Saturday, September 16, 2006

The Wilderness Foundation Launches SMS Support and Membership Poster Campaign

The Wilderness Foundation today launched a new SMS Support and Membership Poster Campaign at two events - Resurgence in Oxford (read more here), and locally at the Essex Experience. The latter is an annual multi-activity camp run by the Essex Scouts for young people, aged 12 to 15. The Wilderness Foundation exhibited alongside Connexions, Millenium Volunteers, Rainer and other youth oriented organisations, some of which we hope to connect with again when our Turnaround in Essex project gets further under way (you can read more about that on the back page of the most recent issue of the Chelmsford Business Forum's newsletter).

Click to download PDF of Wilderness Foundation UK Poster
The poster campaign aims to raise appreciation of Wilderness as well as awareness of the threat to the last remaining, further strengthen our membership and last but not least, reach a new generation of supporters with an SMS campaign:

To donate £3 to the Wilderness Foundation UK, Text WFUK to 84858*

The money raised will help further our local work in Essex as well as national campaigning for wilderness and wildlands preservation as initiatives such as our work with Envision.

Essex Experience Stand with WFUK Volunteers Jason and JackieOur stand, manned by volunteers, recruited Scout Leaders, youth outreach workers and even a few mayors and councillors from around Essex who will be putting up our posters in town halls, scout halls, schools, clubs and community centres across the county!

If you would like to do your bit for Wilderness and help us reach a wider audience with this campaign - by putting up a poster in your local school, doctor's surgery, office or other place where there is a bit of bare wall that could benefit from the beautiful Wilderness view kindly lent to us by the famous photographer, and friend of the Foundation, Colin Prior, then do get in touch: info (at) wildernessfoundation.org.uk or call us on 01245443072.

- If you'd like to help us save postage, or you only have limited space on the notice board, then you could print an A4 size poster. PDF available here.

* Messages charged at standard rate. You will receive two confirmation messages, charged at £1.50 each. The Wilderness Foundation UK will receive your donation net of charges applied by mobile network operators and a processing fee. If you have any questions regarding this service, please call 020 7549 2222.
- You can of course also donate or help us raise money on-line.

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