What an amazing year 2016 has been for Tzedek! Before we welcome in 2017, we want to celebrate some of our greatest achievements from the past 12 months:
£7922 raised in June by 50 kids from 5 schools in our new Schlep to School campaign.
£6500 raised through selling cards in our Chanukah Unwrapped campaign.
£5500 raised at our Comedy Evening in February, with headliners Tom Wrigglesworth and Sara Pascoe.
£5397 raised by 13 participants on The Ghana Project, with a combined total 51 weeks of volunteering in Ghana during the summer.
£4353 raised by parents and children involved in our twinning programme.
3000 pieces of twinning work exchanged between 25 primary schools and 1000 children in the UK and Ghana.
2760 young people and 313 adults involved in Tzedek activities in 15 primary schools, 12 secondary schools, 8 university Jewish societies, 4 synagogues, & 2 youth movements.
£1697 raised by 41 teenagers running their very own fundraising campaigns with our Digital Campaign Training and Work Experience programmes.
And last, but not least:
1 new Ghana Country Director, Genna Barnett, beginning 2 years working in Ghana!
Thank you to all our wonderful volunteers and supporters who helped make 2016 such a success for Tzedek. Wishing a happy new year to you all from the Tzedek team!