Get involved!

There are loads of ways you can support Porridge and Pens’ work in Ghana – here’s a few ideas!

Invite us

Invite us to speak at your community group, school, dinner party or fundraising event

Get baking!

We hold many cake sales throughout the year so we are always looking for bakers to help us.

Raffle Prizes

We have lots of fundraising events and 2018 is going to be busier than ever. We are always grateful to receive raffle prizes that we can use at our events.


We have many opportunities for volunteers, whether you’re interested in helping at one of our fundraising events, or coming along to our next committee meeting, we would love to hear from you.

Take on a challenge

As a registered charity, Porridge and Pens can usually get a free charity place at running events locally and nationally. If you think you would like to take part in a sponsored event for Porridge and Pens, please get in touch

Hold a fundraising event

If you’re interested in holding your own fundraising event for Porridge and Pens then we have plenty of tried and tested ideas!

Want to get involved? Drop us a line!

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