UK independent paper merchant, The Premier Paper Group, has given its support to Longridge Print and their chosen charity, Friends of Chernobyl’s Children, a charity aimed at providing opportunities for the families and children affected by the Chernobyl disaster.
The Friends of Chernobyl’s Children charity provides a range of opportunities for the children to experience. It funds yearly visits to the UK where, for a month each year, the children receive recuperative healthcare, English lessons, and care from their UK host families. Whilst the children were over in the UK, Premier sponsored a weekend woodland camping experience with Tim Kirwin and his team at Wilder Things UK, in conjunction with The Woodland Trust.
Tim Kirwin, CEO of Wilder Things said, “the kids were so enthusiastic and got involved in everything I challenged them with. I thought the day went absolutely brilliantly and Neil and his team were so supportive. Thanks to all involved for inviting me along and thanks to Premier Paper for funding my time.”
Some of the activities that the children got to experience and take part in with Wilder Things UK included; learning how to prepare and cook meals over an open fire, build mini dens, as well as building fires and learning how to make their own bows and arrows. Despite the unpredictable weather, the day was said to be excellent fun and an enjoyable experience for all.