A brighter future for children and young people in Darjeeling

Monthly archives for April, 2016

London Marathon – Umesh Patel

We are thrilled to announce that Umesh Patel completed the London marathon in spite of an injury and he has raised £1,296 so far for our Trust. Umesh, on behalf of everyone at the Darjeeling Children’s trust, thank you so much for this huge effort and raising such a fantastic amount of funds for the […]

Bricks and Mortar Ball raises over £4...

This time last Friday, we were madly preparing for The Bricks & Mortar Ball 2016…and what a fantastic evening it turned out to be! The final few payments are still being counted, but we are thrilled to be able to say that we raised slightly over £42,000 for the Orphanage Redevelopment Project! Thank you so […]

Bricks and Mortar Ball 2016 Video

Bricks and Mortar Ball 2016 Video

Please enjoy this short clip of the Bricks and Mortar ball put together by the photographer at the event.

Live Auction Lots

Live Auction Lots

LIVE AUCTION LOT 1 A seriously luxurious apartment in the heart of Narbonne This extremely spacious modern apartment located right in the centre of the town is a fantastic base from which to explore this historic area and the nearby beaches Dates: Availability from April 2016 – April 2017 subject to prior agreement  LIVE AUCTION […]

Silent Auction Lots

SILENT AUCTION LOT Seven days of fun in the sun If you are need of some vitamin D after the long British winter, look no further than this prize which offers up to four guests the chance to soak up the sun at a self-catered apartment in Tenerife  Dates: Availability all year round subject to […]

Bristol meets Darjeeling

On Friday 8th April our Darjeeling-based Trustee Major Wangdi and his wife Nima entertained a Bristol audience, while on a rare visit to the UK. They told tales of their upbringing, careers and lives in Darjeeling, as well as explaining their work for the Trust on the ground. Fuelled by Darjeeling tea and plentiful cakes, […]

Auction Lots for the Bricks & Mo...

There isn’t long to go now before the big event, and we wanted to let you know what will be up for grabs in both the live and silent auctions on the night:

Gift Aid

Whether you are joining us at the Bricks and Mortar Ball this year or not, we wanted to remind you all about the amazing potential of Gift Aid. In a nutshell, HMRC operates a scheme called Gift Aid that allows charities to claim the basic rate tax on every pound donated. That means if you […]