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Past Events

Out of Africa 2022 - Charity Fundraiser

Saturday 17th September 2022

Out of Africa charity fundraiser returned, after a successful event in 2019. This year over 120 people gathered at Ramside Hall Hotel Ballroom, Durham, UK to come together to raise funds to build two classrooms at our Rescue Centre Mother's Vision in Kenya. 
These classrooms will serve as kindergarten for the children and adult education for women living at the centre. 
A truly magnificent evening raised £11,500! Our heartfelt thanks goes to all who attended and contributed. Building work will being soon. Updates will be added to Facebook.

Maureen Nevitt Founder of BBK

1950’s Tea Party

Saturday 12th September  2020

On Saturday 12th Sept. the BBK team was very excited to host it's sell out 1950’s tea party. It was going to be a real swinging event, with guests coming in 50’s dress up, live music from the era, traditional games and an auction, all to raise money for our projects in Kenya. Unfortunately due to the global pandemic Covid-19, the event was sadly cancelled. 

We thank every involved, from our host venue Chester-le-street Cricket Club, to the volunteers at BBK to all the wonderful people who purchased a ticket to the event. One day in the near future this event will run again. In the mean time please join us for the Facebook online auction of the auction prizes!


For further information click the link below

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Out Of Africa Black Tie Fundraiser  at Ramside Hall Hotel

26th Sept. 2019

On 26th September 2019 BBK held its first-ever Black Tie event named ‘Out of Africa’, (Click here to watch the video) 130 people gathered for food and entertainment at Ramside Hall in Country Durham.  It was a truly magnificent evening of food and celebration, auctions, wishing tree gifts, African music, and dance.

We raised a phenomenal £23,000!

Thanks again must go to all that donated and attended. A special thanks go to our event sponsors Smartoutdoor, a local Intelligent Outdoor Advertising company who brought along their advertising taxi and Sunderland based Video Game Developer, Coatsink, .

Be proud to know you have changed lives forever.

Fundraiser to build an orphanage in Kenya

Charity Fashion Show Hosted by the Ladies at Bethany City Church Sunderland

16th June 2019

For the 3rd year running this fabulous fashion show proved to be a spectacular event. Utilising clothes donated to BBK, the models on the catwalk really knew how to strut their stuff. During the interval, guests enjoyed homemade cakes, and the tension built over who would be quick enough to snap up the Hugo Boss shirt or Monsoon maxi dress. 
Alongside the fashion show, a sale table was available with beautiful items from the BBK store, and a short presentation was given by trustee Maureen Nevitt, who took us through the projects BBK serves. The event brought in a combined total of £1667 which was a wonderful achievement by all.

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Royal Tea Party Fundraiser to build a new orphanage in Kenya

30th June 2018

100 guests joined together on the most glorious day at Chester Le Street Cricket Club for a Royal Tea Party. With tickets priced at £15 a head (£5 per ticket was donated to BBK), guest were entertained with live music and table side magician, David Taylor. Scrumptious homemade tea was served and guests enjoyed a good giggle with Wayne Bond, Heart radio DJ who hosted our fabulous auction, with prizes donated from companies local and nationwide. A whopping £3010 was raised to which we are so thankful. All funds will be put towards building the new Jesus Healing Ministry orphanage.

Charity afternoon tea party

A Gift in Kind  - Alternative present giving at Christmas

1st December 2018

Feed a needy Kenyan village over Christmas.

Our specially designed cards could be purchased and given to another, instead of buying a Christmas present. This project proved extremely popular, especially as thank you gifts to school teachers and socking fillers for those who seem to have everything. The entire profits were used to feed a needy Kenyan village over Christmas.

Cards are available to purchase at anytime - please contact us for more information.

*Cost of card production 61p. Cards sold for £5 with £4.39 per card sale given to BBK to purchase food the village.

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