Huge thanks as Falmouth teacher reaches charity target

Huge thanks as Falmouth teacher reaches charity target

Huge thanks as Falmouth teacher reaches charity target

First published in News

A Falmouth teacher has said she is delighted that her crowdfunding charity project smashed its original £1,000 target days after appearing in the Packet.

Lizzie Waddling, 30, pictured left, who is raising money for a four week trip to India to train teachers in new classroom techniques, has upped her target to £2,000 so she can buy classroom materials, after seeing her total shoot from under £300 at the start of last week to over £1,300 by Friday.

She said: “Following the Falmouth Packet article I quickly met my target of £1000. I am delighted that my community have given so much support.

“I teach at Falmouth School but also was brought up in Falmouth so it means a great deal to me that local people have supported my project.

“With so much positive interest I have relaunched with a new target of £2000, and I still have 17 days to reach this target. I am extending my project now with an Artbox idea.”

Lizzie wants to buy a box of art materials for the schools she visits in India, for them to use to create a response to a question or a set of questions relating to their life, aspirations, personal situation or future.

She has also added a new incentive to her funding page, of a printed copy of a work of art created by one of the students, along with a picture of the artist and an explanation of their work.

She has just under two weeks left to hit her new target on her crowdfunder, which can be visited at

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