Lady Diana Tartan – In

Business The Diana Memorial Tartan was developed in response to the public outpouring of emotion at the time of Princess Diana’s death. In the week after her death the government established a Memorial .mittee, chaired by, the then chancellor, Gordon Brown. A .mittee was established to ensure that public generosity was used in the best way to benefit causes. The thinking behind the fund was to tap into ‘new money’ rather than taking resources from existing charities. A range of items were produced in Diana’s memory with all profits going to the memorial fund. So far £The licencing of Diana products has raised over 35m to date. The Daiana tartan was used to make kilts as well as tartan accessories including scarves, tammy sets, ties. The Princess Diana tartan was designed by Lochcarron of Scotland who received official approval to produce the tartan. The design uses the Royal Stewart tartan as a base with colours chosen to symbolise elements of Diana’s life. The charity, which is supported by Diana’s sons, chose to focus it’s attention on causes that tend to receive less popularity, for example in the work it has done with prisioners families. Other areas which have benefited from the fund include those in Africa suffering from cancer and AIDS. In the UK young refugees and chidren with learning difficulties have also benefited. So far the fund has raised over £So far over £115 million has been raised in Diana’s memory. The amazing work of young people in working to improve their .munities is recognised by the Diana award. This year is the 10th anniversary of the Diana Award which sees young people recognised for being an inspiration, and there are now three categories to recognise particular achievements – The first is for 12-18 year olds who make a sustained, selfless contribution to their .munity, and who demonstrate exceptional personal qualities. These young people receive the main Diana Award. The Diana Certificate of Excellence recognises young people between the ages of 12-18 who have worked with others to improve their .munities. The Third category is for individuals and groups between the ages of 5-18 who have helped reduce bullying in their .munities or school, these people are eligible to receive the Diana Anti-Bullying Award. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: