples. Can also be used as part-payment towards other jewellery items of higher value items with balance paid by pledger.

£75 or more

4 of 100 claimed

Pearl Exchange Bundle

A Thank you from our team along with a Pearl Exchange T-shirt, embroidered badge and tote bag.

£100 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Gold lightning strike from Trailer Queen Restos

Custom-made, gold metal flake lightning bolt (rrp £125) - a thing of beauty and a real statement piece - see @trailerqueenrestos on Insta to see these amazing creations! n.b. excludes p&p

£1,000 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£1000 Kindness Pledge

For your kindness pledge, you'll receive an invitation to afternoon tea with the team at The Pearl Exchange

£1,500 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£1500 Reward

An afternoon of screen printing with one of our team at The Pearl Exchange for up to 4 people

£40 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Airculture Voucher

The awesome guys at Airculture in Bude have gifted us a £50 voucher. Airculture is a family run shop in the seaside town of Bude, Cornwall. They have an amazing selection of skate and street clothing, boards, accessories and even some great vinyl. The RRP is £50 but you can get the voucher by pledging just £40! Happy Shopping!

£70 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Meal for two at Temple

A meal for two at one of North Cornwalls finest restaurants. Temple’s goal is to create incredible flavours. They do this by using the freshest local ingredients and by giving local Cornish suppliers the support they deserve. You can expect an eclectic well sourced menu, fantastic service and a wonderful atmosphere. RRP: £100 *Please note the meal is not inclusive of drinks. **Bookings must be made directly with Temple.

£100 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Kudhva gift voucher - an eco experiential holiday

Kudhva is an off-grid accommodation experience on the North Cornish coast, boasting 180 degree views of the sea, 43 acres of diverse landscape and innovative architectural hideouts. They've been featured in The Guardian, The Stylist, Sunday Times, Gestalten - Hideouts and many many more books and features. For just £100 you can get yourself a £120 voucher, gifting you a rare discount for this sought after location.

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