RAISING FUNDS FOR THE FISHERMEN'S MISSION
Our 2015 Charity Jute Bag campaign was a sell-out success raising over £6,000 for the Fishermen’s Mission! This year we’d like to raise even more so with the help of some of our well known friends, each with their own connection to the sea, we have even more EXCLUSIVE bags to choose from.
Each celebrity has created a beautiful design for our LIMITED EDITION Charity Jute Shoppers, inspired by their time in Cornwall, to help raise vital funds to support UK fishermen and their families.
50p from each of these bags goes straight to Fishermen’s Mission!
Leading lady of BBC One’s hit drama Poldark, Eleanor Tomlinson, has created her own hand-sketched design. She says,
"I loved the idea of making it Poldark related - the sun setting behind Cornish clifftops and the silhouetted figures of Ross and Demelza on a galloping horse. I am delighted to be part of such a worthwhile campaign, supporting our fishermen who risk their lives at sea every day."
This year’s designers follow in the footsteps of Dame Judi Dench, Savannah Miller, Monty Halls and Alex Polizzi, whose bags launched last year and sold out within weeks.
Get your hands on a limited edition bag and wear yours with pride to help support our seafaring friends.
WHY DO WE SUPPORT THE FISHERMEN'S MISSION?
So here’s where the Fishermen’s Mission comes in and why we think it’s a cause absolutely worth getting behind … it’s the only charity working around the entire UK coastline that provides 24 hour emergency support as well as crucial practical, financial, spiritual and emotional care to fishermen and their families.
There’s no escaping the sea when you’re in Cornwall – happily it’s almost around every corner! And at the heart of Cornwall’s culture and traditional industry are our fishing communities. Cornwall and its seas are beautiful & calm for lots of the year; but come the bad weather, they can be perilous. In fact, fishing is known as the most dangerous livelihood in the UK.