Welcome to Do-Nation UK Project

We encourage a "NATION" of people to "DO" something positive to help themselves and their local community.

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Working together to make a difference in the lives of others

Do-Nation UK is an outreach programme that is designed to support those who are disenfranchised and underrepresented within the local Birmingham community. The name Do-Nation is a play on the word donation, with emphasis on the words “Do” and “Nation”. The Project promotes individual, as well as collective well-being and development. It nurtures the idea of a nation of people doing something positive to make a difference in their own lives and in the lives of others.

Do-Nation UK was set up by sisters Janet and Paulinah Eboh-Sampson to provide a creative platform within the Midlands for social engagement, empowerment and enrichment. The project aims to capitalise on the shift in global consciousness within the creative industry by using fashion as a medium for affecting change. The project has since developed by launching its #Fashion4ACause Campaign; the official launch event took place on Saturday 4th November 2017 at Canalside Birmingham, in aid of the African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust (ACLT) and the Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign. 

MAKE A DIFFERENCE

The project will host an annual fashion showcase and fundraising event in support of local causes, proceeds from these events will be donated to a chosen registered charity. Our 2017 Campaign is currently in support of the African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust and the Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign. If you would like to make a donation to either of these charities then please click on the button below. 

Future campaigns that will run as part of this programme include:

* Fashion Forward

* Fashion Focus

* Future Face of Fashion

 

SUPPORT A CAUSE

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On Saturday 4th November 2017, The Do-Nation UK Project launched it’s #Fashion4ACause Campaign at the picturesque Canalside Birmingham. The Midland Showcase provides a local platform for emerging and independent designers from across the Midlands to exhibit their creative talent.

Photo Credits: Lensi Photography

Charity Support

The #Fashion4ACause 2017 campaign is in aid of the African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust and Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign. Raising awareness about donor shortages within the Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic Community.

Get Involved

Do-Nation UK will be hosting a number of fundraising events to promote the causes that we are supporting. Look out for upcoming events and find out how you can get involved to “DO” your bit in making a difference.   

Laura Vanhulle (Performer-Choreographer and Artistic Director) of Vanhulle Dance Theatre performed a special piece called “STORM” alongside pianoist Melissa Morris at our Fashion For a Cause Launch Event on Saturday 4th November 2017

(Click here for to view performance)

#Fashion4ACause Campaign

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The DoNation UK #Fashion4ACause Campaign

successfully launched on

Saturday 4th November 2017

The Midland Showcase was held

at the picturesque Canalside Birmingham, The Cube-Mailbox  B1 1RN

The event helped to raise vital funds in support of two charitable causes, as well as providing a platform for Independent Designers to showcase their latest collections, supporting creative talent from across the Midlands.