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Wednesday September 27, 2023

Fundraiser: Silent Auction in Aid of Devon Environment Foundation

Would you like to help raise vital funds for grassroots nature restoration projects in Devon… AND win an amazing prize from a lovely local business?

We are excited to share that Devon Environment Foundation’s 2023 Silent Auction is now live, taking bids until Thursday 28th September at 10.30pm (BST).

View Auction and Bid Here

Prizes include:

⭐ Dinner, bed & breakfast at Dartmoor’s exquisite Gideigh Park Hotel.

⭐ A stunning sea-life painting by the artist Giles Ward courtesy of the Mayne Gallery, Kingsbridge.

⭐ Super comfortable minimalist shoes for the whole family from Vivobarefoot.

⭐ A marine wildlife safari boat trip for ten people from Sea-Life Conservation Tours.

⭐ Brewery tour and beer tasting for five friends from Salcombe Brewery.

⭐ A year’s supply of sustainable seafood from Rockfish.

…and much more!

See our auction for full details of all the prizes kindly donated by local people and businesses that care deeply about nature in Devon.

Big thanks to all who generously donated prizes to help with DEF’s autumn fundraising, we are hugely grateful for your support!

The Devon Environment Foundation has already funded a wide variety of impactful nature-based solutions, including the kelp restoration programme co-funded by the Company’s Fisheries Charitable Trust. You can see all the grants we have awarded to date here.

However, we have many exciting and innovative projects in our pipeline and need to step up our fundraising efforts to get funding where it is needed to make a positive difference to nature.

Can you help us raise more funds for brilliant nature restoration projects in Devon?

DEF specialises in pooling funds from like-minded donors and strategically directing them, quickly, to where they are needed most.

We are advised by a board of leading local nature experts to optimise our funding decisions and make the biggest impact for nature.

Since launching in July 2020, we have supported 50 grassroots projects addressing the climate and nature emergencies in Devon, awarding more than £670,000 of grants.

Supporting the Devon Environment Foundation is a quick and effective way to give back to nature in the place you love!

Bidding ends Thurs 28th Sep, 10.30pm (BST).

View Auction and Bid Here

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