Great pic from Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, taken on Thanksgiving Day, celebrating the $2856 the members of James Fanzone and James Fans Across The Pond raised in our raffle following the recent james US and Canada tour.
Top prize was the #LittleRedBike Andy rode around the cities we visited, along with further prizes of unique handwritten setlists from each venue – see the following links for details and pictures of the Bike Raffle and the Setlist Raffle.
Rails To Trails raise funds to create a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people.
After PayPal fees and conversion rates, we raised a final amount of $3,379 and then deducted postage and shipping costs for the bike and setlists. Breakdown of costs incurred, (all in US dollars for ease of working it out!) was as follows:
Total Raised $3379.80
US Tracked postage $ 87.27
UK & Canada Tracked Postage $ 127.00
Little Red Bike Shipping $ 213.53
Cost of 5 x Photobooks $ 96.00
Grand Total $2856.00