Lush Skydancer bathbombs raise over £100K for hen harrier conservation

Henry LUSHIn August last year, Lush, the high street cosmetics store, started selling hen harrier-shaped bathbombs as part of their awareness and fundraising campaign to highlight the illegal persecution of hen harriers on driven grouse moors.

Lush is donating all the profits from the sale of these Skydancer bathbombs to the RSPB’s Hen Harrier LIFE+ Project, with the money specifically being used to buy satellite tags to fit on young hen harriers so their movements can be followed when/if they manage to fledge successfully.

A press release published this morning (here) tells us that so far over 30,000 bathbombs have been sold, raising £101,472 so far. That’s amazing!

Lush’s campaign will continue until August this year so there’s still plenty of time to go and buy a Skydancer bathbomb or two or three from your nearest Lush shop or online via their website.

Well done, Lush, for not only raising a huge amount of funds for such a vital project but also for bringing this campaign to the high street, which is exactly where it needs to be.

Above photo shows Henry Hen Harrier checking out the Skydancer bathbombs on the RSPB’s stand at last summer’s Birdfair.

There’s a guest blog on the RSPB website today written by Paul Morton from Lush Campaigns – see here.

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5 Responses to “Lush Skydancer bathbombs raise over £100K for hen harrier conservation”

  1. 1 Peter Shearer
    March 15, 2016 at 2:02 pm

    Well done Lush – we will keep supporting you.

  2. 2 Tony Warburtopn MBE
    March 15, 2016 at 7:14 pm

    Fantastic. Thank you Lush. You set a wonderful example of how a caring commerce company can send out a powerful conservation message. I hope others will follow your lead and show the killers that people care enough to help fund the fight to end these massacres.

  3. 3 W Squire
    March 16, 2016 at 7:30 pm

    I’ll be buying lush products…………great effort ,good to see a business prepared to stand up and be counted.

    Would be great to see others follow

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