News and views News Beanstalk's first crowdfunding campaign raises over £10,000 26 July 2018 Beanstalk was celebrating today as their first ever crowdfunding came to a close with a final total of £10,264. The crowdfunding was launched on 1st June and saw many pledges from reading helpers, existing donors and new donors. During the campaign, Beanstalk secured a partnership with Dragonfly Tea who match funded certain pledges, enabling Beanstalk to reach a total of above £10,000. 'We're thrilled that our first venture into the world of crowdfunding was a success' Director of Income, Annie Williams explains. 'We would like to thank every single person who donated to the campaign and those who helped us to spread the word. This is a new avenue of funding for us and will enable us to reach even more children.'