Waterproofs and Wellies

Waterproofs and Wellies

We are delighted to be working in partnership with the Outdoor Guide Foundation to help Peak District Ambassador schools to access the outdoors, by supporting their fantastic Waterproof and Wellies project.

The Outdoor Guide Foundation has a simple aim, to make the outdoors more accessible to all. The Foundation shares our excitement about the newfound enthusiasm for the outdoors that we’ve all seen over the past year, but unfortunately not everyone can share in the fun.

With a third of children in every class of thirty living in poverty, it just isn’t realistic to expect their parents to buy them rain jackets and wellie boots when the basics are in short supply.

That is why the Outdoor Guide Foundation’s flagship initiative, The Waterproof and Wellies project, has committed to donating 10 sets of good quality outdoor wear to all state primary schools in the UK – provided they raise the funding needed.

They have partnered with kids TV Presenter Gemma Hunt from CBeebies, who will be acting as the face of the project, supporting them as they bring the outdoors to children all over the UK.

The Outdoor Guide Foundation has given themselves five years to raise the 5 million pounds needed, through a combination of fundraising and corporate sponsorship.

To get involved with the project, either as a business or an individual, please head over to their information page.