Jo visited Recclesia today to see the progress on Olivia’s window. The window is based on a piece of abstract artwork by Olivia showing the lane leading to the churchyard where she now rests. The work on the window is painstaking. Colour is gradually laid onto the glass until it’s perfect. Some elements are hand…Details
Sally Smith and Rachel Davies, from Ruthin, will aim to walk over 70 miles in just 24 hours from April 30 to May 1. Supported by Rachel’s husband David, they will set off from Aberdaron at 11am on Saturday, April 30. They are doing the challenge in memory of Olivia Alkir and for Wales Air…Details
The target of £15,000 to create and install Olivia’s window in the church in Efenechtyd has been reached. £9,544 was raised online via the JustGiving website and the rest was through all manner of other fundrasing activities. Mesut and I would like to thank everyone who has donated and helped us reach our target. We…Details
We are very grateful to Ysgol Rhos Street community who raised £210.18 towards Olivia’s window on their own clothes day. Headteacher, Andrew Davis, said: “We were delighted to pass on the money that the school community raised towards the stained-glass window to be created in memory of Olivia Alkir, Jo’s daughter and ex-Rhos Street pupil,…Details
Many thanks to Gŵyl Rhuthun Festival for their donation of £100 for Olivia’s window. We’re getting close to our target of £15,000.
Staff at Ysgol Brynhyfryd announced the result of money raised in December 2021: We are pleased to announce that following our non-uniform day we were able to raise £1680 for Olivia’s Window which is to be installed in Efenechtyd Church in memory of Olivia. In June 2019, our school and wider community was rocked by…Details
Many thanks to Water Co, Ruthin who have donated £500 towards Olivia’s window.