It’s not virtual or digital but a tangible product to hang on your wall and it is beautiful to behold, even though we say it ourselves! This year we are rediscovering a traditional way of fundraising through a Genesis Trust 2021 calendar.
The calendar has stunning photos of Bath taken by Mike Sharp. Mike is an amateur photographer, based in Swindon, who works for a marketing agency in Bath. As a way of recharging mentally Mike ventures out on his lunch break with his camera to capture the beauty of the city and its waterways throughout the year.
As well as the beautiful and sometimes off-the-beaten-track images of Bath, we love that our 2021 calendar supports wellbeing and good health. Mike takes photos to improve his mental wellbeing. This aligns with the ‘Take Notice’ recommendation of the Five Ways to Wellbeing. The Five Ways to Wellbeing underpin all the Genesis Trust Life Skills activities – Connect, Keep Learning, Be Active, Take Notice and Give.
The calendars and the Christmas cards we have also created have information on them about Genesis Trust, so by sending them out you’ll be helping us not only to raise money but also to raise awareness of homeless and vulnerable people in Bath. We hope that the calendar highlights the importance of finding ways to ‘Take Notice’ for personal wellbeing and good mental health.
We wonder where the furthest one will end up? It’s too late to arrive in time for Christmas in Australia but there is still time to get a calendar there for New Year perhaps!
To buy a calendar or cards please visit our Christmas Shop. They are also for sale at St Michael’s Without until 24 December.