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Cooking Duo So Vegan Raises Over £6,000 After Launching Charity Cookbook


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Roxy Pope and Ben Pook, aka the masterminds behind So Vegan, have launched a charity ebook titled The Lockdown Cookbook.

To download the ebook, fans have to make a donation to the couple’s fundraiser. 100 percent of the money raised will be donated to three charities supporting frontline workers: Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders), NHS Charities Together, and UNICEF.

So Vegan has already exceeded its target fundraising goal of £5,000 – raising more than £6,000 ($7,422) at the time of writing.

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WE’VE CREATED A CHARITY eBOOK ?. Happy #EarthDay everyone! This is a bittersweet celebration to be honest. These are strange times and people’s lives all over the world have been turned upside down due to #COVID19. But like so many others we’ve been thinking of ways we can do our bit to help ? . So we created THE LOCKDOWN COOKBOOK. For as little as £1, you’ll be able to download the eBook which contains 10 fresh-and-exciting recipes we’ve developed using cupboard staples and easy-to-find ingredients. We’ve literally developed these recipes during the lockdown to keep your spirits up and bellies full during this difficult period . We’re DONATING 100% OF PROCEEDS to charities around the world fighting against the coronavirus. We feel blessed to have such an incredible following from people all over the globe, so we wanted to do something which brings our worldwide community together and UNITES EVERYONE during this difficult period. So no matter which country you’re from, know that your donation will be helping people working in frontline services all over the world . The money raised will be donated to: . @doctorswithoutborders (Médecins Sans Frontières): MSF is an incredible global charity which is opening new projects around the world in response to COVID-19 . @nhscharitiestogether: This is a collective supporting and championing the work of the NHS’ official charities. The NHS is very close to both of us . @unicef: UNICEF is working with health experts during the pandemic to support the lives of children and their families as health systems buckle, borders close, and schools and businesses shut . Simply CLICK ON THE LINK IN OUR BIO to access the fundraising page where you can donate. Everyone who donates will receive a link to download THE LOCKDOWN COOKBOOK . This cookbook contains hearty and delicious recipes that’ll lighten the load during these already stressful times. Take our SALTED CHOCOLATE ORANGE TART, which uses only a handful of ingredients or our SMOKY BEAN CHILLI where tinned beans take pride of place; these are tried-and-tested recipes which will help you through the lockdown . Big love, and thank you so much for all the support! Roxy & Ben ?

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Keeping ‘spirits up’

“Like so many others, we’ve spent the past few weeks trying to think of ways we can do our bit to help support people working in frontline services during the COVID-19 pandemic. So we’ve created a charity eBook!” the pair said.

“The Lockdown Cookbook is a compilation of 10 fresh-and-exciting recipes that we’ve developed using cupboard staples and supermarket-friendly ingredients. These recipes are designed to keep your spirits up and bellies full during these strange times…

“We’re blessed to have such an incredible following from people all over the world, so we wanted to do something which brings our global community together and unites everyone during this difficult period.”

You can donate to So Vegan’s fundraiser here

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