Following the success of 2020's inaugural running event at the Wienerwaldsee in Tullnerbach, Lower Austria, BetterDayz founder Valerie has taken up the baton and will complete a Nordic Walking half-marathon. The event will take place on Sunday, October 10, 2021, and will see Valerie complete 5 laps around the lake, the equivalent of a … Continue reading Sponsored Nordic Walking Event for BetterDayz
Go Go Go! 10 laps of the Wienerwaldsee The first “BetterDayz Marathon” took place on Sunday, 11 October 2020, and was a resounding success. The atmosphere was relaxed and fun, and it was thanks to our supporters and the individual runners that our little event was so special. Ironically, if it had not been for … Continue reading Inaugural “BetterDayz Marathon” a success
2020 has been a marathon in itself, with lots of ups and downs and phases of pushing through the pain barrier. COVID-19 has made fundraising in particular a challenge, not just for BetterDayz, but for all charities. Every year, James will run a half or full marathon to raise funds and awareness for charity. Running … Continue reading Inaugural “BetterDayz Marathon” scheduled for October 11, 2020
What an extraordinary year 2020 has turned out to be, and the motto which our students came up with for our charity couldn’t be more pertinent: “better days ahead”. That’s something we’re all hoping for as we slowly begin to return to the new normal. One thing that has remained constant throughout, however, is James’s … Continue reading Running for BetterDayz
With lockdown restrictions now easing, we are thankful that the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation has been managed sufficiently well here in Austria to enable us to slowly return to the new normal. We are delighted to announce that with appropriate measures in place, the flea market season can now begin again. Our first appearance will be … Continue reading Flea market season begins!
Sadly, owing to the coronavirus pandemic and the strict measures in place to slow the virus, the start of the flea market season has had to be postponed, quite rightly. The first flea market of the year had been due to take place on Sunday, March 29. We now wait patiently for the situation to … Continue reading Flea market season 2020 postponed
Ways to help when you’re short on cash Not all needs are financial, and donating money isn't the only way to help others. The fact is, times are hard and there are many people who would love to donate money to charity but just aren’t in a position to do so. Not acting on every … Continue reading Actions speak louder…
Hope in the face of adversity The Republic of Sierra Leone is a country in West Africa whose capital, Freetown, was founded as a home for repatriated former slaves in 1787. It is a country still reeling from the effects of a violent and bloody civil war that raged between 1991 and 2002, and which was partly … Continue reading The Republic of Sierra Leone: Country Profile