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The Kindness Awards: Clowns Without Borders

Drawn from stories published by Positive News, Simple has selected the UK’s most extraordinary charities and organisations that are spreading kindness, and has nominated them for the Kindness Awards.

Read about each of the six nominees and vote for the one that you think deserves this year’s Kindness Award and a £7,000 donation from Simple. Your vote will be entered in a competition to win a Simple goodie bag and a one-year subscription to Positive News magazine.

About this nominee

Clowns Without Borders UK help to make life a little better for some of the most vulnerable children in the world. The charity works in refugee camps around the world, putting on performances that bring joy and laughter to children displaced from their homes by war or natural disaster. Professional clowns and circus performers volunteer their time for free, to put on shows and help ease the suffering of refugee children through play.

How would they use the funding?

The charity will be able to send artists and performers to three more refugee camps in Greece during 2020. They say: “That means three times more playing, dancing, singing and wiggling with children who need it the most. We will also use this money to collaborate with wonderful local performers and facilitators to ensure the laughter and joy we share is as far-reaching and as sustainable as possible.”

Read our article about this nominee

Clowns bring laughter to the refugee Rohingya community in Bangladesh

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