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WELCOME TO  POPPYS BOOK CHARITY 2020

Working Towards a Brighter Future For All Children

Poppy’s Book Charity is a not for profit charity bringing suitable books to children with special educational needs and mental health challenges who attend a mainstream school.  We believe that all neurodiverse children in mainstream schools should have access to books that are appropriate for their level of development that will spark their love for reading.At Poppys Book Charity 2020, wellbeing is at the forefront of what we’re working together towards. Our charity has been designed to be a catalyst that helps community members reach their goals and fulfill their potential. We want to advance education amongst neurodiverse children in mainstream schools in Plymouth and surrounding areas through the provision of books to improve their opportunities for children with additional needs.

 
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BOOK DONATIONS

We accept good condition books for all ages.

COMMUNITY MATTERS

Have a voice and have a browse

BOOK DONATION DROP-OFF

Reinforcing our Commitment

 
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WHO WE ARE

Our Roots

Here at Poppys Book Charity 2020, we know that sometimes all it takes to change the world is a little support. Since our founding in 2020, we have been determined to make an impact. The core of our efforts is to bring our team’s fresh ideas and passion to the range of fundraising activities we’re involved in. Through all of our endeavors we hope to display the conviction behind our beliefs.

 
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                             OUR STORY

The Dalgleish Family

Hello, I'm Michelle and I am a mum to 3 beautiful, unique children.  I am 37 years old and I live in Devon. I’m a mummy to Harrison who is 9, Poppy who is 6 and Emilia-Rose who is 2. I am a full time carer to our children and my husband is in the Navy.  

Harrison is a very comical, active and loving nine year old boy.  Harrison loves to make people laugh, he is very passionate about his interests and close friends plus his ability to mathematically solve problems in his head is nothing short of amazing.  April 2020 we received the diagnoses of ASD, ADHD, sensory processing difficulties and anxiety after a six year battle.

Poppy is 6 and at the age of 15 months was diagnosed with a very rare condition (1 in 55,000) called 18Q minus syndrome.  Poppy is extremely funny, has a greater love for cheese and chocolate plus she has the most infectious laugh you've ever heard. Poppy has overcome so many hurdles that she is nothing short of a miracle.  Poppy is at a mainstream school and is thriving in the environment.

Oh Miss Emilia-Rose, our little fire cracker. Emilia-Rose is the most affectionate, vibrant and expressive two year old I have ever met.  Emilia-Rose will lighten your mood and make you smile the biggest smile.  Emilia-Rose loves puzzles, playing with her friends and Moana!  Emilia-Rose at the age of two years young can already sign using makaton and is able to understand Poppy as an individual.

 
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“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see”

Mark Twain

 

SUPPORT US

You Can Make a Big Difference

Our strength is amplified with collective action, and you can help make a difference with Poppys Book Charity 2020 right now! The support we receive is a huge driver for us as a team.  We are so thankful for donations but we are just as thankful if you could share and spread the word about Poppys Book Charity 2020.  THANK YOU SO MUCH

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MAKE A DONATION

Help Us Soar

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BUY A BOOK

Show Your Support

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GO FUND ME

Have an Impact

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BUMBILEE BOOKS WISH LIST

Help Us Soar

 
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JADE WICKENDEN

Treasurer & Trustree

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LAURA MCALEESE

Secretary & Trustee

MICHELLE DALGLEISH

Charity Founder

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SHVONNE CARRINGTON

Chairman & Trustee

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SOCIAL MEDIA

We work hard to get our efforts noticed by the media and are so proud when this goal comes to fruition. A well informed community is an empowered one as well, so take a look at some of the latest coverage we’ve received below and help spread the word about all the amazing developments at Poppys Book Charity 2020.

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