Enjoy a Digital Picnic and help change 100 more lives

A virtual get- together is a great way to build team spirit – and you can help change 100 Lives at the same time.

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In response to the coronavirus outbreak, we’re moving our Operation Picnic plans online.

You can join friends and colleagues for a Digital Picnic, while each contributing vital funds to support a veteran on their journey into work.

Slap on a silly hat, break out your best buffet and get creative with your home décor. We may not be able to share a picnic blanket this spring and summer, but there’s no limit to sharing good times online!

There are no rules – all we ask is that you make a contribution to The Poppy Factory’s 100 Lives campaign, either individually or as a group.

In doing so, you’ll be supporting veterans with physical and mental health conditions as they seek to move into new employment during the challenging times ahead.

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How do I get started with my digital dinner?

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  • Please let us know about your Digital Picnic! And if you need some tips, our team will be happy to help. Email aliceb@poppyfactory.org

  • Tell your digital picnickers why The Poppy Factory needs you. Why not join together in watching our new six-minute film featuring David, Holly, Fraser and Steve – four veterans whose lives have been transformed with our support. You’ll see how your donations will help change 100 more lives.

  • Get creative! Don outrageous outfit, silly hats and glasses, make use of our digital décor on your screen.

  • Download our quiz or picnic games, or make some up yourself, and ask for extra contributions to take part.

  • Encourage others to hold their own fundraiser by sharing photos and screen shots on social media and tagging The Poppy Factory using our #DigitalPicnic hashtag.

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