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A Robins Song

Bringing wildlife closer to Children

About the project

Ian Griffiths writes:
My wife, Lizzie, and I take our daughter Alice, age 10 yrs, and our son Thomas, age 9 yrs who has a life limiting condition, to the Little harbour children’s hospice in Cornwall and previously to Little Bridge house in North Devon and benefit from the care and support they offer. As a fulltime wildlife artist I know the benefits and pleasure the natural world can bring to all ages and especially children, the song of a Robin or butterflies amongst wildflowers. At little Harbour there is an abundance of wildlife in the area but not so much in the grounds and near the building, except a family of Hares.

My aim is to provide feeding stations for wildlife, nest boxes and wildlife friendly planting, etc to bring the Wildlife closer to the children, their families and staff and enrich their time at the hospice.

* I hope to achieve this by:
Selling donated art from prominently Wildlife artist from at an exhibition, through the web site or by online auction.
* Asking for spare optics to be donated to use at the hospice

* We need prizes for a prize draw. Holidays, optics, etc, etc
* We need suppliers of Wildlife produces such as feeders, next boxes, feed, etc to use at the hospice.
* Contributions through our giving page.

I hope that wildlife lovers and those who have the pleasure of making a living from wildlife support this project so we can bring wildlife closer to the Children and their families at the Children’s hospice south west.

We have overwhelming support from artists from Australia to the Orkneys and Cornwall, bird watching societies, photographers, suppliers and those who just want to help please join us.

See the full project and how to help at: http://www.arobinssong.co.uk or mail Griff direct at: mail[AT]artbygriff.com

4th July 2014