BT Giant Sleepover aims to set new world record

first_img AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis  54 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The 4th annual BT Giant Sleepover on 16/17 June 2007 is expected to be the largest ever, when 50,000 children take part across the UK. This would create a new Guinness World Record for the world’s largest simultaneous sleepover while raising an excess of £50,000 for ChildLine.BT has raised £6 million for ChildLine to date, meeting its 2002-2008 fundraising target a year earlier than anticipated thanks to initiatives such as the Giant Sleepover. The 2006 BT Giant Sleepover set a Guinness World Record with 33,093 participants and raised almost £35,000 for ChildLine.This year’s green theme encourages kids to evaluate their carbon footprint prior to the event by logging onto www.btgiantsleepover.com/content/goinggreen.asp and accessing a carbon calculator made especially for children. Discussions about their results as well as ways of reducing their personal impact on the environment will take place during the event through debate, games and puzzles.Anyone wishing to take part can register a group sleepover on www.btgiantsleepover.com or call 0870 240 1640. It costs £20 for a group and £1 per child taking part. Tagged with: Events Howard Lake | 26 April 2007 | News BT Giant Sleepover aims to set new world record About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img

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